The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization (CTO) seeks to recruit Commonwealth employees who are committed to the vision and mission of the CTO, and the wider development of the Commonwealth.

The CTO is an equal opportunities employer. Its policy is to provide equal opportunities for employment, career development and promotion to all who are eligible, on the basis of ability and suitability for the specified work. Applications are welcome from qualified individuals irrespective of age, ethnicity, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

The Director ICT Development is a strategic position which is responsible for activities in all the divisions in the Department, namely Technical Support & Consultancy, Capacity Development and Events. The Director will provide strong leadership to the Department and implement strategies for broadening and growing operational revenue as well as focusing on ICT development and use.


The post holder will manage the budgets and forecasts for the overall Department and contribute to the CTO’s financial budget, working closely with senior Management staff from other Departments to improve the overall performance of the organisation. The Department oversees the operational revenue of the CTO and reports on revenue generation and ICT development activities of the organisation.


  • A Master’s degree in development, general Management or a related field
  • 10 years of experience in the global ICT sector
  • Experience in dealing with high level decision makers
  • Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to prioritise workload and to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to lead by example
  • Attention to detail and highly resourceful
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of responsibility, discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to adopt and work in a multi-cultural environment
  • 5 years experience in an international or regional organisation will be an added advantage


The post is offered on a four year fixed term contract which can be extended once for another term of four years subject to satisfactory performance. Starting salary will range from £60,600 to £70,881 per annum depending on the qualifications and experiences.


  • Benefits include 25 days holiday per year, contributory pension scheme, medical insurance, staff loan, and support for training and development, a performance-based annual bonus, subsidy for gym membership, provision for flexible working and a great working environment.
  • The job entails 40 hours per week (including one hour lunch break per day)
  • Interested candidate must be a national of a CTO member country.

The deadline for application is January 25, 2018.

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae and the application form to on or before January 25, 2018.


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