Wayleave Officer

Location Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Category Telecoms
Job Type Permanent
Salary £35,000 + Bonus + Package


Wayleave Officer 
Milton Keynes 
£35,000 + Bonus + Package

A key role exists within a large UK fibre telecommunications organisation for an experienced Wayleave Officer.

You will be responsible for obtaining all new wayleaves and consents to ensure legal agreements are received as early as possible and within agreed timescale. You will deal with all activities and functions needed to manage the wayleave process both administratively and the strategy for process improvement internally and where feasible, through relationships with either landlords or third-party suppliers.

Key Responsibilities:
• Process ownership for applying for, processing and receiving wayleaves or associated consents
• Working with the business end to end to define best practise and innovative business processes to ensure an optimised wayleave process
• Working closely with the planning and sales team, ensure all wayleaves are identified and applied for expediently
• Validating land or building ownership to ensure minimal issues
• Working with the legal department to ensure standardised documentation is used where feasible and negotiation with landlords is completed efficiently
• Create relationships with key landlords covering properties in required areas in order to improve wayleave processing as the network expands
• Define the tools and repositories for delivering the wayleaves process
• Responsible for reporting to the business the progress and wayleave metrics in support of project builds or service delivery

• Proven track record of working in a wayleave role
• Background in documentation management
• Results orientated with a proven track record of delivery
• Ability to multitask and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment and be able to adapt to change in order to drive improvement
• Ability to create, manage and report business metrics on process stages, with recommendations for improvements
• Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
• Experience in the Telecommunications sector (Desirable)
• Legal department experience (Desirable)
• Project management experience (Desirable)

• HNC equivalent or higher qualification

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