VACANCY – Managing Director

POSTED ON August 27, 2017 | Latest News

The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) invites applications for the position of Managing Director.

We seek a creative and innovative thinker with empowering leadership skills to:

Ensure the efficient use and day-to-day management of ECTEL’s resources and staff.
Ensure the implementation and directives of the Council of Ministers and Board of Directors.
Make recommendations on issues of licenses and frequency authorisations.
Supervise the formulation of policy recommendations to be made to the Board and Council.
Provide advice to the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commissions (NTRCs) in Contracting States on operational, administrative and regulatory matters.
Ensure the implementation of harmonised regulations and other procedures in ECTEL Member States.
Prepare annual operating budget and work plan for ECTEL and any special budgets for approval by the Board.
Oversee the development and promotion of ECTEL’s public relations plan.
Liaise with the OECS Secretariat on the implementation of specific programmes and projects related to Telecommunications and ICT.

Qualifications & Experience:

Degree Level in Social Sciences, Telecommunications, Engineering, Computer Science or Law.
Higher management qualification (e.g. MBA).
Relevant specialist/ technical qualification (e.g. telecommunication and/or regulations).
A proven track record of successful leadership within a multi-stakeholder organisation.
Proven track record of successful financial management including the management of substantial budgets.
Extensive experience and demonstrable success in leading and managing organisational change.
Experience successfully developing and sustaining a customer focused culture
A track record of forging successful partnerships and building strong work relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Experience managing contracts, including tendering and procuring to achieve organisational objectives.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Comprehensive knowledge of relevant telecommunications regulations and policy issues
Exceptional interpersonal, communication, negotiation and presentation skills
Sound judgement and ability to handle competing priorities and challenging workload
Technology savvy; committed to improved service through the use of technology
Strong business acumen with the ability to manage budgets and resources effectively
Sound understanding of effective governance in not-for-profit organisations
Familiarity with Caribbean policy-making environments
Thorough understanding of Human Resources and Performance Management best practices

Applications with most recent Curriculum Vitae must be submitted via email to [email protected] on or before September 8th, 2017. Only suitable applications will be acknowledged.