Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Job - CTO

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The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) is the oldest and largest Commonwealth intergovernmental organisation in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Being fully involved in the development and use of ICTs for social and economic development, the management of the organisation recognise that it must stay at the cutting edge of ICT developments in order to deliver significant benefits to its members. 
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in collaboration with the CTO London, United Kingdom, seeks to recruit Commonwealth employees who are committed to the vision and mission of the CTO, and the wider development of the Commonwealth in the capacities below:

MANAGER - HUMAN RESOURCES AND ADMINISTRATION


Location: 64-66 Glenthorne Road London, W6 0LR
Division: Human Resource and Administration
Reporting to: Secretary-General (SG)
Hours of work: 40 hours per week including one unpaid hour for lunch each day.
Organisation - The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO)

JOB DESCRIPTION
The Human Resource and Administration Department, headed by the Manager - Human Resources and Administration, plays a central role in the organisation by ensuring that the organisation is adequately resourced with skills and the support services are provided timely.

job purpose
To manage human resources and provide support services of the CTO

DEPARTMENT/JOB PURPOSE
The Human Resource and Administration Department of the CTO plays a central role in the organisation.
The department ensures the organisation is adequately resourced to deliver on its strategic plan through planning, recruiting and continuous development of the staff. Services provided by the CTO call for a range of specific skills.
It is the responsibility of the post holder to make available this skill pool, by a combination of internal and external resources. In addition, the department provides logistical, IT and facilities management services. Being an international organisation, with an extensive membership base, IT plays a key role in staff and stakeholder engagement.
The widespread stakeholder network requires constant travel by staff for various activities. The post holder will deliver these services efficiently and cost effectively.

Key Performance Areas
Perform HR Administrative functions in respect of vacancies, new appointments, exits, leave, medical insurance, disability claims, death claims, and general administration.
Perform Payroll Administration functions.
Keep Personnel Records and filing up to date.
Lead on Performance Management System.
Provide assistance with Ad-hoc tasks as assigned to from time to time.

Working Relationships
Posts that this job manages: Logistics officer, IT officer and Admin officer
Other key relationships: This role requires close liaison with rhea SG and other departmental/divisional heads who are the main internal customers for the services delivered by the Department
Note: The post holder may be required to work such additional time beyond the contractual minimum as may reasonably be required to fulfil the organisation’s work requirements as per clause 2.5 of the CTO Staff Handbook.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
Human Resource Management:
Prepare, keep updated and implement HR policies, while taking note of applicable legal and Constitutional compliances
Plan human resourcing of the Organisation according to the approved Organisational structure
Acquire the required human resources in a timely manner
Prepare and implement staff training plans
Prepare and implement the compensation structure
Prepare and implement the performance evaluation scheme
Prepare and implement employee benefit plans
Maintain HR records
Ensure a positive working environment
Provide guidance and advice to managers on staff related matters.
Ensure compliance with occupational health and safety requirements.

Administration:
Oversee the provision of logistical assistance including booking travel and sourcing venues for activities
Oversee the provision of IT services
Oversee the provision of facilities management

Other:
Undertake any other duties in his/her speciality that may be assigned by the Secretary-General

Deliverables
HR policies, strategies and records
Staff recruitment, training, evaluation and continuous development
Staff compensation structure and implementation
Timely and cost effective logistical support
Dependable and efficient IT infrastructure
Well maintained building facilities

QUALIFICATIONS
A degree in Human Resource Management, General Management or a related field
10 years of experience in hands-on human resource management
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Experience in an international or regional organisation will be desirable
Expertise in change management will be desirable

Remuneration
Starting salary will range from £36,360 p.a. to £42,536 p.a. depending on the qualifications and experiences.
Benefits include 25 days holiday per year, contributory pension scheme, medical insurance, travel season ticket loan, support for training and development, a performance-based annual bonus, subsidy for gym membership, provision for flexible working and a great working environment.
You must be a national of a CTO Full Member Country

DUE DATE: 13th June, 2017.

SENIOR WEB DEVELOPMENT & IT OFFICER

Location:  64-66 Glenthorne Road London, W6 0LR
Department: Human Resources & Administration
Hours of work: 40 hours per week including one unpaid hour for lunch each day.
Organisation - The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO)

JOB SUMMARY
As Senior Web Development & IT Officer, 80% of your role will be focused on implementing all web development requirements and support all other online presence efforts, in liaison with the communications team.
The remainder of your time will be focused on providing internal IT support.

DEPARTMENT AND JOB PURPOSE
The Human Resource and Administration Department of the CTO plays a central role in the organisation.
Among others, the department ensures that the CTO’s web presence is appealing, informative and dynamic.
In addition the department ensures that the necessary IT equipment and services are available to the CTO. It is the responsibility of the post holder to find creative and optimum ways of undertaking these tasks.
Being an international organisation, with an extensive membership base, the web-presence plays a key role in staff and stakeholder engagement.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible and accountable for all aspects of the CTO website and other web-related services and limited IT. Specific duties include:

Develop and manage the CTO website and undertaking all aspects of the site
management including content uploading/editing, day-to-day site maintenance and managing 3rd party content;
Design web content including banners, buttons, pages and mini-sites within the site;
Liaise with the hosting agent and ensuring minimum down time and access from anywhere in the world;
Improve the site using feedback from staff, users and associates;
Act as the first line of contact between 3rd party vendors including web developers to
maintain the website, databases and IT systems;
Provide general IT support to the organization.

Working Relationship
Reporting to: Manager - Human Resources & Administraiton
Posts that this job manages: None
Other key relationships: Liaise closely with the Membership and Communication department as well as other divisions and departments.
Note: The incumbent shall work such additional time beyond the contractual minimum as may reasonably be required to fulfil the organisation’s work requirements.Staff Handbook #2.5

KEY DELIVERABLES:
Maintain the CTO website with upto date information ensuring all necessary functionalities are available
Create web-content including banners, buttons, pages and mini-sites within the site
Ensure 99% uptime of the website in liaison with hosting agent
Ensure the CTO’s IT networks including databases are working properly with minimum downtime

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
University degree or equivalent experience in a similar role.
Web design skills, including CSS, HTML, PHP, MySQLand SQL, as well as mainstream CMS systems
Network administration and software installation.
Good team working skills
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to think logically;
Ability to work well in a team;
Problem solving skills;
A strong customer focus;
Ability to prioritise workload;
Attention to detail.

REMUNERATION
Starting salary will range from £26,008 p.a. to £30,425 p.a. depending on the qualifications and experiences.
Benefits include 25 days holiday per year, contributory pension scheme, medical insurance, travel season ticket loan, support for training and development, a performance-based annual bonus, subsidy for gym membership, provision for flexible working and a great working environment.
You must be a national of a CTO Full Member Country

ASSISTANT EVENTS OFFICER

Location: 64 - 66 Glenthorne Road London, W6 0LR
Reporting To: Manager, Events
Department: Operations
Division: Events
Hours of work: 40 hours per week including one unpaid hour for lunch each day.
Organisation - The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO)

JOB PURPOSE
To work as part of the Events division to deliver high-quality events.

DIVISION PURPOSE
To deliver international, regional and national events aimed at raising awareness and building capacity of stakeholders in the use of information and communication technologies for development

Working Relationships
Posts that this job manages: None
This role also requires a close working relationship with the  Marketing and Communications team
Note: The incumbent shall work such additional time beyond the contractual minimum as may reasonably be required to fulfill the organisation’s work requirements. Staff Handbook #2.5.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide administrative and communication support for CTO events
Coordinate the production of events by external producers
Monitor  the development of the post-event internal report and rapporteur’s report
Assist in the organising of events and attend to all matters relating to and/or ancillary to the successful conduct of the event
Liaise with CTO sales and marketing officers on event marketing, promotion, publicity, sales and related campaigns
Undertake analysis of feedback of participants after each event and within 2 weeks after each event including satisfaction rating, based on feedback from participants.

Other:
Undertake any other duties in his/her speciality that may be assigned by the Secretary-General.

Deliverables:
Undertaking administration work relating to events including mailouts
Contributing to event marketing activities including press releases and promotions through social media
Coordinating the production of events by external producers
Preparation of analysis of feedback by participants of events, within 2 weeks after each event including satisfaction rating, based on feedback from participants
Assisting in database development for delegate and sponsorship marketing and of supporting partner

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
A Diploma or an equivalent qualification in Events, Marketing, Communications or a related field
One year of experience in events, preferably in an event organising firm
Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Proven ability to prioritise workload and to meet tight deadlines
Ability to lead by example
Attention to detail and highly resourceful
Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Ability to maintain a high degree of responsibility, discretion and confidentiality
Ability to adopt and work in a multicultural environment
Willingness to travel internationally
Good understanding of telecommunications/ICTs
Experience in an international or regional organisation will be desirable

Remuneration
Starting salary will range from £17,675 p.a. to £21,690 p.a. depending on the qualifications and experiences.
Benefits include 25 days holiday per year, contributory pension scheme, medical insurance, travel season ticket loan, support for training and development, a performance-based annual bonus, subsidy for gym membership, provision for flexible working and a great working environment.
You must be a national of a CTO Full Member Country

MANAGER - FIANANCE & PENSIONS

Location: 64-66 Glenthorne Road London, W6 0LR
Department: Finance and Pensions
Reporting to: Secretary-General (SG)
Hours of work: 40 hours per week including one unpaid hour for lunch each day.
Organisation - The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO)

JOB PURPOSE

As part of the senior management team, the Manager - Finance and Pensions will be responsible for the management of overall finance systems and the administration of Pensions
Manager – Finance and Pensions, heads the Finance and Pensions department which is a key position within the organisation. In addition to managing all finance related activities, the post holder will also be required to manage the pension schemes of the CTO
Applications are open to candidates with extensive work experience, a sound knowledge of finance management, a willingness to take on new challenges, have the confidence and communications skills to deal with high level decision makers, could prioritise effectively and deliver to high standards.

DEPARTMENT PURPOSE
The Manager - Finance and Pensions has specific responsibilities to ensure that the organisation’s financial resources are managed to a high level and with the utmost propriety.
He/she will also be responsible for developing and coordinating the strategic financial direction of the organisation together with providing the strategic leadership, management and coordination for CTO’s Finance affairs and Pensions in order to deliver the organisation’s strategic plan.
The Department’s main objectives are managing and coordinating the CTO’s financial activities including budgets and financial analysis, cash flow management, application of financial regulations, revenue generation, accounting records, salary payments, assets management, relations with external auditors, manage the CTO’s pension schemes, liaise with the fund managers and the Pension Administrators and attend to the compliances with the Pension Regulator

Working Relationships
Posts that this job manages: all staff of the Finance and Pensions Department
Other Key Relationships: Must have regular coordination meetings with the Heads of all Departments and Divisions in order to ensure a smooth working relationship between all Departments and the requirements of the organisation
Note: The incumbent shall work such additional time beyond the contractual minimum as may reasonably be required to fulfil the organisation’s work requirements.
Remuneration will not apply for such additional work.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES (BY FUNCTION)
Finance:
Coordinate the strategic financial direction of the organisation in order to deliver the organisation’s strategic plan;
Ensure that the CTO budget supports the Strategic Plan;
Develop and maintain effective systems of budgeting and financial management for CTO’s activities;
Develop and maintain effective systems and procedures to manage financial and business risks and safeguard CTO’s assets;
Ensure full compliance with the CTO’s Financial Regulations;
Drive organisational performance against budgets, KPIs and strategic aims;
Oversee management reporting to budget-holders & financial returns;
Prepare monthly and quarterly assessment of budget performance – actual versus budget;
Manage the finance team to ensure effective financial control, accurate and timely processing, and full compliance with the CTO financial regulations and best practice in respect of VAT, payroll, tax and statutory returns;
Take overall responsibility for the preparation of draft and final annual accounts and of the audit process for the CTO accounts;
Advise the organisation on new and emerging financial issues;
Ensure timely submission of VAT returns;
Monitor and interpret cash flows and predict future trends;
Ensure timely invoicing and follow-up;
Ensure timely payments of Pensions and Salaries;
Actively seek out and promote initiatives that improve and maximise efficiency and make best use of resources.

Pensions:
Oversee the organisation’s pension responsibilities and ensure that all statutory requirements are fulfilled;
Manage Pension Liability;
Liaise with the Manager Human Resource & Admin in respect of Pension entitlements;
Supervise the overall administration of the CTO’s pension schemes;
Develop pension policies as well as pension and benefit packages;
Ensure that the Pension schemes operate effectively and meet performance, quality and customer care targets as well as complying with industry standards;
Monitor pension scheme deficits and prepare relevant reports;
Liaise with pension administrators, fund managers and other external parties;
Inform the Pension scheme trustees of the latest developments in pension regulation;
Raise organisation-wide awareness of pension-related matters.

Staff Management:
Manage the Finance & Pensions Department, consisting of day to day staff management;
Leading and motivating the Finance & Pensions Department team through a culture that inspires achievement, excellence, high ethical values, diversity, transparency and competence;
Ensuring that staff within the Department respond effectively to the service level agreements with other Departments that are necessary for the delivery of the organization’s activities.
Facilitate a working environment that inspires and motivates through professionalism, transparency, competence, skills development, and staff appreciation.

Risk Management:
Serve as primary contact in addressing financial issues, pensions and relations with external auditors.

Other:
Undertake any other duties in his/her speciality that may be assigned by the Secretary-General.

KEY DELIVERABLES
Provision of a clear strategic direction for the CTO’s Financial and Pension schemes and effective delivery of departmental outputs in the context of the Strategic Plan for 2016-20;
Timely Preparation of Profit and Loss (P&L) and Assets and Liability (A&L) statements, monthly reconciliation reports, including debtors accounts;
Proper maintenance of financial records and timely preparation of accurate accounts for internal and external purposes;
Effective budget management including timely preparation of 4-year operational budget and regular assessments of budget performances;
Prudent management of CTO finances and operating with a positive cashflow;
Prudent management of CTO finances and continuous introduction of cost saving measures;
Full compliance with CTO Financial Regulations and budget approval process;
Effective management of CTO assets including building insurance;
Prompt payment of salaries, pensions, National Insurance contributions and other liabilities owed by the CTO;
Prompt submission of invoices due to the CTO including VAT returns;
Recovery of debts including timely resolution of disputes;
Effective management of the Pension Funds and resolution of pension liabilities;
Timely preparation of audited accounts including final accounts for the Executive Committee and the Council;
Leading and motivating the Finance and Pensions Department team through a culture that inspires professionalism, achievement, excellence, high ethical vales, diversity, transparency, competence and staff appreciation;
Ensuring that the staff within the Department respond effectively to the service level agreements with other Departments required for the delivery of the organisation’s activities;
Raise the profile of the CTO.

ESSENTIAL  REQUIREMENTS
ACA or ACCA Qualified or equivalent
Minimum 3 years post qualification experience
Experience in Sage 100 or 200
Broad knowledge of finance and accounting and, in particular, IFRS standards
Good IT skills, particularly Excel
The ability to manage staff and contracted parties and suppliers
High degree of commercial awareness and business acumen
Experience of preparing financial reports and presentations
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment with other team members
Ability to prioritise and manage conflicting demands
Multitasking skills
Experience of working in a membership organisation will be an added qualification

REMUNERATION
Starting salary will range from £36,360 p.a. to £42,536 p.a. depending on the qualifications and experiences.
Benefits include 25 days holiday per year, contributory pension scheme, medical insurance, travel season ticket loan, support for training and development, a performance-based annual bonus, subsidy for gym membership, provision for flexible working and a great working environment.
You must be a national of a CTO Full Member Country

DUE DATE: 13th June, 2017.

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL

Location: 64-66 Glenthorne Road London, W6 0LR
Division / Department: Office of the Secretary-General
Hours of work: 40 hours per week including one unpaid hour for lunch each day.
Organisation - The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO)

JOB DESCRIPTION
Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General is a key position within the organisation that provides support to the Secretary-General.
Applications are open to candidates with extensive work experience, a sound knowledge in providing support for a head of an organisation, a willingness to take on challenges, have the confidence and communications skills to deal with high level decision makers, could prioritise effectively and deliver to high standards.

JOB PURPOSE
To provide full secretarial and administrative support to the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO).

DIVISION / DEPARTMENT PURPOSE
The Secretary-General provides leadership to the CTO, across all areas of its activities.

Working Relationships
Reporting to: The Secretary-General
Posts that this job manages: None
Other key relationships: This role requires close liaison with all staff in the organisation and particularly with the Heads of the Departments.
Note: The incumbent shall work such additional time beyond the contractual minimum as may reasonably be required to fulfill the organisation’s work requirements. Staff Handbook #2.5.

TO APPLY
Applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae and attach the Application Form below to: recruitment@cto.int

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DUE DATE: 20 June, 2017

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