Broadband Technical Manager

Employer
Resourcing Group
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
5 Nov 2020

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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My Client, A West London Council is seeking a Broadband Technical Manager for a 6 - 9 month contract

You will be responsible for assessing all proposals to install broadband in the Council's Housing stock and in consultation and cooperation with key stakeholders for maintaining oversight of proposals and ensuring that matters relating to asset protection and health and safety are adequately reflected in the provider's activities

To collaborate across departments to work towards positive outcomes for residents

To engage with a range of internal and external teams to agree technical requirements, identify solutions and negotiate with all parties

The role is as follows:

Broadband Applications:

Initial validation of applications

Coordinate providers access to develop proposals

Complete technical reviews on new broadband way leave applications including:

Consultation with the Council's technical teams including development, asset, delivery and local housing management teams
Consultation with the Councils Health and Safety teams and stakeholders where relevant
Resident consultation
Liaise with broadband providers to address matters arising
Produce a final report detailing the Council's requirements in respect of each applicationLead on pre start meetings with each provider coordinating the Council's requirements in respect of site plans

Working with the health and safety team oversee the resolution of any matters relating to health and safety that arise
Maintain oversight of each broadband providers activities during the onsite phase
Ensure local housing management teams are provided with adequate visibility of programmes and appropriate information is provided to residents by providers
Snag/ accept handover for all sites on behalf of the Council
Commission and manage consultant activity on all of the above during periods of peak demandAerial Applications:

Coordinate activities with the Council's surveyor's responsible for the receipt of applications and development of heads of terms, where applicable
Undertake an Initial assessment of potential sites including consulting with stakeholders
Coordinate providers access to develop proposals on suitable sites
Complete full technical reviews of all provider applications including:
Consultation with the Council's technical teams including development, asset, delivery and local housing management teams
Consultation with the Council's Health and Safety teams
Consultation with the Council's stakeholders where relevant
Resident consultation
Liaise with Telecommunications providers to address matters arising
Produce a final report detailing the Council's requirements in respect of each application
Liaise with the Council's Surveyors, regarding the production of heads of terms
Attend pre start meetings with each Telecommunications provider coordinating the Council's involvement in the same
Working with the health and safety team oversee the resolution of any matters relating to health and safety that arise
Maintain oversight of each broadband providers activities during the onsite phase
Ensure local housing management teams are provided with adequate visibility of programmes and appropriate information is provided to residents by providers
Snag/ accept handover for all sites on behalf of the Council
Commission and manage consultant activity on all of the above during periods of peak demand Ongoing management

Maintain a register of applications including current status Maintain a register of broadband and aerial installations
Co-ordinate feedback from local housing management teams relating to installations
Undertake annual reviews of installations as required by procedures, providing feedback to Telecommunications providers and overseeing the resolution of any issues that ariseThe post-holder will have mainly direct contact with:

Property Services
Major works Delivery Team
Development team
Community Engagement
Health and Safety Team
Neighbourhood Estate and Environmental management teams
Telecommunications contractors
External consultants
Ward Councillors
ResidentsKey Skills & Experience

Graduate or equivalent qualification in construction or engineering

Experience of working in a project management and technical environment; delivering repairs or improvements within the public and/ or private sectors

Experience of delivering projects in a way that achieves high levels of customer satisfaction

Experience of Working in a housing environment

Knowledge of effective project management methodologies, e.g. PRINCE 2

Excellent communication skills (written and oral); able to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences

Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office

Corporate membership of a senior, technically orientated institution - RICS, RIBA, ICE, IMechE, CIOB or equivalent by experience would be desirable

Resourcing Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy
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