Planning Manager


Location: London


Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and amazing Virgin benefits!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Planning Manager to be based at our office in Waltham Park, London. In this role you will lead, manage and motivate a team of Planners, ensuring delivery to key KPIs and assuming full responsibility for the design & planning activity within Virgin Media’s Local Access Network. You will be responsible for the wellbeing and safety of the team, ensuring recruitment, training and development of staff to maintain an effective planning workforce.

The role incorporates the planning of fibre, copper and HFC for the provision of data, telephony, digital TV and broadband network. It will also incorporate Network Upgrades, Street works compliance, and Local Authority liaison to meet customer delivery dates for both the Business and Consumer Divisions.

So what are we looking for?

* Experience operating in a management role within a customer centric environment - excellent people management skills including communication, negotiation and conflict resolution.
* A strong technical background in Access Network design & planning
* A track record of leading a process oriented operation function, including the development of short, medium and longer-term operational strategies.
* Knowledge and practical experience of Civils & Planning operations plus a sound understanding of associated street works and communications industry legislation such as NRSWA, Communications Act, Health & Safety Regulations would be desirable.

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 generous holiday allowance, contributory pension, performance related bonus and, of course, discounts on our fantastic mobile, broadband and cable.