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Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Manager


Location: Greater Manchester

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?

What makes CityFibre different from any other Telecoms company? How we treat our people. Just as we aim to make everything super easy for our customers, we aim to do the same for you, in your career and outside work. Our hybrid working structure as well as our learning and development function allow you to bring your best-self to work every day and grow your career in any way you want it. This is an environment that encourages change and fosters innovation. Anyone can make a difference at CityFibre, so what’s stopping you?

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 £65,000 depending on experience and 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?

As the Mechanical & Engineering manager, you will be responsible for the design, delivery and third line support of CityFibre's M&E Infrastructure including Micro Edge Datacentres, Third Party Colo and Streetside furniture. Day to day, this is what you can expect to be doing:

  • Managing and developing your team of engineers and architects
  • Design of all M&E Infrastructure (FEX’s, FACs and Third Party Colo)
  • Delivery of all M&E Infrastructure
  • Creation of support model and processes for M&E infrastructure
  • Ongoing development of M&E Architecture vision

What will you bring to the role?

Do you enjoy managing and developing people? We’re looking for somebody with strong people management skills to come into this role to support and build our team of engineers and architects. You will need to be able to demonstrate a track record of delivering and maintaining M&E systems, showing experience in managing the performance of delivery and maintenance. You will bring some of the below to CityFibre with you:

  • Design and maintenance of Datacentre M&E technologies
  • Familiarity with micro edge Datacentre concepts
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Ideally achievement or material progress towards IEng or CEng registration

If you’ve just found yourself nodding and thinking, ‘I can do that!’, things are about to get exciting.

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.