2 New Vacant Positions at Etisalat Nigeria

Etisalat Nigeria commenced commercial operations on 23 October 2008 with a promise to deliver innovative and quality services in Nigeria. Since then, we have continued to deliver the best possible experience at the most affordable price to our subscribers.

This commitment has led to the growth of our active subscriber base to over 21 million in just six years. Today, Etisalat has network coverage in all 36 states of the federation including Abuja, the federal capital territory as we continue to build our network and expand to new locations.

Managers, RF Planning

Job Summary       
Manage the design of the radio network in assigned region to ensure that it has sufficient and robust capacity to support current and forecasted subscriber base.

Principal Functions       

Tactical

  • 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 Etisalat 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.

Operational

  • 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 Etisalat’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 Etisalat 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

Educational Requirements      

  • First degree or equivalent in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Postgraduate degree/relevant professional qualification

Experience, Skills & Competencies       

  • 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

Engineer, Fixed Transmission

Job Summary    
Provide necessary support towards the proper integration of new backbone, access and leased transmission links including copper, microwave and OFC media.

Principal Functions    

  • Liaise with the regional field support engineers to resolve prolonged and repetitive transmission faults.
  • Assist in the implementation of preventive, corrective and configuration orders/change request work order in line with the work order/change request process
  • Escalate inter-MSC, MSC-BSC, BSC-BSC and interconnect transmission links faults; follow up with vendors and third party service providers to ensure these faults are resolved within defined SLA
  • Ensure transmission operation work undertaken by vendors/service providers meet Etisalat specifications and ensure adherence to SLAs with vendors (Interconnect Partners, Transmission link providers)
  • Assist in managing the performance and availability of backbone and access transmission service systems/service deployed – radio/microwave/OFC as well as interconnect links
  • Keep and maintain comprehensive sets of records for all transmission links
  • Ensure all security and network integrity documentation is completed and adhered to
  • Prepare and compile report on the transmission of leased, backbone and access transmission links in light of the SLAs
  • Assist in conducting routine performance checks on the transmission links via the NMS systems to ensure the desired QoS and customer experience
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager, Fixed Transmission HLS.

Educational Requirements       

  • First degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering

Experience, Skills & Competencies 

  • One (1) to two (2) years post NYSC work experience
  • Service Continuity Management, Monitoring and Control
  • Telecommunications & Mobile Network Standards & Specifications
  • Problem Solving
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Team work
  • Customer Focus

Method of Application

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should visit Etisalat’s Career Page

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