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GRA Gibraltar Regulatory Authority

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Describe your sector in a nutshell.

We operate in the regulatory sector.

The GRA has a wide range of responsibilities across various sectors and sets and enforces regulatory rules in accordance with Gibraltar and retained EU legislation. Its remit includes data protection, electronic communications, radiocommunications, postal services, competition, cyber security, higher education and broadcasting.

What are the different career opportunities/jobs available in your sector?

Most employees commence their career with us as a Regulatory Officer under one of our various Regulatory Divisions or as an Administration Officer assisting with general operations such as Administration, HR or Accounts.

What’s interesting/fun about your sector/industry? Why should a young person want to work there?

The GRA is a converged regulator and regulates many different remits. Individuals can learn on the job and can become experts on a specific industry/remit that we regulate.

What skills/qualities do you seek in someone wanting to join your sector?

  • Good writing and oral communication
  • Strong analytical, research and organisational skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Professionalism
  • Strict Confidentiality
  • Regulatory Knowledge
  • Willingness to learn

What is demand looking like in your sector? How do you think this will change in the future?

Regulatory remits assigned to the GRA have been increasing over the years therefore demand for new employees has also been increasing. This trend may continue.

What is the approximate salary range people can earn?

The GRA operates salary scales. Increasing to the next point on the scale is subject to satisfactory performance and this is assessed annually in line with the staff performance reviews.

What career pathways are available for a young person wanting to join your sector? (University and non-university routes)

Employees are provided with training opportunities specific to their job role both in house and externally. External training can range from Degree level to the completing of a Masters degree or other advanced educational pursuits, as long as the training enhances the employee’s expertise in their relevant field of work.

Any advice to a young person wanting to join your sector?

If you are seeking variety, want to make a real and positive difference and are open to learning new skills and developing your technical ability, please follow us on our social media platforms where all our vacancies are advertised.

Even when there are no open positions, we are keen to hear from individuals who are driven and interested in joining the GRA. In such cases, CV’s can be submitted to be considered for any current or future vacancies.

Get in Touch

We encourage young people to reach out to their careers teams in their schools and universities, or engage directly with the industries featured here.