Wayleave Officer

  • Location:

    Penrith, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Network Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £35001 per annum

  • Contact:

    Erin McGinn

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Wayleave Officer - Up to £35,000 - 75% remote (some office and site visits) - Penrith

Role - Wayleave Officer

Location - Penrith, 75% remote (some office and site visits)

Salary - Up to £35,000

We are currently on the hunt for a Wayleave officer to join a brand-new team being built in the Penrith area for an exciting telecommunications company.

Since their launch a few years ago, they have been growing at an expediential rate and they are now in the process of building a brand-new office and as a result have a significant number of vacancies, one of which is Wayleave Officer. With this hiring spree and the new office comes the chance to be a part of the framework for this company as well as becoming an integral part of their development in the fibre broadband game in the North of England.

The role

As Wayleave officer, you will take on the responsibility of looking after the supervisors who are on site as well as overseeing and working in coordination with the landowners to get the legal and environmental paperwork necessary to carry out the network build.


With this role, you will be working mostly remote with occasional office and site visits where required of necessary.


  • Take ownership of the role in defining the tools and responsibilities for delivering the wayleave processes
  • Be responsible for reporting to the business the progress and wayleave metrics in support of project builds
  • Working with residential and business wayleaves and obtaining lease agreements
  • Establishing appropriate connections and introducing the company to the community
  • Arranging meetings within communities and residential areas to obtain appropriate access
  • Establishing connections with the DFI and gathering adoption maps for each area
  • Commence appropriate site acquisitions and finalise agreements to initiate work


  • Experience in the Telecommunications sector
  • 3+ Years previous experience as a Wayleave officer
  • Legal department experience desirable
  • Project management experience desirable
  • Knowledge of or qualification in Real Estate desirable

Do you have experience in this role or a similar role in a relevant sector? Are you wanting to climb the next rung in the career ladder? This could be for you then!

Role - Wayleave officer

Location - Penrith, 75% remote (some office and site visits)

Salary - Up to £35,000

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