Fibre Network Planner - Design


Location: England

Job Type: Full time


We have nationwide opportunities.

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?

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 £40,000 depending on experience.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?

When you join our design team as a Network Planner, your key focus is to produce fit for purpose, future-proof and cost-effective civils and fibre infrastructure designs using defined methodologies and architecture, always working to meet project timelines.

Day to day, this is what you can expect to be doing:

  • Undertaking build site surveys in line with our safety guidelines
  • Working with the pre-sales teams to scope and cost projects to support tender responses
  • Forecasting CAPEX and OPEX requirements of designed infrastructure projects
  • Producing detailed industry-standard design documentation
  • Helping to develop, implement and champion CityFibre network design topologies

What you’ll bring to the role

You’ll have a detailed understanding of all aspects of civil route and fibre planning, and of local and national authority civil engineering regulations. You’ll also bring some of the following with you:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience using industry recognised GIS software

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.

You’ve got this!