GSMA – Our Organisation
The GSMA is the operator-led trade body for the global mobile industry. Our membership includes more than 800 network operators that provide mobile communications services across more than 213 countries to over 3 billion consumers (85% of the world’s digital mobile market).
In addition, the GSMA also embraces more than 200 major vendors, partners and suppliers to the industry as Associate Members. These include many of the world’s leading mobile brands, from Ericsson, Nokia, LG and Huawei to major content and internet companies. Furthermore, we are established as a major inter-industry resource, partnering with those sectors seeking to leverage mobile to reach their strategic goals, for example financial services. Finally, we engage with a wide range of governments, & regulators, NGO’s, for example The World Bank or UN and philanthropic organisations such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
We are a not for profit organisation but entrepreneurial in culture, forming in the region of three new ventures per annum. Our primary funding is driven through our membership and through the services we provide to the mobile value chain. Notably, we own and organise the world’s largest mobile communications event, Mobile World Congress, which is attended by approximately 90,000 of the industries leading decision makers and encompasses over 2000 technology, content and services exhibitors.
Our people include some of the best talent from around the world focusing on developing industry initiatives. We are a truly international organisation with over 600 employees located in offices throughout the world, including London, Atlanta, Barcelona, Brussels, and Hong Kong.
Please visit www.gsma.com for a wealth of further information.
GSMA – Finance
GSMA is a complex, diverse and global organisation. The delivery of best in class finance is critical to the performance and growth of the organisation. The finance team is tightly integrated into the organisation, highly respected and utilized in a range of operational and strategic roles.
GSMA – The Role
This role is a member of the Finance Business Partnering Team with a dotted line to support the Chief Technology Officer, although could support any function within the organisation.
This person will be key to the delivery of the financial business plan linked to operational objectives through the provision of strategic support, performance analysis, management reporting, budgeting and forecasting, identification of risks and opportunities and scenario analysis.
Focus on three Key Technology based programmes and Departmental staffing & other costs totaling circ. £23m.
Criteria for Selection