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Senior Network Planner


Sydney, New South Wales

Job Expectations
nbn seeks to create an inclusive and diverse workplace that is reflective of the wider communities in which it operates and balancing opportunity for all. We are building a culture where different perspectives, thinking and skills are valued, and people are supported to achieve their potential. In particular, nbn is committed to increasing participation and leadership positions held by women and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples in our organisation.

Your role in the future:

As our new Senior Planner in Network Planning, Deployment Planning and Support, you will be responsible for scheduling, co-ordinating and reporting the state of all network planning activities. You will drive production planning tasks to their due dates in an attempt to ensure on time performance to meet all business segment sales team requirements, and respective commercial commitments to customers and RSP’s.
Your role will have an overall view of the progress of all planning activities and must communicate this effectively to all stakeholders, ensuring that suppliers and customers are aware of delays, changes to schedules and reporting on time metrics, this will require strong abilities in requirements gathering and definition, along with developing and maintaining reports for all teams in network planning, stakeholders, customers and senior management.

Please note, this is a 12 month fixed term opportunity.

You can contribute to:
Accountability for planning and costing deliverables to business segment sales and design teams.
Co-ordinate and manage network planner work queues
Provide planning support to business segment sales teams as required
Identifying opportunities for process improvement.
Developing and enabling a high performance team – including mentoring
Progress reporting to schedules.
Conflict resolution and escalation management
Recognise and value individual contributions

A bit about us:
nbn is the team behind the design, build and operation of the nbn network. Working for nbn, you’ll be part of one of the largest technology infrastructure projects Australia has seen, providing you with loads of opportunities, great flexibility, and a collaborative culture. You’ll work with inspirational leaders and innovators in their field, help take on engaging and exciting work, and seek imaginative solutions to new questions every day.
We are dedicated to providing all Australians with access to the benefits of fast broadband. But the nbn network is so much more than access to fast internet. A state of the art communications network helps ensure our digital future, and gives Australians the opportunity to be more productive, more creative, more efficient, and more connected – benefits we can all enjoy for decades to come, no matter where we live.

A bit about you:
Ideally, you will have extensive experience working as a Network Planner or Designer within the telecommunication industry. A relevant tertiary qualification in engineering or IT discipline is adventurous. Your resume may demonstrate:
Demonstrated practical experience in the administration of production schedules and the associated reporting
Knowledge and understanding of the NBN Access networks and the technologies involved (Brownfield and New Developments)
Advanced MS Project / Primavera P6 experience (or equivalent), and Tableau
Proven ability to plan, co-ordinate and follow through on projects
Well-developed interpersonal skills with an emphasis on assertiveness balanced with diplomacy.
Ability to recognize problems and opportunities and act on them rapidly to continuously improve productivity.

How to apply:
If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending in your resume only. We do not require a cover letter or any selection criteria to be addressed.
nbn is a fast moving organisation with lots to deliver - so we may not always wait until the job ad expires before reviewing applications. As a result, you should submit your application as soon as possible!
At nbn our people and our planet matter. We have an unwavering commitment to the wellbeing and safety of our employees so that everyone goes home safely each day and can perform at their peak to deliver the nbn network.
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