There are no current vacancies for employment in the Nigerian Communications Commission.
Vacancies as they occur shall be advertised in the National newspapers and on this webpage. Thank you.
Vacancy opportunities exist in the Commission from time to time for:
The Nigerian Communications Act, Part 2 - Establishment of the Governing Board and its Membership outlines the condition and criteria for the appointment of Commissioners (Executive and non-Executive).
Accordingly, Section 7(1) states that Commissioners shall be persons of recognized standing, qualification and experience in one or more of the following fields;
- Finance or Accounting
- Consumer Affairs
- Telecommunications Engineering
- Information Technology
- Engineering (General)
- Public Administration
Section 8(2) of the Act states, “The Board shall make recommendations to the President on suitably qualified persons for appointment as the Commission’s Chief Executive and Executive Commissioners and the President shall take the Commission’s recommendations into consideration for the appointment.”
In view of the above, prospective applicants for Executive Commissioner position are expected to have a minimum of 20 years of experience working in one or more of the relevant fields stated above. Consequently, intending candidates should kindly review conditions specified in the Nigerian Communications Act before forwarding their details.
Vacancies opportunities for regular staff are based on identified job openings within the various Departments and Units.
The Commission announces vacancies for qualified candidates with 5 to 10 years relevant working experience for the following positions:
- Economists: Candidates must have a degree in Economics, any of the Social Sciences and /or Business Administration
- Accountants: Candidates must have a degree in Accounting / Accountancy and / or Banking and Finance. ICAN or its equivalent is required.
- Lawyers: Candidate must possess LLB, BL. LLM is an added advantage. Experience and Certificate in Telecoms Law and / or Telecom Regulation are added advantage
- Project Manager: Candidate must possess relevant degree in Computer Science / Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Mathematics / Statistics, and /or Applied Physics Electronics / Physics. Experience and Certificate in PRINCE2, Project + or equivalent is added advantage.
The Commission engages the services of some professional firms from time to time to manage services that are not core functions of the Commission.
The engagement of such firms is in accordance with stipulated Federal Government Due Process guidelines and regulations.
As part of National Development and Service Scheme for Nigerianstudents, the Commissions accepts students on Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) from various tertiary institutions.
Aptitude tests are conducted for intended SIWES members; acceptance is based on availability of space and the result of the aptitude test conducted.
Other Telecoms Related Employment Opportunities & Vacancies
Vacancies existing within other Telecoms Related organizations such as the ITU are also published on this website for Interested Parties.
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The mandate of the Nigerian Communications Commission is established in the Nigerian Communications Act 2003, which was signed into law by the President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo (GCFR) on the 8th of July 2003 after being passed by both Houses of the National Assembly. The Act provides the NCC with the capacity to properly carry out its Regulatory functions and activities.
The Powers of the Nigerian Communications Commissions is derived from Section 3 of the the Nigerian Communications Acts (NCA) of 2003
- Giving written directions to licensees.
- Consulting with Consumers, commercial and industrial organizations.
- Delegating its functions to a Committee constituted by it.
- Summoning persons to appear before the Commission.
- Entering into contracts with any company, firm or persons.
- Establishing and maintaining subsidiaries to enable the discharge of its functions.
With regard to licensing, the NCC has been granted powers including the following:
- With Issuance of licences and imposition of terms and conditions on licences.
- Variation or revocation of a Condition of licence.
- Consulting with affected licensees before bringing into force an obligation which may be onerous on the licensee.
- Approving guidelines for keeping of accounts and cost allocation formula of licensees.
- Inspection of licensees’ books of accounts.
- Granting or revoking of permits for connection of customer equipment.
- Determination of principles to guide interconnection arrangements between operators.
- Determination of services and new undertakings eligible for licensing from time to time.
The Nigerian Communications Commission's organisational structure is comprised of twenty one (21) departments.
The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) is the Chief Executive Officer of the Commission, and the most senior executive member of the Board of Commissioners. The office is reported to by the two Executive Commissioners and directly supervises eight (8) departments.
The Executive Commisioner - Technical Services (ECTS) directly supervises the six (6) departments charged with the addressing of technical standards, emerging technologies, information security, and the spectrum and engineering issues concerning the Nigerian telecommunications industry. The office is also in charge of the ICT infrastructure of the Commission.
The Executive Commissioner - Stakeholder Management (ECSM) directly supervises the five (5) departments responsible for addressing the needs of telecommunications industry stakeholders including vendors, service providers and consumers.
The Board of Commissioners, of which the EVC and the two Executive Commisioners are members, has oversight functions over all of the Commission's activities. It is directly reported to by the Commission Secretariat and is charged with the governance of the Nigerian Communications Commission.
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The Nigerian Communications Commission is the independent National Regulatory Authority for the telecommunications industry in Nigeria. The Commission is responsible for creating an enabling environment for competition among operators in the industry as well as ensuring the provision of qualitative and efficient telecommunications services throughout the country.
Over the years NCC has earned a reputation as a foremost Telecom regulatory agency in Africa. The Commission is hoping to catalyze the use of ICT’S for different aspect of national development. The Commission has initiated several programs such as State Accelerated Broadband Initiative (SABI) and Wire Nigeria Project (WIN) to help stimulate demand and accelerate the uptake of ICT tools and services necessary for the enthronement of a knowledge society in Nigeria.
In order to achieve its mandate, the Commission has put in place the necessary licensing and regulatory framework for the supply of telecommunications services.
Our MissionTo support a market driven Communications industry and promote universal access.
Our VisionA dynamic regulatory enviroment that ensures universal access to affordable and equitable service and supports the nation's economic growth.
Our Guiding PrinciplesThe Commission is driven by three guiding principles (Fair, Firm and Forthright) in carrying out its duties and functions as the National Telecommunications Regulator. These principles drive our Core Values.
Our Core Values
The Governing body of the Nigerian Communications Commission consists of a board of nine Commissioners; made up of six Non-executive members, including the Chairman - representing each of the six Geopolitical Zones of Nigeria - and three Executive members, including the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive and two Executive Commissioners.