Senior Design Lead 

We are a full-fibre broadband provider with £250m of investment. We are rolling out a 10Gbps FTTP networks and have a plan to cover a total of 250,000 premises bringing truly exceptional connectivity services to homes and businesses in the South of England. We want to improve lifestyles and enhance communities by instantly connecting people and businesses beyond today’s broadband.


We are a diverse and inclusive employer, our company culture is people centric, transparent, collaborative.

Key Responsibilities/ Deliverables

  • Set up Swish’s internal Fibre Design team to help us meet our goal of 250k homes in the next five years

  • Develop a budget and plan of how to scale the team and deliver cost effective design capability

  • Develop the roles, processes and systems required to develop the team and capability to design 100k homes per year

  • Build a both Design and Survey functions that can support the design targets

  • Work with third party providers to develop systems and automation tools that improve the efficiency of Swish’s design and integrate into other systems ithin the business

  • Establish methods of working with other internal teams as well as our civil contractors

  • Manage a robust process for the handover of data from Design to build and as built

Key Skills

  • Experience in Fibre Network Design, specifically PON and FTTH, ideally working directly for a Network operator or Design House

  • Team Management and coaching

  • Detailed knowledge of the PIA product from Openreach

  • Experience using automated design tools such as Settics Star, FibrePlanIT, 3-GIS or similar

  • Project Management qualifications and experience managing delviereables and project plans

  • Strong GIS skills, experience using QGIS

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