Senior Manager, Spectrum and Policy
Program Manager, Program Officer, Program Associate, Program Assistant
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About the Organization

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting more than 750 operators with over 350 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem. Our mission is to further the strategic, commercial, technological, developing world and advocacy interests of our members. The GSMA produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Congress Shanghai, Mobile World Congress Americas and the Mobile 360 Series conferences.

Job Description/ Responsibilities

The Senior Spectrum and Policy Manager South Asia will report into the Head of Public Policy, APAC which is part of the Asia Pacific Regional team.

You will bring expertise in the telecommunications, digital economy and spectrum policy issues. The role requires the ability to work on complex regulatory issues that may be of varying time durations, in a wide variety of circumstances and to consistently deliver high-quality work under often time constraints.

You will actively engage with GSMA’s members, policymakers, regulators, international institutions and other third parties to advance their collective public policy interests, in particular related to spectrum policy. 

You will work together with our APAC team and our global spectrum team as well as our members to ensure that mobile operators have timely and affordable access to appropriate spectrum under the right conditions.

Key roles and responsibilities include the following:

  • Work, in conjunction with the APAC policy team and global spectrum team, to understand GSMA members’ policy priorities for spectrum in South Asia.

  • Collaborate effectively across the GSMA, including working closely with the global spectrum team, to ensure spectrum and policy advocacy in South Asia is aligned with global goals and agreed global policy positions.

  • Contribute to GSMA policy positions by writing policy briefings, public consultation responses, letters, presentations, leave-behinds and proposed amendments to draft laws

  • Provide systematic monitoring, analysis and dissemination of political intelligence to inform GSMA’s policy and advocacy work

  • Identify policy and legislative milestones and other advocacy opportunities to ensure we anticipate developments and use them effectively as hooks and opportunities to deliver our messages

  • Represent GSMA at internal and external meetings and events

  • Organise small-scale events, supporting both our advocacy work and our efforts to position the GSMA as a thought leader and constructive contributor to the policy debate.

  • Assess opportunities for partnering with other organisations for joint advocacy efforts

  • Support the GSMA capacity building course on spectrum

Education Qualification/ Required Skills and Experience

  • You will have established relationships with mobile industry players and/or ICT policy makers in India and South Asia

  • You will have proven experience in spectrum policy and international spectrum management, such as coexistence between services, spectrum pricing and award best practices

  • You will have a track record in delivering results when working with multiple stakeholders.

  • You will have experience and understanding of the ICT regulatory landscape across South Asia

  • You will have the ability to work co-operatively and flexibly with stakeholders and facilitate a collaborative approach

  • You will have proven experience and comfort with working in matrix organisations

  • You will have experience writing and delivering impactful presentations to senior stakeholders

  • You will have senior policy experience within a MNO or the wider mobile ecosystem

  • Desirable experience working with international organisations such as ITU and APT

How to apply

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