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Job Description

Are you ready to lead the future of telecommunications in Seychelles? Cable & Wireless (Seychelles) Ltd (CWS), a premier quad service provider offering Mobile, Internet, IPTV, and Fixed line services, seeks an exceptional Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to drive its vision forward. Reporting to the CWS Board through the Chair, this senior leadership role demands a strategic visionary with a passion for innovation and excellence.

Your Impact

To thrive as our CEO, you must be a prudent, inspiring, and practical leader with a sharp business mindset and the ability to see the “big picture” across various settings. Your actions will enhance service quality and overall returns, while ensuring our employees are motivated and equipped to consistently achieve their goals.

You will be responsible for developing and executing our strategic and annual operating plans, setting measurable goals, and fostering a work culture that aligns with CWS’s mission, vision, and values. As the main driver of the organisation, you will be accountable to our stakeholders and responsible for timely, accurate reporting on all financial, technical, operational, and commercial matters to the board of directors.

Job Requirements

Qualification & Experience

  • Education: A first degree in Accountancy, Telecommunications, IT/Engineering, Finance, Business, or a related field, complemented by a professional qualification or MBA.
  • Experience: At least 10 years in senior management, preferably in a C-suite role within a significant single-country company or a multinational organisation.
  • Leadership: At least 5 years leading a telecommunications company or a related field, with experience in both business as usual and significant change programs.
  • Board Experience: Proven track record of working with boards or within a matrixed multinational organisation.

Skills & Competencies

  • Management: Expertise in corporate management, financial planning, and strategy.
  • Communication: Excellent communicator and influencer.
  • Innovation: Skilled in promoting process improvements and identifying commercial opportunities.
  • Regulatory Knowledge: Understanding of legal and telecommunications regulatory environments.
  • People Skills: Strong decision-making abilities centered on people, with excellent external stakeholder engagement.
  • Detail-Oriented: High levels of numeracy and meticulous attention to detail.

Desirable Attributes

  • Quad Play Experience: Familiarity with Mobile, Internet, Fixed, and IPTV services.
  • Cross-Cultural Leadership: Experience in leading diverse teams across different cultural settings.

How to Apply

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Deadline for Application is 26th July 2024


In order to increase your chances of a successful selection, kindly ensure that your application is complete and that all relevant information such as your qualifications have been provided with your application.   Otherwise, the Employer reserves the right not to consider your application for selection.

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