Recent Job Openings at IPI PowerTech Group

IPI PowerTech is a member of the IPT PowerTech group of companies that delivers specialized solutions to the power, industrial and telecom sectors in Africa, the Middle East and neighboring countries. Since our inception in 1993, we have grown into a leading power solutions company, combining power expertise with telecom infrastructure specialization.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title:
Budget Controller
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Permanent
Job Description

The Budget Controller will be required to:

  • Have a thorough understanding of the company’s budget and its chart of accounts
  • Act as a cost controller for procurement activities prior to management signature of purchase orders by verifying if requested materials or services fall within the approved budget and under designated categories
  • Verify all petty cash expenses spent and check the corresponding budget category for each paid expense
  • Report any budget breaches or deviations in petty cash expenses to the CFO
  • Post approved monthly budget on the company’s ERP (Navision) and create a monthly comparison variation schedule to be submitted to the CFO
  • Monitor and understand projects progress and advise for budget amendments if needed
  • Act as an individual unit reporting to CFO & assist the Accounting department whenever requested to

Qualifications, Skills/Competences

  • University Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Related professional qualifications
  • IFRS Certifications required
  • At least five (5) years of experience in mid to senior-level finance or accounting position
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections
  • Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis
  • Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight time frames and simultaneously manage several projects.

Job Title: Operations Performance Analyst
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Permanent
Slot: 5
Responsibilities

  • Manage the functions of passive infrastructure network surveillance/monitoring escalation, analysis and reporting to ensure target KPIs for infrastructure availability are met and maintained.
  • Effective monitoring of the entire IPI managed network infrastructure
  • Ensure that all infrastructure incidents, trouble tickets, outages and performance alerts are detected on time and logged/documented
  • Timely escalate (horizontally and vertically) and follow-up all shift detected incidents to field team by way of call-outs.
  • Generate operational shift reports and updates for analysis, reporting trends to predict future occurrences.
  • Notify client and third-party service providers of issues, outages and remediation status, service plans.
  • Carry out a detailed analysis of causes of faults resulting in downtime.
  • Generate timely report based and faults analysis and proffer solutions accordingly.
  • Prepare and present operations performance analysis using charts.

Requirements
The suitable candidate must possess the following requirements:

  • First Degree in Engineering
  • At least 5 years experience in the Telecoms industry
  • Experience working as a Field Officer and NOC operator
  • Ability to carry out analysis using MS Excel (Very important)
  • Proficient in the use of Affectli software
  • Proficient in MS Office

Job Title: Operations Manager
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Permanent
Job Description

The Operations Manager will perform the following tasks:

  • Coordinate the development and implementation of specifications, system interface and project flows that govern management network related assets.
  • Evaluate systems and tolls to ensure we have a world-class asset management system in place.
  • Design development asset management and information systems that allows for the effective tracking and reporting of customer network assets
  • Ensure timely review and approval of acceptance, testing integration, and cut over documentation related to regional operations.
  • Ensure a routine program is in place and monitor the performance of these operation and maintenance (O&M) base station routines in the assigned region.
  • Ensure the performance of Base Transceiver Station (BTS) in compliance with Client’s Service Level Agreement (SLA) in the assigned region.
  • Ensure prompt availability of information on inventory of FSE within the assigned region.
  • Review and recommend operation and maintenance procedures for regional FSE operations.
  • Prepare estimate annual budgetary needs (OPEX) for assigned region.
  • Prepare routine O&M procedures as prescribed for the Power, Transmission, and BTS Radio network.
  • React to emergency faults and ensure that all faults are rectified promptly within contracted SLA.
  • Ensure provision of power (requisite quality) to all sites within purview daily.
  • Implement cross connect equipment in his designated area of our client’s Network.
  • Compile information on and report the availability on the transmission network in light of the Service Level Agreement (SLA).
  • Swiftly diagnose and clear any fault or alarm assigned by trouble ticket, or ensure escalation within time period stipulated in SLAs to correct parties if unable to fix. To close or forward all trouble tickets promptly.
  • Maintain a sound working relationship between client’s network operations and all associated parties, within the company and external.
  • Ensure compliance with our organization Spares Management Procedure.
  • Ensure maintenance work taken by contractors meets our specification.
  • Maintain a comprehensive set of records of all transmission links, BTS sites, power equipment and maintenance equipment spares for all client’s sites within designated area.
  • Ensure all security and network integrity is complete and adhered to.
  • Liaise with strategic sourcing department to ensure on-schedule supply of diesel to sites within purview.

Requirements

  • First degree in Engineering
  • Master’s Degree in related fields is an added advantage

Required Experience / Skills:

  • No less than 12 years hands-on radio network operation and managed service experience, with at least 5 years in a managerial role
  • Experience in Electrical and Mechanical Equipment workings
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • MS Office proficiency, especially Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong client management skill and commercial awareness

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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