Assistant Project Manager | Optical Networks

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We have set out to be the market leader in technology and connectivity integration across UK infrastructure.

We will draw upon our core values and out-perform others, delivering excellence through customer responsiveness, collaboration, and innovation. In doing so we will create a sustainable future for our people and our customers, reshaping and influencing the industries we operate in.

Working in partnership with our customer we intend to achieve the extraordinary.



About The Role

To support and coordinate delivery of technical telecommunications infrastructure projects including scheduling, works allocation and co-ordination with associated reporting.


As part of your day to day role, you are responsible for the following;

  • The ideal Assistant Project Manager will work closely with project managers and resource teams to deliver complex technical projects. Support all elements of project reporting, scheduling and updates to systems, tools and reports.
  • Assist with the execution of project periodic/weekly progress reports
  • Assist with the execution of project invoices, forecasts, and change control.
  • Assist with the execution of project risk and issue registers.
  • Assist with the execution of project programmes, materials requests and purchase orders.
  • Attend internal and external meetings, take minutes and distribute accordingly.
  • Manage and assist the field engineers with various site issues and resolve, escalate accordingly.

Desirable Attributes & Skills

  • Solid technology background across relevant domains (Optical, Ethernet, Wireless Infrastructure) or exceptional field management skills with basic technical knowledge set.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Subsea, Wireless or Terrestrial telecommunications background desirable.
  • Experience of BT telephone exchanges and data centres.
  • Experience of Ciena 6500 & 4200 products.
  • A willingness to undertake continual improvement and development through the working career.
  • A strong desire to foster close knit high performing project teams
  • Willing to put in extra effort and maintain performance through challenging periods
  • Willing to attend site meetings/visits, which may result in overnight stops
  • Promote the Linbrooke organisation, values, determination and culture.
  • APM Project Management Qualification
  • APM Project Fundamentals Qualification
  • Relevant experience in project management discipline.
  • Project safety management experience.
  • Knowledge of safety, quality and environmental procedures.
  • Knowledge of commercial and financial procedures.



Monday to Friday with weekend working


Unit 2-4 Sheffield Business Park Churchill Way, Chapeltown, Sheffield, S35 2PY




When you join Linbrooke, you are entitled to our outstanding benefits and wellbeing plan as part of your position.

Health & Wellbeing: Supercharged health and wellbeing plan by Westfield Health and EAP employee assistance programme.

Fitness & Rewards: Fitness discounts with My Gym and Westfield Health Rewards. Stay on top of your game and save £££.

Community: Volunteering is big at Linbrooke. You can take 1 day off work to support causes you believe in. And you will get paid for doing it.

Sick Pay: Income protection for up to 6 weeks in 12 month period. So when you are unwell you don't have to worry about your finances.

Death In Service: In the unfortunate event of death, your nominated beneficiaries will receive a tax-free lump sum equivalent to a two-year salary, for this position.





All employees must be able to speak the English language with fluency with good oral and written skills. Fluency relates to a person's language proficiency and their ability to speak with confidence and accuracy, using accurate sentence structures and vocabulary. For those whose first language is a signed language, all reasonable adjustments will be made.

Comply at all times with the requirements of Linbrooke Services’ HSEQ policies and in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act. Delivery of all work in accordance with Linbrooke Services’ quality procedures and customer standards and specifications. Support the business during quality audits and demonstrate compliance.


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