Site Design Lead

Site Design Lead

Are you a veteran design lead within the telecoms industry?

Do you want to put your skills and experience to use for a company that value long term growth and personal development?

Our client is one of the largest operators of telecoms infrastructure within Europe and due to continued business growth and acquisition are seeking a Site Design Lead to join their team in Daventry.

Reporting to the Design Manager, the Site Design Lead will provide design input and expertise across the client’s telecoms projects and help ensure compliance to customer specifications, all whilst helping the Design Manager represent the business on all design related issues.

The Site Design Lead is also responsible for:

  • Authoring design guidelines and specifications for use by all undertaking design on behalf of the company. Maintain concurrency of client specifications to British Standards.
  • Operating systems for monitoring the quality of designs carried out by in house designers and contractors alongside reviewing high-cost construction items and helping maintain low operating costs where possible.
  • Developing and improving design practices through the implementation of continuous improvement plans for design quality, including processes, techniques, and training.
  • Assisting with feasibility studies for new projects when required.
  • Co-ordinating drawing delivery from external contractors and check drawings for technical content.
  • Liaising with customers to ensure compliance to their required specifications, ensure that specification changes are suitably managed and communicated to internal teams and external suppliers.
  • Assessing all designs for ICNIRP compliance and ensure all submitted designs are “value engineered” to provide the best technical & financial solution.
  • Maintaining accurate records of drawing instructions & approvals alongside managing the drawing filing systems and client database.
  • Compiling specific reports for monitoring contractor progress.
  • Liaising with the Programme Managers to ensure all customer specification change is controlled and its impact analysed and understood.
  • Liaising with external suppliers to ensure delivery to the required standards, SLAs, and volumes.

We would welcome applicants with the following skills and experience:

  • 5-10 years’ experience in the telecoms industry primarily involving designing telecoms installations from an RF design/Engineering standpoint.
  • Excellent knowledge of the telecoms infrastructure industry in the UK.
  • Good awareness of compliance standards (such as ICNIRP) when going through the design process.
  • Excellent communicator who can provide information across several levels of a business with ease.
  • Ability to travel to sites, customers, or suppliers as part of the design consultation process when required.

Interested and want to know more? Click Apply today!

Job Location: Daventry (NN11) 3 days a week, 2 days remote moving to Leamington Spa in Q1 2022.

Start Date: ASAP

Employment type: Permanent

Package: £40,000 – £50,000 (DOE)

Acquisition Design Engineer

Job Title – Acquisition Design Engineer

Job Location – Reading

Job Role:

We are looking for an Acquisition Design Engineer/Surveyor, construction manager who will coordinate all delivery requirements relating to an assigned portfolio with respect to the ADC phase of new build and upgrade projects and 3rd party providers applications. You will support the A&D and Construction leads in setting up and reviewing processes, tools and systems for potential or proposed acquisitions ensuring they are aligned with the clients property and local authority planning policies.


  • Ensure work is executed as per the project requirements and will act as a point of contact for delivery activities towards the Customer Delivery Organisation, Third Parties assigned by the clients project organisation and internal Partners relating to their portfolio of sites.
  • The role is primarily to provide services relating to the Acquisition, Design and Construction of the clients LTE & 5G RAN solutions but may also include In Building, Infrastructure and Antenna line solutions.
  • Accountable for ADC service delivery of the project deliverables through from start to finish to ensure all tasks are completed as per SLA’s and forecasts.
  • Collaborate within a small internal ADC team with both onshore and offshore presence, defining Customer forecasts and setting ambitious targets.
  • Updating Customer and Internal tools and collaborating with the Customer
  • Being responsible for the review of all designs issued via the effective management of 3rd party Design suppliers.
  • Attend Customer and Supplier meetings and handle all finance requirements relating to ADC services


  • 5 years proven experience in Acquisition, Design and Construction management within the Telecoms sector
  • Previous acquisition and design management experience and good eye for detail
  • Experience of effective supplier and partner management.
  • Exoerience of CDM2015 and OHS practices.
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of site design guidelines and specifications
  • Able to identify potential risks and issues related to rollout and raise or proactively handle accordingly.
  • Excellent IT and database skills, in particular MS Excel
  • Effective communication and facilitation skills.
  • Flexible with the ability to adapt to change and ambiguity
  • Experience in taking on challenges with perseverance to overcome multiple obstacles.
  • Prepared to travel throughout the UK to customer offices and sites