Iris Consulting Telecom Vacancies – (13 positions)

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28 Feb, 2011

Category :

Vacancies in Nigeria

Our client is West Africa’s largest telecoms tower infrastructure management services provider. With major growth operations in Nigeria and operating country business units in several other African countries, the company now needs more results focused executives and professionals to join its team to accomplish bigger results for all its stakeholders.

If you desire to work in a fast-paced, open environment where you will have the freedom to fully express your professional competencies to build success for yourself and for the enterprise, then we suggest you apply to compete for the following exciting opportunities:


Responsibilities include:

  • Managing IT infrastructure and resources applying a low cost, maximum value strategy
  • Designing and developing  applications and systems for business process improvement
  • Providing enterprise-wide support to internal customers
  • Establishing best practices in customer-facing software and hardware environment for overall operational improvement.
  • Monitoring and reporting on systems and  applications usage and health
  • Planning and implementing systems and applications upgrade in line with evolving business needs

Skills ,Experience & Qualifications

  • 7 -10 years of IT management experience in a large telecoms or engineering environment
  • Experience in managing a large operational environment with enterprise workflow and business process integration components
  • Extensive experience in managing a large database environment essential
  • Exemplary general IT knowledge (applications development, testing, deployment, operations, documentation, standards, best practices, security, hardware, networking, OS, DBMS, etc.)
  • Good experience working in a variety of operating and hardware systems environment
  • Written, verbal, attention to detail and diagrammatic communication skills are essential
  • Good Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering plus relevant professional certifications


Responsibilities include:

  • Organize all activities & assign jobs accordingly for warehouse staff.
  • Set-up layout & space management; work organization chart
  • Manage stock control: receipt, storage, retrieval and timely delivery of goods; shipment loading and  transferring; document recording and data entry into system.
  • Plan out all warehouse resources and activities in relation to company objectives and set targets.
  • Oversee the development of warehouse staff by internal/on-job training.
  • Follow up and control daily absence and over time.
  • Ensure that workplace’s health and safety requirements are met and take responsibility for the security of the building and stock.
  • Oversee housekeeping of warehouse and surrounding area.
  • Issue Inventory report, IN/OUT status report, dead stock report, goods age report, consumption report, manpower status report to management.
  • Implement cost reduction initiatives in all aspects of warehouse transactions and activities.
  • Run shift with safety and efficiency as priorities.

Skills , Experience & Qualifications

  • Strong technical background in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 7-9 years of experience in managing telecoms equipment for a large telecoms company
  • Excellent resource management and leadership skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • MBA and professional certifications in Warehouse Management will be  definite pluses


Responsibilities include:
As head of Head of Internal Audit,  your  responsibilities will include:

  • Creating a modern  Internal Audit Department  using Risk Based Methodologies
  • Perform risk assessment, define project scope/ objectives, prioritize initiatives and determine resource needs.
  • Construct audit plans, manage project goals and drive to results.
  • Determine and establish appropriate audit scope and internal control objectives for high risk areas.
  • Provide guidance and expertise, interpret significance of audit findings, conclude on issues, and make practical recommendations and strategic decisions.
  • Conduct meetings with management to review audit results.
  • Prepare management reports for presentation to executive management and the Audit Committee.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key business stakeholders

Person Specification

  • person of strong professional convictions able to stand firmly by what you believe to be right regardless of who is involved.
  • strategic and innovative thinking finance professional who is a  proven leader not afraid to get into details and to focus on relevant risks prevention
  • able to partner with business leaders to improve the control environment.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • 7-10 years  of  high quality audit experience in an organization applying best  internal  audit practices as a routine or in a major  international   audit practice.
  • definite advantage if your experience include auditing a large telecoms or  engineering business.
  • good  basic degree complemented by professional   accounting and auditing certifications such as ACA  and CISA.


Key Responsibilities:

  • include monitoring, ensuring the implementation, and continually updating and improving the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System of the Company
  • setting QA compliance objectives and ensuring that targets are achieved;
  • modelling and design of processes and operating procedures for the various Departments or Units
  • establishing standards of service for customers or clients
  • ensuring the application of environmental and health and safety standards;
  • defining quality procedures in conjunction with operating staff;
  • identifying relevant quality-related training needs and delivering training;
  • collating and analysing performance data and charts against defined parameters;

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • excellent process/procedures design and documentation skills
  • strong analytical and auditing skills
  • good project management skills
  • excellent relationship and customer management skills
  • good communication and presentation skills
  • 3-4 years experience in an ISO certified environment
  • good degree in Engineering, Statistics or Project Management plus relevant quality management certifications


Regional Project managers will be required to manage telecoms sites roll out projects in major cities in Nigeria.
Responsibilities include:

  • creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.
  • manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
  • reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to client.
  • effectively applies the organisations’s methodology and enforces project quality standards.
  • Manages the organization’s exposure and risk on projects.
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Tracks and reports team hours and expenses on a weekly basis.
  • Manages project budget.
  • Determines appropriate revenue recognition, ensures timely and accurate invoicing, and monitors receivables for projects
  • Follows up with clients, when necessary, regarding unpaid invoices.
  • Analyzes project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and resource utilization.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • 7-8 years experience in  telecoms project management
  • Strong time and material resources management skills
  • Excellent people management and leadership skills
  • Proficiency in the use project management tools
  • Good Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Project Management
  • Relevant Masters Degree and Project Management Professional Certifications


Responsibilities include:

  • designing and implementing HR Management systems and processes
  • providing HR Consulting services to line and staff managers
  • managing internal and external relationships
  • supporting the HR Manager in delivering on strategic HR and business objectives

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • 4-5 years of HR management experience
  • strong HR systems design skills
  • excellent communication, persuasion and people management skills
  • strong analytical and  execution skills
  • excellent results orientation
  • good creative problem-solving skills
  • readiness to travel
  • good degree in  the Social Sciences plus MBA or Masters in HR Management


Key responsibilities for this role include carrying out market analysis covering issues such as political , social and economic environment; demographic trends ; industry and competition;  and , pricing and cost, etc.
The role could involve travel in Africa especially when market analysis needs to be performed on other regional  countries.
Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Critical thinking and strong analysis skills
  • Ability to use  statistical analysis and research methodologies
  • Ability to self–organise around priorities to deliver to deadlines
  • Good presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel
  • Good business and commercial awareness
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Marketing, Mathematics, Research and Statistics plus MBA
  • At  least 5 years of cognate experience


Key  responsibilities for this role  include:

  • developing and preparing  proposals that respond to Requests for Proposals (RFPs)
  • developing technical sales presentations
  • tracking proposals and responding to additional customer requests for information
  • maintaining a database of proposals for sales  performance  monitoring and for building institutional memory and organizational learning.
  • developing good cross-functional working relationships with Finance, Projects and Business Development teams

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Strong communication–verbal and written—skills
  • Good organizational skills and attention to details
  • Ability to maintain working files and revisions of documents
  • Ability to translate complicated ideas into language easily understood by others
  • Ability to handle and use constructive feedback
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel
  • Technical background, preferably in Engineering and Telecommunications
  • Ability to meet stretch deadlines
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in business will be an added advantage
  • At least 5 years of business development experience involving technical proposal writing and presentation


Responsibilities  include:
Reporting to the Executive Director, Corporate Finance & Mergers and Acquisitions, responsibilities for this  position  will include:

  • Perform pre-investment financial analysis and modelling
  • Assist with financial due diligence relating to new investments
  • Assist with drafting investment memos to be presented to the Management Committee
  • Monitor and analyze the financial performance of the acquisition portfolio
  • Prepare Power Point presentations for new business opportunities
  • Provide dynamic  financial analysis support to Senior Management
  • Assist with ad-hoc/special projects as needed

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • 3-4 years    work experience  in a financial research firm ,corporate finance, M&A, investment banking unit, financial advisory or bank rating agency
  • Strong excel and  financial analysis, modeling and presentation skills
  • Degree in Finance and/or Accounting
  • CFA early stage passed will be an  advantage
  • Background in telecoms or engineering is a desirable but not necessary


Responsibilities include:

  • Membership of telecoms site construction and roll-out teams
  • Working on assigned tasks in electrical, mechanical and air conditioning  jobs
  • Maintenance of  assigned telecoms operating sites

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years field work experience in telecoms site construction and maintenance projects
  • Strong task completion  orientation
  • Excellent trouble shooting and problem-solving skills
  • Strong team playing skills
  • B.Sc,  or HND in Mechanical, Electrical and AC Engineering


Responsibilities include:

  • Membership of telecoms site construction and roll-out teams
  • Working on assigned tasks in electrical, mechanical and air conditioning  jobs
  • Maintenance of  assigned telecoms operating sites

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years field work experience in telecoms site construction and maintenance projects
  • Strong task completion  orientation
  • Excellent trouble shooting and problem-solving skills
  • Strong team playing skills
  • OND   or Technical Trade Certificate in Mechanical, Electrical and AC Engineering


Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the Company Secretary and legal adviser to meet key performance targets in the areas of regulatory compliance
  • Providing legal advisory services to other functional parts of the organization
  • Managing third party relationships including governmental and regulatory agencies

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • 3-4 years of legal experience gained in a legal firm with a strong telecoms industry portfolio or in a major telecoms or engineering company
  • Excellent communication and people  skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office productivity tools
  • Bachelor’s and/or Masters Degree in Law


Reporting to the Deputy Managing Director and Executive Directors, responsibilities of Pas will include:

  • Providing senior level administrative support to the executive team
  • Managing external and internal relationships
  • High level office management

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • 5-6 years experience
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Very proficient in using  Microsoft Office productivity tools

8th March, 2011


  • Qualified candidates only should email  their  updated CVs  using Position Title as subject of their emails, the position they are applying for as follows:
  • Candidates for  IT Manager, Warehouse Manager, Head of Internal Audit, Quality Management Representative and Regional Project Manager  positions should email their  cvs to [email protected]
  • Candidates for Assistant HR Manager and Personal Assistant  positions   should email their cvs to  [email protected]
  • Candidates for  Market, Business and Financial Analyst positions should email their cvs to [email protected]
  • Candidates for Trainee Engineers , Technicians  and  Legal Officers  positions should email their cvs to [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by email.  All  applications  will  be   treated with utmost confidentiality.

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