Etisalat Nigeria Recruiting Manager, RF Planning & Optimization

Posted on :

15 Oct, 2015

Category :

Telecom Jobs in Nigeria

Etisalat’s vision is a world where people’s reach is not limited by matter or distance; a world where people will effortlessly stay in touch with family and friends; a world where businesses of all sizes can reach new markets without the limitations of distance and travel.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Manager, RF Planning & Optimization

Locations: Abuja & Lagos

Job Descriptions


  • Support the Head, RF Planning and Optimisation by providing field sensitive feedback to the nominal network plan
  • Evaluate local and global telecommunications trends and development and implement strategies to counter/minimize possible impact on the architecture and integrity of EMTS access network.
  • Review the unit/ team’s activities, make recommendations for improvement and implement approved improvement initiatives to ensure enhanced performance of the team.
  • Establish and maintain relationship with key internal and external stakeholders.


  • Plan and optimise radio networks in assigned region for the following radio technologies: GSM, UMTS, and LTE.
  • Monitor and track the detailed RF design carried out by the RF Planning and Optimisation Engineers to ensure conformance with the nominal rollout plan.
  • Escalate any issues that may delay the rollout of BTS in the region to the Head, RF Planning and Optimisation.
  • Assist in ensuring that the radio coverage plan and implementation is done in a timely manner and in consonance with regulatory stipulations for GSM rollout in Nigeria.
  • Assist in identifying specialist tools, equipment and solution for radio network coverage enhancements.
  • Assist in ensuring that the RF component of network coverage matches EMTS’s network coverage requirements.
  • Ensure that adequate knowledge of competitor’s activities and competitive environment in the region is maintained and give feedback to Head, RF Planning and Optimisation
  • Understand the telecommunication industry local trends and developments in order to assess the impact on EMTS current and future business
  • Manage inter-functional relations to ensure synergy across the various departmental functions.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to team members and manage subordinate’s performance towards the achievement of overall team objectives.
  • Prepare and submit periodic activity/management reports to the Head, RF Planning and Optimisation
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Head, RF Planning and Optimisation

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A first Degree or equivalent in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Postgraduate degree/relevant professional qualification
  • Six (6) to Eight (8) years’ work experience with at least three (3) years in a supervisory role


  • Telecommunications Technologies at Advance Level
  • Advance Knowledge of Network Planning and Design for GSM, UMTS, LTE, and Wi-Fi Access network
  • Indoor Coverage and Small Cell Solutions


  • Leadership and People Management
  • Problem Solving


  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Team work
  • Customer Focus

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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