about the roleProvide advice to internal stakeholders on Telecom/ICT Regulatory and corresponding compliance matters within the Region, including, data retention & lawful intercept and telecom license requirements for our services, in co-ordination with relevant team members;
Provide regulatory advise to internal clients on RFPs, customer contracts and other customers' requests;
Provide advice on regulatory requirements of the existing Orange Business Services portfolio in the Region and assess regulations applying to new services;
Advise on and participate in the negotiation of agreements with communication services providers to optimize Orange Business Services operating rights and other interests within the Region;
Maintain all existing licences, engage internal stakeholder to provide required reporting and process approved license changes within the Region;
Proactively monitor Telecom/ICT markets regulations’ developments within the Region; and advocate Orange Business Services’ interests Regulatory authorities and agencies within the Region, including participate in expert forums.
Effectively manage all Telecom/ICT Regulatory authorities and agencies licence compliance requirement, audits, information requests and claims (if any) within the Region, including developing and implementing appropriate risk-mitigation strategies.
Assist as needed in the implementation of the Orange Business Services Compliance programs within the Region, in co-ordination with Compliance and Compliance counsels.
Select, liaise with and manage outside counsels within the Region.
about youMinimum of eight (8) years’ experience within a global or regional telecom services provider and/or international law firm of established reputation, with at least 3 years’ experience on telecoms or other ICT regulatory matters in EU and outside of EU.
In-depth expertise of voice and data electronic communications regulations at least, experience of mobility, IoT, Cybersecurity and/or Cloud environment is an advantage.
Experience in analyzing services with different layers of processing of different types of electronic communications in different technical configurations across different geographies
Experience in interacting with regulatory authorities
Experience in third party-based services provision model
Native or equivalent English speaker, excellent command of written and spoken French and at least one other EU language.
additional informationCounsel will be responsible for all Telecom/ICT Regulatory and corresponding compliance matters in countries both within and outside of EU, allocated based on counsel experience and the needs of the organisation (“Region”). Counsel will also be responsible for providing back-up for other region(s) as allocated.
Counsel will enjoy leadership in the management of all Telecom/ICT Regulatory and corresponding compliance matters within the Region, while aligning closely and interfacing regularly with the other members of the Compliance & Regulatory team as well as the other functions within the region.
Travel within the Region and other international travel may be required on short notice.
Academically expert while business-oriented, pro-active, pragmatic and commercial in outlook,
Excellent communication skills (internally and externally);
Strong leadership skills;
Flexible, open to changes, able to anticipate and quick to adapt to a fast-growing, fast-evolving and challenging environment;
Good team player;
Works well under pressure.
departmentLegal & Regulatory
Orange Business Services manages and integrates the complexity of international communications, freeing our customers to focus on the strategic initiatives that drive their business. Our extensive experience and knowledge in global communication solutions, together with our understanding of multinational business and local support in 166 countries and territories, ensure that our customers receive a consistent, global solution wherever they do business.