Date Added: 28 August 2020
: 28 October 2020
Job Title: Associate Director for Telecoms & BSG CEO
Working For: techUK
Salary: competitive salary based on experience
We are looking for an inspirational and self-motivated individual, who is comfortable leading several projects, has a strong understanding of UK's policy and regulatory approach to telecoms.
As Associate Director for Telecoms you would oversee all strands of techUK’s offerings in this area. This includes techUK’s telecoms programme, the Spectrum Policy Forum (SPF) and the Broadband Stakeholder Group (BSG) – which you would also lead as its CEO.
You will be working work in these three areas to develop crisp policy, regulatory and market development proposals to help drive the UK’s telecoms market and deliver world-class connectivity.
You will be at the heart of key debates between Government, Regulators and the increasingly diverse vertical industries with an interest in telecoms, as well as techUK’s external voice on telecoms issues.
The role would involve balancing the more evidence and report-based work of the BSG and SPF with a more events-driven, market development and campaigning based focus of techUK’s telecoms programme.
You would be responsible for financial targets in these areas as well as line management responsibility for a team of four; the Head of Spectrum Policy Forum, techUK’s Telecoms’ Programme Manager, the BSG’s Programme Manager and a shared Team Assistant. You would report into the Director of Markets and be a key part of techUK’s senior management layer.
The position requires the ability to work with a large and diverse selection of external stakeholders, manage work spanning the full range of broadband policy issues, undertake and commission analysis of complex issues coupled with the ability to communicate and promote this analysis clearly and effectively to a broad audience.
Essential Knowledge and Experience
• A strong understanding of the UK’s policy and regulatory approach to telecoms;
• In-depth knowledge of public policy and public affairs;
• Experience of managing projects and external consultants; and
• A proven track record and experience of building and managing relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders, including at the C-suite level.
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Closing Date: 28 October 2020
We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.
The successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. Due to the volume of applications received, if you have not heard back within 3 weeks of applying, please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.
To apply for this role, please send your CV along with a short cover letter (max 500 words) outlining your interest in this role along with your salary expectations.