Assistant Manager – Transmission Network Planning (Microwave) at Airtel Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited) is a leading telecommunications services provider in Nigeria headquartered in Lagos, the commercial nerve-centre of Nigeria. The telco ranks amongst the top four mobile service providers in terms of subscribers with a customer base of more than 39.8 million. The company’s product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce and enterprise services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Assistant Manager – Transmission Network Planning (Microwave)

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full-time
Level: Mid-Senior

Purpose of the Job (Brief)

  • This role holder will support network unit to do planning and providing technical solutions for connecting cell sites and enterprise customer locations.
  • This person will be interacting with the Partners’ teams’ very extensively. Robust, flexible and state of art fiber and microwave transmission network planning & delivery is the essence of the role.

Key Accountabilities

  • Study the new site’s requirements and prepare connectivity plan.
  • Take inputs for BTS site’s expansion from the RF team and prepare expansion of transmission links / network.
  • Analyse monthly and correct any frequency interference cases as & when reported or noticed.
  • Preparation of AOP & budget for capex and opex for transmission network. This should include expansion of existing network and planning of new routes as well.
  • IP Network including IPRAN design & Planning
  • Last mile, access & backbone network Design & planning including link engineering. Validation of LOS reports and ATP documents. Preparation of feasibility reports as required from time to time. Carry out sample checks for LOS reports and ATP documents.
  • BoQ preparations & validation
  • Preparing RFP & Technical specifications
  • Close interactions with internal departments like Supply Chain, Finance, deployment, and operations.
  • Bandwidth and capacity planning & management. Monthly monitoring of traffic, utilization and keep optimizing the links to ensure each links have sufficient capacity to carry traffic.
  • Adherence to the local regulatory requirements wrt frequency spectrum usage.
  • Project Plan preparations, progress monitoring and tracking for Fiber projects
  • Day to day monitoring of KPIs of transmission network to ensure that the reliability is as good as it was planned.
  • MIS for senior management
  • Regular meetings with partners.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Electronics & Communication
  • 5 – 7 years relevant experience in planning of transmission networks domain
  • Appreciable knowledge of Transmission of Mobile & Enterprise Network – Planning.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Analytical and Presentation skills
  • Logical decision making abilities
  • Flexible and dedicated
  • Ability to innovate and deliver value to business
  • Ability to manage an outsourcing partner to effectively deliver on SLAs
  • Impeccable integrity and character
  • Go-getter.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

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