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Senior Planning Manager (FTTH/FTTP)

  • Location

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Telecoms

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Drew Derry

  • Job ref:

    39629DD_1575459256

  • Published:

    4 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-01-03

  • Start date:

    04/12/2019

  • Consultant:

    Drew Derry

Senior Planning Manager (FTTH/FTTP)
Location: Cambridge
Salary: £40,000/£45,000 + Vehicle Allowance + Benefits

As a Senior Planner you will be expected to provide instruction and leadership to Planning Team Leads in various areas/regions and for all clients as well as providing technical information and quality expectations for the work they produce.
Based in the Head Office in Cambridge, you may also be actively involved in the survey and design process for clients such as CityFibre, Community Fibre, Virgin Media and/or BT amongst others. This will depend on workload of the different offices and their individual workloads.

Reporting to the Planning Manager, your duties will include:
*Creating and/or developing regular reporting methods for the Planning Team Leads.
*Daily reporting to the Planning Manager on progress in design quality and quantity for all clients across all offices.
*Develop and maintain a high level of understanding of all technical and client driven network design and delivery expectations for the work being carried out by all resource.
*Close liaison with the Quality Controller to ensure all clients expectations are achievable and properly instructed to the Planning Team Leads and then onto the Surveyors/Planners and that quality expectations are achieved.
*Close liaison with the H&S Manager to ensure all clients expectations are achievable and properly instructed to the Planning Team Leads and then onto the Surveyors/Planners and that H&S expectations are achieved.
*Close liaison with the GIS Developer to understand where design efficiencies can be achieved an rolled out across the respective planning teams. All developments to be discussed and agreed with the Planning Manager.
*Close liaison with the SIMS application controller to ensure that all design projects are included in it and to seek ways to improve the communication process within SIMS.
*Close liaison with the Design Delivery Manager to understand and agree deliverable targets for each client based on the resource available for each client in each region.
*Be the primary point of contact for the client's management team regarding all matters concerning design quality and quantity of submissions.
*To support the Planning Team Leads in their interaction with the client delivery teams for their region including attending the regional offices as and when needed.
*Attend regular conference calls for updates on progress. This may also include conference calls with the client.
*Investigate methods to streamline or improve the survey & design process or deliverable to maintain and improve client expectations, production run rates or deliverable quality and discuss any suggestions with the Planning Manager for approval.
*Work closely with the Project Co-ordinator on a weekly basis to align delivery expectations and work schedules for the survey and planning resource and produce a forecast of design production based on the resource availability.


If you are interested in this role, can recommend anyone, or require further information please do not hesitate to contact Drew Derry on 01932 83 7792 or via email on