MainOne Cable Ongoing Recruitment – Share & Apply!

Posted on :

12 Dec, 2018

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Executive Mgt Jobs in Nigeria

MainOne’s success is built on having talented and highly proficient people within their respective fields as the driving force behind our business

A job in MainOne is different from any other you have had. With joining MainOne you’ll be challenged, inspired and proud as you become a part of something big.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Transmission Planning
: Lagos
Department: Technical
Job Type: Permanent


  • Head, Transmission Planning will be responsible for Transmission Network design, engineering, network expansion to meet growth and business requirements and conforming to ITU-T standards and meeting the policies and regulations of Telecom Regulators.
  • The scope will cover the whole of Main One network in Nigeria, Ghana, Portugal and UK.

Other Job Functions include:

  • Ensure the requisite planning and engineering documentation to ensure quality implementation and effective operations.
  • Efficient and timely initiation of vendor selection for network expansion and for deployment of new products and solutions.
  • Ensure Microwave link design conforming to NCC approved frequency channels and bands as well as the prescribed availability and reliability criteria.
  • Ensure timely and cost effective capacity design and planning of transmission network for capacity growth (DWDM, SDH, Microwave, Metro Ethernet/Packet & GPON), for core and access networks.
  • Evolve network in line with business objectives.
  • Ensure CAPEX spent is optimized to meet business requirements.
  • Ensure compliance to the policies and regulations of Telecom Regulators.
  • Ensure operational delivery of not less than 99.95% for 100% of core network.
  • Engineer core network infrastructure for 100% uptime with redundancy/ failover.
  • Ensure efficient allocation of circuit and equipment resources and efficient routing.
  • Planning and implementation of new PoPs to meet the business expansion requirements.
  • Provide timely Transmission network resources for meeting the IP/ NGN network requirements.
  • Optimize sparing policy and ensure vendor support (including finalizing vendor contracts) to minimize MTTR.

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

  • A strong working knowledge of microwave transmission, DWDM/ SDH/ PDH/ IP networks and related protocols.
  • Successful project management experience leading a team of minimum 5 engineers.
  • Deep understanding of SLA requirements to ensure quality of service to customers.
  • Exposure to network management systems.
  • Ability to interpret topography and network design maps.
  • Exposure to Submarine optic fiber cable systems will be desirable.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent in Engineering.
  • Minimum of 12 years work experience in Planning, Implementation, Operation and Maintenance of Optical & Microwave Transmission networks.
  • A broad operational experience of network planning, engineering, implementation and operations & maintenance in the above mentioned fields.

Demand on the Job:

  • Strategic thinking and problem solving ability.
  • Result oriented, strong commitment to provide high quality service to internal and external customers.
  • Excellent listening, and communication skills.
  • Research & writing skills.
  • Leadership & team management skills.

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