Ofcom is the independent regulator for the UK communications sectors. Our aim is to make communications work for everyone.
The Strategy & Policy team is part of the SITE Group, which also incorporates the International, Technology and Chief Economist teams. The key responsibilities of the Strategy and Policy team are:
There are increasing demands on Ofcom given the growing consensus around the pivotal economic and social role of the communications sector. This context provides the Strategy & Policy team unique opportunities to help shape Ofcom’s and the sector’s future development.
We are looking for high calibre candidates with experience in strategy, analytical or public policy roles who are keen to grow further. The role is project based: at any one time, Principals in the Strategy & Policy team can expect to lead a portfolio of projects, alongside team management responsibilities. This portfolio will reflect the skills, experience and interests of the individual, within the constraints of the team’s overall workload and priorities.
Your responsibilities could include:
Ofcom has four core values, which we expect all of our colleagues to demonstrate and promote:
Candidates should have a clear understanding of the role of regulation and public policy in the communications sector, with a strong interest in how it will develop over time. Candidates should also have an appetite for working on challenging issues, with an ambition to shape and influence Ofcom's key decisions.
In terms of specific skills and experience we are looking for: