Position: Regulatory Manager
Salary: GBP44800 - GBP67200 per annum + annual bonus
Ref: 522934_1579774942
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 23/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Reading, Berkshire

Salary: £44,800 - £67,200 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time, 37 Hours |Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

Our in-house SSE Legal function operates across the SSE Group to ensure business actions and behaviours are aligned to business priorities, are legally sound, and reinforce a culture of integrity, quality, responsibility and ethical behaviour. We identify and rationalise legal risk, providing advice on both regulatory and statutory obligations, all whilst helping the business to achieve their strategic goals.

What is the Role?

Responsible for maintaining SSE Enterprise Telecoms (SSET) relationship with its regulator Ofcom and other government departs including DCMS, CPNI, ICO etc.; managing SSETs responses to; new regulatory policy; Ofcom consultations; Business Connectivity Market Reviews (BCMR); Sections 135 responses; lobbying on behalf of SSET; and managing the provision of regulatory advice; and contributing to the strategic direction of SSETs businesses. In addition, to be the SSET representative to UKCTA and to provide coaching and development, support and advice as required.

Responsible for all interfaces and issues related to the Ofcom and government regulatory requirements of SSETs interests in the UK and if required how they relate to the EU. Key Accountabilities include:

  • Produce briefings and advice to the SSET Board and Leadership Team as required
  • Delegated representative of SSET to Ofcom, UKCTA and interface to other government departments
  • Delegated representative of SSET on appropriate forums including Ofcom (pricing, commercial and operational forums), government lobby groups and for other related interests
  • Strategic understanding of Telecoms industry and impact on SSETs interests
  • Accountable for Ofcom, UKCTA relationships and decision making
  • In consultation with SSET Leadership Team, set regulatory objectives and strategy
  • Ensure timely responses and submissions for consultations, BCMR, S135s and demands for information from Ofcom and other regulatory or government bodies.
  • Act as a mentor and coach to others

What do I need?

The ideal candidate will have experience in a Telecoms regulation or comparable role; having spent some of this time working in a management role also.

The successful candidate will ideally be degree qualified in either economics, finance, business, engineering or law or with relevant experience or further training. You should have excellent communications skills as well as competent presentation skills. You will be a strategic thinker; be able to use your own initiative; have experience of lobbying and representation on forums. The Regulation Manager will have fundamental legal understanding of field, particularly as applied to telecoms industry regulation.

Specific knowledge of Ofcom General Conditions, Funds for Liabilities, Relevant Revenue Returns and Ofcom radio frequency licensing and enforcement implications for failure to comply. Experience of BCMR, S135 and other consultation response preparations and submissions is also essential.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Our Benefits

Were committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with us.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Benefits:

annual bonus