Vacancies at MTN Nigeria, August 2016

MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

MTN Nigeria is recruiting to fill the vacant job positions below:

Job Title: Engineer, Final and User Acceptance Test
Location: Lagos
Department: Network Performance and Quality
Slot: 2
Job Descriptions  

  • Safe guide the network and customers from adverse effects occasioned by network changes.
  • Ensure that new nodes, technology, features etc meet expected standard and quality before being allowed to serve customers.
  • Ensure adherence to change processes, Manage the governance of new technology trial processes and policy
  • Extract value from what we already have by focusing on optimizing processes within the Unit/Department in line with the value creation philosophy.  This includes individual contributions and recommendations to improve existing business project/initiative.
  • Drive Innovation by identifying and taking advantage of new business opportunities, e.g., by stimulating and encouraging new business opportunities, launch of products, product/process innovation, business model innovation etc.
  • Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by partnering with MTNN’s Partners to improve their processes which in turn will improve the efficiency of MTNN’s operations.
  • Enhance/expand MTN’s role in the larger national macro environment by participating in CSR projects and/or NGO’s, involvement in recognized professional institutions, participating in think-tank activities etc.
  • Sustain the right organisational culture and behaviors by demonstrating the vital behaviours every time.
  • Manage UAT and FAT on all network changes.
  • Issue certificate of confirmation for network changes; upgrades, new features, new nodes etc
  • Be part of the CAB/CMB network change
  • Developed Structured Testing framework for FAT & UAT throughout a project life cycle.
  • Benchmarking performance KPIs for FAT and UAT against plans/expectations to ensure that they meet expectations of quality.
  • Review and approve First Network Integration (FNI) for new technologies, upgrades and features before final rollout.
  • Carry out and manage network node transition from implementation vendor to MS vendor or User department.

Job Condition 

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours

Experience & Training
Experience:

  • First  degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Fluent in English
  • Certification in IP/Ethernet Networking or  Quality management
  • Minimumof 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience workingwith others
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • Experience in FAT/UAT, GSM Network performance management or GSM Network operations.
  • Experience in a telecomm industry – Network implementation/Quality/performance/Operations/Optimization/Planning  in the telecommunication sector
  • Sound  understanding of call and data service architecture and service flow

Training:

  • GSM Network QoS.
  • FAT/UAT
  • RF Planning and Optimizations
  • Network implementation and upgrades.
  • Network operations.
  • Project management.
  • Network performance and quality assurance.
  • Customer Experience management
  • Network Performance |management
  • Thorough Understanding of (through professional experience and training) of 3GPPstandards and implementation processes, including: Universal
  • Mobile Telecommunications Systems (UMTS), Long Term Evolution (LTE), Code Division Multiple Access
  • Technology (CMDA) and Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMax)
  • Network performance and statistics
  • Vendor and experts management

Minimum Qualification 

  • BEd, BEng, BSc, BTech or HND

Job Title: Analyst, Contract Delivery and Governance
Location: Lagos
Department: Network Performance and Quality
Job Descriptions

  • Manage service vendors, TowerCo and other contractors deliver on agreed deliverables and quality standards.
  • Ensure Partner (Managed Services, TowerCo etc.) payment, SLA and KPI validations and reconciliations.
  • Contract coordination and administration
  • Extract value from what we already have by focusing on optimizing processes within the Unit/Department in line with the value creation philosophy. This includes individual contributions and recommendations to improve existing business project/initiative.
  • Drive Innovation by identifying and taking advantage of new business opportunities, e.g., by stimulating and encouraging new business opportunities, launch of products, product/process innovation, business model innovation etc.
  • Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by partnering with MTNN’s Partners to improve their processes which in turn will improve the efficiency of MTNN’s operations.
  • Enhance/expand MTN’s role in the larger national macro environment by participating in CSR projects and/or NGO’s, involvement in recognized professional institutions, participating in think-tank activities etc.
  • Sustain the right organisational culture and behaviors by demonstrating the vital behaviors every time.
  • Track and ensure timely issuance of PO and Invoice payment to MS and TowerCo

Job Condition 

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Team based
  • Field and office bound

Experience & Training

  • First degree in Electrical Electronics, Computer Science or any related discipline
  • Fluent in English
  • Certificate in project management is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience working with others
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • Experience using data mining tools and reporting.
  • Experience in vendor/contract management preferably in a managed services environment
  • Experience in Quality/performance/Operations/RF Optimization/Planning

Minimum Qualification 

  • BEd, BEng, BSc, BTech or HND

Job Title: Senior Manager, Power Management
Location:
 Lagos
Job Description
 

  • To provide strategic direction for and manage the design, planning and implementation of all mechanical and electrical systems at all MTNN installations (Network sites and office buildings) and provide support to all satellite earth stations.
  • To provide strategic direction for and manage the operation and maintenance of all mechanical and electrical systems at all MTNN installations (Network sites and office buildings) and provide support to all satellite earth stations.
  • Extract value from what we already have through divisional focused commercial activities such as: divisional business optimisation projects, contracts review and negotiation, capital/budget efficiency activities within division, etc.
  • Innovation – identifying and taking advantage of new business opportunities, e.g., through stimulating new business opportunities, divisional products launched, division product/process innovation, structural changes within division, etc.
  • Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by influencing state/local legislations & policies, participating in local level industry think-tanks, building & extending national B-2-B and similar relationships, etc.
  • Enhance/expand MTN’s role in the larger national and ecosystem through participation as a thought leader, executing local CSR projects, involvement in local industry non-ICT policy & think-tank activities etc.
  • Divisional people leadership activities: coaching, staff development and motivation through intra staff coaching, employee networks mentorship/support, own division employee engagement projects, faculty roles, inter/intra talent mentorship, etc.
  • Generic activities necessary for positive business outcomes such as: supporting recruitment, thought leadership as internal (interview/disciplinary) panel member, influencing next level leaders (e.g., at BPR) etc.
  • Develop detailed plans in support of approved strategies in respect of Power Planning unit, organizing required resources, monitoring and periodically reporting progress of plans.
  • Develop annual budgetary plan (OPEX and CAPEX) for the Power Planning unit and track OPEX trends.
  • Ensure strict adherence to policies and procedures of MTN in the Power Planning and implementation unit and continuous improvement to foster efficiency.
  • Design and advise on power dimensioning and optimization of existing power systems (DC, clean power, standby power and cooling systems).
  • Oversee the review of switch mechanical & electrical (M&E) upgrades to guarantee timely delivery to meet business objective.
  • Develop tender formulation and final tender adjudication and recommendations.
  • Obtain and keep accurate M&E records for all MTNN technical and non-technical facilities from power operations unit for planning purposes.
  • Conduct financial analysis and assess viability of projects.
  • Manage and direct activities and performance of utility vendors, contractors and consultants.
  • Develop detailed plans in support of approved strategies in respect of Power Operations unit, organizing required resources, monitoring and periodically reporting progress of plans.
  • Develop annual budgetary plan (OPEX and CAPEX) for the Power Operations unit and track OPEX trends.
  • Ensure strict adherence to policies and procedures of MTN in the Power Operations unit and continuous improvement to foster efficiency.
  • Ensure MTNN network is operated and maintained to standard requirements within the Power Operations unit.
  • Oversee prompt management of major power systems faults nationwide and ensure weekly reports on overall power systems performance of the network are compiled and made available to management.
  • Develop, implement and maintain an efficient management information system for the Power Operations unit.
  • Conduct financial analysis and assess viability of projects.

Job Condition:

  •  Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • National travel and a valid driver’s license
  • On standby 24/7 throughout the year

Experience & Training   

  • Minimum of 4 year tertiary qualification / Masters advantageous
  • Fluent in English and language of country preferable
  • First Degree in Electrical/Electronics, Mechanical Engineering or any related discipline from a reputable institution
  • Project Management courses.
  • Member of recognized technical/professional society/organization will be an added advantage
  • At least 10 years working experience comprising:
  • Manager track record of 3 years or more; with at least 3 years in relevant sector/ industry
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies advantageous
  • Experience in design, implementation and management of power/cooling systems.

Training:

  • Management Development Programmes
  • Leadership Development Programmes

Minimum Qualification

  • BEd, BEng, BSc, BTech or HND

Job Title: IP/MPLS Performance Engineer
Location:
 Lagos
Department: Network Performance and Quality
Job Descriptions  

  • To measure the network indicators and provide NWG with data/information.
  • To evaluate trends in network performance and recommend solutions to optimize network performance
  • To improve network performance through regular network audit and trend/KPI analysis.
  • Extract value from what we already have by focusing on optimizing processes within the Unit/Department in line with the value creation philosophy.  This includes individual contributions and recommendations to improve existing business project/initiative.
  • Drive Innovation by identifying and taking advantage of new business opportunities, e.g., by stimulating and encouraging new business opportunities, launch of products, product/process innovation, business model innovation etc.
  • Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by partnering with MTNN’s Partners to improve their processes which in turn will improve the efficiency of MTNN’s operations.
  • Enhance/expand MTN’s role in the larger national macro environment by participating in CSR projects and/or NGO’s, involvement in recognized professional institutions, participating in think-tank activities etc.
  • Sustain the right organisational culture and behaviors by demonstrating the vital behaviours every time.
  • Monitor and ensure degradations on the IP/MPLS network are escalated to the respective Managed Services Vendors and Partners
  • Ensure resolution of escalated issues within SLA
  • Evaluate the impact of changes/parameter optimization on the IP/MPLS network
  • Generate IP/MPLS network statistical analysis
  • Provide insights and reports on the IP/MPLS network performance

Job Condition 

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Team based
  • Field and office bound

Experience & Training
Experience:

  • First degree in Electrical Electronics or Computer Science
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in IP/MPLS operation/optimization/performance; with experience working with others
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • Technical experience in telecommunication environment
  • Experienced in reporting and data processing using excel.
  • Familiar with TCP/IP and routing technologies and vendor(CISCO, juniper, Huawei etc)

Training:

  • MPLS trainings
  • TCP/IP trainings
  • Routing and switching (CCNP, CCIE, JNCIE,JNCIP)

Minimum Qualification     

  • BEd, BSc, BTech or HND

Job Title: Ps-Core Performance Engineer
Location:
 Lagos
Department: Network Performance and Quality
Job Descriptions  

  • To measure the network indicators and provide NWG with data/information.
  • To evaluate trends in network performance and recommend solutions to optimize network performance
  • To improve network performance through regular network audit and trend/KPI analysis.
  • Extract value from what we already have by focusing on optimizing processes within the Unit/Department in line with the value creation philosophy.  This includes individual contributions and recommendations to improve existing business project/initiative.
  • Drive Innovation by identifying and taking advantage of new business opportunities, e.g., by stimulating and encouraging new business opportunities, launch of products, product/process innovation, business model innovation etc.
  • Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by partnering with MTNN’s Partners to improve their processes which in turn will improve the efficiency of MTNN’s operations.
  • Enhance/expand MTN’s role in the larger national macro environment by participating in CSR projects and/or NGO’s, involvement in recognized professional institutions, participating in think-tank activities etc.
  • Sustain the right organisational culture and behaviors by demonstrating the vital behaviours every time.
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of the multi-vendor PS-Core network to assure customers’ satisfaction
  • Ensure resolution of escalated issues within SLA
  • Evaluate the impact of changes/parameter optimization on the PS-Core network
  • Generate PS-Core network statistical analysis
  • Provide insights and reports on the PS-Core network performance

Job Condition 

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours

Experience & Training
Experience:

  • Fluent in English
  • First degree in Electrical Electronics or Computer Science
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in PS-Core operation/optimization/performance; with experience working with others
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • Technical experience in telecommunication environment
  • Experienced in reporting and data processing using excel.
  • Familiar with TCP/IP and routing technologies

Training:

  • 2G/3G related trainings
  • TCP/IP trainings
  • Routing and switching

Minimum Qualification 

  • BEd, BEng, BSc, BTech or HND

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

Application Deadline  26th August, 2016. 

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