Planning Manager NW & Yorks


Location: Manchester


Salary: £46,500 + amazing benefits + bonus

This is an exciting time to join Virgin Media, we’ve come a long way since cable pioneer John Malone first saw the potential to create a cabling giant and sparked a digital revolution. We’ve smashed broadband speeds year on year - leaving our competitors in our dust and now part of the Liberty Global group we have the firepower to enable us to really invest and strengthen the service and offerings to our customers.

We are now building our Planning team to further support our build and enable us to be bigger and stronger…….

As the Planning Manager NW/Yorks you will be the owner of the network and records for your region and responsible for the future proofing of our network for years to come. Working across projects, you will be looking to ensure your team are fully engaged and that we mitigate all risks. Sitting within a division where we are always looking at how we could do things better, you will be tasked with driving process improvements across the department and you will be working on national projects where you will be called upon to represent the team and present to senior stakeholders. Visibility across multiple offices is essential meaning you're likely to be travelling around 3-4 days a week building relationships across the division.

To be successful in this role you will need strong previous experience of technical network planning and design. As the team is split over multiple locations you will also need experience of managing remote teams. To hit the ground running in the role, you will need knowledge and experience of Civils & Planning operations plus a sound understanding of associated street works and communications industry legislation such as NRSWA.

Join and you’ll be part of the Virgin Media family. You can trust us to do the right thing by you. We’re a great place to work - and we offer impressive benefits too. Get ready for a family friendly & flexible working environment where you’ll receive a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension, performance related bonus and, of course, discounts on our fantastic mobile, broadband and cable.