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Project Manager (FTTH Build)

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  • Salary: £45000 - £65000
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  • Job ID: 00737
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Job Description

Our client are currently recruiting for a Project Manager for their expanding FTTH team in the UK. The candidate will lead the project team and act as the primary client interface. They will be joining a very experienced team of talented individuals with expertise across a wide variety of engineering disciplines and proven success in delivering large scale projects.

Role and Responsibilities

The key responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:

  • Ensure the project is delivered to best practice H&S standards
  • Manage the delivery of the project from planning through to completion of detailed network designs
  • Responsible for the P&L of the project and meeting project budgetary targets
  • Ensure customers’ expectations are fulfilled & build confidence & trust
  • Build & lead project team
  • Manage project scope, budget & schedule
  • Define resource requirements
  • Working closely with the project director on key stages of the project and ad-hoc direction
  • Implementing reportable project performance indicators to ensure the project remains viable
  • Initiation, planning, execution, monitoring & controlling and closing of the project
  • Define & continually improve project processes
  • Apply new technology in an innovative way to streamline delivery processes
  • Develop new business opportunities
  • Establish, refine & evolve project tracking & reporting tools
  • Project reporting to Client, Senior Management Team & the Project Team
  • Drive program delivery from one phase to the next
  • Manage partners / suppliers and review performance


  • Excellent leadership skills to bring the best out of local and remote team members
  • Client focused attitude & excellent customer facing skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, influencing & diplomacy skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Self-motivated, assertive and enthusiastic
  • Ability to prioritise tasks & work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work with a number of stakeholders simultaneously
  • Team player
  • Professional, positive & organised problem-solving approach
  • Management of partners
  • Industry & market insight
  • Excellent Microsoft office suite skills – Excel, Word, PowerPoint


  • Proven industry experience or 3rd Level degree with focus on engineering / telecoms
  • Evidence of on-going professional development
  • PMP or Prince 2 or Project Management P.G Dip or Masters an advantage
  • A broad knowledge and understanding of the various network architectures, emerging technologies and passive/active infrastructure as part of a FTTh network rollout


  • 10 to 15 years in a similar customer facing role during FTTh network rollouts
  • Excellent knowledge of FTTh Network Design, Consenting, Wayleaving & Build phases
  • Excellent written and spoken English required
  • Full clean driving licence