Technology Specialist (Spectrum/Radio Expert)

Federations & Major Events
Doha , Qatar
Full Time
Competitive
20 / 05

FIFA and the Qatar LOC has created a Joint Venture, which is responsible for the operational delivery of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM.

The Technology Specialist (Spectrum/Radio Expert) is responsible for all operations related deliverables of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 LLC for Private Mobile Radio (PMR) Spectrum Management Services, and Satellite backup. Coordinating, scoping, planning, sign-off, operation and dismantling for these services in the event.

Full description

Key responsibilities:

Ensure all aspects of Private Mobile Radio (PMR) and Spectrum Management Services are implemented according to FIFA requirements, including, but not limited to:

Spectrum

  • Identify the Spectrum service needs with all Functional Areas.
  • Work closely with the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) and the Qatar Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) to identify and plan all frequencies to be reserved or use by FWC 2022 client groups during the tournament.
  • Manage spectrum governance with the key partners, the main stakeholders and with the Qatar Governments Communications Regulatory Authority.
  • Coordinate the implementation of the frequency plan for all these services requiring temporary frequency allocation, define the frequency provision procedure and the management of requests with Regulator and structure the organisation and management control of radio equipment and monitoring on all tournament sites.
  • Ensure that all necessary infrastructure, services and spaces required for the delivery and support of spectrum services as per FIFA requirements, are understood and effectively communicated into the venue planning process.
  • Plan and coordinate the implementation of the Test & Tag and Incident Management processes.
  • Support the development of the IT readiness program.

PMR

  • Ensure services are delivered at agreed service levels in line with FWC 2022 operational support model Identify needs for PMRs, work closely with Q22 and FIFA Venue Management staff to plan the Fleet Map and validate it with all the Functional Areas.
  • Ensure that all necessary infrastructure, services and spaces required for the delivery and support of radio services as per FIFA requirements, are understood and effectively communicated into the venue planning process.
  • Define with all partners, responsibilities, and any other operational process.
  • Put in place the means of controlling commitments in terms of service levels, so as to organise problem-solving operations but also to facilitate any discussion with stakeholders.
  • Support the development of the IT readiness program.
  • Report progress, issues and risks related to IT projects and operations, according to IT governance Support the smooth termination of the sites and hand-over to Host Country.
  • Any other duties that may be required.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A minimum experience of 8-10 years in Radio and Spectrum Services.
  • University degree or similar higher education, in Radio Communications, or Spectrum management.
  • Experience in international sports / event management.
  • Good knowledge of TETRA systems, Fleet Map planning and Spectrum management.
  • Strong Project Management skills, with experience in leading large scale complex projects.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good analytical skills and problem solving skills.
  • Experience or knowledge of local culture is advantage.
  • Fluency in English is essential. Fluency in Arabic is an asset.
  • Team Player, willing to work to tight timelines.
  • Positive attitude, patience and persistence.


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