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Job ID Location Work Location
22012H Reading Dual Location - Home & Reading Office
Job Type Contract Type Hours Per Week
Professional Full-time
Shift Pattern Closing Date
Standard working week N/A

Our people make us who we are. We’re a diverse and inclusive bunch, and it’s important you can feel you belong here. We value everybody for who they are and what they bring to the table, supporting one another as we continue to deliver for our customers.

• As a Design Manager, you will report to the Head of Core and IT Transport, working as part of a wider team to deliver Three’s Core and IT networks
• You will lead a team of engineers to design, govern and evolve Three’s IP networks.
• The role will involve working with a multitude of partners to ensure Three delivers its business outcomes to time, cost and quality
• Customer Experience is at the heart of what we do. You will ensure that you and your team drive customer experience improvement and ensure that decisions are underpinned by customer experience

• Manage and develop a team of circa 10 engineers of varying capabilities.
• Develop and manage Core and IT network budgets (circa £10M) to ensure spend is against forecast and business outcomes are delivered.
• Provide technical delivery leadership for your team and suppliers, ensuring designs meet architecture, strategy and business outcomes
• Work with key stakeholders across the business, including but not limited to Marketing, Core, RAN, Retail. You will need to manage stakeholder expectations to ensure projects deliver to time and meet internal customer requirements
• Manage resources across the Core and IT networks team ensuring that you forecast resource against demand and leverage partners to fulfil demand.
• Work alongside cross-functional delivery teams including partners and vendors to support the delivery lifecycle, ensuring solutions are delivered on time and meet Operational acceptance criteria
• Ensure the delivery of designs/solutions conform to contractual outcomes and timescales.
• Support Programme and Project Managers in project planning, risk and issue management and the budgeting process

• You will have managed a similar IP network design team, leading a group of Technical Authorities to the equivalent of CCIE/JNCIE level
• Must have experience of developing people and creating high performing teams
• Demonstrable experience of providing technical, decision making and problem-solving leadership for a technical domain and can demonstrate setting technical direction and quality/ standards for delivery and design
• Must have experience of managing multiple suppliers
• You will have developed and managed budgets of circa £5-10M
• Strong IP routing and switching knowledge
• Strong analysis skills both business and technical
• Demonstrable experience of delivering projects to time, cost and quality
• Demonstrate the ability to communicate with multiple stakeholders within the organization to act as the liaison between the business, other technical communities, and the 3rd party delivery teams to ensure the delivery of business requirements

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Three are a proud signatory of the Tech Talent Charter (TTC), working across industries to drive greater inclusion and diversity in technology roles.

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