Network Planner
Virgin Media
London, GB
3d ago

Shifts : Function :

Function : Planning

Closing Date :

12 / 05 / 2021 Network Planner

Waltham Park - London As a Network Planner you will undertake the planning and design of all Virgin Media network elements (fibre, HFC, copper and transmission) on the Access Network for diversionary works and new build growth.

You will be responsible for the end-to-end planning of diversionary schemes / projects, including management of client relationship and financial accountability.

Liaising with internal and external resources on major schemes applying a consistent project management methodology. Responsibilities

  • Establishes and maintains a close working relationship with key stakeholders both regionally and nationally
  • Manages customer relationships and expectations keeping the client fully informed
  • Ensures regular project progress review meetings take place with the client and internal stakeholders - enhancing the overall customer experience
  • Ensures project deliverables are completed on time and within budget
  • To identify any further opportunities that may extend the scope of profitable business beyond the current opportunity with the customer
  • Provides planning and cost information for input to CAPEX business cases as part of Virgin Media growth through Network Expansion
  • Responsible for ensuring Virgin Media Core and Access network is protected and maintained through major engineering schemes and any service outages are kept to a minimum.
  • Ensures cost effective, appropriate infrastructure and service capacity is available to meet the required levels of service whilst ensuring existing capacity is optimised and the lifecycle of the infrastructure is effectively managed
  • Takes a strategic and fundamental planning view on growing Virgin Media network to meet the demands of Network Expansion
  • Minimum essential skills

  • Experience in networks infrastructure design, development, architecture or planning
  • Experience with planning and designing network elements such as - fibre, HFC and copper
  • Strong experience in end-to-end planning of diversionary schemes / project
  • Capable of proactively managing own work
  • Strong Customer management and relationship skills
  • Ability to demonstrate experience and confidence in representing the Business in front of the Customer
  • Effective management of customer expectations (at all levels) through exceptional verbal and written communications
  • Ability to manage change and resolve conflicts
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