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FTTx Rollout Project Manager - Telecoms

Job Title: FTTx Rollout Project Manager - Telecoms
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Lincolnshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months+
REF: X/FTTH/SARA_1645701695
Contact Name: Sara Rowe
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

FTTX / FTTH Rollout Project Manager - 6 month initial contract - Lincolnshire (or Cambridgeshire)


Plans and Manages the rollout of the deployment activities for whole or part of a customer project ensuring the project is delivered in scope of contractual obligations and within forecast cost, time, required quality and compliant with applicable H&S regulations.

Accountable for allocated region to develop and maintain all project planning and scheduling as required for the project and stakeholders, both internal as well as external

Analyzes the feasibility of the deployment schedule in collaboration with the project management team in terms of resources (internal and subcontractor teams) to ensure the company meets contractual scope of work, milestones and customer pre-requisites

Lead the request for collection of all information and/or deliverables from all stakeholders (Design, Permits, Materials and As-Built Team) to enable the deployment progress and completion

Liaises with Project Manager for operational needs related to variation events, risks, planning, budget, quality

Key stakeholder in the subcontractor selection process with the project management team and procurement as well as the subcontractor onboarding process.

Owns and manages all operational aspects of the subcontractor relationship including conducting subcontractor performance evaluations

Build and maintain relationship with construction stakeholders in customer team required for the customer acceptance process and ad-hoc site visits / inspections

Build and maintain relationship with 3rd party stakeholders (Municipalities, asset owners, road authorities/owners, public safety officials, general public,…) that will directly or indirectly be impacted by the deployment of the network.

Ensure all subcontractor resources have the required level of expertise and accreditation/qualifications

Verify that performed work are in accordance with the solution and the scope of work

Review periodically the progress reports in the applicable Nokia tools and collects actual delivery performance information and compares actual performance with baseline and perform necessary escalations where applicable

Validate any variation or change in the deployment that has impact to cost or schedule is supported by an approved change

Report any variation or change not already supported by an approved change

Ensures that plans, schedules and forecasts are kept up to date and communicated to relevant stakeholders

Identify, report and monitor project risks both within and outside of work domain

Directly responsible for the site supervisors assigned to your projects, coordinating, assigning and prioritizing the work to each of them

Oversee, together with assigned supervisors, internal and external field deployment team members, sets up and maintains clear and effective internal and external communication with the relevant project stakeholders, participating to reviews as needed

Competence development planning and training of internal as well as sub-contractor teams within project-relevant tasks

Identifies, reports and support up-scopes with the Customer Project Management team

Identifies, reports and support cost improvement and efficiency improvement opportunities.

Accountable for all deliverables and conducting of the customer acceptance process for assigned sites

Ensure daily progress tracking is in place by supervisors and subcontractors including the updates on the relevant tools (e.g. RoT/WF)

Accountable for cost control measures on work area

Accountable, in co-operation with the supervisor, for acceptance of all works delivered up to and including site handover by the subcontractor

Produce ad-hoc reports as required by the Construction / Project Manager


· FTTH rollout management experience

· CSCS Card or EUSR

· CDM Accredited or equivalent

· SMST Accredited

· Valid driving license (equivalent to European BE)

· Documented roll out management within fixed network rollout and/or civil works and/or construction industry.

· Must be able to work 5 days a week onsite regardless of the site location.

· High resistant to stressful working environment.

· Highly adaptable to a dynamic working environment.

· Expertise in MS office.

o People manager and team motivator



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