MDU Build Manager – Irlam, Manchester

The Role

As MDU Build Manager, you will own and manage a specific part of an essential build cycle. In doing so you will be responsible for managing a team that ensures Freedom Fibre succeeds in its corporate objectives in providing fast and reliable fibre to everyone.

You will be responsible for managing the MDU Build function within the Company owning the completion of specific build tasks including but not inclusive of:

  • Leading a team to ensure MDU surveying and build packs are completed within the scope of build including cost, efficiency and adhering to design & architecture rulesets

  • Supporting the wider build function with MDU design and architecture, improving processes, and looking for cost effective ways to develop the area

  • Assisting with Operations team requests, working on customer connectivity within MDUs to ensure customer satisfaction

  • Working with the Special Operations Engineering team to fulfil MDU Builds including forecasting, planning and deployment

  • Working with Marketing teams to generate interest to support MDU Build

To do this; you will lead a team that is geared towards success. Leading by example will be key and no day is likely to be the same, your experience in managing functions, people and championing excellence will support our goals and help us to change the way we think about things, challenging convention and attracting the best talent.

Tenacity is key within this role with the ability to self-motivate, you will also be responsible for managing data in accordance with compliance standards and reporting into the wider business on a regular basis.

You will own relationships with key strategic internal and external stakeholders, supporting your team to ensure engagement with stakeholders yields improvements and results where necessary.

Core Responsibilities

  • Creating and owning documents and processes that provide guidance and structure for the wider business owning the function

  • Team management, delegation of tasks and managing people, leading a team in the mould of the business

  • Highlighting priorities that will have a direct impact on deliverables for the team working with the wider organisation to ensure swift action is taken to reduce inefficiencies and increase customer satisfaction

  • Own internal and external stakeholder relationships

  • Proactively monitor and pursue overdue tasks ensuring minimal disruption within the business

  • Provide reports to the wider business on progress/development and issues

  • Risk mitigation, looking for ways to reduce chances of failure and implementing change structure & protocols to inhibit

Reporting to

Project Manager (ACs, MDU & Wayleaves)

Skills and Experience

  • Experience within the telecoms industry or similar services industry

  • Extensive experience in role/field is desirable but not essential

  • Previous people management experience is desirable understanding how to develop people, manage a team efficiently and drive results

  • You should be proficient in Microsoft packages including Excel/Word/PowerPoint/Visio & Project

  • Experience with planning tools such as QGIS or APX is also desirable

  • Experience working to demanding delivery timescales and the confidence to challenge convention

  • Desire to develop a new area and mould it into a sustained area of the business

  • Wanting to achieve positive results that support the business

  • Keen eye for detail in the MDU Build function to spot deficiency and identify solutions

  • Be adaptable in a rapidly growing business

  • Excellent communication and organisation skills with the ability to talk to various levels

  • Attention to detail and a persistent approach to following up enquiries with tenacity to drive delivery goals

  • Self-motivated to lead by example

  • Strong performer

  • Thinks outside the box

Our Ideal Fit

Someone who is a team player and willing to get their sleeves rolled up from time to time in order to take this business from start-up to industry leader.

Working with Freedom Fibre

Freedom Fibre offers the chance to grow as a person and in a professional capacity and prides itself on a sustainable work environment that provides flexible working and support throughout the entire business.

We operate in a relaxed and industrious atmosphere where you’ll be encouraged to speak out and contribute where ever you feel you have something to offer. Our offices are open from 07:00 through to 19:00 and we are happy to be flexible with working hours so you can enjoy a relatively stress-free commute or work from home to create the best possible work-life balance that suits you and Freedom Fibre.

We offer an attractive benefits package including bonus, generous pension, private healthcare and flexible working along with other benefits.

Freedom Fibre is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are committed to being a successful, caring and welcoming place for all employees.

Place of Work

The place of work will be our offices in Irlam, near Manchester.



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