Swift Networks Vacancy: April 2011 (Over 10 Positions)

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4 Apr, 2011

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Vacancies in Nigeria

Swift Networks Recruitment 2011

Swift Networks Limited, Nigeria’s foremost broadband service provider today announced that the survey it conducted on the broadband user habits and attitude indicated that only 20% of broadband subscribers are responsible for approximately 80% of the data carried on an operator’s network.

Our Company is an innovative leader in Nigeria’s fast growing broadband telecommunications space, providing reliable high speed broadband access and voice services to businesses, professionals and residential customers. Due to ongoing expansion and the need to sustain the highest quality services to existing and potential customers, we seek applications from exceptional candidates to fill the following challenging positions.

POSITIONS

Job Title: NETWORK ENGINEER (Wimax/LTE)

Job Objective:
The candidate will be responsible for installing, maintaining and supporting communication networks to ensure the smooth operation, maximum performance and availability.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
• Proven experience in WI MAX / LTE Radio Frequency planning, base station installation, commissioning, troubleshooting and maintenance;
• Access Network performance measurement and optimization;
• Proven experience in microwave transmission Link planning, installation, commissioning, maintenance and troubleshooting. Multiple vendor experience will be an advantage.
• Proven knowledge of IP networks, Linux and Open Source tools would be an added advantage.

Minimum Qualification and Experience:
A first degree in Computer Sciences, Electrical/Electronics Engineering or Information Technology with a minimum of 2nd class honors (Upper division) from a reputable university. A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position with a proven record of success. Candidates with at least CCNA certification and knowledge of Linux and Open Source tools will have added advantage.

Job Title: ELECTRICAL POWER ENGINEER/ TECHNICIAN.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
• Excellent in theoretical concepts for electrical power related areas including AC, DC, generators, rectifiers, ATS panels, inverters, batteries, breakers, and load calculations;
• Experience with power generators, ATS panels, inverters, Rectifiers and all other base station power related matters.

Minimum qualification and Experience:
A first degree in Electrical and/or Electronics Engineering with a minimum of Second Class honours degree (Upper division) plus at least 3 years experience in power maintenance in an organization with proven records of success.

Job Title: CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES

Job Objective:
Interact with customers to provide and process information in a courteous and professional manner, in response to inquiries, concerns and requests.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
• Basic computer knowledge- the person should be adept in using search tools, browsers, email features and CRM solutions.
• Good written and oral communication skills- fast and correct typing, with proven ability to create grammatically correct responses;
• Sound judgmental powers; ability to manage difficult customer situations, respond promptly to the needs of the customer and solicit feedback to improve service;
• Knowledge of customer service principles and practices, ability to multi-task including ability to understand multiple products and multiple levels of benefits within each product;
• Persistent and supportive attitude;
• Ability to treat people with respect under all circumstances and to instil trust in others while upholding the values of the organization;
• Ability to relate with customers and handle telemarketing;
• Sound knowledge of telephone etiquette and excellent listening skill.

Minimum qualification and Experience:
A first degree in Computer Sciences, Electrical/Electronics Engineering or Information Technology with a minimum of 2nd class honors, (upper division) from a reputable university. Experienced exceptional candidates with background in Business, Social Sciences and the Humanities with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar position can also apply.

Job Title: TELESALES REPRESENTATIVES

Job Objective
The candidate will be responsible for communicating with potential customers through the telephone in order to develop an effective pipeline of new business and to achieve or exceed sales targets.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
• Self motivation and ability to work under minimum supervision; Ability to work under pressure;
• Ability to work under different shift schedule (day, night and weekend);
• Persistent and supportive attitude;
• Excellent oral and written communicator able to interact with all levels of customers over the phone.

Minimum qualification and Experience:
A first degree in Business, Social Sciences or the Humanities from a reputable university with a minimum of Second Class (Upper division) plus at least 3 years sales experience in an organization with a proven record of success.

Job Title: HEAD, RETAIL SALES

Job Objective:
The candidate will be responsible for coordinating and managing all activities associated with Retail sales while ensuring that all sales targets and standards are met/ exceeded.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:
• Managing, planning and organizational skills;
• Ability to engage team and motivate for performance;
• Ability to work under pressure within a team environment;
• Strong work ethic, courteous demeanour and self motivation;
• Excellent IT and presentation skills;
• Ability to manage time effectively and adapt quickly to changing priorities;
• Ability to work independently with minimum supervision;
• Excellent communication (verbal 8< written), negotiation and selling skills;
• A good team player.

Minimum qualification and Experience:
A first degree in Marketing, Social Sciences or Humanities with a minimum of Second Class degree (Upper division) from a reputable university plus at least 5 years sales experience in an organization with a proven record of success.

Job Title: BRAND MANAGER

Job Objective:
Successful candidate will be responsible for the development and execution of brand marketing strategies, plans and programmes to ensure achievement of set brand targets.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:
• Ability to work on cross-functional teams in both leadership and member roles;
• Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills;
• Analytical skills, not only for presenting data but also for summarizing the findings and proposing recommendations for future improvement;
• Must possess strong interpersonal and relationship building skills;
• Must have a style that promotes respect. credibility and trust throughout the organization;
• Must be a business leader and a calculated risk taker;
• Strong project management and leadership skills;
• Strategic thinker and creative marketer;
• Result oriented and self-motivated.

Minimum qualification and Experience:
A good first degree in Marketing, Business Administration or Social Sciences with a minimum of 2nd class honors, (upper division) from a reputable university. A minimum of 5 years proven experience in brand development/brand management in a reputable organization preferably in FMCG, IT or Telecommunication.

Job Title: SALES MANAGER

Job Objective:
The candidate will be part of the driving force of Swift’s business performance in the Enterprise (business to business) sector, and accountability for sales, market share, brand awareness and new product development.

Key output:

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:
• Must have the drive and capability to meet and beat challenging targets;
• Strong relationship and team building skills; experience in dealing with corporate and government representatives and other senior individuals and stakeholder groups;
• Delivering results-absolute focus to deliver under pressure in an ever changing business environment;
• Putting customers first and understanding the needs, expectations and requirements of stakeholders;
• Communicating for impact – effective communication with senior stakeholders inside and outside of the company;
• Making a personal difference strong influencing skills and responsive Technical I Professional expertise;
• Excellent communication skills including written and verbal communications;
• Strong presentation skills required, including experience in presenting and influencing a junior and senior audience.

Qualification and Experience:
A first degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer science/ engineering or Information Technology with a minimum of 2nd class honors, upper division, from a reputable university. A minimum of 3 years experience selling E-business solutions in the banking, telecommunications, oil and gas sectors with a proven track record of success.

Job Title: MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT

Job Objective:
The candidate will be responsible for analyzing the historical financial data to estimate future costs and revenues create budgets and prepare internal reports which are used to make business planning decisions.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:
• Demonstrate high level of leadership and managerial skills;
• Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills;
• Excellent communication (oral and written), negotiation and procurement skills;
• Must possess integrity and be of impeccable character;
• Experience in management accounting or financial management;
• Excellent communication (oral and written), negotiation and selling skills.

Minimum qualification and Experience:
A first degree in Accounting or Finance with a minimum of Second Class honours degree (Upper division), from a reputable university. A minimum of 5 years demonstrable experience in management accounting or financial management in an organisation with proven record of success. Membership of a professional body (ICAN, ACCA, CIS) is a must

Job Title: INTERNAL AUDIT MANAGER

Job Objective
The successful candidate will be responsible for planning, managing and performing various internal audits.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:
• Demonstrate high level of leadership and managerial organizational skills;
• Excellent interpersonal and presentation skill;
• Excellent investigative and analytical skills;
• Must possess impeccable character and integrity;
• Ability to work independently and in a team;
• Excellent numerical skills

Minimum qualification and Experience:
A good first degree in Accounting or Finance with a minimum of 2nd class honors, upper division, from a reputable university. A minimum of 5 years demonstrable experience as an internal/external auditor in accounting and internal control in an organisation with a proven record of success. Membership of a professional body (ICAN, ACCA) is essential.

Job Title: PERSONAL ASSISTANT TO THE CEO

Job Objective:
The candidate will be responsible for providing high-quality support and managing the smooth running of the CEO’s affair by organizing, scheduling and maintaining information in an efficient way.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:
• Must possess strong work ethics, be a self-starter and intelligent problem solver;
• Ability to work with Senior Management;
• Must have excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills (oral and written);
• Flexible and mature approach with ability to work with minimum supervision.

Minimum qualification and Experience:
A first degree with a minimum of Second Class honors (Upper division), from a top Nigerian or foreign university, plus at least 3 years experience in a similar position in a reputable organization.

METHOD OF APPLICATION
Qualified and interested candidates should forward their resume prepared in Microsoft Word format to [email protected] using the job title as the subject of the e mail.
These should be emailed latest 8th April, 2011
Only eligible candidates will be contacted. Please note that applications received after the stipulated period will not be processed.

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