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  • Posted: Feb 20, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Vodafone Ghana, formerly Ghana Telecom, is the national telecommunications company of Ghana. The company in Ghana operates under Vodafone Group Plc - the world's leading mobile telecommunications company, with a significant presence in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the United States.

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    Regulatory & Governmental Affairs Specialist

    About the job
    Description This position supports the Regulatory, Policy & Compliance Manager to effectively address all regulatory matters and to execute the strategy to ensure organizational compliance with applicable industry regulations. The role further supports to ensure business-wide awareness of, and adherence to all regulatory obligations, directives, and mandates – anticipating new or changing regulations. The Regulatory & Governmental Affairs Specialist is responsible for coordinating with internal stakeholders to develop strategies to address changes in policy/regulations that may adversely affect business operations. The role will support to build strong relationships with key ministries, regulators and government agencies and leverage these relationships to ensure that Vodafone Ghana’s commercial, operational and societal interests are front and centre of policy discussions.

    Job Responsibility Key Responsibilities 

    •  Review all regulatory agency submission materials to ensure timeliness, accuracy, comprehensiveness, or compliance with regulatory standards 
    •  Maintain current knowledge of relevant regulations, including proposed and final rules 
    •  Provide responses to regulatory agencies regarding product information or issues 
    •  Communicate regulatory information to multiple departments and ensure that information is interpreted correctly 
    •  Provide regulatory guidance to departments or development project teams regarding design, development, evaluation, or marketing of products 
    •  Support the manager to represent Vodafone Ghana before domestic or international regulatory agencies on major policy matters or decisions regarding the industry 
    •  Support the manager to develop a stakeholder map and execute a stakeholder engagement plan 
    •  Monitor emerging trends regarding industry regulations to determine potential impacts on organizational processes 
    •  Ensure completion of all compulsory internal and external reporting requirements 
    •  Train staff in regulatory policies or procedures 

    Competencies, Knowledge and Experience


    •  Ability to quickly build rapport and relationships with relevant stakeholders.

     Ability to Influence

    •  Speak persuasively on a number of ideas so as to convince a person/audience to consider taking a particular action.

     Written Comprehension

    •  The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. 

     Oral Comprehension

    •  The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

     Oral Expression

    •  The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

     Written Expression

    •  The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

     Problem Sensitivity

    •  The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

     Deductive Reasoning

    •  The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

     Speech Clarity

    •  The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

     Inductive Reasoning

    •  The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). 

    Information Ordering

    •  The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

    Required Technical/Professional Qualifications:

    •  Relevant degree BSc/BA/MBA/MSc and/or professional qualification in law (LLB/LLM), political science, public relations, public administration, which covers related compliance processes and reporting
    •  Demonstrated leadership skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and proven problem-solving ability 
    •  Team-building and effective communications skills are critical requirements, as is the ability to make decisions in a dynamic environment. Well-developed and demonstrated facilitation, persuasion, presentation, and project management skills 
    •  Ability to effectively collaborate with others and accept challenging assignments. Ability to drive compliance both “holistically and horizontally” across the enterprise

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Vodafone Ghana on to apply

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