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Associate Fibre Network Planner


Location: West Sussex

Job Type: Full time


As the fastest-growing fibre network in the UK, you could say we’re changing things up. Not only are we unlocking the digital potential of an entire nation, but we’re also constantly evolving, to give our people the most seamless employee experience possible. We’re doing this by creating a sense of purpose among our teams and offering career development opportunities the like of which has never been seen before. We’re a company that cares about people, places and new possibilities. Could this be the fresh start you’re looking for?

Building a new, full fibre network has never been more exciting, so don’t miss an opportunity to work for the 2nd largest Fibre network in the UK. Our Network Build teams are revitalising an industry – they’re the ones connecting the dots and assuring the build. They work with cutting-edge technologies and the brightest minds in their field to build a legacy for future generations. They can say the digital map of the UK, is something they’ve created. This is your chance to say you were a part of its creation too.

We think smart, act fast, always back each other and give everything our best. We’re building a legacy, that’s the CityFibre Way. There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the Network Build team at CityFibre.

A rewarding career

If you’re going to be changing it up, you deserve to be looked after. That’s why we’re offering a salary of up to £30,000 + a car allowance.On top of that, you’ll be able to enjoy plenty of benefits like 25 days’ holiday, a day off on your birthday, a day off to support a charity or organisation of your choice, a performance-related bonus scheme, and private healthcare to name just a few.

How can you change it up?

Once our fibre network is designed, it needs to be taken out into the field to ensure it will be fast and functional. As our Associate Fibre Network Planner, you’ll work closely with more senior Fibre Network Planners to learn how to interpret blueprints on-site, and answer queries from the Contractors and authorities. As you progress, you’ll also assume accountability for the project management, collaborating with our Designers to deliver the best infrastructure possible. Day to day, this is what you can expect to be doing:

  • Quality check FTTH designs produced by Design Partners for consistency and quality
  • Review designs produced for suitability and cost-effectiveness
  • Assist Fibre Network Planners and Delivery Manager with day-to-day tasks and reporting
  • Update Salesforce Notes as directed
  • Support the City Coordinator with raising Notice of Intent and Network Adjustments of Openreach Network

What will you bring to the role?

With a working knowledge of fibre networks and infrastructure, you’ll bring enthusiasm and a willingness to learn. You will be passionate about technology, have excellent communication skills and be adaptable to different situations. You will bring some of the below to CityFibre with you:

  • At least six months of fibre network or engineering experience
  • The ability to produce detailed industry standard drawings and documentation
  • A working knowledge of any Graphical Information Systems (GIS) suites
  • Experience of working on the Openreach Portal
  • NRSWA accreditation unit 2

Our unique culture

So that’s the role, now let us tell you a bit more about life at CityFibre. We’ve built a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace that offers anyone the chance to grow a new career. We’re a Times Top 50 Employer for Women, have partnerships with Work180, Vercida and Disability Confidence, just to name a few – it inspires us day-to-day. The foundations of our teams are rooted in respect, development and continuous support. Our people are already changing it up, are you ready to join them?

CityFibre is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to individuals from all backgrounds, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, family status and disability. We recognise that everyone is an individual with a wide range of experiences and perspectives and believe this diversity of thought is what makes CityFibre special.