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Principal Delivery Engineer

Job Description

Job Description

We have an exciting new opportunity to join Virgin Media as a Principal Delivery Engineer! Within this role, you'll drive and have accountability of the delivery of multiple work streams. This will take you through from approval to build, through to release, completion and handover. In doing so, you'll be managing the build activity ensuring it is done in accordance with Virgin Media policies and processes as well as NRSWA and Code Of Practice for co-ordination of Street Works compliance.

You'll ensure the end to end process is adhered to drive a high audit success rate. This will all result in a clean handover for activation / install of services and to network assurance and or the end customer all whilst within budget and CPP.

You'll use your expertise and tenacity to overcome challenges, minimising impact to delivery and or cost.

So that's what you'll get up to, but what about us?

Well, we're super proud of our history, helping communities to stay connected with oodles of top-notch products and services. We offer the full works - Broadband, TV, mobile and landline - equipping our customers out with the very latest tech.

But it's not just what we do, but why we do it that really matters.

Our mission is to become the most recommended brand, by our people and our customers. A massive part of that journey is about how we ensure that our brilliant people have a working environment in which they can truly belong and thrive. For us, it's absolutely critical that every single person can bring, and be, their whole selves at work and we're working hard every day to achieve this.

Tell me more, tell me more..

We mentioned multiple workstreams - these will include reviewing opportunity planning, design overview, route feasibility and Multi Dwelling Unit (MDU) premises / wayleave areas. In particular, you'll be looking for the challenges and complexities that have the potential to impact our work. These could be things like traffic management or footpath and carriageway conditions for example.

You'll also play a primary role in the ongoing relationships we have with local authorities, since they'll be key to the delivery and coordination of the words. Great communication will be key. All the while, you'll be keeping stakeholders (both internally and externally) in the loop with what's happening. This could involve attendance at meetings, visits and also possibly dealing with complaint management at times too.

Ultimately, this role gives you great ownership for your workstack and the autonomy to own the job, as our business continues to grow.

Candidate Description

  • Extensive knowledge of the Telecommunications Industry and Civils Engineering.

  • NRSWA course (Knowledge & experience).

  • Demonstrable knowledge of CDM Regulations.

  • Previous experience of project management or programme delivery.

  • Examples and evidence of managing contract partners and developing good stakeholder relationships with the ability to understand issues and to drive and reduce delivery delays.

  • As you'll be travelling across multiple sites, you'll need a full clean driving license.

    Other stuff we're looking for

  • Excellent data analysis skills.

  • PIA accreditation.

  • Commercial Awareness - understands basic revenue models, P&L, and cost-to-completion projections.

  • Strong technical, analytical & problem-solving skills.

  • Computer literate - good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project.