Executive Secretary (Chief Executive Officer)
The Communications Regulators’ Association of Southern Africa (CRASA), based in Gaborone, Botswana, is a consultative association of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and 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 ICT 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 a 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 of the Position
To provide strategic leadership in the harmonization process of ICT and Postal Regulatory frameworks in SADC.
Duties and Responsibilities
Develops and implements CRASA’s Strategic and Annual Operational Business Plans to accelerate the harmonisation of ICT and Postal regulatory frameworks in
Plans, develops, manages and delivers CRASA
Promotes exchange of information among the ICT and Postal regulators in the region to allow for strong partnerships to develop among CRASA
Develops and implements the CRASA Annual Budget in accordance with CRASA Policies and
Initiates revenue generating activities to ensure long-term financial sustainability of CRASA.
Ensures preparation of CRASA’s annual financial statements and annual
Ensures maintenance of the CRASA website and
Negotiates, grows and sustains CRASA partnerships at both regional and international levels.
Recommends selection and recruitment of CRASA Secretariat Team
Supervises the work of CRASA Secretariat Team
Reports to the CRASA Executive Committee on organisational plans an
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
Eight (8) years of relevant experience in ICT or Postal industry, five (5) years of which should have been at senior managerial
Proficiency in one of the regional languages (English, French and Portuguese).
Proficiency in two or more regional languages shall be an added
The following are the core competencies required for the position:
Leadership and Management SkillsBasic Financial Management Skills
Good Communication Skills
Stakeholder ManagementComputer Literacy
Suitable candidates from SADC Countries can send their resumes of not more than three (3) pages, a cover letter, certified copies of certificates and names and contacts of three (3) referees to the undersigned not later than the close of business on 4th January 2021.
CRASA is an equal opportunity
Only short-listed candidates will be
CRASA reserves the right to withdraw this advert should circumstance
As the incumbent is a citizen of Zimbabwe, other Zimbabwean nationals shall not be eligible to apply for this
Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA),
20 Sam Nujoma Road,
P.O Box 474,
14414, DAR ES SALAAM.