Fibre manager

Responsible for the installation of telecoms FTTH infrastructure; including cabling, splicing, and testing.


  • Responsible for the installation of telecoms FTTH infrastructure; including cabling, splicing, and testing.

  • This includes working closely with our project teams, to ensure that technical requirements are understood and met

  • Ensure operational programme requirements are delivered and that financial targets are realised, all in accordance with the requirements of our fibre installation Contracts

  • Facilitate in Fibre fault finding and repair

  • Responsible for mentoring and developing Fibre Supervisor(s) and will establish and grow an internal fibre installation capability.

  • Management of testing and ensuring the accuracy of test results

  • Managing multiple supervisors working across various regions

  • Participates in team meetings and provides regular on-site project presence

  • Ensures regular communication with Project Manager and contractor

  • Create H&S documentation, progress reports and tracking documentation

  • Provides technical training and coaching

Core skills required:

  • Experience of delivering multiple complex projects concurrently

  • Experience with Fibre deployment using the BT PIA duct network with a view to recruit, train and manages PIA admin staff as the business demands grow

  • OTDR Experience – EXFO, CMA NETTEST, ANRITSU, NOYES or similar

  • Working knowledge of Straight-Line Diagrams and Fibre Allocation Sheets

  • Experienced with the use of Fusion splicing – Fujikura 60s, 70s or similar.

  • Working experience of GPON or XGSPON networks

  • Experienced in engaging with suppliers and keeping up with technology development within the industry

  • An understanding of fibre networks to facilitate in Fibre fault finding and repair

  • GIS knowledge is desirable.

  • Understanding of cost and value

  • Understanding of programming relevant Fibre and Telecoms training to current standards

  • Computer literacy

  • Experience of managing and leading a team

  • Excellent contractor management skills

  • Excellent communicator and influencing skills

  • UK Drivers Licence and access to a vehicle essential

Our strategic goals:

  • To be recognised as the leading local provider of broadband services in terms of quality and value to our customers in the areas we operate.

  • To have a reputation for building cost efficient reliable and secure networks for our customers (HSE, Quality, Data protection).

  • To be responsive to changes in the market, technology and customer needs (agile, proactive, flexible).

  • To meet our long-term strategic plan by being focus on our KPI. 

  • To be a company where people want to come and work and grow ( team before individual empowerment, diversity, passion, ethics and recognition rich-culture.


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