The person in this role will ensure that technology solutions operates, in the best interest of XYZ , both strategic and tactical opportunities and challenges that are clearly visible to the accountable technology leaders, leading to improvement in time to market and the effectiveness of capex and opex spends by operators. Also support the Head of EP in coordinating delivery, financial, commercial, reporting and administrative aspects across the scope of Technology Solutions. The role has both keep the process rolling, analysis and leadership aspects. And because of the breadth of the role the person will be a key operational and strategic advisor to the Head of EP from the impact of a regulatory policy w.r.t technology solutions and new concepts
Develop and support technology strategy and evolution for all lines of business of EP especially on new areas such as Spectrum Sharing, Pooling, Active Sharing, LAA, LSA, SDL etc
Identify new policy development areas for promoting XYZ products in the Indian market, innovation and ideation of new concepts, market intelligence and partnerships
Actively assist and support GIR in establishing strong credibility and relationships with the Government through technology thought leadership (DoT, WPC, TRAI, Ministry and independent bodies);
Assist GIR on need basis, in the lobby program for the Region, involving multi-level engagements/networking with important positions at DOT, TEC, WPC, TRAI, TDSAT;
Aligning Radio Spectrum deployment and allocations to product portfolio, solutions and roadmap.
Positioning XYZ as a key stakeholder in defining policy framework for industry from products and technology area
Strengthen GIR team with technical support to influence key audiences of regulatory policy for both existing and new regulations and governmental policies.
To ensure regulatory, policy challenges are monitored, analyze each policy area and to provide relevant technical information to GIR and their implications
Drive, promote and align the XYZ solution and product portfolio with market and customers
Organizing workshops and attending events to help set the agenda for spectrum management, security and various other key policy matters with 100% alignment with RINA GIR IP
To work with the internal teams in the development and support of favorable regulatory policies from technology & solution perspective
To attend the technology seminars sponsored by government, industrial and professional regulatory agencies and update the key messages to management
Preparation of various reports & reporting the key issues on ad-hoc basis and response to TRAI, DoT consultation papers
Work with all parts of the business including legal, communications, technical, marketing, strategy and sourcing
Technology Understanding and Expertise:
Cellular/Mobile and Wireless Technologies, Standards, Systems, & Networks, 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G and evolution of Cloud, SDN, NFV
Other Wireless Networks such as Broadband Wireless Access (BWA), Broadcast/Point to Multipoint (P2MP), Point to Point (P2P), IEEE 802.11/Wi-Fi/WLAN
Fixed Wireless Access (FWA), Fixed Broadband Communication (FBC),
Cellular/mobile phones, smartphones and modem architecture, technologies and functions
Radio Technologies and Spectrum Expertise - Cellular/Mobile and Wireless Spectrum, Rules & Regulations
Small Cell Systems architecture, technologies, and functions
Markets & Industry expertise - Cellular/Mobile and Wireless Services & Markets
Regulatory expertise - Cellular/Mobile and Wireless Laws & Regulations, Spectrum Sharing/ Trading, Active Sharing, MVNO, OTT, Cloud, Security, Primary and Secondary Spectrum Market
Professional and Leadership competence:
Multi-faceted experience in technology, cross product domains with an experience in handling technology, technology strategy, standardization, government authorities, regulators, telecom operators and industry bodies
Through understanding of Spectrum
Strong external relations background, particularly with respect to engaging operators, government and the broader industry community in the telecom sector.
Proven capability to build and maintain excellent relationships with governmental authorities, research/ academic institutions, community or industry influencers and other third parties who may have significant influence on public policies,.
Good experience in the areas of government sales, government affairs, business development on new technology domains
Good knowledge of business practices and terminology.
Excellent communication and presentation, interpersonal skills
Team player with an ability to work across functions in a cross cultural environment
Proven experience as an effective public spokesperson, great communicator and advocate; must possess a strong desire and necessary attributes to advance policy positions through high impact external engagement in small and/or large group settings.
Ability to take a holistic and long term perspective on problems
Knowledge of XYZ systems and processes
Integrity and Trust : is and is seen as a direct and truthful individual, can admit mistakes, does not misrepresent for personal gain, command respect with stakeholders
Risk Assessment : ability to rapidly assess the risk on a policy discussion and identify required corrective actions
Commercial Acumen : ability to assess business value against market opportunities
Measurement Oriented : ability and enthusiasm for clearly measuring work processes to track and add value in the business
Action Oriented : good balance of analysis leading to action, able to provide options to enable business to progress in a timely manner
Organizational Agility : ability to liaise widely and build trust and efficient working relationships, and through these relationships deliver business results
Time Management: understands deadlines and has the ability to estimate timelines and schedule own work to achieve objectives on time
Improvement Driven: a creative and optimistic approach to identifying opportunities for improvement, problem solving and driving beneficial change