Broadband Development Manager



The Broadband Development Manager is a key role in the Digital Strategy (D.S.) Department, reporting to the Head of Digital Strategy.

The role of the Broadband Development Manager will broadly fall into three major categories:

  • To facilitate the successful roll-out of the National Broadband Plan (NBP) in Limerick, by acting as a single point of contact for the relevant Government departments, National Broadband Ireland, and telecommunications companies generally.
  • To work with both established and future Broadband Connection Points (BCPs) in Limerick, to help them to develop these resources to their full potential and maximise the benefit to their local communities, by implementing BCP programmes under themes such as arts & culture, digital upskilling, remote working and e-Health.
  • To support the implementation of Limerick’s Digital Strategy by encouraging the adoption of high-speed connectivity amongst all sectors of the population, including the raising of awareness of broadband services and the stimulation of demand for those services.


Each candidate must, on the latest date for receipt of completed application forms:
(a) have a 3rd level qualification OR a minimum of 5 years experience with supporting evidence in an area or areas relevant to the position

(b) have proven and relevant experience in administrative procedures including practical experience in work of an administrative nature, and in office organisation

(c) have a good understanding of the various platforms through which telecommunication services can be delivered, as well as the current challenges/barriers facing citizens and businesses in accessing existing telecoms infrastructure

(d) have satisfactory skills in the following areas:

  • project management in a multi-stakeholder environment and within budgetary constraints
  • infrastructure development/deployment and supporting processes (e.g. planning processes, legal/statutory requirements, environmental considerations etc)
  • contract management
  • network design, implementation and support (access points, switches etc)
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • funding applications and models, pricing strategies, competitiveness

Organization Local Government Jobs Ireland
Industry Business Development
Occupational Category Broadband Development Manager
Job Location Limerick,Ireland
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2022-06-01 6:48 pm
Expires on 2022-09-15