JOB TITLE: Wayleaves Officer

Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Abingdon
Job Reference : 12550SM Job Category : Telecommunications
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 05/08/2016
Salary & Benefits : £50000 - £56000 per annum + 6K car allowance
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Wayleaves Officer Paying up to £56k 50k basic plus 6 k car allowance Based in Abingdon

Job Description

Wayleaves Officer
Paying up to £56k
50k basic plus 6 k car allowance
Based in Abingdon

The Opportunity
We are looking for an experienced Wayleaves Officer to work for our end client who are one of the fastest growing internet service providers in the UK. Reporting to the Project Office Manager, the Wayleaves Officer will undertake the acquisition and negotiation of land rights and carry out compensation work ensuring the timely delivery of major telecommunications FTTP projects. The company have undergone extensive growth delivering pure fibre broadband to rural areas of England and continue to expand across the UK.

The Role
The Wayleave Officer will work closely with Planning Surveyors, Lead Planners, Project Managers and Delivery Managers to ensure cost affective routes for the implementation of telecommunications apparatus.

The Wayleave Officer will be responsible for:

*Negotiating wayleave agreements and easements and other forms of agreement in respect of FTTP Fibre/Civils/Telecommunications design and project delivery
*Assist in the preparation of Planning Applications
*Resolve disputes over wayleave rights, land ownership queries
*Enforce Code Powers where necessary
*Carry out land searches and compile and maintain accurate records of land ownership details
*Compile and maintain accurate records and accounts of all interaction with landowners and their agents
*Actively maintain excellent relationships with landowners, agents, consulting engineers, contractors and government bodies
*Calculate compensation in regard to permanent easements and wayleave rentals.
*Be conversant with relevant legislation
*Liaise with customers, land agents, solicitors and other team members in regard to wayleave matters; on site if necessary - be prepared to travel and stay away from home for short periods
*Negotiate land damage claims
*Support Planning and Project department with advice and the timely delivery of consents

The Candidate

The ideal Wayleave Officer will have experience with the following

* Statutory and legislative issues relating to wayleave management including;

*Electronic Communications Code
*New Roads & Streets Works Act
*Planning Act
*Farm and rural land use practices

*Landowner identification and registration methods
*Wayleaves, easement and landlord's consents
*An understanding of route selection in a telecommunications network
*Land searches, securing wayleaves, easement and landlord's consents in a telecommunications environment.
*Drafting and negotiation of; wayleave agreements, valuation of rights granted pursuant to the agreement, valuation of compensation claims and drafting schedule of condition of land.
*Building relationships with landowners, agents, consulting engineers, contractors and government bodies


Understanding of:
* Telecommunications
* Fibre rollout
* Civils
* Project Management
* Design & Planning

The Package
Paying a £56k package
£50k basic plus 6k car allowance
25 days holiday

The Agency
Bluefire Consulting Ltd are a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.

Your application will be reviewed by the consultants of Bluefire Consulting Ltd.

Please be aware that as part of our service, our end clients often ask us to conduct face to face interviews on their behalf for shortlisting candidates, so we may need to arrange to meet you if you have been shortlisted.

We receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials.

We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you have been shortlisted for interview for this particular role and you meet the end client requirements.

Please consider yourself unsuccessful if you have not heard from us within 14days.

Kind Regards,

Job Keywords

wayleaves, officer, manager, NRSWA, New roads and street works act, RASWA, Project Manager, PMO, planning, electronic communications code, farm, land, surveying, abingdon, landlord, telecoms, government, council, civils, fibre, design, property, DNO,

Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Telecommunications recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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