Telecoms Project Manager

Location East Kilbride
Discipline: Telecoms & Civil Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £50,000
Contact name: Lee McCormack

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Job ref: IAR356
Published: about 1 year ago

Telecoms Project Manager
Location: East Kilbride
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + Car + Benefits
Start Date: Immediately
Contact: Lee McCormack / / 07377 263 319 (mobile / Whatsapp)

Due to recently being awarded a number of large new contracts across Scotland, our client is currently recruiting for two permanent Telecoms Project Managers.

Our client is a busy and expanding telecoms, utilities and civil engineering company with contracts covering the length and breadth of the UK and Ireland. 

As a Telecoms Project Manager for Scotland, you will have extensive knowledge of planning and running telecoms-based projects within the area of telecoms network infrastructure builds including:

  • Civils works,

  • Poling,

  • PON & Spine build

  • Understanding of the principles of FTTH, FTTP, the matrix relationships with the HA and local authorities.

You will be comfortable in a joined-up approach to projects with your co-managers who deliver THP / homes in line with the clients' agreed on quarterly targets to ensure seamless delivery.

Telecoms Project Manager's responsibilities are as follows:

  • You will be responsible for overseeing all Fibre Projects under the Network Build Structure which includes surveying, build and handover within the client Network Build Projects (Cities, Rural & Last 20%) in multiple locations across the Scottish Central Belt.

  • Programming responsibility for up to 10 ground-based construction teams

  • Forecast & exceed set THP quarterly & annual delivery targets

  • Ensure sufficient office & field resource is in place to meet & exceed set targets

  • Build and maintain close & professional working relationships with the client

  • Liaise closely with the office and field delivery teams to identify any potential design or construction issues

  • Work closely with the project & commercial teams to ensure all activities are invoiced correctly & on time

  • Work with the commercial team to onboard sub-contractors as required to meet build requirements

  • Overall responsibility for all site works, methodology, and programme including resource requirement from both existing workforce and from sub-contractors.

  • Ensure all civils activities have recorded & submitted registration details in line with HA requirements

  • Work closely with various internal departments to ensure all SLAs and targets are communicated clearly and achieved efficiently

  • Carry out regular audits of staff performance and quality of work to ensure the highest standard of service and workmanship is being achieved. 

  • Where applicable ensure that CDM projects are delivered in line with CDM requirements

  • Responsible for chasing up all incomplete works; prioritising and rectifying accordingly. This will then need to be verified before sign-off by the client.

The Telecoms Project Manager must possess the following: Skills / Knowledge / Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience working in a Fibre Build Project Management role on PON (FTTP), Spine & Poling works on Network Build Telecoms projects

  • Experience of running large scale Fibre projects across multiple sites & councils

  • Expert knowledge of NRSWA (Ops & Supervisor) SROH & HAUC guidelines

  • Proficient knowledge of Fibre PON build specifications

  • Proficient knowledge of reinstatement guidelines & techniques

  • Proficient knowledge of CDM (Construction Design Management) – trained to SMSTS level

  • Extensive experience of engaging with Local Authorities

  • Previous experience of dealing with FPNs, defects / associated commercial management.

  • Good experience of noticing systems – Eton, Bentley, Symology

  • Good understanding of Traffic Management guidelines for utility works in the Highway