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Fibre Construction Manager


Conex Fibre are a preferred recruitment agency to companies recruiting Fibre professionals across the UK.

Fibre Construction Manager - 40 - 50k + Car allowance + Co Bonus + Benefits

This hugely successful and rapidly expanding Telecommunications group, leading the way in building the new and exciting Gigabit Britain have an opening for a Construction Manager for the Wolverhampton area.

Some of what you will be doing will include:

• Managing multiple work streams and resources for constructing the civils network infrastructure for the successful delivery of FTTH
• Delivering projects on time and to budget through robust, high quality management processes, covering risk mitigation and forecasting
• Direct management responsibility for the Construction Supervisors and through matrix management, the Planning/GIS and Field Services resources
• Managing all vendors/contractors for construction
• Monitoring, reporting and escalating issues within projects, with risk mitigation and recovery plans in place to minimise any affects
• Ensuring accidents, incidents and near misses, quality failures and service deterioration trends are reported to the SHEQ Manager
• Through a close working relationship with Commercial, identifying at the earliest opportunity any risks to delivering the budget, supplier and/ or overhead cost impacting upon the project
• Providing accurate weekly reporting on progress, risks encountered and/or forecasted, costs incurred to date, capturing WIP including Risk estimations and forecasted Cost to Complete to the FTTP and Metro Delivery Project Manager
• Managing the operational relationship with all suppliers and have monitoring in place to ensure contractual KPI’s and technical specifications are adhered to and met
• Establishing and managing on a weekly basis (or as required) the report of project Highlights, Risks and Issues throughout the project lifecycle to the Delivery Manager
• Ensuring all completion documentation and As-built information is handed over within the agreed SLA by the contractor and it is checked for accuracy prior to issuing to GIS
• Promoting and managing excellent SHEQ practice across the group and its contractors
• Ensuring individual on-line H&S training is completed
• Participating in the company/Council/contractor walk out with the City Planners
• Responsible for ensuring Stage 1 As-builts are received checked and stored and that Stage 2 As-builts are received, validated and stored
• Responsible for following up on complaints with contractors
• Ensuring updates of As-builts are added to GIS via City Planner

To be successful in this role you’ll need:

• Proven track record in delivering medium, multi-site client projects with experience of managing capital budgets extending to 5M
• Strong leadership skills and ability to set a good example to others
• Excellent communication and networking skills as well as the ability to present to senior management, clients and stakeholders
• Ability to negotiate suitable outcomes that mitigate project risk
• Good technical understanding of telecoms fibre optic networks
• Demonstrable experience of method statements and risk assessments
• Commercial Awareness - understands basic revenue models, P&L, and cost-to-completion projections
• Ability to demonstrate experience and working knowledge of CDM Regulations
• Understanding of the New Roads & Streetworks Act 1991(NRSWA)

Conex Europe Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

Additional Information

Location: Wolverhampton
Industry: Telecommunications
Salary: 40000 - 50000 per annum + + Car Allowance + Co. Bonus + Benefits
Position Type: Permanent
Ref: fibr contstmgr Wolv

Contact Information

Andy Evenden
01708 716880


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