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    Title(Senior) Manager, Spectrum Management and Development Americas
    Job code7833
    Job posted on13/08/2019
    CountryUnited States
    Contract typePermanent
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    About us: It’s a great time to be part of the SES team

    We are the world’s leading satellite operator with over 70 satellites in two different orbits, Geostationary Orbit (GEO) and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO). We provide a diverse range of customers with global video distribution and data connectivity services through two business units: SES Video and SES Networks. Our global team works collaboratively to make a significant, and often life-changing difference in the world. As part of our team, you will play an integral part in delivering on our vision. At SES, we connect and enable broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers, and enrich the lives of billions of people worldwide.

    (Senior) Manager, Spectrum Management and Development Americas
    United States - Washington, District of Columbia


    Your Job

    The incumbent is responsible in the development and protection of spectrum assets (NGSO and GSO) for specific SES projects including preparation and leading of coordination meetings; achieving specific SES objectives in ITU and regional/national meetings, orbital assignments issues and licensing proceedings; identifying new orbital slots and spectrum for expansion capability; and serving as Spectrum lead on certain satellite development and/or construction programs, etc.


    Your Responsibilities

    Influence ITU spectrum allocations and satellite coordination procedures

    Advocate SES positions in ITU and Regional meetings to identify and secure new spectrum as well as to protect existing spectrum; prepare input documents to support these objectives. These positions need to be coordinated with other entities of the group, the relevant national regulators and other operators in the REGION

    Develop and maintain relationships with other regulators and representatives of other companies engaged in ITU work

    In collaboration with SDM and Regulatory teams, prepare the required input papers

    Participate in the relevant national meetings

    Obtain spectrum at existing/new orbital slots

    Manage the filing activity through regional administration. Supervise the checking of the ITU IFIC for any satellite system that might cause interference into Luxembourg satellite networks

    Identify candidate new orbital slots for spectrum expansion capabilities

    Acquire new spectrum through preparation of complex ITU filings that provide an envelope of technical parameters to support company’s business development efforts

    Coordinate SES satellite networks (GSO and NGSO) with those of other companies to support SES’s current and future business plans

    Identify improvements to Spectrum processes where needed and pursue those changes within the team

    Proactively interface with other SES departments and team members within the Company to ensure spectrum activities (coordination, ITU filings, applications, etc) are consistent with overall company objectives

    Support Business Development, Sales & Fleet Development activities

    Prepare detailed due diligence of SES or other companies’ spectrum assets

    Support the development of orbital slots including satellite design within specific regions as requested

    Translate spectrum availability and constraints into satellite designs and sales engineering guidelines

    Evaluate possible ways forward to solve complex spectrum issues and identify best option for the company

    Serve as Spectrum lead on satellite design teams as assigned; lead analysis of spectrum rights, define strategy to solidify those rights, and determine what is reasonable for the company to invest in

    Play key role in SES licensing and rulemaking activities

    Support Legal on regulatory and licensing matters related to landing rights, registrations applications and associated satellite-related rulemaking


    Your Competencies

    Thorough understanding of the satellite regulatory environment and the ITU procedures

    Thorough knowledge and understanding of domestic and international regulatory processes and structure

    Strong knowledge and understanding of satellite industry, markets and services

    Collaborative individual able to build relationships across all levels and functions of the organization and effectively build positions and manage conflicts

    Execution orientation with the ability to deliver results despite a complex business environment

    Very good communicator able to produce and present positions in an inspiring manner to a variety of internal and external senior audiences

    Fluency in English; the knowledge of other languages of the defined region is considered an additional asset

    Excellent project management, diplomatic and interpersonal skills

    Strong negotiation and lobbying skills

    Demonstrated cultural sensitivity. Cultural sensitivity needed for dealings with people from many countries.


    Your Qualifications

    Hold an internationally recognised engineering qualification (e.g. electronics, radio-frequency or equivalent)

    Minimum of 7 years to 10 years of experience in a relevant engineering environment, including minimum 4 years of frequency coordination and spectrum management front-end involvement

    Understanding of satellite technologies and applications

    Knowledge of the ITU Radio Regulations, National Regulations and the ITU WRC/Study Group processes

    Fluency in English; the knowledge of other languages of the REGION is considered an additional asset

    Willingness to travel a significant portion of the time, approximately 30%


    Other Key Requirements / EXPECTED RESULTS / Comments

    Spectrum assets secured allowing SES EMEA/CIS Segment business to expand

    Identification of new orbital slots and spectrum as a basis for investment decisions on business expansion for new satellites and new orbital locations

    Protection of satellites resources from possible encroachment of other services, i.e. terrestrial

    SES business interests preserved and protected Region and ITU work


    What’s in it for you?

    In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer you a truly global opportunity in an exciting industry and all the support you’ll need for both your professional and personal development. But most of all, we offer a truly unique opportunity to play your part in making a difference for those who need it most. We strive to uphold honesty, transparency and courage in everything we do. We’re proud to belong to the SES team and collaborate towards success.


    Good to know

    SES and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. In conformity with U.S. Government technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and/or other applicable U.S. law, regulation or other requirements imposed by the U.S. Government, certain positions may require U.S. Citizenship, status as a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. or a “protected individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligibility to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

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