Organ: The Radiocommunication Bureau (BR) is responsible for the application of the Radio Regulations and for technical and administrative support of ITU World and Regional Radiocommunication Conferences, Radiocommunication Assemblies and Study Groups. The Bureau also carries out the international regulatory processes for registration of frequency assignments and satellite orbits and assists administrations in their coordination and implementation of frequency spectrum and orbit requirements as well as in resolving cases of harmful interference. It provides the specialised technical secretariat for the work of the Radiocommunication Study Groups and the Radiocommunication Assembly in the development of recommendations for spectrum utilisation and radio system characteristics. The BR is organised into four Departments: Space Services Department, Terrestrial Services Department, Informatics, Administration and Publications Department and the Study Groups Department.
Within the Radiocommunication Bureau, the Terrestrial Services Department (TSD) comprises three Divisions: Broadcasting Services Division (BCD), Fixed and Mobile Services Division (FMD), Terrestrial Publication and Registration Division (TPR). The Department is responsible for the application of the ITU Radio Regulations through the processing of frequency assignments notified by ITU Member States for terrestrial services both from a regulatory and technical point of view. In addition, the Department is responsible for the application of procedures associated with World and Regional Plans. It also provides assistance to ITU Member States on frequency selection and the treatment of cases of harmful interference. It is responsible for the application of operational and administrative provisions of the Radio Regulations, including safety of life aspects of the Aeronautical and Maritime Services. The Department edits and publishes all Terrestrial data publications. TSD also carries out studies and other activities for the preparation of World and Regional Radiocommunication Conferences.
Duties / Responsibilities
In the Terrestrial Publication and Registration Division (TPR), within the Terrestrial Services Department (TSD), and under the direct supervision of the Head of the Registration Section, the incumbent performs the following duties:Performs different tasks related to the preparation of the Finding documents to be submitted to BR IFIC meetings, such as capturing findings and associated data for various terrestrial services, selection of assignments to include in Finding documents, and change status of these assignments.Performs different tasks relating to the creation of the BR IFIC (Terrestrial services) publication including the selection of the notices to be published, verification of the database, creation of the image file, creation of the Master DVD and testing of the Master DVD and copies submitted to the publisher.Updates the Master Register and frequency Plans after the preparation of the BR IFIC.Publishes extracts of the BR IFIC on the ITU website.Prepares statistics of frequency assignments/allotments notices related to stations of terrestrial services published in the BR IFIC.Performs different tasks relating to the preparation of High Frequency Broadcasting seasonal schedules (HFBC) including validation of the requirements, preparation of correspondence relating to incomplete or invalid submissions, correction of errors detected by the validation program, and preparation of the files that will be included in the HFBC publication.Develops and updates the relevant web pages.Perform other related duties as assigned.
Education:Complete secondary education with a diploma OR complete equivalent technical or commercial studies with a diploma. For internal candidates, obligatory schooling in combination with thirteen years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of complete secondary education with a diploma for promotion or rotation purposes.
Knowledge of one of the six official languages of the Union (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish) at advanced level and knowledge of a second official language at intermediate level. Knowledge of a third official language would be an advantage.
Annual Salary (Net of Tax)82,401.- CHF – 109,561.- CHF without dependants. According to ITU Staff Regulations and Rules, appointments to posts in the General Service category are subject to local recruitment conditions.
Applicants will be contacted directly if selected for written test. Interviews may be used as a form of screening.