Build Delivery Manager

Job Description

This is a hybrid role which combines working from home for some of the week, with office and site visits.

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’re a Times Top 50 Employer for Gender Equality; 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 depending on experience + a car allowance, 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.

How you’ll change it up

As a Build Delivery Manager, you’ll help us fulfil our ambition of delivering Fibre to the Home (FTTH) to 8 million premises across the UK. You’ll be responsible for all deliverables against your assigned workstreams including safeguarding against all risks to safety, cost, quality, and delivery on time. Day to day, this is some of what you can expect to be doing:

  • Being accountable for programme governance, risk mitigation, change management and commercial controls
  • Responsible for financial planning, controls and reporting against the annual budget in excess of £10 - £40m
  • Line managing a team of up to 12 direct reports, including coaching, developing, and mentoring to drive performance
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with multiple highways authorities
  • Managing operational relationships with all suppliers, providing a clear and articulate view of progress across agreed delivery plans
  • Managing multiple interfaces within a matrix environment, demonstrating effective communication and stakeholder skills

What you’ll bring to the role

You’ll have strong leadership and management skills, with experience managing large complex delivery programmes through partners and suppliers. You’ll also bring the following:

  • Fibre Optic / Cabling Installation experience (certifications where applicable)
  • NRSWA Qualification
  • Experience building and maintaining strong senior level relationships, internally and externally, to drive positive outputs
  • Demonstrable experience in a leadership role where KPIs such as time, cost and quality have been key to success
  • Full Driver’s License that is valid in the UK

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

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.

Additional Information

If there’s any additional support or adjustment you require in the application process to help you achieve your best, please get in touch by emailing We’re here to support you in changing up your career.