Fibre Project Leader - Anankei

Brugge & Gent

For one of our customers in the Telecom business, we are looking for a Fibre Project Leader.

This person will take the operational lead for the roll-out of one or more fibre projects. The main responsibility of this project leader will be the set-up of an effective project organisation and project planning. This organisation must assure that customers can be connected to the new fibre network of our customer within the pre-defined schedule and budget and aligned with local business partners. He/she will do so in close cooperation with his/her colleagues of other departments and with national roll-out, design and engineering teams.


o Set up an effective project organisation with clear roles & responsibilities.

o Establish a planning baseline (for both the architecture and the construction), and a cost baseline allowing timely and on budget delivery of the objectives.

o Analyse and mitigate both internal and external risks to maintain the project baseline.

o Plan & lead local meetings with all involved stakeholders to assure a close follow-up of the planning, trigger all necessary actions to realise the EOY objective for the program. This also includes communication to external partners and internal area teams, the National Program Manager and the local area manager.

o Check and approve high level designs for both feeding (internal) and distribution (external partner).

o Assure the data quality in the tools for project follow-up and network documentation.

o Consolidate and asses confidence level for the “Go for construction”.

o Assure timely execution of required core network activities.

o Follow-up of correct financial actualisation with both internal departments & external partners.

o Represent the network deployment department (provide feed-back regarding planning, design and status) in local cross-departmental teams with sales, Marketing, Customer operations.

o Actively participate in initiatives for definition/updates of design rules, processes, work instructions, reporting, lessons learned…


Who are we looking for?

o You need to have a good knowledge of telecommunication networks and eager to expand this knowledge

o Project management experience is a must (workload estimations/operational planning/budget management)

o You are a Team player with a lot of energy and team coordination skills

o You have good analytical insight

o You are able to deal with ambiguity

o You have good knowledge of the Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) 

o You have good communication/presentation skills 

o You are bilingual Dutch/French with good knowledge of English 

o You are in the possession of a master degree (engineer) or equal in experience

o You are VOL-VCA certified or you are willing to achieve this.