|Recruiter:||The Competition and Markets Authority|
|Listed on:||23rd December 2021|
|Location:||London, Manchester or Edinburgh|
|Salary/Rate:||£91,754 - £105,000|
|Salary Notes:||plus benefits|
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The Director, Digital Markets Unit leads and contributes to the delivery of the CMA's work to build and establish the new Digital Markets Unit within the CMA. The role offers substantial opportunities to influence the shape of future regulation of digital markets - arguably one of the biggest policy challenges facing Government and regulators across the world.
The new Digital Markets Unit has been established within the CMA to promote greater competition and innovation in digital markets, to the benefit of consumers. Our work focuses on some of the most important digital markets used by consumers and business in the UK, like online search, social media, app stores and online marketplaces.
The unit is currently operating in shadow form, pending legislation to establish it formally and provide it with new regulatory powers. This role will focus on leading and contributing to work to prepare for the new regime, including building our evidence of digital markets, horizon scanning, working closely with Government on the legislation, operational readiness, communications and engagement with key stakeholders.
As Director DMU, your core accountabilities will include:
Overseeing DMU projects and programmes
In tandem with the other Director, you will take responsibility for a selection of the following:
Wider leadership in the CMA
Managing staff and building capability
Effective communication and close partnership working
We are looking for people with transferable skills and encourage applications from a diverse range of backgrounds. This may include, but is not limited to, people with experience working in digital markets and using data and technology, management and delivery, analytical, research, policy, government, regulatory, economics, or legal experience.
In any event, your track record and experience will evidence your ability to:
If you're passionate about helping to make digital markets work better for the benefit of consumers, please click on the APPLY button for further details about this pivotal role.
Closing date: 11:55pm on Monday, 17th January 2022.
The CMA are an accredited Disability Confident Employer, and we are an equal opportunities employer, welcoming suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds. We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.
During the Covid-19 pandemic period, our staff have been required to work from home to continue delivering our objectives. Since October 2021, the CMA, like many other organisations, moved to a hybrid working model with a mix of office and home working. We believe this supports us to deliver our best work while allowing the flexibility to maintain balanced and healthy lives. Our staff work at least 50% of their time from their office location.