2G/3G Tiger Manager: Etisalat Nigeria

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7 May, 2012

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Telecom Jobs in Nigeria

Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services (EMTS), trading as Etisalat, is a Nigerian company duly incorporated under the laws of Nigeria in partnership with Mubadala Development Company and Etisalat of the United Arab Emirates. Incorporated in Nigeria as a private company, it acquired the Unified Access License from the Federal Government in January 2007.

Job Title: 2G/3G ‘Tiger’ Manager
Division: Network Deployment
Reports To: Head-RAN Rollout
Job Summary:
  • Co-ordinate rollout project plans and investigate problematic issues, including persistent reoccurring radio, core and transmission delays due to capacity issues
  • Pro-actively highlight and proffer solutions to failings which may cause or lead to blockage and/ or delay in the RAN
Principal Functions:
  • Tackle implementation of any planned links (new or upgrade) whether 2G/3G in any region by investigation of the link budget or visit to sites
  • Gather required documentation and information for management on sites deployment from the regions and issues (radio, core and transmission) when requested to do so, providing solutions through co-ordination with other functions within Technical
  • Investigate issues with vendors where delays are continuously blocking progress, reporting status and resolution to management
  • Ensure accurate vendor reporting
  • Visit major Etisalat Nigeria sites, RNCs, BSCs, BTSs and Node Bs, cross-checking technical designs and drawings for conformity in order to ensure reliability of delivery
  • Cross-check and provide up to date information to regional managers and the PMO report writer
  • Ensure vendors do not miss items in the BOQ on delivery items affecting planned RAN progress; highlight potential blocking points in the BOQ which could lead to serious delays of the RAN
  • Ensure that projects are executed to contract terms
  • Monitor capacity of the critical areas relating to growth in either radio, transmission (microwave and fibre needs) and core
  • Report potential unforeseen delays of the RAN progress status to the Radio, Core and Transmission teams
  • Be proactive in anticipating major and minor blocking points ahead of the scheduled plan and agree with vendors on solutions aimed at timely delivery of the RAN
  • Prepare reports on all aspects of the network twenty-four (24) hours before deadline; PPT reports as requested by the PMO reporters on a weekly basis and additional special reports as and when required
  • Visit sites/ locations and assess issues causing delays
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head-RAN Rollout
Educational Requirements: 
  • First degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering, Electronic/ Telecommunications Engineering or any other relevant discipline
  • Relevant Postgraduate/ professional qualifications/ certifications will be an added advantage
Experience & Skills: 
Between five (5) and eight (8) years directly relevant post-NYSC work experience, with at least most recent three (3) years in a supervisory role, including demonstration of:
  • Strong technical, analytical and documentation skills
  • Exceptional presentation skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office tools
  • Good Time management skills
  • Excellent communications skills

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