Delivery Lead

Job Title – Delivery Lead (On the day Integration control)

Job Location – Remote/Reading

Job Role:

Responsibilities

  • Predominantly focussed on working days Thursday to Monday inclusive of weekends to support Site delivery.
  • To support the delivery / Integration of cell sites for customers program 2G/ 4G /5G
  • To support on the day scope of works.
  • Managing tool sets associated with on the day activity
  • Liaison with Customer contacts and internal/external ASP’s to co-ordinate on the day delivery of programmed sites for the customer.
  • Manage dependencies to ensure on the day activity is completed in line with Project & customer milestones

Experience

  • Recent On the Day delivery experience
  • Excellent knowledge of 2G/3G/4G/5G
  • Experience in building relationships with customer contacts and ASP’s

Project Manager

Project Manager

Our client, a leader in both the Broadcast Infrastructure and IT sectors, is seeking several Project Managers for a 3-month contract to drop in and help get several projects defined and moving whilst they go through the next stage of a large-scale transition programme.

The successful Project Managers would be working a blend between remote and the client’s office in Winchester (a few days a week), supporting project delivery, and liaising with the various teams and stakeholders involved to drive the Project forward.

As there are several roles available, we would welcome applications from candidates with experience and knowledge in any of the following areas:

  • Data centre infrastructure upgrades working with technologies such as Data Domain.
  • Experience with Virtualisation technology such as VMWare.
  • Technical mindset and used to collaborating with design teams/have knowledge in this area.
  • IT Transformation surrounding upgrading of existing technologies.
  • BSS/OSS experience.
  • Understanding of the Utilities sector would be advantageous.
  • Previous experience supporting end of life programmes.
  • Strong Project Management background of 3-5 years and ideally holding a formal qualification (Agile, APM, Prince 2 etc)

The role offers a rate of £450-500 per day (would fall INSIDE IR35) for the right person and whilst initially 3 months could go on for longer as the project develops.

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Summary Information:

Day Rate: £450-500 (DOE)

IR35 Status: Inside IR35

Contract Duration: 3 months

Location: Remote with a few days a week in Winchester office (SO21)

Start Date: ASAP

Delivery Manager

Job Title – Delivery Manager

Job Location – Remote/Reading

Job Role

Responsibilities

* Accountable for the Design and Construction phase supporting site instructions for the deployment of Ericsson equipment.
* Collaborate within a small internal D&C 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.
* Being responsible for the delivery of all construction phase plans and requirements including Initial accounts/Final accounts agreement, internal finance creation, equipment call-off via the effective management of 3rd party construction suppliers.
* Attend Customer and Supplier meetings and handle all finance requirements relating to D&C services.

Experience

* 5 years proven experience in Acquisition, Design and Construction management within the Telecoms sector
* Previous acquisition and design management experience
* Experience of effective supplier and partner management.
* 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.

Delivery Manager

Job Title – Delivery Manager

Job Location – Remote/Reading

Job Role

Responsibilities

Accountable for Acquisition service delivery of the project deliverables through from start to finish to ensure all tasks are completed as per SLA’s and forecasts.
Collaborate with small internal Acquisition, Design Delivery and Construction teams with both onshore and offshore presence, defining Customer forecasts and setting ambitious targets.
Updating Customer and Internal tools and collaborating with the Customer
Attend Customer and Supplier meetings and handle all finance requirements relating to Acquisition services.

Experience

* 5 years proven experience in Acquisition, Design and Construction management within the Telecoms sector
* Previous acquisition and design management experience especially in new code.
* Experience of effective supplier and partner management.
* 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

Telecoms Property Surveyor

Job Title -Field Service Operations – Property Surveyor

Job Location – Remote work

Job Role:

  • The candidate provides next generation Network Operations Managed Services to the customer. The scope includes the provision of Managed Services for Service Integration, Central Operations (NOC), Field Services, Optimisation, Spare Parts, Access, and Estate Management across the customer estate (approximately 20,000 sites).
  • The Hardy OSS Surveyor (HOSSS) role will ensure radio site access is available at all times where rights allow to the customer and shareholder appointed contractors, particularly where this impacts public service.
  • Access to the fullest extent of the legal rights will be achieved by constant review and maintenance of site access ensuring full legal rights of access are maintained. Where rights of access are challenged by Site Providers and third parties to access then immediate action is taken to remedy. This will take the form of direct intervention at source with support where necessary from the clients appointed Legal Team.
  • HOSSS first stop reference for network property access related matters and will manage and where appropriate will be part of the first line of communication with resistant Site Providers and third parties.

Responsibilities

  • Introduce, through training workshops, the clients Property access processes.
  • Engaging cross-functionally as well as within the Property Department to inspire and empower process change.
  • Provide support to the Suppliers and Contractors in the context of access resistance/refusal and to act as an escalation point when issues are encountered beyond the Hardy OSS contractual requirements.
  • 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

Network Performance Engineer

Job Title – Network Performance Engineer

Job Location – Remote (with travel to Reading occasionally)

Job Role:

Working as part of the existing core service reliability team covering performance and optimisation you will lead delivery for a specific MS contract ensuring required network performance is achieved. You will be responsible for ensuring any issues relating to “in life” performance are addressed and demonstrating the value of the client in the end to end service chain. Woking closely with the wider Service Ops Team you will ensure that actions undertaken as part of the delivery do not negatively impact with wider MS Scope and any improvement initiatives are shared across the other domains.
It is a customer-facing role and will also be a key interface towards the clients Service Delivery Units (SDU) to secure the Operational Performance.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring we can achieve the Network Performance levels defined within the contract controlling delivery and working with other members of the team to address issues.
  • Tracking performance of the KPIs and the things which can influence and impact the delivery.
  • Driving and owning actions required to improve delivery performance working with local and offshore Service Delivery Units (SDU), 3PP’s and the customer.
  • Maintaining and developing effective business relationships with key customers and stakeholders (Internal and external) ensuring clear processes are in place to manage relevant activities in line with business and customer risks and benefits.
  • Supporting/Leading monthly performance and operational reviews with the customer and key internal stakeholders.
  • Supporting requirement definition and business impact of new service requests received from the customer.
  • Working in conjunction with the Service improvement lead identify and support improvements in the performance and management of the service.

Experience

  • Previous experience leading a Network Performance Team
  • Prior experience working alongside an SDU
  • Prior experience relating to “In life” performance of networks
  • Prior experience in building relationships with stakeholders (internal & external)

Field Engineer

Job Title – Field Engineer

Job Location – Nationwide

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

Customer Project Manager

Job Title – Customer Project Manager

Job Location – Remote

Job Role :

An experienced RAN rollout project manager is required to manage 2 customer projects.

Responsibilities

  • High level detail of the delivery is: Strategic transmission delivery as per customers guidelines for all the instructed Sites
  • IP VPN migration of instructed Sites
  • IPSec and Subnet re-configurations
  • 2G/4G Hub and Child Site Migrations
  • Standalone IDU Installation
  • End-to-End Decommissioning Dependency Management and Tactical Microwave links upgrades.

Experience

  • Detailed understanding of Radio access networks 2G/3G/4G
  • Network deployment/ project rollout experience – from site acquisition to build (structure and databuild)
  • Installation, integration, bringing sites on air, monitoring, decommission sites
  • Have proven, demonstrable experience in leading project execution teams in a role as a Customer Project Manager
  • Experience in project finances – set up, analysing, monitoring and reporting
  • Hold a current accreditation for Prince2 or PMI
  • Have worked on projects established within one of the following project methodology frameworks – Prince2, PMI or PROPS-C / XLPM

Delivery Manager

Job Title – Delivery Manager (Network Rollout)

Job Location – Coventry or Reading

Job Role:

Responsibilities

  • To act as the Build/Design tech lead across the team providing technical support, direction and guidance to all members of the team, thereby contributing to the overall delivery of the team’s objectives
  • Support all Build/design activity.
  • Manage, on behalf of the various clients, budgets associated with all Build/design activity.
  • Seek opportunities for efficiency & cost saving by driving a culture of cost-awareness & innovation.
  • Direct, govern and act as a point of escalation with 3rd party suppliers.
  • Deliver results and achieve SLA/KPI performance by focusing on effective execution of work. Continually looking for revised ways of working leading to improved performance.
  • Lead by example and continually look for ways to improve performance.
  • Interface with different project work streams to ensure efficient handover between milestones.
  • Lead and develop a highly motivated team.
  • Attend regular meetings with the client and 3rd party suppliers to ensure the end to end delivery of the service.
  • Create and manage a quality plan to monitor and audit the processes to ensure deliverables are fault free.
  • Ensure all dependencies are monitored and delivered in accordance with the agreed timespans to support the overall project plan.

Experience

  • Must have recent experience Delivering the rollout of a project
  • Must have recent Build experience
  • Must have recent Design experience
  • Last role been in a Telecoms environment
  • Willing to travel

Site Design Engineer

Job Title – Site Design Engineer

Job Location: Reading, Berkshire

Job Role:

A Design Engineer with knowledge of both passive and active elements of mobile telecommunication deployment. Able to support 3rd party Design teams and act as Subject Matter Expert on passive and active components to meet customer requirements. Key to the role is the ability to identify effective design solutions that best fit the site design requirements whilst having experience and understanding of the Cornerstone design ways of working

Responsibilities

  • Overall management of the creation and verification of Design Proposals for mobile network sites based on customer requirements across Civil, structural and active elements.
  • Review of plans, design drawings and other relevant documents for accuracy and adherence to design & build requirements.
  • Managing 3rd party designers and adherence to project design guidelines.
  • Managing progress and quality of 3rd party designers, whilst working to a continual improvement methodology.
  • Ensuring that 3rd party designers are compliant with local Health and Safety requirements and any other related statutory guidelines required to facilitate a workable design solution.
  • Acting as a Site Design subject matter expert (SME) in the provision of technical support towards site queries.
  • Interface with the different project work streams to ensure efficient handover between project milestones.
  • Production of technical reporting to support continual improvement.

Experience

  • Vast experience in Mobile Rollouts
  • Experience in cornerstone design processes
  • Experience leading and supervising third parties
  • Have experience with Vodafone ways of working
  • Extensive experience of Ericsson RAN H/W