GM - Cluster Fibre

Job Req ID:  12757

Pune, IN

Function:  Technology/ IOT/Cloud


Cluster Fiber Head

Job Level/ Designation

General Manager

Function / Department




Job Purpose

Responsible for cluster Fiber Planning, Projects and Operation functions.

Deliver planning, project and operations KPIs as per Organisation requirement

Meet mobility & enterprise services experience expectation by implementing highest quality of workmanship and cost effective operating model


Key Result Areas/Accountabilities

  1. Increase fiber penetration for mobility and enterprise services by cost effective and efficient planning & budgeting. 
  2. Responsible for annual Capex & Opex forecast and control.
  3. Optimal utilization of Fiber Capex to deliver best in class and scalable fiber infrastructure with resiliencies to ensure high standard network uptime.
  4. Developing, onboarding and Operationalization of IRU partners to deliver additional fiber requirements of VIL.
  5. Rollout of OWN & IRU fiber as per AOP target. Enable new POP and NW rollout by providing new fiber pairs as per requirement.
  6. Develop and Operationalization of regional operating model to meet organization requirement.
  7. Deliver planning, Project & Operational KPIs and SLAs by working closely with circle teams & MS partners.
  8. Work closely with circle teams, cluster CTO for developing innovative & cost effective Fiber infrastructure solutions for varied customers like TSP, OTT, smart city & govt. projects etc.

Core Competencies, Knowledge, Experience

  1. 15 years of Telecom experience in fiber Planning/Project/Operations. Ability to manage in dynamic, highly challenging environments. 
  2. In-depth knowledge, experience and sound understanding of transport operations model, technologies such as DWDM , SDH, EoSDH,IP/MPLS, TE, QoS.
  3. Commercial and legal understanding for closure of contract and agreements with vendors to get better KPIs and cost factor advantage and also Govt. policies related to ROW.
  4. Strong Stakeholder management, Negotiation skills and Strategic mind set to make win-win alliance with TSP partners and  IRU partners.
  5. Opex cost reduction by network optimization, AMC managements, operational deployment and other means.


Must have technical / professional qualifications