Lead Fibre Network Planner

  • Wolverhampton, UK
  • Full-time
  • Division: Network Build
  • Location: Wolverhampton

Company Description

We’re changing up Britain

We’re on a mission to build the UK’s finest digital infrastructure and unleash Britain’s potential. There’s never been a more exciting time to join the CityFibre family. We’re accelerating towards a full fibre future and delivering Gigabit Cities right across the UK. We’re changing up Britain’s digital infrastructure, boosting the economy, connecting communities and leaving a legacy for future generations. 

A rewarding career 

We’re passionate about our work and we’re passionate about our people too. With a salary of up to £47,308 depending on experience, when you join the CityFibre family you’ll also enjoy benefits like 25 days’ holiday, car allowance, a day off on your birthday, a day off to support a charity or organisation of your choice, performance-related bonus scheme, and private healthcare.

How can you change it up?

As a Lead Fibre Network Planner, you will be responsible for providing the Build Manager with the network designs that will enable them to install city-wide infrastructure. You’ll lead a team of planners, taking complete ownership of the delivery of the active service portfolio, including system and network administration and project management. In addition, you’ll;

  • Champion your team’s wellbeing by offering support and encouraging them to prioritise their own needs

  • Build frameworks to identify network expansion and changes through analytics, automation and direct required adds, all while documenting and enforcing system standards 

  • Develop solutions to maximise network performance by collaborating with Network Architects and Engineers on optimisation 

  • Collaborate with Engineers to manage the active network’s underlying resources

  • Coach, develop and mentor new starters on the team 

  • Drive consistency, quality, suitability and cost effectiveness  

What will you bring to the role?

As a team leader you will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role, operating as an expert on all aspects of civil route and fibre planning. You’ll build positive relationships with people from across the business, as well as external stakeholders, and be an inspiring leader to your team. You’ll also have; 

  • Experience with manipulating data and metadata underpinning civil route and fibre design 

  • A detailed understanding of Diversionary works code of practice and its application 

  • Thorough knowledge of GIS systems, and local and national authority regulations 

  • An understanding of lit fibre services

  • The ability to understand and produce detailed survey installation and as-built documentation 

Our unique culture 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer; we celebrate diversity, we believe everyone has a voice and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. Even though we come from different backgrounds and do different jobs, we’re united by The CityFibre Way - our unique code of behaviours that inspires how we think, act and work. We back each other, think smart and act fast, and we’re passionate about giving it our best to build a legacy together. 

Ready to start changing it up? Join the CityFibre family today. 


Additional Information

CityFibre is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to individuals from all backgrounds, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, family status and disability. We recognise that everyone is an individual with a wide range of experiences and perspectives and believe this diversity of thought is what makes CityFibre special.

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