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www.pwc.com – PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Nigeria Careers (8 Positions)

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20 Jul, 2011

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PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) Nigeria – Our client is a major player in the telecommunications industry in Nigeria. As a result of its continued efforts to improve services to its customers and make significant difference in the telecommunications space in the country, it now seeks experienced professionals to provide leadership and direction in some functional areas.

1.)  Head, Spectrum Assignment (Ref: SPT-00l)

The Role
The primary focus of this role is to oversee the process of assigning frequencies to operators in accordance with the defined frequency allocation plan. The role reports to the Head of Department.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop programs, procedures and processes to ensure proper and efficient frequency assignments and provide real-time information to aid the management decision making process.
  • Provide guidelines on the methods, processes and techniques necessary to ensure accurate and reliable assignment of spectrum
  • Oversee the processing of spectrum applications submitted by operators
  • Oversee the processing of renewal of all frequency licenses as well as timely generation of accurate initial invoice
  • Oversee studies and surveys on spectrum utilization and requirements to enable determination and revision of current and future spectrum requirements
  • Contribute to the development of relevant laws and regulations guiding spectrum use.
  • Oversee the determination, development and periodic review of spectrum pricing regulation
  • Coordinate the review of applications received from licensees and other interested parties and recommend for approval to the Head, Spectrum Administration
  • Manage the registration of assigned radio frequencies
  • Ensure the assignment of frequency bands in line with the frequency plans
  • Ensure the issuance of Spectrum Licensing Conditions to Operators

Skills and Competencies

  • Deep knowledge of best practices in frequency licensing
  • Good understanding of Radio frequency engineering, spectrum management planning, licensing, coordination and monitoring
  • Good knowledge of microwave link planning and deployment with use of relevant software
  • Good understanding of Radio Access and Transmission technologies and applications
  • Good understanding of the ITU Radio Regulation and knowledge of the workings of the lTU, particularly the Radio Communication Sector lTU-R
  • Knowledge of the use of GIS
  • Good knowledge of data management systems, data sourcing and research
  • Excellent communication, writing and reporting skills with strong spirit of team work and initiative
  • Result oriented, analytical thinking ability with creativity, resilience, hones leadership, and responsiveness

Education and Experience

  • Good first degree in Electronics /Telecommunications Engineering or related field.
  • Possession of higher degree in related discipline will be an advantage
  • Registerable with COREN
  • Membership of relevant professional organization.
  • Minimum of 15 years cumulative work experience in the telecommunication industry, at least 7 of which must be at management level in similar function

2.)  Manager, Spectrum Assignment (Ref: SPT-002)

The Role
The primary focus of this role is to oversee the proper management and administration of the use of Spectrum, through effective monitoring and enforcement. The role reports to the Head of Department. Copied from: www.hot nigerian jobs.com

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure the development and implementation of plans and programs for effective monitoring and enforcement of spectrum use that facilitate harmonious coexistent of all frequency users on a non-interference and conformance to standards basis.
  • Ensure the adequacy, proper management and administration of the Spectrum Monitoring facilities including Fixed, Mobile, Transportable stations, maintenance workshop and the Laboratory.
  • Ensure planning, follow-up, monitoring and inspection of use of frequency transmission technologies by operators against standards and recommend such equipment standards, technical specifications and licensing conditions relevant to ensure minimal interference and clean spectrum.
  • Liaise with relevant departments and determine sanctions for non-adherence to the terms and conditions defined for spectrum usage.
  • Ensure prompt detection and resolution of cases of reported frequency interference, while also developing proactive programs to forestall cases of interferences.
  • Evaluate, analyze and interpret results from the field monitoring and inspection exercise of the team and recommend appropriate Management action.
  • Articulate and implement work programs and plans to ensure provision of real-time information to aid management decision process.

Skills and Competencies

  • Proficient in specifications, procurement management, use and maintenance of Test and Measurement as well as Spectrum Monitoring equipment.
  • Good knowledge of the setting up and administration of Engineering Laboratories especially Radio Frequency laboratories and workshops.
  • Good understanding of Radio Frequency Engineering and best practices in Frequency monitoring
  • Good understanding of Radio Access and Transmission technologies and applications
  • Good Knowledge of the workings of the ITU particularly the Radio Communications Sector ITU-R and understanding of ITU Radio Regulation.
  • Knowledge of the use of GIS
  • Good knowledge of data management systems, data sourcing and researching
  • Excellent communication, writing and reporting skills with strong spirit of team work and initiative.
  • Result oriented, analytical thinking ability with creativity, resilience, honesty, leadership, and responsiveness

Education and Experience 

  • Good first degree in Electronics/Telecommunications Engineering or related field. Possession of higher degree in related discipline will be an advantage
  • Registerable with COREN
  • Membership of any relevant professional organization will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 15 years cumulative work experience in the telecommunication industry, at least 7 of which must be at management level in similar function

3.)  Head, Spectrum Coordination and Satellite Management (Ref: SPT-003)

The Role
The primary focus of this role is to assist in managing frequency coordination and regulation of Satellite services. The role reports to the Head, Spectrum Planning.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage all frequency coordination both terrestrial and satellite.
  • Pilot the development and implementation of policies, regulations and guidelines on satellite management and filing. Ensure periodic reviews of the policies and guidelines to keep pace with global developments.
  • Develop coordination guidelines and criteria for sharing between, and within radio communication services in the terrestrial and space services
  • Make input to the development of local standards and adaptation of international standards for satellite services
  • Drive National and International coordination, coordination of use of radio frequencies both terrestrial and space, including microwave radio links coordination.
  • Ensure proper management of satellite filling processes, satellite earth and space station licensing, registration and documentation.
  • Benchmark international procedures and techniques for detecting, analyzing and resolving satellite interference issues and develop national variants as appropriate
  • Contribute to the development of technical requirements to ensure efficient use of satellite spectrum (equipment specifications, transmission parameters, frequency planning, etc)
  • Participate in ITU study groups on space services and frequency coordination
  • Ensure the communication of relevant information pertaining to satellite to various stakeholders including database unit.
  • Ensure the preparation of periodic report of spectrum coordination and satellite related activities
  • Participate in the conduct of technical studies to assess the impact of new technologies on telecoms spectrum management policies
  • Champion development of collaboration between the academia, industry and the organization on research programs towards resolving satellite communication problems and ensure that relevant radio communications recommendations and reports are produced

Skills and Competencies

  • Deep knowledge of best practices in Satellite Regulation and Operations Good knowledge of microwave link planning and deployment with use of relevant software
  • Good understanding of satellite filing, administration and notification.
  • Good understanding of frequency coordination techniques
  • Good understanding of Radio Frequency Engineering, Spectrum management, Planning and, Licensing, Coordination and Monitoring Good understanding of the ITU Radio Regulation and knowledge of the workings of the ITU, particularly the Radio Communication Sector ITU-R
  • Good knowledge of data management systems, data sourcing and researching
  • Excellent communication, writing and reporting skills with strong spirit of team work and initiative
  • Knowledge of the use of GIS will be an added advantage.
  • Result oriented, analytical thinking ability with creativity, resilience, honesty, leadership, and responsiveness

Education and Experience

  • Good first degree in Electronics/Telecommunications Engineering or related field. Possession of higher degree in related discipline will be an advantage
  • Registerable with COREN
  • Membership of any relevant professional organization will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 12 years cumulative work experience in the telecommunication industry, at least 5 of which must be at management level in similar function

4.)  Senior Manager: Spectrum Planning (Ref: SPT-004)

The Role
The primary focus of this role is to assist in the development and implementation of plans and work programs for effective planning of spectrum and providing real-time information to aid management decision making process. The role reports to the Head, Spectrum Planning.

Key Accountabilities

  • Participate in liaising with the National Frequency Management Council (NFMC) in defining national spectrum plans, allocation and administration of spectrum in Nigeria .
  • Participate in the planning and regulation of the use of frequencies for telecommunication purposes
  • Develop local standards and adapt international standards for spectrum use in the Nigerian telecoms industry
  • Supervise the development and issuance of Spectrum Licensing Specific Conditions to and for use by the Operators
  • Assist in the review of frequency plans and develop proper channelization of telecoms frequencies as appropriate
  • Participate in the development and review of radio equipment specifications, standards, transmission parameters, etc and defining other technical considerations required to govern and ensure efficient use of spectrum in Nigeria
  • Assist in the periodic review of the radio frequency allocation and usage plans and the development of frequency allocation table and spectrum charts
  • Review of periodic reports on the spectrum planning unit and make representation to the Head, Spectrum Planning
  • Develop the equipment standards and specifications and review equipment certifications in line with the defined and approved standards
  • Participate in technical study on impact of new technologies on telecoms spectrum and licensing policies and conduct research into spectrum planning and optimum utilization of spectrum frequencies

Skins and Competencies

  • Good understanding of Radio Frequency Engineering, Radio frequency based Access and Transmission technologies and applications
  • Good understanding of the ITU Radio Regulation and knowledge of the workings of the lTU, particularly the Radio Communication Sector ITU-R
  • Good knowledge of data management systems, data sourcing and researching
  • Good communication, writing and reporting skills with strong spirit of team work and initiative
  • Result oriented, analytical thinking ability with creativity, resilience, honesty, leadership, and responsiveness

Education and Experience

  • Good first degree in Electronics/Telecommunications Engineering or related field. Possession of higher degree in related discipline will be an advantage
  • Registerable with COREN
  • Membership of any relevant professional organization will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 10 years cumulative work experience in the telecommunication industry, at least 2 of which must be at management level in similar function


5.)  Manager, Spectrum Coordination and Satellite Management (Ref: SPT-005)

The Role
The primary focus of this role is to manage frequency coordination and regulation of Satellite services. The role reports to the Head, Spectrum Coordination and Satellite Management.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop local standards and adapt international standards for satellite servil
  • Implement and manage processes and procedures for satellite filing, satellite licensing, registration and documentation for both earth and space stations
  • Participate in National and International coordination, of use of radio frequencies both terrestrial and space, including microwave radio links coordination.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of coordination guidelir and criteria for sharing between radio communications services in the terrestrial and space services.
  • Handle the coordination of microwave deployment between operators
  • Collate and analyze benchmarks on international procedures and technique for detecting, analyzing and resolving satellite interference issues and develc national variants as appropriate
  • Contribute to the development of equipment specifications transmission parameters, frequency planning etc, required to ensure efficient use of satellite spectrum
  • Participate in lTU study groups on satellite services, space service and frequency coordination
  • Collate and periodically update relevant information pertaining to satellite services and frequency coordination useful to various stakeholders
  • Supervise the preparation of periodic report of spectrum coordination and satellite service activities
  • Conduct and supervise research in the development in satellite regulations and radio frequency coordination methodologies

Skills and Competencies

  • Good understanding of Radio Frequency Engineering, Radio frequency based Access and Transmission technologies and applications
  • Good knowledge of microwave link planning and deployment with use of relevant software
  • Good knowledge of the use of radio frequency test and monitoring equipment Understanding of the ITU Radio Regulation and knowledge of the workings 0 the lTU, particularly the Radio Communication Sector lTU-R
  • Good knowledge of data management systems, data sourcing and researching Good communication, writing and reporting skills with strong spirit of team work and initiative
  • Result oriented, analytical thinking ability with creativity, resilience, honesty, leadership, and responsiveness

Education and Experience

  • Good first degree in Electronics/Telecommunications Engineering or related field. Possession of higher degree in related discipline will be an advantage
  • Registerable with COREN
  • Membership of any relevant professional organization will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 10 years cumulative work experience in the telecommunication industry

6.)  Manager, Spectrum Database Manager (Ref:SPT-006)

The Role
The primary focus of this role is to oversee the management and maintenance of the spectrum database. The role reports to the Head, Spectrum Database.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide input to the design and implementation of database for spectrum, and assist in developing relevant guidelines and procedures for effective management and maintenance of the database
  • Supervise the update and maintenance of records of authorized and licensed telecommunication systems for spectrum
  • Ensure the collation of frequency utilization data on a national basis to aid computation and analysis of coverage areas
  • Assist in the planning, coordination and implementation of security measures to ensure safeguard and integrity of the data
  • Ensure availability of frequency information to other functions within the Spectrum Administration Department to facilitate execution of tasks
  • Ensure the installation, configuration, maintenance and upgrade of the database system and its related applications
  • Ensure regular data backup ensuring integrity and safety of data backup
  • Participate in the articulation of work programs and plans to enable the Spectrum Database Management function effectively and perform its role of providing real-time information aid to management decision making process
  • Participate in and supervise the development of database of all transactions, policies, approvals, regulations, reports, etc, within the Spectrum Administration Department

Skills and Competencies

  • Good understanding of Radio Frequency Engineering, Radio frequency based Access and Transmission technologies and applications
  • Good knowledge of the use of radio frequency test and monitoring equipment
  • Good understanding of the ITU Radio Regulation and knowledge of the workings of the lTU, particularly the Radio Communication Sector ITU-R
  • Good knowledge of data management systems, data sourcing and researching
  • Good communication, writing and reporting skills with strong spirit of team work and initiative
  • Result oriented, analytical thinking ability with creativity, resilience, honesty, leadership, and responsiveness. Copied from: www.hot nigerian jobs.com

Education and Experience

  • Good first degree in Electronics/Telecommunications Engineering or related field. Possession of higher degree in related discipline will be an advantage
  • Registerable with COREN
  • Membership of any relevant professional organization will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 10 years cumulative work experience in the telecommunication industry


7.)  Manager, Spectrum Assignment (Ref: SPT-007)

The Role
The primary focus of this role is to manage the process of assigning frequencies to operators in accordance with the defined frequency allocation plan.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage the processing of spectrum applications submitted by operators Assist the Head of Unit to develop frequency plans and administer the use of frequencies
  • Conduct studies and surveys on spectrum utilization and requirements to enable determination and revision of current and future spectrum requirement,>
  • Provide input into the development of relevant laws and regulations guiding spectrum use
  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure transparency and efficiency in th spectrum approval processes
  • Keep records of all spectrum request, assignments and rejections and properl) document the processes of spectrum assignment, making the records availabll to the Spectrum Database Unit
  • Partake in the spectrum pricing determination process
  • Review the processing of renewal of all frequency licenses, as well as supervisl generation of invoice advises for new and renewal licenses
  • Conduct research into spectrum frequencies and allocation of bands •Participate in the review of applications received from licensees and other interested parties
  • Ensure the registration of assigned radio frequencies
  • Ensure the process and techniques necessary for accurate and reliable assignment of spectrum is adhered to.
  • Liaise with various stakeholders and operators to ensure cooperation and seamless allocation and assignment of spectrum frequencies
  • Facilitate work programs and plans to enable the Spectrum Assignment unit function effectively and perform its role of providing information for the department’s decision making process
  • Champion the issuance of specific condition of spectrum license to operators

Skills and Competencies

  • Good understanding of Radio Frequency Engineering, Radio frequency based Access and Transmission technologies and applications
  • Good knowledge of the use of radio frequency test and monitoring equipment Good knowledge of radio link planning and deployment, including use of relevant software.
  • Good understanding of the lID Radio Regulation and knowledge of the workings of the lTU, particularly the Radio Communication Sector lTU-R Good knowledge of data management systems, data sourcing and researching
  • Good communication, writing and reporting skills with strong spirit of team work and initiative
  • Result oriented, analytical thinking ability with creativity, resilience, honesty, leadership, and responsiveness

Education and Experience

  • Good first degree in Electronics/Telecommunications Engineering or related field. Possession of higher degree in related discipline will be an advantage
  • Registerable with COREN
  • Membership of any relevant professional organization will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 10 years cumulative work experience in the telecommunication industry

8.)  Deputy Manager, Spectrum Coordination and Satellite Management (Ref: SPT-008)

The Role
The primary focus of this role is to manage frequency coordination and regulation of Satellite services. The role reports to the Senior Manager Spectrum Coordination and Satellite Management.

Key Accountabilities

  • Study and develop criteria for frequency sharing among different services
  • Conduct propagation analysis in support of frequency assignment and coordination among services
  • Model radiation characteristics for radio stations to manage adjacent and co-channel interference for enhancement of coexistence of various radio communications services
  • Participate in satellite filling processes and registration of satellite space and earth stations
  • Implement coordination guidelines and criteria for sharing between radio communications services in the terrestrial and space services
  • Participate in the coordination of microwave deployment between operators
  • Assist in collating benchmarks on international procedures and techniques for detecting, analyzing and resolving satellite interference issues and develop national variants as appropriate
  • Undertake first level development of equipment specifications transmission parameters, frequency planning, etc required to ensure efficient use of satellite spectrum
  • Participate in ITU study groups on satellite services, space services and frequency coordination.
  • Originate the development and periodic update of relevant information pertaining to satellite services useful to various stakeholders
  • Prepare periodic report of spectrum coordination and satellite service activities

Skills and Competencies

  • Good understanding of Radio Frequency Engineering, Radio frequency based Access and Transmission technologies and applications
  • Good knowledge of microwave radio link planning and deployment as well as use of relevant software.
  • Good knowledge of the use of radio frequency test and monitoring equipment
  • Good understanding of the lTU Radio Regulation and knowledge of the workings of the lTU, particularly the Radio Communication Sector ITU-R Good knowledge of data management systems, data sourcing and researching
  • Good communication, writing and reporting skills with strong spirit of team work and initiative
  • Result oriented, analytical thinking ability with creativity, resilience, honesty, leadership, and responsiveness.

Education and Experience

  • Good first degree in Electronics/Telecommunications Engineering or related field. Possession of higher degree in related discipline will be an advantage
  • Registerable with COREN
  • Membership of any relevant professional organization will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 10 years cumulative work experience in the telecommunication industry


Application Deadline

2nd August, 2011

Method of Application
If you meet the requirement above, please forward your cover letter and resume electronically to: [email protected] quoting the reference code at the top right hand corner . In addition, the subject of your email should be the reference code and job title.
Hard copy  applications should only be sent to:

PricewaterhouseCooper 

5th  flour katsina House,
Plot 78 Ralph Sodeinde Street,
Central Business District ABUJA.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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