Jobs – Tariffs & Interconnection Officer at Uganda Communications Commission

Job Title: Tariffs & Interconnection Officer

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 for the job: 

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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