Programme Director - 5G Testbeds and Trial Programme

Civil Service
London (Greater)
Circa £100,000 per annum
18 May 2017
22 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Programme Director will be responsible for driving the delivery of project outcomes.  Mobilise and manage the 5G Testbeds and Trials Programme - with a team of up to 40 people. Be the UK’s ‘champion’ for stimulating the development of 5G capabilities across a wide range of industry sectors

To be successful you will need to have the drive and passion to instil enthusiasm in others as an advocate for innovative technology.

In addition, you must be able to also demonstrate your capability and potential against the following criteria:

  • A proven track record of operating successfully as a senior leader, involving external engagement at senior levels, including at Board-level and with CEOs, across a range of organisations, including industry
  • Extensive experience of providing visible leadership to support long term delivery programmes, with a proven ability to develop a motivated, engaged and high performing team and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to persuade and support organisations to make a robust business case for investing in the development of new products and services
  • A proven track record of managing multi-faceted projects and programmes within a complex stakeholder environment delivering transformational change

Whilst not essential, it would be helpful for candidates to be able to demonstrate:

  • A deep understanding of the wider mobile telecoms landscape
  • A strong track record of operating credibly in the sector, with the vision to exploit emerging opportunities offered by the delivery of mobile services across vertical industry sectors