Senior Technical Planner

Time Type

Full time


Competitive Salary


Amazing Benefits

Close Date


Area of Business

Planning & Engineering, Network Assurance



Job ID 00015446

About the role

Senior Technical Planner

Full time, permanent

Location: Multiple

As part of our gigantic fibre network expansion programme, becoming a Senior Technical Planner is a red hot opportunity to scope, validate and plan our complex and high profile nationwide growth. We’re not only building our own network, but also making use of the Openreach physical infrastructure access too, so you’ll have the chance to check out all of the options and figure out which way we go in each corner of the country.

The must have’s

  • Experience in physical infrastructure access network design and planning.
  • A background in the telecommunications industry.
  • Proven experience of technical document creation.
  • A full driving license.

Other stuff we’re looking for

  • Openreach S005 (OH), S006 and S007 (UG) accreditations.
  • Experience working with SharePoint.
  • A proven ability to work within a process lead environment, driving process adherence and best practice as well as assistance with the development of new processes in line with the development of new technology.
  • Experience of working onsite, partnering with civils and/or cabling partners.

What’s in it for you?

An amazing opportunity to take a lead on our PIA planning standards, target architecture and best practices, you’ll be the one making sure that across VM, everyone’s working as a well-oiled machine.   You’ll also play a key role in identifying PIA (OH and UG) training and development needs of expansion planning resource, including outsourced planning partners formulated action plans to close knowledge gaps.

You’ll be at the forefront of new technology, planning the first of type architecture and helping to introduce it to the larger planning communities.

You’ll be working with regional planning and outsourced planning partners to ensure a seamless delivery of strategic opportunities in-line with network expansion strategic plans, ensuring through active management that all planning standards and processes are adhered too.

In return for all of your hard work, we’re committed to creating and growing amazing careers and working environments for our people. We believe that through our diverse and talented workforce, we have a wealth of teams and departments where everyone can truly belong. It’s about bringing your whole self, proudly, every day and changing the world one step at a time.

We also offer a range of generous benefits that reward and motivate you to constantly strive to achieve. A knock out pension, flexible working culture and an ethos that centres around the value of team play – to name a few.

The next steps

Once you’ve shared your application with us, we’ll take a look as soon as we can. You’ll hear from us either way, and if we think you’re skills are a great match for the role, we’ll give you a call to learn a bit more about you and bring your CV to life.

From there, we’ll explain what you can expect next and keep you up to date through the rest of the process. We’re always on hand to make sure that you have the info that you need!

Virgin Media is part of Liberty Global, the world’s biggest cable company. We are delivering the biggest investment in the UK’s digital infrastructure for over a decade. Through four multi-award-winning services - Virgin Fibre, Virgin TV, Virgin Mobile and Virgin Phone - we help people access technology to build connections that really matter.

We are dedicated to nurturing an engaged workforce that represents the diversity of our customers and communities. Read more here.

Our benefits are your reward for being brilliant. They’re pretty darn spectacular. Just like our people. We’ve put together a package to help you love what you do, at work and at play.  You will get 25 days holiday and your birthday off each year, we provide a company funded Medical Plan as well as a Pension Plan where we will match every pound you put in, up to 10%. What's more you'll also benefit from discounts across Virgin Media products and Virgin brands and many other perks on top.

You can find out about all benefits in full here.

Come and be a part of something special. Join us!

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