Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) Jobs – Manager Economic Regulation

Organisation: Uganda
Communications Commission (UCC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head Competition and Consumer Affairs
  
About UCC:
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is the regulator of the
communications sector in Uganda. UCC was established by the Uganda
Communications Act No.1 of 2013.   UCC’s Mission is to “Effectively regulate the
communications sector in order to facilitate growth of communications services
for sustainable development.”
Job Summary:  The
Manager will e
stablish, review and monitor implementation of frameworks
/ guidelines: to manage and ensure effective competition amongst the providers
of communication services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and monitor
    the implementation of a framework and guidelines in respect to
    competition including the setting of parameters for measuring and
    enforcing competition dispute resolution.
  • Develop and monitor
    the implementation of frameworks and regulations for cost based
    interconnection including the definition of costing approaches and pricing
    methodology in accordance with the departmental mission.
  • Define and monitor the
    implementation guideline for tariff and service pricing regulation
    applicable to all postal, broadcast and telecommunication services in line
    with the provisions of the Uganda Communications Act.
  • Develop and monitor
    the implementation of guidelines for regulatory accounting and costing in
    line with the provisions of the Act that ensures effective competition in
    the communications sector.
  • Develop and implement
    a reporting framework for communications service providers that will:
    enable effective regulation of the communications services market; provide
    the foundation for sector policy formulation; and provide inputs to
    regular publications and reports in fulfillment of the functions of the
    Commission.
  • Conduct periodic
    assessments of  the strategic interaction between licensed service providers,
    and report on the  consequences to effective competition in the
    communications sector, of such  interactions;
  • Develop and periodically
    review the Commission’s competition policy and guidelines, and provide an
    assessment as to the efficacy of rulings and decisions derived from such a
    policy and guidelines.
  • Oversee the collection
    and incorporation of ICT sector statistics in the realm of national
    statistics.
  • Provide management and
    direct  supervision of the Economic Regulation Unit including: developing
    and managing  its budget, work plans, and personnel;
Qualifications, Skills &
Experience:
  • The applicant should
    possess a Masters degree in, or with a concentration in one the following:
     Industrial Organization, Economics of Regulation, Strategic Management,
    Finance, and Economic Policy & Planning, Competition and Market
    Regulation or some similar but related field.
  • At  least four
    (4) years experience in the development and formulation of economic
     and empirically based policy and strategy, preferably in a
    regulatory  environment
  • Knowledge of
    Cost-Benefit analytical methods or applied game theory or Behavioral
    economics is a plus.
  • Computer literate and
    proficient with spreadsheets, word processing and presentation software.
  • Report  writing
    and presentation skills are a must
  • Experience  in
    the conduct and review of market definitions and assessments;
  • At  least two
    years in a management role;
  • Ability  to
    comprehend and translate high level policy decisions into actual and
     effective practice;
Character
Strong  team building & management, highly motivated and self
driven, personal integrity  and ethics, leadership, ability to develop
strategic plans in a collaborative  manner, excellent report writing and
communications skills.
How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should send their applications via Email to:
hrvacancies@ucc.co.ug
Scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and
testimonials MUST be attached to the applications.
Members of Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as
referees.
Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be
contacted.
UCC is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its
establishment.
Deadline:  Friday 18th
October, 2013 by 5PM
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