5G Consultant

BBL Technical Limited
750.00 GBP Daily
07 Jun 2019
22 Jun 2019
Job Type
Contract Type

Our local authority client is working with other Public Sector UK bodies and Private sector partners to lead the development and implementation of the 5G strategy, particularly around Industry 4.0.

Working within a team of consultants, industry leads and project staff; this position will have responsibility for the delivery of a 5G Testbed work stream and to work with other associated programme workstreams in deploying the 5G strategy.

The role will have significant responsibility for steering the commercial aspects of the programme working with a range of partners, technology providers, local and central government bodies, citizens and business end users.

Expected to set workstream strategy, and subsequently deliver to underpinning plans in accordance with government departments and the Programme Board.

To bring telecoms and business sector expertise to the programme strategy, represent the 5G programme for the UK regionally, nationally and internationally; bring commercial knowledge and utilise industry contacts to deliver against success criteria.

Creating detailed plans to deliver the agreed workstreams including business cases, financial reporting, reporting to the board, partner engagement/sponsorship.

To provide roadmaps and action plans to implement the workstream strategies to include test, prove, deliver and scale activity. Amongst others and dependent upon specific workstream focus within the team.

Please note the order(s) is subject to securing funding and arrangements with partners, more than one placement may be made, whilst 5 days is on the order, there may be weeks when less effort is required; if only able to commit 2 days per week, this may also be considered dependent on other factors e.g. funding/partner arrangements. Equally the length of placement will be determined by funding and partnerships, it may be shorter or longer than on the order indicates.

Candidate Selection Criteria:

  • Candidate must demonstrate an understanding of new technologies in the telecommunications industry and how they can be applied across different business sectors. A specific understanding of 5G and new wireless technologies is essential
  • Candidate must have a demonstrable understanding of national strategies including 'Digital Strategy' and the Industrial Strategy'. Able to engage with Senior Executives, Politicians and Civil Servants
  • Candidate must demonstrate significant experience of senior client management within the corporate environment and across partnerships
  • Candidate must be able to present as a 'Thought Leader' in the Digital agenda and telecommunications sector; demonstrating understanding of the impact new technologies have across business sectors (with particular strength in Industry), and for citizens
  • Candidate must demonstrate extensive experience in telecommunications sector at a senior executive level, understanding business models, industry standards, overview of technology and able to understand technical details