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Department - Strategy

To lead on spectrum and orbital strategy matters for Yahsat’s current and future programmes.

Key Accountabilities

  • Spectrum: Obtain and defend spectrum assets necessary for advancement of Yahsat's business interests
  • Advocacy: Ensure that Yahsat's regulatory interests are appropriately represented within the UAE and internationally
  • Support: Provide support and guidance to commercial, technical and legal teams at Yahsat in matters relating to telecommunication and spectrum compliance

Technical Competencies

  • Frequency Spectrum Management: 

    • Satellite spectrum allocation and associated provisions
    • Limiting threats on future encroachment of other services on satellite spectrum
    • Ensuring possibilities for additional satellite spectrum allocations

  • ITU Regulations and Procedures

    • Thorough understanding and application of the ITU Radio Regulations, Rules of Procedures and associated provisions
    • Built and maintained good relationship with the ITU BR and members of the Radio Regulations Board
    • Thorough understanding on the ITU Study Groups and the WRC working framework

  • Strategic Development Analysis

    • Thorough understanding on Yahsat satellite network filings and capabilities
    • Thorough understanding on available satellites for potential co-operative development
    • Thorough understanding on the status of satellite network filings of potential partners
  • Interference Management

    • Able to manage and inspire department personnel
    • Create an environment that adheres strongly to Yahsat values and professional standards
    • Leads from the front, good role model for subordinates

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 15 years or more focused on developing long-term spectrum and orbital strategy and filing for licenses.

  • Previous experience in satellite communications, satellite designs, ITU Radio Regulations and Recommendations, space law, link budget analysis, system engineering.


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