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Reference: 79269

Date Added: 8 July 2021
Closing Date: 15 August 2021

Job Title: Programme Manager, Broadband Stakeholder Group

Working For: techUK

Location: London

Salary: £32,000-£42,000 per annum

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Purpose
The purpose of the Programme Manger role is to lead the development and delivery of the BSG’s work programme, working closely with the CEO in the process.

The BSG’s diverse network includes telecoms operators, manufacturers, ISPs, mobile network operators, broadcasters, new media companies and content producers, as well as central and local government, Ofcom and others.

The BSG works out of the offices of techUK, the trade association facing the tech sector. techUK supports the work of the BSG and is the employer of BSG staff.

The current areas of focus for the BSG include how to incentivise the deployment of and demand for full fibre and 5G networks, the migration to All-IP for voice services, digital inclusion and the future regulatory framework..

The Programme Manager role involves independently leading areas of the BSG work programme and becoming the go-to industry expert on such issues. The ideal candidate will have an excellent understanding of policy development, public affairs, stakeholder management and regulatory affairs. Knowledge and experience of broadband and the wider technology, media and telecommunications brief, whilst not essential, is highly desirable.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the CEO in delivering the BSG work programme; this will involve preparing and writing BSG reports, consultation responses, articles and letters on telecoms policy
  • Engage with BSG stakeholders, including DCMS, Ofcom, sponsors and wider industry on the development of policy positions and the ongoing development of the BSG work programme
  • Monitor ongoing developments in the UK and EU broadband market, policy and regulatory debate, including the analysis of new data regarding broadband network deployment
  • Represent the BSG in external fora, stakeholder meetings and public events

Competencies

  • Able to work with a large and diverse selection of external stakeholders
  • Able to analyse complex issues and work across the full range of telecoms policy issues
  • Able to communicate complex information clearly and effectively to a broad audience
  • Excellent organisational skills

Essential Knowledge and Experience

  • An understanding of the UK political system and policy formulation processes
  • Experience of building networks through personal relationships
  • Experience of managing or supporting multiple projects and working with media

Closing Date: 15 August 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held as soon as possible

Application Details

A full version of the job description can be found on our website.

To apply for this role, please send your application along with your salary expectations to lorraine.dias@techuk.org 

The successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. Due to the volume of applications we receive, if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of applying, please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.

Website: http://techuk.org

Additional Notes