The Strategy and Policy team is part of our Strategy and Research group. The group is responsible for setting Ofcom’s strategy and providing an evidence base to ensure our work meets the needs of consumers. We work closely with the other teams and disciplines across Ofcom, helping them to tackle complex policy issues and building our understanding of how the communications market is performing.
The Strategy and Policy team takes a long-term view, helps to identify Ofcom’s priorities and collaborates to help solve complex policy problems. We work on a diverse range of issues across the communications sector. The team works collaboratively with the rest of Ofcom to ensure we have a clear view of positive outcomes for consumers, and how Ofcom's work can support delivery of those outcomes.
The key responsibilities of the team are:
Principals in the Strategy and Policy team can expect to lead a portfolio of projects, working collaboratively with other teams and disciplines across Ofcom. As a member of the Strategy and Policy management team, you will have responsibility for managing and developing junior colleagues.
Our expectations of all principals include:
Your responsibilities may also cover:
We are looking for candidates with an appetite for working on, and taking creative approaches to, challenging issues, with an ambition to shape and influence Ofcom's key decisions. Candidates must show commitment to supporting junior colleagues and playing an active role in the management of the team.
The essential requirements for the role include: