The Spectrum Enforcement Team conduct market surveillance, investigations and enforcement activities particularly in relation to non-compliant radio and electrical products, illegal broadcast stations (pirate radio) and other conduct contrary to provisions contained in the Wireless Telegraphy Act (WTA) 2006.
Our aim is to satisfy the needs of consumers and citizens by carrying out our statutory duties and functions to protect and manage the radio spectrum. We carry out investigations and conduct enforcement action targeted at reducing interference caused by harmful products and unlicensed transmissions.
You will be a member of a small team of enforcement officers based at our Birmingham Office. You will be responsible for ensuring that all relevant elements of UK statutes relating to the conduct of criminal investigations and Ofcom policy are upheld. You will also provide advice to stakeholders and colleagues.
The successful applicant will have the type of experience typically from working as an experienced criminal investigator with in depth knowledge and experience in that field. Knowledge and experience in radio communication technology is desirable but not essential. A proven ability to express ideas and views clearly, confidently and concisely verbally and in writing along with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision in most situations.
Ofcom offers competitive salaries plus pensions and flexible benefits package.
We recognise that not everyone has the same needs and we strive to offer flexible working arrangements to help manage work and personal commitments. We have family friendly policies that actively seek to support our colleagues and enable our teams to work in the most effective way.
Ofcom is an equal opportunities employer and committed to equality of opportunity for all. As a disability confident employer, all disabled candidates who meet all the essential criteria of a job description will be guaranteed an interview. If you have a disability or special need and wish to request a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please do so by contacting Recruitment@ofcom.org.uk or calling us on 020 7783 4050.
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