Regional Property Surveyor

Job Title – Regional Property Surveyor (Telecoms)

Job Location – Coventry, Warwickshire

Job Role:

The individual RPS roles will work at a national, and regional level, with teams both internally and externally to the client, all working in close collaboration, and maximising the use of workflows, OSS and tools.

The RPS will be accountable for the day to day estate management in their individually allocated portfolio of sites; being the nominated subject matter specialist lead responsible for overall management and professional direction given in respect to specific cohort of sites.

  • New Code Agreement renewals
  • Support any unilateral EE programme responsible for Unilateral New Code NTQ replacements
  • Exit Management and surrender negotiations
  • Old Code Matters including ’54 Act
  • Rent reviews
  • Access Issues through escalation
  • Cabling wayleaves
  • Pre-legal advice (avoiding litigation where possible)
  • Responsibilities

    • Introduce, through training workshops, the clients Property processes.
    • Engaging cross-functionally as well as within the Property Department to inspire and empower process change.
    • Provide support to Shareholders, Suppliers and Contractors in the implementation of ECC reform especially in the context of renewals and to act as an escalation point when issues are encountered.
    • Introduce innovation into all processes that can impact results, enhance delivery and assist the organisation to meet its business objectives and goals.
    • Implement any “quick win” process improvements to enhance delivery and to react to what will be a rapidly evolving workspace.
    • Support internal and external stakeholders in Acquisition, Legal Deployment and Transmission functions.
    • Have a vision of the big picture and be able to foster an environment of continuous improvement.
    • Provide support to suppliers in site specific issues.
    • Provide pragmatic, prudent and consistent advice to third parties to ensure the cost effective implementation of site acquisition.
    • Maximise the cost savings / cost prevention through the effective use of the ECC.
    • Play an active role in the leadership and management of escalations and escalation management to ensure pre-litigious cases are kept to a minimum, and where possible, aligned to KPIs.

    Experience

    • Telecoms experience, gained at either Operator, Managed Service Supplier or Small Works Contractor level,
    • Valuation expertise gained working for Charted Surveying practise or similar
    • Excellent property knowledge
    • Demonstrable experience in Business Process and Transformational Change
    • Property related qualifications (RICS or CAAV membership) or comparable experience

    Project Coordinator

    Project Coordinator – Admin Team

    Location: Office locations in Altrincham, Reading or Daventry with work initially being remote in current climate.

    Employment type: Full time, Fixed term contract (until at least September 2021)

    Salary: £25,000 – £30,000 per annum + Benefits

    Start Date: ASAP

    Our Client is a leader in mobile telecommunications infrastructure who are currently at the heart of 5G deployment within the UK and due to continued business growth and expansion are seeking a Project Coordinator to with within their Central Admin Team.

    Reporting in to the Central Admin Team Lead, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for the provision of operational, technical and maintenance support for a range of internal and external customers. The overall aim being to provide a seamless customer service experience and ensuring service level agreements are met.

    The overall objective of the team will be to provide support and assistance to the Telecoms team primarily coordinating project delivery tasks, improving data to allow greater effectiveness, taking enquiries from other areas of the business and assisting the wider teams with overall visibility of the design, acquisition and build programmes.

    Role Responsibilities:

    * Gather and process comprehensive information to support Customer Infrastructure Programmes (CIP)
    * Engage in organisational learning approach (i.e. learns from successes and failures and seeks staff and customer feedback)
    * Manage knowledge and data (collect, classify and disseminate knowledge of use to the organisation)
    * Provide technical and operational guidance to support projects and all BAU activity
    * Ensure accurate records, documentation and reporting of actions taken are completed and shared with other relevant stakeholders
    * Take part in testing and measurement is completed within the team to comply with regulatory, industry and customer requirements
    * Assist with the production of work instructions and other training and appropriate tools/materials to support service, operational and technical delivery
    * Collaborate with the team to improve operating performance, policies, processes and procedures as required
    * Engage with customers and build positive working relationships
    * Facilitate the management of 3rd party suppliers, contractors and technology partners to meet Client specifications and standards
    * Strive to ensure that the skill levels across the team are consistent so that each team member is able to cover for one another
    * Undertake Continuous Improvement activities and suggest improved ways of working to line management
    * Update and maintain any process documents required for the CAT team
    * Undertake simple project work on behalf of the CIP team as per their instruction
    * Data population and administration of databases including KEEP
    * Project and Bid Support where required
    * Financial / Administrative / Facilities Support
    * Provide support to the business including requesting and managing Purchase Orders
    * Site Creation on KEEP and De-Commissioning activities to support the Commercial Executive

    Skill and Experience Required:

    • Ideally a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the telecoms industry within a projects environment (admin or coordinator level)
    • Solid educational background and keen attention to detail
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal with an ability to communicate across different teams and functions within a business effectively
    • Ability to rapidly understand and assimilate new ideas and information
    • Fundamental IT knowledge with competency in Microsoft Office software and a willingness to learn new tools as required
    • Availability to travel is essential as you may be required to visit other offices on occasion

    Interested and want to know more? Click Apply today!

    Field Engineer

    Job Title – Field Engineer

    Job Location – North East of England

    Job Description:

    • Carryout reactive and proactive maintenance on multi-customer, multi technology networks, achieving agreed performance targets
    • Carryout project based on site installation, commissioning and integration activities across multi-customer, multi technology networks achieving agreed performance targets.
    • Work individually, as part of the FSO and wider teams to achieve right first time resolution of work within customer SLA’s without compromising safe working practices
    • Carry out the field related installation, commissioning and integration activities associated with agreed FSO project work
    • Assist in the development and review of FSO processes and procedures with a view to maximise efficiency
    • Keep diligent records and accurately update both internal FSO and Customer systems where necessary.

    Experience

    • Must have VF,MBNL & Tef, base station corrective skills
    • Must be located in the appropriate areas/Willing to relocate
    • Must have all certs in date – Including Tower Rescue/Advance Climber
    • Provide own Vehicle

    Field Engineer

    Job Title – Field Engineer

    Job Locations – Derby/Stoke-on-Trent/Burton-on-Trent

    Job Description:

    • Carryout reactive and proactive maintenance on multi-customer, multi technology networks, achieving agreed performance targets
    • Carryout project based on site installation, commissioning and integration activities across multi-customer, multi technology networks achieving agreed performance targets.
    • Work individually, as part of the FSO and wider teams to achieve right first time resolution of work within customer SLA’s without compromising safe working practices
    • Carry out the field related installation, commissioning and integration activities associated with agreed FSO project work
    • Assist in the development and review of FSO processes and procedures with a view to maximise efficiency
    • Keep diligent records and accurately update both internal FSO and Customer systems where necessary.

    Experience

    • Must have VF,MBNL & Tef, base station corrective skills
    • Must be located in the appropriate areas/Willing to relocate
    • Must have all certs in date – Including Tower Rescue/Advance Climber (Or willing to complete prior to contract start)
    • Provide own Vehicle

    Project Manager – Telecoms

    Project Manager – Telecoms

    Location: Romsley (B62)

    Employment Type: Permanent

    Salary: £40,000 – £60,000 (Depending on experience) + Benefits

    Start Date: ASAP

    Our Client, a European leader in Mobile Network Infrastructure are seeking a talented Project Manager with strong Commercial and Technical knowledge to join their team in their office in Romsley.

    Reporting in to the National Commercial Manager within the Customer Infrastructure Programmes Commercial team you will be primarily responsible for implementing programme specific technical requirements are implements alongside ensuring wider Customer delivery is facilitated where required.

    You will have a strong commercial mind-set and will be able to combine this with technical knowledge obtained from previous experience within a Radio Access Network rollout environment to achieve success within this role.

    Role Responsibilities:

    • Identify and confirm technical requirements of project delivery
    • Work within the business to identify and draft technical requirement specifications so that they can be included in service scope confirmation documents / tender documents
    • Capability to value engineer technical solutions and delivery processes
    • Work on Supplier and Customer rate agreements – valuation and agreement of contract variation / compensation events as required
    • Act as a point of escalation for Supplier and Customer cost / contractual issues as may be required
    • Support on all new pricing initiatives and bid work as and when required by the business
    • Technical requirement document writing
    • Commercial management of high volume fast track projects
    • Supplier and Customer interface and liaison
    • Development of, and working within a commercial governance framework
    • Working with procurement and account team functions to maintain, and amend, as may be required, all framework documentation

    Skills & Experience Required:

    • Minimum of 5 to 7 years’ experience in National Mobile Network Operator Radio Access Network (RAN) roll out or similar.
    • Educated to degree level qualification specific to quantity surveying / procurement or similar centric disciplines
    • Excellent negotiation and communication skills with an ability to manage key stakeholders with regard to fast track high volume project delivery
    • Excellent contractual awareness particularly with the NEC suite of contracts and an ability to read and interpret bespoke contracts
    • Good knowledge of key stakeholders in the UK market
    • Experience in drafting technical requirement documents / service specifications
    • Ability to negotiate and agree ratecards and produce cost build ups
    • Good contractual awareness (especially framework agreements) and familiarity with NEC suite of contracts
    • Availability to travel for internal and external meetings UK wide

    Interested and want to know more? Click Apply today!

    Finance Administrator

    Finance Administrator

    Job Location: Coventry / Remote working from home

    Day rate: £130 – £150 depending on experience

    Type: Temporary

    Due to growth within an existing team, we are currently advertising for a Finance Administrator who will be able to support either remotely or from the Coventry office, in managing and approving site access costs, within the Telecoms industry.

    Finance Administrator responsibilities include:

    • Ensuring that all MSP have PO’s in place with sufficient funds to allow continuous Access when a PO is required.
    • Manage & maintain an active PO list, to allow access coordinators to supply PO numbers during access request
    • Administrate incoming invoices from vendors
    • To Good Receipt (GRN) in a timely manner all invoices, to ensure payment is made within agreed terms
    • Create tickets to RSSC to resolve issues, problems and posting errors on PO’s in order to ensure to meet terms of payment
    • Investigate and resolve issues with unpaid invoices
    • Initiate vendor creation in SAP
    • Maintain and manage Invoice Tracker for all customers tracker and send it Monthly to Finance Management

    Finance Administrator experience and qualifications:

    • 3+ Years experience in a Finance Administrator position or similar
    • Proficient in the use of SAP
    • Self-motivated
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Experience using trouble ticketing systems (Desirable)
    • Experience within the Telecoms or Engineering industry either with vendor or operator (Desirable)
    • Educated to degree level (Desirable)
    • Minimum of 5 GCSEs A*-C or equivalent

    Key: Finance Administrator, Admin, SAP, ERP, Telecoms, Ericsson, Huawei, Arqiva, Nokia

    Production Planning Lead

    Production Planning Lead

    Location: Altrincham (WA14)

    Employment type: Permanent

    Start Date: ASAP

    Salary: £45,000 – £50,000 per annum (dependent on experience) + Benefits

    Our Client, a leading mobile network infrastructure operator across Europe are seeking a talented Production Planning Lead to join their team working from their office in Altrincham. This role will primarily involve leading virtual/cross functional teams from across the Client’s Customer Infrastructure Programmes to develop a functional Production Planning Process and regime.

    Alongside the above you will also be responsible for:

    • Operation of the PPP to ensure instructions made are aligned to supplier capacity
    • Improving customer outcomes via continual improvement and evolution of the PPP
    • Development of a new production planning regime which controls production requests across programme teams
    • Responsible for maintaining an accurate view of:
      • Supplier capacity by Workstage
      • Forecast customer demand in the near term (i.e. next 3 months)
      • Forecast customer demand in the medium term (i.e. next 12 months)
    • Controlling release of work to suppliers in a manner which ensures:
      • High levels of supplier utilisation
      • WIP that is within target limits
      • Customer requirements & priorities are met
    • Advising when supplier capacity is not capable of satisfying customer demand, with involvement in remedial activity to address this
    • Working with the supplier performance management function to improve customer outcomes

    The successfull Production Planning Lead will need to establish:

      • Monthly demand and production planning process to be set up which ensures that the production plan agreed with the suppliers can be achieved and that all parties are working to this plan.
      • Demand planning to be formalised and outputs to be shared with all stakeholders on a monthly basis
      • Template to capture the demand plans and production plans will need to be formulated. There are existing templates but these will need some changes
      • The mechanisms / rules to be established as to how the demand gets issued to the suppliers to ensure that we do not overload them but at the same time meet their requirement to achieve sufficient through-put
      • The toolset required to support the process, working closely with CIP PMO to build
    • Once the function has been set up, the responsibility will be to manage instruction flow across the CIP (Customer Infrastructure Programme) organisation on a daily basis to keep work in progress to acceptable levels and thus minimise cycle times
    • Accountable for obtaining and updating a longer term (e.g. 12 – 18 month view) of customer requirements and suppliers capability via work with programme and account teams and leads within suppliers, then understand the delta, propose corrective action and support execution of this
    • Lead the CIP organisation around best practice in how to manage production to maximise throughput
    • Identify improvement opportunities in the supply chain and champion projects to deliver improvements

    Experience and Skills required:

    • At least 5 years’ experience in supply chain management and production planning for a B2B organisation
    • Experience of production planning in Telecoms, FMCG or construction sectors
    • Development of PPP (as opposed to just operating one)
    • Strong planning and organisational skills
    • Proficiency with IT software packages such as ERP/Workflow Systems such as KEEP
    • Intermediate knowledge of Project Management Tools such as MS Project

    Interested and want to know more? Click Apply today!

    QHSE Auditor

    QHSE Auditor

    Location: Nationwide (with some requirement to visit our office in Chester on occasion)

    Start Date: ASAP

    Employment type: Permanent

    Salary: Negotiable + Benefits

    Here at Comvergent we make networks work, and have been proudly supporting our Clients to help roll out the UK’s mobile network infrastructure for over 15 years. Due to an exciting stage of growth within the business we are seeking a Telecom’s skilled QHSE Auditor to join our team.

    The QSHE Auditor’s role is to support the maintenance of ISO/OHSAS standards within the Business and to support the QHSE Manager by ensuring quality and safety standards are maintained in proactively performing quality and safety audits with our field resource Nationwide.

    Role Responsibilities:

    • Assist in the completion of internal and external audits in line with Comvergent and client requirements.
    • Assist in non-compliance through inspection and audit, project work, and accident and near-miss investigation
    • Upkeep of electronic records to track deployed assets and/or material.
    • Assist in the calibration and/or certification of assets and safety equipment.
    • To undertake tasks and projects as agreed that are within jobholder’s experience, skills and capabilities.
    • Complete H&S audits of field-based telecommunications engineers, completing and submitting accurate audit results.
    • Complete PPE & LOLER equipment formal inspections and provide accurate inspection information.

    Skills and Experience Required:

    • Current knowledge of network technologies across fixed and mobile infrastructure Essential
    • Previous experience conducting Field Engineer Audits within the Telecommunications industry.
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships both internally and externally.
    • Relevant Technical skills and experience surrounding PPE & industry regulations.
    • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and problem solve in stressful situations.
    • Ability to negotiate and resolve conflicts effectively.
    • Takes a logical and orderly approach to analysing problems, organizing work and planning actions.

    Interested and want to know more? Click Apply today!

    Field Engineer

    Job Title – Field Engineer

    Job Location – Leeds/Bradford/Sheffield

    Job Description:

    • Carryout reactive and proactive maintenance on multi-customer, multi technology networks, achieving agreed performance targets
    • Carryout project based on site installation, commissioning and integration activities across multi-customer, multi technology networks achieving agreed performance targets.
    • Work individually, as part of the FSO and wider teams to achieve right first time resolution of work within customer SLA’s without compromising safe working practices
    • Carry out the field related installation, commissioning and integration activities associated with agreed FSO project work
    • Assist in the development and review of FSO processes and procedures with a view to maximise efficiency
    • Keep diligent records and accurately update both internal FSO and Customer systems where necessary.

    Experience

    • Must have VF,MBNL & Tef, base station corrective skills
    • Must be located in the appropriate areas/Willing to relocate
    • Must have all certs in date – Including Tower Rescue/Advance Climber
    • Provide own Vehicle

    SHE Advisor – Telecoms

    SHE Advisor – Telecoms

    Start Date: ASAP

    Location: Nationwide

    Employment Type: Permanent

    Salary: £Negotiable + Benefits

    Our Client, a European leader in Mobile Telecommunications Infrastructure are seeking a SHE Advisor to join their team. This role will be covering sites nationwide and reports in to the SHEQ lead within the SHE department.

    Role Responsibilities:

    • Prepare and undertake audits and inspections of all company operations.
    • Investigate reports of accidents incidents and near misses. Determine their cause and make recommendations for improving recurrence prevention and controls.
    • Develop health and safety procedures and guidance as required.
    • Prepare health and safety reports and statistical/performance data.

    Skills and Qualifications Required:

    • 3 years previous experience working in Health and Safety
    • Previous experience of working in the Telecoms industry would be advantageous
    • Enthusiastic and innovative who is a self-starter
    • Knowledge of CDM
    • NEBOSH / NCRQ Diploma or equivalent
    • Grad IOSH ideally working towards CMIOSH
    • Internal or External Audit qualification ( 45001, 9001. Or 14001)
    • Knowledge of M&E Systems

    Interested and want to know more? Click apply today!