WACREN searches for new Chief Technology Officer

WACREN is searching for an experienced, capable and committed Chief Technology Officer for a 3-year contract (renewable).

His or her task would be to provide company-wide direction in the areas of technology, policy and services, and ensure that WACREN has an effective and efficient technological infrastructure for current operations and future development. Please see the Terms of Reference attached.

See the attached for the terms of reference for the position.

7th WACREN AGM on Friday November 13


The 7th edition of our Annual General Meeting (AGM) would be held on Friday, 13 November 2020 via Zoom from 09:00 to 11:00 UTC. As has been the tradition, the AGM would be a time to take stock of activities rolled out in the previous year and gather ideas on the way forward for the succeeding year. 

AfricaConnect3 – Cluster 2 Request for Quotation for WACREN NOC

As part of the development of its infrastructure and roll out of new applications and services to the community it serves, WACREN is upgrading its NOC infrastructure. This means WACREN requires a range of equipment suitable for upgrading its NOC equipment, including devices and software related to network security, servers, desktops and control room video systems, as well as Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) to the Network Operation Center hosted in the WACREN HQ in Accra, Ghana.

WACREN extends date for NOC Engineer search

1. Background

WACREN is the West and Central African Research and Education Network which supports interconnections and fosters collaboration between R&E institutions in the region and international peers by building and operating a world class network infrastructure, developing state of the art services, promoting collaboration among national, regional, and international R&E communities, and building the human capacity of the REN community. 


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