The Universal Service Fund, an agency of the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology invites applications for the position of Project Officer to assist with the designing, planning, assessment and execution of projects; efficiently, within budget and on time, consistent with the mandate of the Universal Service Fund. This fixed-term contract position includes
collaborating with project stakeholders island-wide to identify and evaluate strategic projects and to ensure punctual implementation and monitoring of the approved projects at industry leading standards. (Major projects: Islandwide Broadband Network, Public WiFi, Community Access Points, e-Learning Project, Tablets-In-Schools, Technology Advancement Programme, etc.)
Identify potential projects, consistent with the corporate mandate
Evaluate project proposals for compliance with established funding criteria
Define the deliverables, resource requirements and work plan for each project
Monitor all project implementations island-wide
Compile timely financial and performance reports for presentation to management etc.
Track and control project costs, time and executions
Testing and managing the operation of the wide-area-network and associated equipment
Ensure that computer systems are operating optimally at all times
Performing User Acceptance Testing for all completed projects
The Universal Service Fund (USF) is a statutory body with a mandate for discharging the governments responsibilities for universal ICT services under the Telecommunications Act. The USF has the responsibility to collect and manage the Universal Service Obligation Levy imposed on incoming
international telephony calls.
We extend our appreciation to all applicants. However,only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.