VP/Director of Regulatory Affairs

Falls Church. VA, United States

Full Time

6 months ago

Job description

Job Summary:

An experienced leader who will manage the global regulatory processes required for a new global satellite communications system.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Manage overall company regulatory strategy and implementation process, U.S. and internationally
  • Develop and direct regulatory aspects of spectrum coordination and licensing processes on a global basis to acquire market access and ensure regulatory compliance, and support customers
  • Work closely with Lynk’s engineering team in the development of, and execution of, licensing and spectrum strategies
  • Work closely with engineering team to manage spectrum sharing and constellation licensing studies and analysis in support of corporate strategy
  • Be aware and informed about global regulatory trends, "consultations", and working group activities that are evolving in real-time
  • Be effective in affordably leveraging support personnel on a global basis as required
  • Provide strategic regulatory advice and advocacy support to business development efforts to include new products, new partnerships, and expansion into new countries
  • Provide regulatory advice to managers of emergency services
  • Represent and promote the company positions to national administrations, regulators, legislatures, and regional organizations
  • Travel as required

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of experience with regulatory processes in wireless telecommunications
  • 2+ years of experience with regulatory processes for satellites (e.g., FCC Part 25)
  • Experience working with the FCC and with international regulatory bodies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and proven ability to develop and manage, FCC licensing processes and regulations, and to acquire FCC licenses for satellite companies
  • Ability to learn quickly and thrive in situations where clarity is not well established
  • Ability to manage key contributors on a global basis
  • Good writing, presentation, and communication skills

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • An engineering degree or a Juris Doctor degree
  • Experience with FCC submission processes
  • Knowledge of key players in the mobile wireless industry
  • Understanding of RF spectrum use and policies
  • Thorough knowledge of RF spectrum technology and trends
  • Experience working with international regulatory bodies and authorities
  • Knowledge of space policy principles and understanding of trends
  • General legal and contract management skills
  • Experience implementing market entry strategies in mobile wireless industry


ITAR Requirements

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.



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