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[rpd] Fwd: [members-discuss] AFRINIC is Recruiting a Chief Executive Officer

Ernest ernest at
Tue Nov 25 06:59:21 UTC 2014

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Subject: [members-discuss] AFRINIC is Recruiting a Chief Executive
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:20:25 +0400
From: AFRINIC Communication <comm-announce at>
To: announce at

AFRINIC seeks to engage a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who will
lead a team of dedicated staff, and work with the Board of Directors
to execute the strategic plans of the Company. The CEO will be
stationed in Ebène, Mauritius.

The African Network Information Centre (AFRINIC) is the Regional
Internet Registry (RIR) for Africa.  It is responsible for the
distribution and management of Internet number resources - IPv4,
IPv6 addresses and ASN (Autonomous System Numbers) - for the African

AFRINIC’s mission is to provide professional and efficient
distribution of Internet number resources to the African Internet
community, to support Internet technology usage and infrastructure
development across the continent and to strengthen Internet
self-governance in Africa by facilitating and encouraging
participatory policy development.

AFRINIC operations are overseen by a Board of Directors (BoD)
elected by members on a regional or independent representation
basis, as defined by Article 11 of its bylaws
[]. Once appointed
to the Board, each Director represents and works for the whole
region and not their organisations, country or sub-region.

THE ROLE (Ebène Cyber City, Mauritius)

The details of the job and the expectations are fully described in
the document “Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Role” available for
download from the AFRINIC website at

How to Apply

To apply you should:
1.     Submit a full C.V. and a personally signed cover letter that
clearly documents your relevant experience in line with the
appointment criteria.
2.     Include details of expected salary and benefits package in
your cover letter
3.     Please also include names, positions, organisations and
telephone contact numbers for at least two references, one of who
should be your current/most recent employer. If you specifically do
not wish referees to be contacted without your permission, please
indicate this clearly.  We will only approach referees if you are
invited to attend the final interview round and will only do so with
your permission.
4.     Finally, please ensure that you include your mobile telephone
number and email address as well as any dates when you will not be
available for interview.

Please email your application to: ceorole at with the
reference AFJOB-CEO2014 in the subject line.

All applications must be received by 17:00 UTC Friday 19th December

You can read more about the selection process and associated
timeline at:

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