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Network Planning Engineer



Bucharest, Romania
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Network Planning Engineer

Aggregate function: Technology
Business Area: VT Netw. Strategy Archit. Eng.
Posting Country: Romania
Date Posted: 23 Jun 2024
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this.

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Your day to day:

Manages projects directly providing all relevant information to internal clients. The network planning core activities are related to planning, development, acceptance and implementation of SW & HW for the information systems in one of the technology areas (Core, Mobile Access, Transport & Transmission, and OSS). Gather and analyse client’s requirements, ensure appropriate project prioritisation and interdependencies identification. Focus on resource planning with a special focus on projects business case creation to ensure their financial approval by the relevant forums. Coordinates projects budget planning and ensures reporting towards main stakeholders including Heads of technology areas.

With these activities you will have a great impact on our business:

• Manage GNED projects’ delivery related to information systems for one specific functional area by coordinating the projects’ phases (project plan definition, supervises the detailed project activities and cross-check them permanently) in collaboration with GNED teams in order to align the Regional Rollout for all the information systems with the client’s requirements (European OpCos).
• Evolution plans for projects
• Analyse client requirements and ensure project’s goals and deliverables meet the client’s requirements (especially but not limited to the financial ones)
• Ensure projects prioritization
• Monitor & track all projects’ status and highlight efficiency opportunities when it comes to information systems (HW&SW) upgrades
• Report project status to the main stakeholders, focusing on financial aspects (but not limited to)
• Ensures reports for the financial and technical KPI’s

With these skills you are a great candidate:

• Process & Project management
• Financial acumen
• Good knowledge of Mobile Network Architecture (including HW and SW platforms roadmap)
• Knowledge of Software & HW platform Roadmap and implications in the lifecycle of the Network platforms
• Stakeholder management

Must have technical / professional qualifications:
• Bachelor degree or Engineering
• Inter-functional relationships
• Knowledge of network topologies and technological trends
• Excellent communication skills
• Over 3 years’ experience in Technology planning or similar
• English High Level

Sounds like the perfect job? We’ve got even more to offer:

• Work from Home – hybrid approach

• Medical and dental services

• Life and hospitalization insurance

• Dedicated employee phone subscription

• Special discounts for gyms and retailers

• Annual Company Bonus

• Ongoing Education – we continuously invest in you to ensure you have everything needed to excel on the job and enhance your skills

• You get to work with tried and trusted web-technology

• Getting in on the ground floor of a technology changing company

• Flexible Vacation – Take time off when you need it, we trust you

• Special Paternal Program - 4 months of paid paternity leave

We recognize and celebrate the importance of diversity and inclusivity in our workplace so that we are as diverse as the customers and communities we serve. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination especially related to but not limited to race, colour, age, veteran status, gender identification, sexual orientation, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, religion, political affiliation, trade union membership, nationality, indigenous status, medical condition, HIV status, social origin, cultural background, social or marital status.

Worried that you don’t meet all the desired criteria exactly? We are passionate about Inclusion for All and creating a workplace where everyone can thrive, whatever their personal or professional background. So, if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align exactly with every part of the job advert, we encourage you to apply as you may be just the right candidate for this role or another role, and our recruitment team can help see how your skills fit in.


Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.