Planning Technician

London, UK
Employment type
Permanent / Full-Time
On Site / Office
£28,000 per annum

Who are Vorboss:

Vorboss is building London’s next-generation business fibre network. This is a responsibility that we take seriously; we understand that for most businesses, reliable fibre internet is as important as heat, electricity, and water. We want to completely change the fibre network in London (and beyond), and we’re on the hunt for smart, talented people to join us.

At Vorboss, we do the right thing—no matter what. Our unwavering focus on engineering excellence and unrivalled commitment to customer service is trusted by the most important organisations across the UK and Europe in the technology, pharmaceutical, financial, and e-commerce industries.  

We’re proud to have earned one of the best reputations in the industry, and it is essential to us that we maintain that reputation as we grow. Our team is tight knit and highly talented. We trust each other to do the right thing, take responsibility, and be a champion for our collective success.  

We’re looking for talented, smart people to join us as we embark on this exciting period of growth. Our vision for Vorboss is to be ‘the best job that someone ever had’, regardless of how long they stay with us, and promise to provide a supportive workplace based on respect and trust.

Role overview:

We are looking for an organised, and proactive individual to take on the permanent position of a Planning Technician. In this role you will join the rapidly growing Fibre Build team, reporting directly into the Head of Build. The role will offer exposure to all areas of planning, installation, and delivery of fibre services in London (and beyond). You will be trained in various GIS tools, equipped with the ability to conduct surveys around London, laying the groundwork for our client’s development of their fibre network. You will gain exposure from day one working with senior engineers and other experts in the field. This role will combine office work with moving around London, allowing you to feel the literal impact of your work.

Key responsibilities:

(Please note that this list is not exhaustive)

• To take ownership of the execution and delivery of planning requirements across London and further afield.  

• To conduct surveys alongside experienced engineers.  

• To create efficient and accurate reports on surveys conducted, presenting back to key members of the team.  

• To work to continually improve the Engineering process, procedures, and methods.  

• Upskilling in GIS software and tools, in line with working with increased autonomy on upcoming projects.  

• To work across the civils, subduct, and customer connections teams.  

• To maintain and update build records and trackers, ensuring the administration involved is continually up to date.  

• To take ownership of the coordination and planning of contractor works.  

• To coordinate Vorboss field installation teams, and to manage their day-to-day workload. This includes the preparation of construction work packs and all processes involved within this.

The right candidate:

• Practical project experience working with technical tools and the ability to communicate though process behind the work.  

• Strong organisational and problem-solving skills.  

• Fantastic communicator, with the ability to express complex information concisely across the business.  

• A self-starter, someone who is going to harness their natural curiosity to contribute to the process and grow with the company.  

• To have an interest in project management, and a desire to further develop these skills.


We believe in taking care of our staff both mentally and physically and in order to support this we offer a range of benefits that you can access.  

Employee Share Plan-Once an employee at Vorboss, we offer the opportunity to become a shareholder in the company*.

• Company pension scheme.

• Bonus scheme. 

• 5% of your annual salary to go towards any training course of your choice**. 

• 25 days of annual leave allowance that increases with years served (excluding bank holidays). 

• Private Healthcare. 

• Access to Spill, our mental health support partner. 

• Cycle to work scheme.  

• Half price gym memberships through the healthcare provider. 

• Free eye test. 

• Travel loan. 

• Hastee app, to help manage your salary and finances. 

(*Terms & conditions apply- amount possible to buy is capped and contingent on pre-existing variables.)  

(**This is capped up to a certain salary). 

Diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunities:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

We aim to create a working environment free of bullying, harassment, victimisation, and unlawful discrimination, promoting dignity and respect for all, and where individual differences and the contributions of all staff are recognised and valued.

This commitment includes training managers and all other employees about their rights and responsibilities under the equality, diversity, and inclusion policy. Responsibilities include staff conducting themselves to help the organisation provide equal opportunities in employment, and prevent bullying, harassment, victimisation, and unlawful discrimination.

Vorboss promotes step-free access at our main headquarters, whilst taking into consideration physical barriers employees might face across all other sites.