Network Design Director

Full time Permanent Sparktel in Telecommunications , in Utilities Email Job
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Job Description

Sparktel are seeking to hire a Network Design Director for the rollout of a large broadband project. This will commence in Q4 of 2019, with most premises being passed in the initial 5 years. The company is in the start-up phase & the successful candidate will have the chance to stamp their name on the project build. There is an excellent overall package on offer.

The role:

  • Implement the Network Design Principles
  • Manage design contractors to deliver Network Detailed Work Plans and Packs
  • Review and approve the Design output
  • Manage the delivery of Design requirements to meet the NBI deployment Programme Director’s plan
  • Review and approve Design/Build Contractor proposals in line with programme timelines
  • Define and oversee the implementation of the network Design Quality Assurance and acceptance testing.
  • Manage the creation of the Network inventory and records.
  • Ensure compliance with Health and Safety obligations
  • Develop and implement the wayleave and licence governance procedure.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key operational, business and management stakeholders
  • Support the Network Deployment Infrastructure Access manager.
  • Support the Financial Controller in the application of the Project Agreement Contract Assumptions.


  • 10+ years’ experience in a technical role in the telecommunications industry.
  • Strong track record in the telecommunications industry, preferably in a Fibre Optic/GPON environment.
  • Relevant Qualification in engineering/electrical/electronic discipline
  • Knowledge of operation of an ISO accredited environment
  • Experience of Quality Assurance and Quality management systems essential.
  • Experience of telecommunications network construction principles essential.
  • An ability to lead by example
  • Excellent time management
  • Excellent analytical skills with high attention to detail and good documentation skills
  • Ability to manage a team where there is a requirement to juggle and prioritise multiple tasks within a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, environment

What’s on Offer:

  • Salary €100,000 a year, negotiable depending on experience
  • Permanent Role with a 7-year framework
  • Opportunity to join a large project in the early start-up stage
  • Company vehicle

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