Regulatory and Policy Adviser The Program
ESIP is a development assistance program supported by the Australian Government (DFAT) and implemented by Cardno. ESIP is working with Papua New Guinea partners to support improved planning, prioritisation, delivery and maintenance of economic and social infrastructure. Priority infrastructure sub-sectors for the Program include Electricity, Telecommunications and Water and Sanitation. Gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) and safeguards are a focus for the Program and are mainstreamed across activities and operations. The Position
The Regulatory and Policy Adviser will provide policy support to the National Information and Communication Technology Authority (NICTA).
It is expected that the Adviser will work with the Authority to develop clear policy objectives, help define a strategic direction and a clear path for future regulation to promote and heighten the efficiency of the digital economy with PNG, along with reviewing the existing regulations and rules.
The Terms of Reference are at
https://www.cardno.com/media/7123/sta_tor_regulatory-and-policy-adviser_nicta.pdf Selection Criteria
- Tertiary qualifications in Laws, Public Policy or similar, preferably at Masters level.
- Minimum of 15 years’ experience in regulatory and policy development in telecommunications.
- Good understanding of the policy development process preferably in the context of a developing country in the Pacific.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex information to multiple audiences working in an international development context;
- Strong research, analysis and critical thinking skills and ability to exercise judgment in a complex political environment.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks, re prioritise as necessary, and meet deadlines.
- High-level listening skills, cultural awareness and demonstrated commitment to meeting client’s requirements.
- Ability to promote GoPNG/DFAT’s safeguards and cross-cutting policies including child protection, disability inclusive development, and gender equality and the empowerment of women.
- Possess a good understanding of the public sector dynamics and the ICT sector in the Pacific region or the ability to acquire quickly.
This position will be remunerated according to the short-term adviser (STA) rates in the Australian Government’s Adviser Remuneration Framework (ARF). It will be offered at a level commensurate to the successful candidate's experience relevant to the role, within the following broadband: Discipline Group C, Job Level 3. How to apply
Click the "Apply" button to submit your application before the deadline of 11:59pm Friday 30 April 2021 (Port Moresby, PNG time). Your application must include the following:
- Curriculum Vitae including details of at least two professional referees
- Cover letter addressing the selection criteria
For any questions about the position, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org About Cardno
We are a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs. Cardno is committed to Safety and the Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH), Child Protection and bribery prevention. We want to engage with the right people to deliver our client programs. As part of our approach you will be subjected to formal background screening, criminal record checks, employment verification, and periodic compliance checks. All Cardno staff receive safety, compliance and safeguards training and are responsible for contributing to a safer working culture. Cardno is an equal opportunity employer.