RAN SWAP Manager

RAN SWAP Manager

Job Location: Reading, Berkshire

Rate: Competitive

Type: Contract (long-term project)

RAN SWAP Manager required for a long-term project with vendor who is deploying 4G and 5G kit nationwide across 3UK network.

The 4G/5G RAN Swap/Build Manager will be required to instruct and interpret 4G & 5G activities across the Programme. This role will cover multiple disciplines, such as Civils, Design, Integration, through to Acceptance. The candidate will be responsible and accountable for the above tasks, interacting with/managing Partner SWCs; Equipment Call-Off; Huawei Design Centre; Huawei War Room & Integration teams; Handover and Acceptance into Huawei Operations.

Responsibilities of RAN SWAP Manager;

  • Activity Gating, Scheduling and Planning, Handover Pack reviews
  • Attend daily/weekly Deployment review with Partners (some travel may be required); War Room interaction
  • Assessment of Survey results dependencies (Access issues /Pole/Head frame orders, Streetworks)
  • Maintain Programme of Works with Risk and issue management
  • Management of JSVs, access, outages. EToNs, blockers, design issues flagged during review.
  • Data integrity within multiple toolsets
  • Variation Request progression/approval
  • Re-planning of failures

Background of RAN SWAP Manager;

  • Strong knowledge of 3UK & MBNL RAN processes & tools
  • Strong Deployment skill-set – from Survey through Acquisition, Design, Build, Integration and Handover
  • Strong understanding of Site Designs and configurations; Rigging Data Sheets; on-site practicalities
  • Strong communication skills – customer and vendor facing
  • Familiarity with Huawei and legacy 3UK Hardware (Samsung an advantage)

For more information, please apply or conract Comvergent recruitment.

Project Admin

Project Administrator

Location: Saltney, Chester.

Salary: £16,000 per annum

Start Date: ASAP

Overall Job Description

Working within our offices in Chester the project administrator will provide administrative support to the projects team. The role requires a high level of accuracy with excellent data entry, administration, communication and organisational skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • To support the project co-ordinator and project manager as required with data entry onto the Greentree and Fissara and to provide status updates
  • Variation tracking – to seek quotes, update the internal and client tracker and monitor the approval response.
  • To update the client database with relevant up to date information in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Ensure Greentree is updated via bulk upload, Status updates and PO creation / Receipts.
  • To assist the HOP co-ordinator with collating and generating handover/job packs
  • To book site access according to site provider requirements and record site access on Project Tracker
  • To book outages as per client/job requirements and record on project tracker
  • To order materials as required on the job materials pick list, quote PO
  • To record on the project tracker

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrable Administrative skills
  • Accuracy
  • Effective communication and influencing skills
  • Flexibility in approach to work
  • Eagerness to improve and self-learn
  • Demonstrable organisation skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Excellent organisational, time management and administrative skills
  • Experienced in MS Office, Excel, word, MS Project preferred
  • Ability to work under pressure and with time constraints
  • Experience in working as part of a busy team

In return, you’ll work for a close-knit, innovative company that is invested in your well-being and personal development. Committed to employee engagement, Comvergent empowers each staff member to achieve their goals.

You’ll work with a team of colleagues who take pride in their role and believe in cooperation and openness with each other.

Comvergent promote other benefits such as; breakfast mornings, employee fun days, weekly fresh fruit baskets, staff events and other innovative ideas brought forward by the Comvergent Committee.

We are also proud to support both national and local charities through a range of fund-raising activities that we encourage staff get involved in.

Interested in joining the team? Click Apply today!

Project Finance Coordinator

Project Finance Coordinator

Location: Saltney, Chester

Salary: Negotiable

Start Date: ASAP

Due to an exiting new stage of growth we are looking to expand our Finance Team and such are seeking a Finance Coordinator to join the business. Reporting to the Commercial Analyst, your primary role will be to act as a conduit between the project delivery team and the finance function. Ensuring that accurate information and data can be easily accessed to help the business assess all areas of financial performance, principally profitability, billing progress and future performance. In addition, the role will require excellent communication skills to maintain a close relationship with project management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and distributing weekly commercial report showing the status of all projects for completed work
  • Working with PMO to ensure that all completed work is billed as quickly as possible following completion
  • Understanding the billing milestones relating to each live project and working with PMO to ensure that completed work is being pushed through the various milestones
  • Presenting completed work to the customer for billing approval
  • Managing approvals in the customers system to get approved work pushed through to invoicing stage within required SLA’s
  • Submitting all approved additional costs into the customer system and chasing through relevant stages of approval
  • Escalating issues around acceptance and out of PO Cover to the customer and working with them effectively to solve any issues as quickly as possible
  • Ensuring ERP system is up to date with accurate information by working with PMO on a weekly basis. i.e. ensuring that jobs are set to the correct status with all values assigned
  • Ensure a close relationship is maintained with finance and project teams in order to maximise the effectiveness of the role

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrable administrative and organisational skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Effective communication and influencing skills
  • Flexibility in approach to work
  • Eagerness to improve and self-learn
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Experienced in MS Office, Excel, word, MS Project preferred
  • Ability to work under pressure and with time constraints
  • Experience in working as part of a busy team

In return, you’ll work for a close-knit, innovative company that is invested in your well-being and personal development. Committed to employee engagement, Comvergent empowers each staff member to achieve their goals.

You’ll work with a team of colleagues who take pride in their role and believe in cooperation and openness with each other.

Comvergent promote other benefits such as; breakfast mornings, employee fun days, weekly fresh fruit baskets, staff events and other innovative ideas brought forward by the Comvergent Committee.

We are also proud to support both national and local charities through a range of fund-raising activities that we encourage staff get involved in.

Interested in joining the team? Click Apply today!

Electrical Project Engineer

Electrical Project Engineer

Location: Chester

Salary: Negotiable + Benefits

Start Date: ASAP

Based out of our head office in Chester, the Electrical Project Engineer provides appropriate operational and electrical deployment support to the field resources, and electrical gating of upgrade / new build sites in Comvergent’s remit. The successful candidate will have experience of working on mobile operator BTS vendor swap programs and can demonstrate sound electrical skills associated with all aspects of vendor swap deployment activities.

Electrical Project Engineer responsibilities;

  • Leading a team of electrical site engineers who can support all electrical requirements required to support a countrywide deployment activities
  • Provide local and remote troubleshooting to resolve on-site issues in a timely manner so as not to impact delivery deadlines.
  • Support project team with appropriate levels of knowledge surrounding AC/DC power transfer to help other team members identify and review electrical HOP related issues
  • Provide certifications where required

Background and Skills from Electrical Project Engineer;

  • Experience of Installation/Upgrades of new electrical systems supporting BTS site solutions
  • Compliant with 18th edition regulations
  • Strong troubleshooting skills (remote/onsite)
  • Familiar with site design drawings and understanding of electrical details.
  • Preferably worked on Huawei vendor equipment but not essential
  • NICEIC certified or worked under NICEIC standards in previous roles.
  • Performed electrical circuit testing and inspections with authority to provide certifications
  • Strong customer facing & communication skills

In return, you’ll work for a close-knit, innovative company that is invested in your wellbeing and personal development. Committed to employee engagement, Comvergent empowers each staff member to achieve their goals.
In a happy and healthy office, you’ll work with a team of colleagues who take pride in their role and believe in cooperation and openness with each other.
Comvergent promote other benefits such as; breakfast mornings, employee fun days, weekly fresh fruit baskets, staff events and other innovative ideas brought forward by the Comvergent Committee.
We are also proud to support both national and local charities through a range of fundraising activities that we encourage staff get involved in.

Interested in the next step in your career? Click Apply today to learn more!

Project Engineer (I&C)

Project Engineer (I&C)

Chester

Providing technicall support to field resource, and technical gating of EE / VF sites the Project Engineer responsibilities;

  • Technical gating of all sites within the upgrade pot
  • Support with BTS solutions and HBOM
  • Create PBOM from DD / site survey
  • Support remotely with engineers onsite for issues with Huawei installation and commissioning, tech add upgrades, cabinet swaps, expansion activities, RRU installation, commissioning & integration, Antenna upgrades, Huawei BTS troubleshooting etc.
  • Support project teams with HOPs

Background from Project Engineer;

  • Solid understanding (3+ years) of Huawei BTS at a technical level for I&C related issues
  • Experience on either Vodafone or EE related works, preferably on huawei vendor kit.
  • Ability to identify technical process inefficiencies

This is being advertised as a Permanent opportunity, however, for the right person, Comvergent would consider a contractor also.