Network Planning Manager develops, plans, and implements the overall strategic goals of an organization's network system. Evaluates and recommends changes to current and future network requirements to meet the organization's needs. Being a Network Planning Manager requires a bachelor's degree in a related area. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Network Planning Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Network Planning Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.