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The position plays an important role in supporting the Chief Executive and the team. The role is for a period of fixed term of nine months which will be a particularly important time as it will potentially include the period during which a new Chair will join Ofcom. 
Job Level
Associate
Position Type
Full Time - Fixed Term
Location
UK-London
Closing Date
05/12/2021
Working closely with other members of the Online Technology Team and wider Technology Group and Ofcom team, this role is responsible for working across various regulatory regimes. This includes but is not limited to: - Video Sharing Platforms (VSP) Regulation - Online Safety Regulation The successful candidate will demonstrate technical insights, help develop and implement guidance on, the monitoring of online technological developments, research, standards, systems and processes, so that Ofcom’s regulation of online service providers is effective, appropriate and measurable. The role will primarily be assigned to particular technical specialism areas based on candidate experience but will provide assistance across other areas as required with a natural enthusiasm to learn about new challenges and emerging tech.
Job Level
Associate
Position Type
Full or Part Time – Permanent (including flexible working arrangements)
Location
UK-London, Edinburgh and Manchester
Closing Date
24/12/2021
- The PMO Analyst the PMO Manager with the Demand Management process for ICT projects, to ensure that the agreed ICT projects align with the Ofcom strategy and business priorities. - They will provide support to monitor the status of a set of projects withing the portfolio, including monitoring milestones, resource, budget and tracking of actuals against plans.   - They will monitor compliance of project delivery process against the agreed processes, ensuring that the project delivery team understand what is required for their projects to be delivered in line with Ofcom processes. - PMO will support project managers within the ICT project team with tasks such as arranging project meetings and workshops, taking and following up on actions, providing project communications and other workstream or tracking activities as needed. - The PMO will ensure that the project delivery process is understood by the wider ICT team and will help to provide the tools and templates required to support the delivery process.
Job Level
Associate
Position Type
Full or Part Time – Permanent (including flexible working arrangements)
Location
UK-London, Edinburgh and Manchester
Closing Date
04/01/2022
- The PMO Analyst the PMO Manager with the Demand Management process for ICT projects, to ensure that the agreed ICT projects align with the Ofcom strategy and business priorities. - They will provide support to monitor the status of a set of projects withing the portfolio, including monitoring milestones, resource, budget and tracking of actuals against plans.   - They will monitor compliance of project delivery process against the agreed processes, ensuring that the project delivery team understand what is required for their projects to be delivered in line with Ofcom processes. - PMO will support project managers within the ICT project team with tasks such as arranging project meetings and workshops, taking and following up on actions, providing project communications and other workstream or tracking activities as needed. - The PMO will ensure that the project delivery process is understood by the wider ICT team and will help to provide the tools and templates required to support the delivery process.
Job Level
Associate
Position Type
Full or Part Time – Permanent (including flexible working arrangements)
Location
UK-London, Edinburgh and Manchester
Closing Date
07/12/2021
As Principal Spectrum Engineer, your technical skills will help enable new and innovative wireless services. You will lead a variety of projects to analyse current and future use of the wireless spectrum which will underpin our spectrum policy and management decisions.
Job Level
Principal
Position Type
Full or Part Time – Permanent (including flexible working arrangements)
Location
UK-London
Closing Date
03/01/2022
Ofcom’s ICT has implemented a partnering strategy to deliver its services by outsourcing a number of activities, specifically around the technical support and operations. Ofcom retains the overall management and accountability for Ofcom ICT services and works collaboratively with its partners to deliver as a single ICT team to the Ofcom business.      The outsourcing strategy is driven by value for money, skills and know-how to deliver excellent user experience and maintain high levels of customer satisfaction.     This role sits within the ICT Programme Delivery team who are responsible for:    - Delivery of Programmes and Projects  - Administration of Programme delivery  - Progress, pipeline and demand management of all ICT projects
Job Level
Principal
Position Type
Full or Part Time – Permanent (including flexible working arrangements)
Location
UK-London, Edinburgh and Manchester
Closing Date
09/12/2021
Ofcom’s ICT has implemented a partnering strategy to deliver its services by outsourcing a number of activities, specifically around the technical support and operations. Ofcom retains the overall management and accountability for Ofcom ICT services and works collaboratively with its partners to deliver as a single ICT team to the Ofcom business.      The outsourcing strategy is driven by value for money, skills and know-how to deliver excellent user experience and maintain high levels of customer satisfaction.     This role sits within the ICT Programme Delivery team who are responsible for:    - Delivery of Programmes and Projects  - Administration of Programme delivery  - Progress, pipeline and demand management of all ICT projects
Job Level
Senior Associate
Position Type
Full or Part Time – Permanent (including flexible working arrangements)
Location
UK-London, Edinburgh and Manchester
Closing Date
09/12/2021
We are looking for an experienced policy or public affairs professional to help lead and shape our engagement on broadcasting. This is a really exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of media policy at a time of significant change across the sector. The role will cover Ofcom’s content standards and broadcasting policy work, including the BBC and the other Public Service Media providers, and directly manage relationships with key stakeholders in Government and Parliament. You will work collaboratively with colleagues throughout Ofcom to shape, deliver and present our work effectively. You will have experience of working in or closely with Government, have an understanding of shaping and communicating policy and be accomplished at building strong collaborative relationships quickly. We are a team which embraces flexible working. We welcome applications from job sharers and part-time workers.
Job Level
Senior Associate
Position Type
Full or Part Time – Permanent (including flexible working arrangements)
Location
UK-London, Manchester , Edinburgh, Cardiff or Belfast
Closing Date
19/12/2021
We are looking for an experienced policy or public affairs professional to join our team. In this exciting new role you  will be responsible for leading the Public Policy team’s work on the DRCF. You will be directly involved in the DRCF Secretariat, leading on strategic workstreams within the Secretariat. These include developing DRCF views on how cooperation between digital regulators can be improved and planning future DRCF areas of work. In this role, you will work across the DRCF members and liaise with Government and Parliament. This role will require a forward leaning person to engage quickly with a range of complex digital issues at the interfaces between the DRCF members respective roles for digital regulation, such algorithmic processing, and the design of user interfaces. You will have experience of working in, or closely with, Government or regulators with digital responsibilities, have an understanding of shaping and communicating policy, and be accomplished at building strong collaborative relationships quickly. We are a team which embraces flexible working. We welcome applications from job sharers and part-time workers.
Job Level
Senior Associate
Position Type
Full or Part Time – Permanent (including flexible working arrangements)
Location
UK-London, Manchester , Edinburgh, Cardiff or Belfast
Closing Date
19/12/2021
The focus of this role is to establish & assess compliance to architecture & design ‘best practice’ guidance for telecommunications network infrastructure & service providers. A mix of pro-active and re-active (incident) assessment will require a fairly broad technical understanding across: fixed, mobile, voice/VoIP/IMS, and IP/MPLS/transport networks & services. The role includes keeping up to date with new technology evolution & real implementations to update guidance for communications providers and assess whether they have built their networks & services in a robust, reliable, and secure way.
Job Level
Senior Associate
Position Type
Full or Part Time – Permanent (including flexible working arrangements)
Location
UK-London or Manchester
Closing Date
31/01/2022
You will be part of a small team of Cyber security and technical architecture colleagues and will work on technologies that protect the organization from Cyber threats.   You will work within the SOC (Security Operations Centre)  
Job Level
Administrative
Position Type
Full or Part Time – Permanent (including flexible working arrangements)
Location
UK-London
Closing Date
02/12/2021
In your role as Public Policy Associate, you will be involved in thinking about the future of digital regulation in Ofcom and in Ofcom’s work with the members of the DRCF on digital matters. You will support the broad range of Ofcom’s work with UK Government and Parliament and the DRCF, ensuring timely and coordinated engagement with policy makers. Working with internal Ofcom teams and the DRCF, you will manage the production of compelling, high-quality briefings and written materials for a range of internal audiences, including senior management. You will also play a leading role in managing Ofcom’s relationship with Parliament by monitoring Parliamentary business, organising Parliamentary events and engaging directly with MPs, Peers and their offices.
Job Level
Associate
Position Type
Full or Part Time – Permanent (including flexible working arrangements)
Location
UK-London, Manchester , Edinburgh, Cardiff or Belfast
Closing Date
19/12/2021
The People Operations Associate supports the People Operations Manager to drive a high-quality experience for colleagues across all the operational aspects of the employee lifecycle. They are responsible for the processing of high touch processes such as Onboarding / Offboarding, Workplace adjustments, Conflicts of interest, Security clearances and Annual Leave annual cycle. The post-holder has a data quality role in ensuring payment accuracy and legal compliance as part of Payroll processing. They also play a key role in supporting the colleague through providing day-to-day query resolution.
Job Level
Associate
Position Type
Full Time - Fixed Term
Location
UK-London
Closing Date
05/12/2021
  We are improving Ofcom’s corporate planning, prioritisation and performance management process.     Specifically, we want to make our approach to planning, budgeting and re-prioritisation more strategic; improve our approach to management  reporting; and ensure that the decisions we take about where to deploy our   resources are informed by the broader market context.   In order to achieve these goals, we are expanding the corporate strategy function within the Strategy and Policy team and recruiting a dedicated corporate planning manager. This is an exciting opportunity to make real changes to the way in which Ofcom goes about planning, budgeting and reporting on priorities and offers the opportunity to make a real difference to how the organisation is run.   We are looking for a candidate with a combination of strong planning skills and excellent strategic thinking and analytical skills. The successful candidate will report to the Head of Corporate Strategy but will also work closely   with colleagues in the Finance team.  
Job Level
Senior Associate
Position Type
Full or Part Time – Permanent (including flexible working arrangements)
Location
UK-Multiple Locations - Across our regional offices
Closing Date
01/12/2021
The Senior Spectrum Engineer role is an exciting mix of in-depth technical study combined with wider engagement at policy level where your understanding of underlying systems will help ensure a solid basis for new and existing wireless services. The role requires creativity and insight to develop solutions to different scenarios across a wide range of radio communication technologies such as mobile, fixed and satellite. You will work with colleagues throughout the organisation as well as stakeholders across the communications sector.   Through various projects you will develop technical advice on wireless technology and intersystem coexistence; interpret what this means for UK spectrum management; and recommend how Ofcom can best balance the interests of stakeholders and consumers through its policy work. Studies can include, for example, performing detailed simulation analysis, researching technical characteristics for emerging wireless technologies, or supporting measurement and trials work. You will also have the opportunity to represent Ofcom and the UK in national and international technical standards bodies. You will contribute to development of related regulatory policy and your specialist knowledge will be complemented by the ability to translate complex topics to non-technical audiences.
Job Level
Senior Associate
Position Type
Full Time - Permanent (including flexible working arrangements)
Location
UK-London
Closing Date
31/12/2021
The Data Solutions Architect works closely with ICT and the Data Innovation Hub. You will architect, design, implement and oversee the operations of data solutions that empower data professionals to efficiently and effectively deliver their work. Candidates will exhibit critical thinking skills, the ability to synthesize complex problems, and have relevant skills and experience for enabling the transformation of data to create solutions that add value to a myriad of business requirements. You must have a deep understanding of the full data lifecycle and the role that high-quality data plays across applications, machine learning, business analytics, and reporting. You will lead the design and development of solution architectures in response to business requirements. This includes identifying and evaluating alternative architectures, their trade-offs in cost, performance and scalability. And ensuring that the relevant technical strategies, policies, standards and practices (including security) are applied correctly. The end to end solution will be fit for purpose – i.e. meet the needs of business, the agreed requirements, and support the strategic direction of Ofcom. Work with IT teams, business analysts and data analytics teams to understand data consumers’ needs and develop solutions. By maintaining your knowledge of emerging trends in data usage, tools and analysis techniques you will support our on-going development activities and continually promote data innovation as a means to achieve the business outcomes for specific Groups, and Ofcom. You will need to be self-motivated, an effective communicator and have a collaborative delivery approach. You will work in a collaborative cross-functional environment and interact with the full spectrum of colleagues (data engineers, data analysts, data scientists, operational support and policy makers), and you will need to inform and influence senior managers.
Job Level
Senior Associate
Position Type
Full or Part Time – Permanent (including flexible working arrangements)
Location
UK-London, Edinburgh and Manchester
Closing Date
12/11/2021
Working closely with other members of the Network Security team, this role is responsible for working across the various cyber security regulatory regimes implemented by the team. This includes:   - Telecoms sector (Telecoms Security Bill) - Digital Infrastructure industry (Network and Information Systems Regulations - NIS) - TBEST – Ofcom led penetration tests being carried out across telecoms and NIS companies.   The successful candidate will demonstrate technical insights, help develop and implement guidance on, the monitoring of network topology, security, operations and processes, so that Ofcom’s security regulation is effective, appropriate and measurable.   The role will primarily be assigned to one of these regimes based on candidate experience but will provide assistance across other areas as required.
Job Level
Senior Associate
Position Type
Full or Part Time – Permanent (including flexible working arrangements)
Location
UK-London or Manchester
Closing Date
17/12/2021