The West Midlands has been selected to become the innovative home to the UK’s first multi-city 5G test bed. The multi million pound trial of new high speed connectivity will pave the way for the future rollout of 5G across the UK, making the region the first in the UK ready to trial new 5G applications and services at scale.
The Urban Connected Communities Project, the next step in the Government’s 5G Testbed and Trials Programme, will develop a large-scale, 5G pilot across the region, with hubs in Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton.
An experienced Managing Director is required to manage this exciting new project; Berwick Partners are recruiting on behalf of the West Midlands Combined Authority.
Recruiter: Berwick Partners
Application deadline: 20th May 2019
Candidate Brief: view pdf here
We are looking to appoint a Managing Director to lead WM5G, embed the strategic agenda and give advice and guidance to the board to ensure that WM5G achieves its mission and objectives. As Managing Director you will ensure that WM5G delivers or exceeds its committed benefits, in line with WM5G’s agreed strategy and funding envelope. This is a highly visible role, regionally and nationally, that will see you leading the WM5G team and partners to deliver a sustainable 5G programme for the West Midlands region through innovative partnerships and recognition of the challenges within the public sector and for its citizens.
Read the full job spec and advert here.