Industry Engagement Manager

Recruiter
Arqiva
Location
Winchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 May 2019
Closes
28 May 2019
Ref
1151955000
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Industry Engagement Manager
Winchester, Hampshire
Up to £80,000 + 20% Bonus

Support the delivery of innovative networking solutions as an Industry Engagement Manager with Arqiva, a global Leader in Communications Infrastructure.

As the Industry Engagement Manager, you will deliver and apply technical, industry and regulatory expertise to the development of technology, products and services to support the role out of our leading IOT solution within the Energy sector.

The Role

As 'the face of Arqiva' into the industry, you will demonstrate a deep technical understanding of the Smart metering solution within the UK and be able to confidently explain its functionality and benefits to senior stakeholders, as well as at industry facing forums and sessions.

By maintaining regular face to face sessions with both DCC and Energy suppliers, your role will be pivotal in ensuring Arqiva is doing everything possible to support the industry roll out plans.

With a mindset focused on Continuous Improvement and associated projects, ensuring and improving the customer journey will be central to your position and function - this focus will be applied simultaneously within Arqiva and the industry itself to drive initiatives forwards.

Leading from the front, you will also:

- Provide specialist technical expertise and advice throughout the project lifecycle from conceptual design to implementation and operations
- Specify network/system requirements and develop solutions to meet or exceed expectations
- Provide thought leadership as a subject matter expert to define and lead the future development of products, services and technology
- Analyse and solve unique, complex problems with the potential for high impact on business activity
- Engage in and with industry bodies to provide technical consultancy, influence technical standards and policies and ensure business compliance
- Define, publish and promote technical standards and best practices within area of specialism to meet the needs of the business and our customers
- Engage with technical experts within key stakeholders, building collaborative partnerships and understanding their technology roadmap
- Anticipate technology and regulatory changes and recommend action to exploit opportunities and mitigate risks

About You

To be successful in your application for the position of Industry Engagement Manager at Arqiva, you must have a deep and up to date technical understanding of complex metering technology and solutions.

Namely, you will be able to showcase and evidence skills and experience in the following areas:

- Significant experience of technical and operational management, ideally within the Smart energy industry
- Proven abilities within and evidence of anticipating emerging technology opportunities and threats, aligning and shaping them to internal capabilities and technical strategy, meeting potential and future customer needs
- Expertise in one or more areas of relevant technologies, bringing industry based gravitas to your role
- Demonstrable experience and evidence of research and innovation to exploit emerging technology and market opportunities to create business opportunities and meet customer needs
- Clear strengths in developing technical strategy, driving innovation and continuous improvement
- Evaluation and setting of quality standards within legal and statutory requirements
- Clear and effective communication and presentation skills relating to the creation of concise proposals relating to complex matters to engage a wide-reaching audience

In addition, you will have been involved with and led on identifying, analysing and specifying design and development requirements, products, processes, systems and services sourced internally and tendered from third party suppliers.

At Arqiva, our vision is to be central to every vital connection in a world which depends on a continuous stream of information. Always. At the forefront of communications infrastructure and media services, we're the people who make connections happen in the digital world. Our values are about being ingenious, straightforward and collaborative, clearly and simply, to enable us to go that extra mile for our customers.

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Additional Keywords: Industry Engagement Lead, Strategic Insight & Engagement Manager, Project Engagement Manager, Sector Engagement Manager, Engagement Manager, Stakeholder Engagement & Implementation Manager, or Implementation Manager.

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