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Jobs at TCRA

NAFASI ZA AJIRA / KAZI MAMLAKA YA MAWASILIANO TANZANIA TCRA

VACANCIES
AFRICA AND LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES (LDC) COORDINATOR (UPU/17/P5/FT-C/174)

Organizational Context:
With its 192 member countries, the Universal Postal Union (UPU), a specialized agency of the United Nations, is the primary forum for cooperation between postal sector players. It helps to ensure a truly universal network of up-to-date products and
services.
Main duties:
Under the supervision and guidance of the Director, the incumbent will be responsible for the implementation of activities related
to development and cooperation in the African Region and in Least Developed Countries (LDCs).



1. Strategy/budgetary responsibilities
1.1 Strategy
- Make proposals for the development of UPU policy on development and cooperation, and regionalization of actions on the
ground;
- Validate analyses of the status of postal services in the countries of the region and design, develop and formulate regional
development plan (RDP) for the UPU's four-year programming cycle;
- Examine interregional project proposals concerning the objectives and financial resources to be allocated;
- Foster financing partnerships with the restricted unions and designated postal operators within the framework of the RDP and
make proposals for the allocation of Voluntary Fund or other resources available for the region;
a. Least Developed Countries
- Write development policies in the postal sector specific to LDCs;
- Facilitate external mobilization resources in favour of LDCs through the development of new partnerships with donors;
- Implement these policies within the framework of the regional development plan (RDP) in all concerned regions; coordinate
dedicated action plans and projects.

1.2 Budgetary responsibilities
- Analyze the financial implications of actions proposed for the region, prepare and justify budget forecasts;
- Monitor the implementation status of allocated budgets;
- Sign financial commitments for planned activities; provide guidance as necessary.

2. Project management
- Oversee the development, formulation and implementation of RDP projects involving other International Bureau directorates;
- Oversee the implementation of projects (UPU, UPU/restricted unions, others);
- Draft documents for regional and national projects and coordinate project formulation with the Regional Expert where
appropriate;
- Approve the assignment of fellowships proposed by the Regional Expert;
- Sign requests for the procurement of equipment and issue any necessary instructions in this regard;
- Issue instructions to regional coordinators and assess their performance;
- Address member countries' questions, propose solutions.

3. Team leadership
- Create an empowering and motivating work environment
- Develop a high performing team of experts to deliver excellence.

4. Other duties
- Advise designated postal operators and other partners on cooperation matters;
- Organize and participate in regional meetings and represent the UPU at those meetings where necessary;
- Contribute to the work of the Union's bodies.
QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS REQUIRED
Education:
First-level university degree (bachelor or equivalent) or advanced university degree (master or equivalent) in economics, international relations, international finance, corporate management or a related field.
Experience:
With advanced university degree: at least 10 years of experience in one or more of the areas covering the position, at a managerial level in the services sector, with a designated postal operator, postal organization and/or an intergovernmental organization;
or
With a first-level university degree: at least 12 years of experience in one or more of the areas covering the position, at a managerial level in the services sector, with a designated postal operator, postal organization and/or an intergovernmental organization.
Technical knowledge: 
- Knowledge of project management.
- Knowledge of the region covered by the position in terms of economic development and socio-political environment.
- Knowledge of techniques relating to finance, accounting and management control.
- Knowledge of United Nations rules and procedures, cooperation mechanisms and systems.
Skills and abilities / competencies:
- Ability of strategic vision.
- Sense of strategy and ability to identify opportunities for action.
- Ability to promote innovation.
- Ability to promote partnerships across the Organization and beyond.
- Ability to work under pressure with changing priorities.
- Excellent judgement and decision-making abilities.
- Ability to work in a multicultural environment.
Language skills:
French is the official language of the UPU. English and French are the working languages of the UPU International Bureau. For this post, proficiency in English or French is required. Knowledge of the other language would be an advantage. Training will be mandatory in order to acquire the required level of the second language in a reasonable time frame.
Additional Information:
Annual salary:(Net of tax)
USD 84,721.00

Post adjustment: The percentage is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards without notice. As a reference, the post adjustment for the month of April 2017 is 81.1%.
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Candidates must ensure that they provide relevant contact details so that they can be contacted at any time, to prevent them from
being excluded from the selection process.
The conditions of service are governed by the Staff Regulations and Rules of the International Bureau of the Universal Postal Union.
Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application form. 
All applications must be received by the closing date as stated in the vacancy announcement. 

All applicants employed by postal entities and applying for a vacant position in the Professional (P) or Senior (D) category must be recommended and submitted through the competent postal authority.
Applications not satisfying this criterion may not be considered.

Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
Applications from women and member states are particularly encouraged. 

The UPU promotes diversity and work-life balance.
For further instructions regarding the online application process, please visit the UPU internet page at: http://www.upu.int/en/resources/vacancies

HOW TO APPLY
All applications will have to be submitted to TCRA (country representative of the UPU) for recommendation as stipulated in this advert before the deadlines set by the UPU, after which your application will be dispatched to the UPU international Bureau.

NB: All applicants should be addressed to:

Director General
Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority
Mawasiliano Towers
20 Sam Nujoma Road
P.O.Box 474
14414 DAR ES SALAAM
TANZANIA

NOTE: All applications envelopes should be marked with word "Application for UPU Vacancy Announcement Number

Source: Daily News 04 May, 2017
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REGIONAL EXPERT AFRICA (UPU/17/P3/FT-C/169)

Organizational Context:
With its 192 member countries, the Universal Postal Union (UPU), a specialized agency of the United Nations, is the primary forum for cooperation between postal sector players. It helps to ensure a truly universal network of up-to-date products and services.
Main duties:
Under the supervision of the Coordinator for Africa and LDCs, the incumbent shall plan, organize and evaluate technical cooperation programmes and projects for countries in the Africa region. Conduct this work so as to ensure that technical assistance is provided in accordance with the UPU's objectives and strategy and the plans of the Directorate in charge of cooperation to development.

1. DCDEV ‘s strategy
1.1. Implementing the strategy
a. Contribute to the assessment of the social, economic and political situation of the region
b. Analyze the level of development of postal services in the countries of the region, their opportunities and challenges, and help to prepare a regional development plan (RDP).
c. Coordinate the formulation and implementation of RDP projects involving other internal and external partners.
d. Provide technical expert advice to the International Bureau in the area of regional postal development.
e. Respond to requests from designated operators and other partners concerning development cooperation and provide them with information and advice.
f. Propose expenditure commitments for all the activities 
1.2. Budgetary responsibilities
a. Evaluate the financial consequences of the activities proposed and prepare budget estimates.
b. Monitor the implementation status of the allocated budget and assist in the preparation of the relevant reports.

2. Management of projects
a. Supervise the design, development, formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the projects in the region 
b. Ensure field coordination with international, regional and national partners
c. Prepare requests for the recruitment of consultants, establish or revise their terms of reference, and brief consultants.
d. Examine and revise consultants' reports; draft letters for the transmission of these reports, with recommendations intended for the concerned authorities 
e. Responsible for the fellowships programes
f. Identify the equipment and materials required by the beneficiary countries and prepare the purchase request 
g. Coordinate the organization of group training activities.
h. Coordinate and monitor the work assigned to the Regional Coordinator and propose evaluations on the services rendered.

3. Other duties
a. Organize and participate in regional meetings and represent the UPU on these occasions
b. Prepare briefing documents for Directorate missions.
c. Contribute to the work of Union bodies.
d. Provide technical assistance in emergencies to countries following natural or man-made disasters.
QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS REQUIRED
Education:
First university degree (Bachelor or equivalent) in economics, business administration, international relations, political science or a related field
Experience:
5 years’ experience in project management or international cooperation activities in the Africa region.
Technical knowledge: 
- Knowledge of the economic, social and political situation of countries of the region; including regulatory frames and regional decision making forums.
- Excellent knowledge of project management skills 
- Knowledge of international cooperation mechanisms and systems.
- Knowledge of the postal sector in the region 
Skills and abilities / competencies:
- Good conceptual and analytical skills
- Acquaintance with ICT development and application to service industries
- Client orientation
- Good managerial skills
- High degree of personal initiative 
- Ability to anticipate problems, new trends
- Excellent communication skills 
Language skills:
Profficiency in French and English.

This position covers both, French and English speaking Africa.
Additional Information:
Annual salary:(Net of tax) 
58,583 USD

Post adjustment: The percentage is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards without notice. As a reference, the post adjustment for the month of April 2017 is 81.1%.
_______________________________________________
Candidates must ensure that they provide relevant contact details so that they can be contacted at any time, to prevent them from being excluded from the selection process.
The conditions of service are governed by the Staff Regulations and Rules of the International Bureau of the Universal Postal Union.
Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application form. 
All applications must be received by the closing date as stated in the vacancy announcement. 

All applicants employed by postal entities and applying for a vacant position in the Professional (P) or Senior (D) category must be recommended and submitted through the competent postal authority.
Applications not satisfying this criterion may not be considered.

Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
Applications from women and member states are particularly encouraged. 

The UPU promotes diversity and work-life balance.

For further instructions regarding the online application process, please visit the UPU internet page at: http://www.upu.int/en/resources/vacancies


HOW TO APPLY
All applications will have to be submitted to TCRA (country representative of the UPU) for recommendation as stipulated in this advert before the deadlines set by the UPU, after which your application will be dispatched to the UPU international Bureau.

NB: All applicants should be addressed to:

Director General
Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority
Mawasiliano Towers
20 Sam Nujoma Road
P.O.Box 474
14414 DAR ES SALAAM
TANZANIA

NOTE: All applications envelopes should be marked with word "Application for UPU Vacancy Announcement Number

Source: Daily News 04 May, 2017

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