ACMA is Seeking to Employ Cabling Professionals

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The BICSI office was recently approached by the ACMA, seeking assistance in securing people from both the telecommunications and radiocommunications industries to work as Regulatory Analysts and Compliance Analysts in the Technical Regulation and Carrier Infrastructure Section, located in its Melbourne office.

Working for Australia’s communications and media regulator would be an excellent opportunity for industry experts to contribute to the direction of the telecommunications industry into dealing with technological advancements in a structured manner that benefits the industry and community at-large.

Regulatory Analysts are sought to work in the ACMA’s Technical Regulation and Carrier Infrastructure Section to work on the regulation of devices and transmitters, customer cabling, telecommunications carrier licensing and submarine cables.

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Project management of statutory processes or regulatory development processes;
  • Management of the ACMA’s relationship with customer cabling registrars;
  • Maintenance of international mutual recognition arrangements for technical accreditation; and
  • Development of new regulatory frameworks following the expected passage of legislation.

Compliance Analysts to work in the ACMA’s Monitoring and Compliance Section to manage the risk of spectrum interference and other harms to the Australian community through radiofrequency; spectrum monitoring, diagnosis and analysis, investigation, other compliance and enforcement activities; and education programs.

Ideal candidates for all roles are expected to be able to:

  • communicate effectively to influence positive behaviour and increase awareness of compliance and legislative requirements;
  • apply legislation in a complex regulatory environment and determine appropriate actions;
  • identify risks and opportunities for improvement;
  • organise and adapt work practices to achieve outcomes within agreed timelines;
  • thrive within a team environment and contribute to the achievement of results through being agile, curious and solutions focused; and
  • negotiate, communicate, and build relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders in the community and industry in a complex, dynamic regulatory environment.

If you consider your skills and abilities match the requirements of the roles and this sounds like the opportunity you are looking for, the ACMA would like to hear from you.

The ACMA’s online careers portal will guide interested parties through the application and submission process.

Your application will need to include:

  • your resume;
  • the contact details of two referees; and
  • a ‘one-page pitch’ telling us how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications make you the best person for the job.

If you’d like more on these positions, please contact the BICSI South Pacific via phone or email and we will refer your inquiry to the ACMA’s Technical Regulation and Carrier Infrastructure Section.