Director of Digital Markets Regulatory Strategy

London Permanent £140,000 - £150,000 per year
  • Director of Digital Markets Regulatory Strategy with a global consultancy
  • digital markets regulatory policy

About Our Client

Global Consulting Firm

Job Description

I am currently recruiting for a Director of Digital Markets Regulatory Strategy with a global consultancy based in London. You will lead the businesses digital regulations, with a focus on those affecting "Big Tech", social media, platform business models, and other large technology and data-driven businesses. You will lead the identification and prioritisation of regulatory developments that will have the most significant business and operational impact on such non-FS firms and work with our industry experts to develop distinctive strategic insights. The day-to-day activities include:

  • Maintaining an overview of regulatory developments in digital markets in the UK and at supra-national EU level, including through tracking new policy initiatives, identifying the most significant emerging topics and developing expertise in them;
  • Developing a range of written thought leadership material to package and publish your research and insights in an accessible and engaging manner, tailoring the messages to a range of different audiences;
  • Working closely and effectively with the leadership team and senior stakeholders across the EMEA network and beyond, and maintaining a regular dialogue with regulators, policymakers and industry bodies;
  • Presenting analysis and insights to clients and other senior stakeholders in a range of settings including bilateral meetings and webinars;

The Successful Applicant

The suitable candidate will:

  • Ideally have experience in dealing with regulation that affects digital firms at a "Big Tech", a technology firm or a regulator.
  • Knowledge of digital markets, large digital platforms' business and operating models.
  • Demonstrable experience in analysing the strategic implications of the emerging EU/UK cross-sector regulatory landscape on digital markets. Deep technical expertise in at least one specific policy area such as competition, online safety, or information rights.
  • Proven track record in understanding and interpreting policy and regulatory developments, developing hypothesis-driven analysis and leading and contributing to fact-based, impact assessments.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as the ability to process large amounts of information and summarise it for a senior non-specialist audience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the confidence to liaise and build relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • The ability to take a flexible approach to tackle a wide range of tasks including: analytical research; client presentations and report writing, hands-on involvement in the development of products, and broader operational and management activities within the team.
  • Strong people and leadership skills. Ability to build strong relationships with and manage expectations of multiple internal and external stakeholders.

What's on Offer

£130,000 - £150,000 PA DOE lus car allowance, bonus and benefits

Kas Rothwell
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Job summary

Policy, Economics & Regulatory Affairs
Policy, Economics & Regulatory Affairs Subsector
Technology Media & Telecoms
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Consultant name
Kas Rothwell
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