Network Consultant

10 Bressenden Place, London, SW1E 5DN, United Kingdom, London SW1E 5DN, GB


Company description

About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 4000 specialists in consumer and manufacturing, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government and public services, health and life sciences, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists.

We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Netherlands and Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Job description

Are you from a Telecoms or enterprise networks background and looking to sink your teeth into a new challenge? Look no further! 

Our networks team are looking to bring in an exceptional consultant to bolster their workforce! 

Our Networks experts create lasting change in the fast moving, diverse and demanding enterprise and telecommunications industries. We work with clients on some of the telecoms and technology sectors’ most challenging issues, including commercial and technology strategy development, systems and architecture design, network and digital transformation delivery, systems/managed service procurement, and development of innovative and novel products. We work across numerous sectors, to drive enduring change and create results that make a real difference for our clients.

As a Networks consultant, you will be working on a range of industry-leading projects that will both challenge and reward, working in a highly collaborative environment. You will work with clients at senior levels on high profile, high impact projects, with responsibility for delivery of outcomes, to quality, schedule and budget.

Our Networks Team Makes A Difference

Our Networks Team helped a mobile infrastructure company to prepare a technical and commercial proposal to deliver mobile coverage on an urban transport network and leverage the associated fibre infrastructure for wholesale and broadband services across the city.

Flexible working - We are guided by our client work and needs; however, you have autonomy to manage your time and diary to suit your work/life balance.


To rise to the challenge, this Networks consultant role brings, you will have a background in working within the telecommunications or enterprise networking industries, or for a consulting firm.  You will have operated in roles such as enterprise/networks architecture, business and/or technology strategy.

We are recruiting across all levels and are looking for people with strong networks industry knowledge and technical or business / strategic backgrounds, with appropriate skills from amongst the following:

  • Technical
    • Network strategy, network architectures, and design of digital infrastructure and systems
    • System engineering, solution / service design, development and management
    • Knowledge of key technologies across fixed, mobile or enterprise networks, including software defined networks, cloud, network / cyber security and fixed wireless access
    • Network delivery and operations
  • Business / strategy
    • Business/investment cases, business case modelling and strategy development
    • Vendor management, sourcing, and procurement
    • Operating models, business process redesign, and operational excellence
    • Due diligence and investment appraisal
    • Knowledge of government policy and regulation

We know the skill-gap and ‘somewhat need to tick every box’ can get in the way of meeting brilliant candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply – we’d love to hear from you.

We like to recruit lots of great people into this role, across all ranks. You will see this
advertised year-round and will be individually reviewed by our recruiting team who will reach out to you dependant on your suitability at this time or in the future!

Apply today by completing our online application

Additional information

Life At PA encompasses our peoples' experience at PA. It's about how we enrich peoples’ working lives by giving them access to unique people and growth opportunities and purpose led meaningful work.

We believe diversity fuels ingenuity. Diversity of thought brings exciting perspectives; diversity of experience brings a wealth of knowledge, and diversity of skills brings the tools we need. When we bring people together with diverse backgrounds, identities, and minds, embracing that difference through an inclusive culture where our people thrive; we unleash the power of diversity – bringing ingenuity to life.

Find out more about Life at PA here.

We are dedicated to supporting the physical, emotional, social and financial well-being of our people. Check out some of our extensive benefits:

  • Health and lifestyle perks accompanying private healthcare for you and your family
  • 25 days annual leave (plus a bonus half day on Christmas Eve) with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
  • Generous company pension scheme
  • Opportunity to get involved with community and charity-based initiatives
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • PA share ownership
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)

We recruit, retain, reward and develop our people based solely on their abilities and contributions and without reference to their age, background, disability, genetic information, parental or family status, religion or belief, race, ethnicity, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity (or expression), political belief veteran status, or other by any other range of human difference brought about by identity and experience. We are on a journey towards ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels and that our firm is representative of the world around us. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups.

Adjustments or accommodations - Should you need any adjustments or accommodations to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us.