Entry Level Careers – Tariffs & Interconnection Officer at Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)

Organisation: Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Specialist Tariffs & Interconnection
About UCC:
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) was established to implement
the provisions of The UCC Act 2013 Laws of Uganda with a principal goal of
developing a modern communications sub-sector and Infrastructure in Uganda, in
conformity with the operationalization of the Telecommunications Policy.
Job Summary:  The Tariffs & Interconnection
Officer will conduct wholesale competition and pricing assessments as well as
oversee commercial consumer interests in post, telecommunications and
multimedia markets.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Carry out and disseminate comparative
    retail & wholesale service tariffs through print and electronic
    channels
  • Collect and maintain an up to date
    inventory of retail service tariffs in broadcast, telecommunications and
    post
  • Conduct routine competition investigations
    in the broadcast and multimedia markets
  • Undertake regulated service test buys and
    mystery purchases to ascertain tariff transparence and consistence with
    advertised/approved rates
  • Analyzes utility tariff applications,
    reports, financial records and cost studies, and makes recommendations.
  • Undertake regular regional and
    international utility service benchmarks to guide policy and other service
    reviews
  • Carry out activities related to education
    of the public regarding utility services and price options
  • Develop and oversee minimum price
    disclosure obligations for all regulated services
  • Manage courier licensee liability
    obligations as well as customer claims procedure for lost, damaged,
    mis-delivered and or delayed deliveries in post and courier markets.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The candidate should hold a
    bachelor’s  degree in economics,
    statistics or a closely related field from a recognised University.
  • At least two years’ experience in analysis
    of utility rates, revenue planning and service/product development.
  • Relevant experience in interconnect, MVNO
    – MNO operations, National & International roaming, Tower space
    leasing and other wholesale carrier service operations Strong analytical
    skills.
  • Highly flexible and can easily adapt to a
    dynamic working environment.
  • Possess the ability to work with minimal
    supervision.
Age: Less than 28 years.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications via E-mail to: hrvacancies@ucc.co.ug
NB: Please ensure that all scanned copies of academic and
professional credentials and testimonials MUST be attached to the applications.
Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
Deadline:  10th September 2014 by 5.00pm;
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