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Fibre Planning Manager

Job in Kilkenny - Ireland
Posted by ipOne
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-06-22
Job specializations:
  • Engineering
    Electronics Engineer, Engineering Technology
  • Telecommunications
Job Description & How to Apply Below
We are currently involved in the planning, design and build of significant fibre broadband infrastructure projects in Ireland and the U.K.  

Role Summary:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a planning manager to join our design team in our Kilkenny office. You will manage a design team delivering FTTH designs on a large Telecommunications project. You will maintain and record the network data and provide first line support to the contracts manager.

Key Functions:
• Produce project plans and resource requirement forecasts.
• Manage and allocate resource to deliver projects as efficiently as possible and to the required standard.
• Ensure the GIS system is established and maintained to a level that ensures the project is running smoothly and efficiently
• Produce technical documentation and work instruction.
• Produce SED & risk register and put a plan in place to mitigate the effects these risks have on the project plan.
• Review and have final sign off, of FTTH designs.
• Design feeder network for an FTTH design.
• Prepare and present updates and documentation to the client and senior management team.
• Provide full estimate of project costs.
• Produce construction documentation.
• Evaluate Health & Safety risks and produce appropriate documentation.
• Update and maintain records systems and procedures.
• Communicate and liaise with client representatives.

Key Performance Results Areas:
• Ensure completion of Design packages to time-scales defined by current project plans.
• Prioritise and distribute workloads in line with departmental objectives.
• Complete works packages for issue to construction and activation teams with clear and concise instructions and containing accurate information.
• Ensure client and senior management team are provided with concise updates and reports.

Main Outputs:
Project and resource plans
Feeder and Distribution Network Design Packs
Key Responsibilities:

Manage and develop a team delivering FTTH architecture designs. Team will be made up of a broad range of skill sets from route planners, fibre planners, GIS technicians, field surveyors/technicians, civil engineers and administrative staff.
Document Control maintain accurate record systems and procedures.
Ensure planning teams trained and briefed on specification to a high level so as ensuring that designs meet clients engineering guidelines.
Final sign off on core and technical aspects of FTTH designs.
Chairing and participating in client and team meetings.
Provide weekly reports to client and line manager on progress, risk and costs.
Observe duty of care and H&S standards to people and property.
Lead in the development of new tools and methods to assist with improving project efficiency.
Maintain a high profile whilst representing ipOne.
Position Requirements
Bachelor,   3 to 4 Years work experience

A degree qualification in Electronic Engineering / Data communications / Networks or a related field.
Project management qualification preferably Prince 2 or PMP
3-5 years Telecommunications Planning Management.
Civils Construction or Cabling & Activation experience.
Thorough knowledge of Local Authorities Road-works codes of practice.
Computer literate preferably in Microsoft Office & Word packages
Experienced in the use of design software preferably AutoCAD, Smallworld, Connectmaster or Bentley
Project Planning
Required Language Skills:
  • English - Very good
Additional Information / Benefits
Why join i.p.One?

A competitive salary and benefits package with the opportunity for progression and growth within the role.

We are looking for people who can reach their potential within a culture of opportunity that motivates whilst giving you all the support and training you need to succeed. You will be joining an already very experienced team of talented individuals with expertise across multiple engineering disciplines.

i.p.One is a diverse multi-cultural employer who operates a positive employee policy that encourages initiative, innovation and self-advancement.
Contact Information
Contact Name: Teri
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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