Network Planner

Undisclosed Company
Essex, Colchester
Up to £40000 per annum
Closing date
30 Jun 2021

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Having secured significant private investment, we are now planning a major fibre-to-the home build across rural communities in the East of England, connecting thousands of homes to next generation full fibre infrastructure.

We are looking for individuals with the knowledge, creativity, drive and determination to help the company achieve its goals successfully. This is a dynamic, exciting environment to work within and will provide significant opportunities for the right people, with the right skills, to develop and grow with the company.

To support our growth toward becoming the leading broadband network and services provider in the area, we are looking for talented and experienced Network Planner.

Reporting to the Manager - Bespoke Connections Team, the Network Planner will have direct responsibility for:

The creation of Bespoke designs to enable properties that have been missed from the main build to be connected

Managing the end-to-end processes and systems either with external or internal parties to ensure that designs meet the required objectives

Managing the network planning and design policies to include decision trees on the use of Over Head, Under Ground, Public Infrastructure Access, Own Build etc. and supporting the creation of them

Ensuring that during the planning and design stage companies' objectives are delivered on time in relation to the time, quality and costs of the designs created and the process to create

The creation and validation of the Design either directly or with partners

The creation of the designs using CBL's GIS systems to support the business decisions

The creation and validation of all required outputs to allow for effective network build

Leading the implementation of design best practice through the internal and external organisations

Working with the Manager - Bespoke Connections Team to optimise the process and systems in place and create a culture of continuous improvement within the Bespoke Connections Team

The candidate should have proven experience and capability in the following areas:

  • Degree educated
  • Experience of working in a telecommunications infrastructure build environment and how a design is critical to a successful build
  • Detailed technical appreciation for different network technology i.e. GPON, WDM, fibre, radio etc.
  • Creation of network designs using multiple technologies (P2P, GPON, XGSPON etc.) and using overhead and underground infrastructure
  • Creating design and planning rules and strategic direction for the network
  • Ability to provide designs using CAD and/or GIS systems to a high standard
  • Awareness of BT PIA specifications (desirable)
  • Understanding of Fibre Build methods (desirable)
  • Is able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to manage teams, resources and stake holders effectively
  • Good Communication skills and is able to communicate at all levels
  • Willing to undertake further training to fulfil the requirements of the role
  • Flexible and able to work additional hours in line with business needs

As this is a working from home opportunity it's important that you are able to accommodate home working, this includes suitable space to work from and an internet connection which will support it (minimum download speed of 10Mbps).

On offer is a Salary of £40,000 per year

Interested?? please apply today, send your CV or call Paul on 07515 325444 for an informal chat


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