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Regulatory Manager - Telecoms

  • Job reference: 929435
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Telecoms
  • Date posted: 14/01/2020

What is the Role?

Responsible for maintaining our clients Telecom's relationship with its regulator Ofcom and other government departs including DCMS, CPNI, ICO etc.; managing our clients responses to; new regulatory policy; Ofcom consultations; Business Connectivity Market Reviews (BCMR); Sections 135 responses; lobbying on behalf of the client; and managing the provision of regulatory advice; and contributing to the strategic direction of our clients businesses. In addition, to be our client's representative to UKCTA and to provide coaching and development, support and advice as required.

Responsible for all interfaces and issues related to the Ofcom and government regulatory requirements of our clients' interests in the UK and if required how they relate to the EU. Key Accountabilities include:

  • Produce briefings and advice to our clients Board and Leadership Team as required
  • Delegated representative of the client to Ofcom, UKCTA and interface to other government departments
  • Delegated representative of our client on appropriate forums including Ofcom (pricing, commercial and operational forums), government lobby groups and for other related interests
  • Strategic understanding of Telecoms industry and impact on the clients' interests
  • Accountable for Ofcom, UKCTA relationships and decision making
  • In consultation with our clients Leadership Team, set regulatory objectives and strategy
  • Ensure timely responses and submissions for consultations, BCMR, S135's and demands for information from Ofcom and other regulatory or government bodies.
  • Act as a mentor and coach to others

What do I need?

The ideal candidate will have experience in a Telecoms regulation or comparable role; having spent some of this time working in a management role also.

The successful candidate will ideally be degree qualified in either economics, finance, business, engineering or law or with relevant experience or further training. You should have excellent communications skills as well as competent presentation skills. You will be a strategic thinker; be able to use your own initiative; have experience of lobbying and representation on forums. The Regulation Manager will have fundamental legal understanding of field, particularly as applied to telecoms industry regulation.

Specific knowledge of Ofcom General Conditions, Funds for Liabilities, Relevant Revenue Returns and Ofcom radio frequency licencing and enforcement implications for failure to comply. Experience of BCMR, S135 and other consultation response preparations and submissions is also essential.

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.