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Network Planner

Job Title: Network Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: Asap
Reference: 11798
Contact Name: Skyemarie Bree
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 25, 2019 12:26

Job Description

Rubicon Consulting is currently recruiting for a Network Planner based in Leeds on a Permanent basis.


Reporting to the Project Manager, the Ideal candidate will have experience working within in the Virgin Media/ BT/ City Fibre projects within Telecommunications Sector. Highly motivated and self-disciplined. The successful candidate will be responsible for the onsite and office-based planning for Fibre Infrastructure.


  • Owning, executing and delivering planning requirements within a national area
  • Ensure work is accurate and completed on time
  • Data manipulation within external databases, internal program databases and Microsoft Excel
  • Supporting survey requirements if required
  • Liaise with the local authorities and the general public
  • Comply with Health & Safety and environmental policies
  • Process improvement and documentation
  • Preparation and analysis of reports on a regular basis
  • RF Planning
  • Visiting project areas where necessary
  • Carryout Pre-walkouts, surveys, risk register, and as builds.
  • Delivery performance against the schedule


  • Demonstrates effective leadership and communication skills
  • Self-motivated, able to motivate others effectively
  • Good organisation and communication skills
  • Awareness of customer satisfaction for both internal and external sources
  • Positive and Willing to learn
  • Ability to work in all weathers
  • Driving Licence is essential
  • Confident and Can-do attitude.


  • A telecoms background coupled with planning is required – previous experience working for a major UK telecom company would be an advantage
  • Good geographical knowledge and understanding
  • Prior Telecommunication Knowledge an advantage, especially in underground Cabling OR Jointing
  • Good working Knowledge of Windows packages-(Windows 10 /Excel/Word)
  • Financial awareness would be desirable
  • Good awareness of Health & Safety and Quality Assurance Procedures Management Regulations
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to work with technical drawings
  • Civils experience would be beneficial
  • Liaising with clients and local authority’s          
  • Telecommunication Knowledge an advantage, especially in underground Cabling OR ducting would be desirable.



•   Degree Level or equivalent. (Desirable)

•   Qualification in Planning Discipline (Desirable)

•   Wide based Fundamental knowledge of planning (Essential)

•   Intermediate ability with windows office packages (Essential)


Requirements: -

Please contact me for more information should this be suitable, alternatively, if you know someone who may be looking for a job like this, please feel free to pass this on.


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Rubicon Consulting is a Talent management consultancy which helps you to optimise business performance and competitive advantage by choosing the right people first time!