Senior Wayleave Manager

Job Description

Our goal at CityFibre is to unlock the digital potential of Britain by creating a broadband network that works seamlessly for everyone, every day. Powerful, gigabit-speed connections that enable people across entire communities to enjoy life in full flow. To do this, we make sure that our people’s voices are heard, their ideas are welcomed, and everyone is given the opportunity to make a real impact.

We encourage change, have a challenger mindset, foster innovation and nurture a welcoming, inclusive and supportive community. In this environment we allow you to bring your best-self to work every day, helping you to achieve your goals, grow your career and reach your full potential.

We’re a Times Top 50 Employer for Women; are endorsed by WORK180; have pledged our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant; and are a Disability Confident Employer. Working together with our Employee Networks, we’re committed to changing the industry for everyone. 

What you can expect from us
Everyone at CityFibre has an important part to play, and we reflect that in our benefits. With a Competitive Salary based on experience, when you join us, you’ll also enjoy 25 days’ holiday, a day off on your birthday, a day off to support a charity or organisation of your choice, a performance-related bonus scheme, and private healthcare.

We believe we deliver our best when we work together. It’s the way we do things, trusting and giving our people the autonomy to manage their own day-to-day, promoting wellbeing, whilst still prioritising time together with our colleagues to connect, collaborate and share our ideas.

How you’ll change it up
The Senior Wayleave Officer is responsible for overseeing all wayleave activities within the Rural Portfolio, ensuring timely execution while maximising efficiency and affordability. 

What you’ll bring to the role 
This is an exciting opportunity to build a function from scratch where you will be developing policies, leading a team, managing budgets, and fostering relationships with key stakeholders.

You’ll also bring the following with you:
Previous experience in developing a sustainable outsource strategy for wayleave acquisition, ensuring that workstack fluidity and performance is maximised whilst costs are controlled. The ability to  develop a robust and scalable wayleave resourcing model whilst blending internal resourcing and strategic supply chain management 

  • Significant experience managing external Wayleaves partners, developing, scope, operating principles and the contract framework
  •  Detailed understanding  of statutory and legal frameworks under which CityFibre can build its instal and maintain its infrastructure, with special attention to the '- Electronic Communications Code 'The Code' and the Digital Economy Act.
  • Ability to negotiate with Landowners, tenants and other third parties to secure permission for apparatus installation.

We’re looking for people who don’t settle for ‘good enough’ and push things forward. If you’ve just found yourself thinking, ‘I’d love to do this’, we want to hear from you. Let’s change it up.

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging
Our people have a wide range of experiences and perspectives – and it’s this diversity of thought that makes us who we are. 

CityFibre is working hard to change up the telecoms industry. This means we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to people from all backgrounds and commitments, including your carer and family status, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, gender and gender identity. We’re also offering training programmes and placement opportunities to support the skilled, career changers, service-leavers, and returning workers to become part of our teams. 


GCSE level or equivalent • A level or equivalent • Driving licence valid in the UK 

Additional Information

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