Executive Secretary

Lusaka, Zambia, Full Time Applications have closed

The Communications Regulators’ Association of Southern Africa (CRASA), besed in Gaborone, Botswana, is a consultative association of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) end Postal regulators in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. The main focus of CRASA is to harmonise the ICT and Postal regulatory frameworks in the region. To achieve this, CRASA works closely with the SADC and other regional and international agencies and also organises regional events on ‘CT and Postal regulation that brings together decision-makers in government institutions, regulators, operators and experts in the field of regulation.
CRASA wishes to recruit a dynamic, innovative and result-oriented individual from SADC Member Country to serve as its Executive Secretary on a contract of four (4) years, renewable up to a maximum of another term, depending on performance.
Main Purpose ofthe Position
To provide strategic leadership in the harmonisat-ion process of ICT and Postal Regulatory frameworks in SADC.
Duties and Responsibilities
Develops and implements CRASA is Strategic and Annual Operational Business Plans to accelerate the harmonisation of ICT and Postal regulatory fra meworks in SADC
Plans, develops, manages and delivers CRASA events
Promotes exchange of information among the ICT and Postal regulators in the region to a Ilow for strong partnerships to develop among CRASA Members
Develops and implements the CRASA Annual Budget in accordance with CRASA Policies and Procedures
Initiates revenue generating activities to ensure long-term financial sustainability of CRASA
Ensures preparation of CRASXs annual financial statements and annual report
Ensures maintenance of the CRASA website and data bases
Negotiates, grows and sustains CRASA partnerships at both regional and international levels
Recommends selection and recruitment of CRASA Secretariat Team Members
Supervises the work of CRASA Secretariat Team Members
Reports to the CRASA Executive Committee on organisational plans and performance.
Relevant Qualification and Experience:
A Masters/Degree or equivalent, in addition to an academic Degree, in engineering, economics, finance, public administration, law, business administration or related field from a recognised Institution
Eight (8) years of relevant experience in ICT or Postal industry, five (5) years of which should have been at senior managerial level
Proficiency in one of the regiona I languages (English, French and Portuguese)
Proficiency in two or more regional languages shell be an added advantage
Core Competencies
The following are the core competencies required for the position:
Strategic Thinking
Leadership and Management Skills
Basic Financial Management Skills
Good Communication Skills
Stakeholder Management
Computer Literacy.
CRASA offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with other similar posts around the region.
Suitable candidates from SADC Countries can send their resumes of not more than three (3) pages, a cover letter, certified copies cf certificates and names and contacts of three (3) referees not later than the close of business on December 30, 2020 to either of the following;
a) The Director General, Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) Corner United Nations Rd & Independence Avenue, P.O. Box 36871, LUSAKA – ZAMBIA
b) Email: info@zicta.zm
c) ZICTA job portal: https://zicta.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/
Further Notes:
CRASA is an equel opportunity employer
Oniy short-listed candidates will be contacted
CRASA reserves the right to withdraw this advert shou Id circu mstances change As the incumbent is a citizen of Zimbabwe, other Zimbabwean nationals shall not be eligible to apply for this position.