Wayleave Officer

Location East Kilbride
Discipline: Administration
Contact name: Lisa Bessant

Job ref: 013326
Published: 15 days ago

On the back of an ever-increasing workload, Circet Ireland are looking for an experienced Wayleave Officer. This is a key role within our  programme, helping Circet to bring fibre broadband to Homes and Businesses Nationwide.


The Wayleave Officer is responsible for obtaining consent to deploy our equipment, engaging both landlords and local authorities to agree Wayleaves in line with our agreed programme timescales.


Reporting into the Contract Manager, the Wayleave Officerwill work closely with Project, Survey and Build colleagues to ensure that works proceed in good order, and customers and landlords are informed and agreed to the works proposed.



*       Undertake the review and analysis of the workstack so as to identify landlords and landowners who will need to be engaged in the course of works, utilising the Land Registry and like sources

*       Build relationships with key landlords and landowners in our award area

*       Proactively engaging with these to ensure that Circet works and timescales are understood and accesses granted for Survey

*       Formally agreeing the route and proposed works with these to conclude the Wayleave agreement, ensuring the correct permissions are in place prior to the Build works commencing and taking proactive steps to address any issues which might impacts works

*       Communicate with and act as the key point of contact for all stakeholders, responding to queries in a timely manner

*       Track progress through both the Circet and Client systems, providing timely updates on both progress and issues

*       Develop and improve our Wayleave practice and tools.


Knowledge Requirements


*       Strong problem-solving skills, with experience of previous planning or administration roles

*       Strong understanding of the network and Fibre technologies

*       Strong sense of ownership in delivery, committed to achieving customer outcomes and working proactively

*       Ability to make informed decisions and communicate these to others

*       Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

*       Ability to organise and prioritise workloads.

*       Network knowledge

*       Team working

*       Planning, prioritising and organising skills

*       Influencing, negotiation and interpersonal communication

*       Self-assertion and personal impact

*       Problem solving and customer focus


Regulatory and HSEQT requirements:


*       Fully understand the regulatory requirements of the Wayleave Agreements, their history and purpose in law, being clear as to the rights granted and the limits of these agreements

*       Ensure that the programmes for the contracts are successfully delivered in a Safe, Quality and On Time Manner

*       Ensure that a ‘Right First Time’ culture is adopted and developed throughout the business

*       Drive compliance to any regulatory measures that may apply to the works and operations that Circetundertake

*       Sponsor new ways of working which would improve delivery and service then support any activities being undertaken to implement change.


Key Relationships within Role:

The Wayleave  Officerwill work with an important set of stakeholders in the undertaking of their duties. These include:


       Head of Programmes / Contract Manager –* for the purpose of understanding our agreed deployment plans, and the flow of work and volumes

       Project Manager –* for line management and the management of Wayleave activity, issues and timelines

       Survey –* for the securing of access to the properties in question and the completion of the required route approval

       Landlords and landowners –* for the communication of Circet plans and timescales, the resolution of queries and issues, and the formal agreement of the Wayleave.