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Field Planning Manager

Viberoptix Ltd is an exciting new telecommunications company incorporated January 2020. We deliver frontline services to fibre network providers across the UK and Ireland.

We are searching for a Field Planning Manager to join our Field Planning team.

You will work in a friendly and progressive environment with opportunities for personal and professional development.

The Role:

You will be responsible for supporting the Senior Field Planning Manager in managing the field planning team, including the Supervisors, ensuring they are aware of job expectations and have adequate tools, equipment and support to perform their job roles. You will mentor the team and plan work activities accordingly, providing technical advice when required.


  • Scheduling and prioritisation of planning work activities
  • Managing the Supervisors and assisting in the management of the field planners and surveyors, ensuring support is provided
  • Leading and mentoring the team, identifying training gaps and ensuring training is provided
  • Provide technical advice when required
  • Work closely with desktop planners, ensuring smooth transition of information and maintaining open communication at all times
  • Progress reporting on planning work activities
  • Ensuring that planning requirements within specified geographic regions are carried out to standard, budget and deadline
  • Creation of efficient and accurate detailed job packs
  • Good understanding of build disciplines – including all accompanying documentation for utility stats, street gazetteer, detailed network plans with work point instructions, CDM, BoM, etc
  • Liaison with any local authority agents and any other third parties
  • Highlight and escalate major design variances to the planning base
  • Flexible approach in dealing with amendments to planned information
  • Ensure accurate completion of all planned submissions and work is completed on time
  • Become proficient to highlight and escalate major design variances
  • Liaising with members of the public and obtaining wayleaves
  • Report on survey results and present findings to clients
  • Streamline processes and ensure team is trained on new information / processes
  • Adherence to health and safety regulations

The Person:

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrable experience of managing / supervising a team
  • The ability to motivate, manage and grow a successful team to deliver the highest possible standards
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships
  • Excellent organisation, communication and leadership skills
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office
  • GIS/Autocad knowledge
  • Full valid driving licence

What we can offer you

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Extensive training and development
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Experience in a forward thinking and progressive company, with an ambition to develop our people
  • Employee initiatives
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme

You can apply via the links below, or if you want to find out more about this job role you can
email or call 02887658123

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