CDI à Conakry Date limite: 11/07/15 4060afdaee0f59d5a3b3873fe411a918


DIVISION:                 Technology
REPORTING TO:            Chief Technology Information Officer
NOMBER OF DIRECT REPORT:                    17
LEVEL OF WORK:                        Level 3H
LOCATION:                Conakry
This job is to harness the leadership and management of the Networks function by ensuring effective planning, deployment, operational performance and maintenance of MTN radio networks, switching systems, RF Transmission systems and fiber network to deliver excellent network quality of service and meet other company objectives.
•    Provide input towards the development of the strategy for the Network function in the MTN OPCO in line with global best practice and Group directive in order to ensure that the organization is viable both internally and externally and as a social and financial entity
•    Provide leadership and management with the visibility; control and decision support required to understand and manage network; as well as provide the team with the expertise to build the teams’ capabilities in order to drive effectiveness and efficiencies within the team
•    Deliver the best in class network quality through the deployment of new and advanced optimization techniques
•    Prepare the annual Network function work plan and ensure the effective execution thereof in order to ensure the business objectives are achieved
•    Monitor performance benchmarks for the Network function in order to ensure ongoing effectiveness
•    Prepare; monitor and control the annual Network budget and Bill of Quantities to ensure expenditure is in line with the business plan and follow its execution until capitalization is timeously done.
•    Develop and maintain effective processes to ensure an effective interface to customer service departments; marketing; sales and finance departments, in collaboration with CTIO.
•    Ensure reduction of expenditure via sharing of infrastructure and services; outsourcing/managed services and more effective use of existing assets
•    Ensure standardization of network technology; including evolution hpw path as well as standardized group architecture; toolkits; templates and ensure standardized processes for implementation and maintenance
•    Ensure proper selection and effective management of Networks vendors to deliver the best services in both short term and long term
Education & Language Skills
•    Degree in Telecommunications/Electronic/Electrical Engineering  or equivalent
•    MSc or MBA Degree is an added advantage
•    English written and spoken (this item includes an international dimension)
Work Experience
•    At least 8 years experiences in a Telecom environment covering Network Planning, Operations and Optimization of 2G, 3G, WiMAX, LTE Networks  in a technical capacity with management experience
•    At least 5 years management experience in Telecoms Management Budgeting, Vendor Management and Project Management skills are very important
•    Knowledge of Telecom Regulations
•    Sound general business knowledge as well as knowledge of core business processes
•    Sound understanding of the telecom environment and cellular technologies: GSM, WCDMA, LTE
•    Understanding of best practice; tools, systems, techniques and methodologies used in network planning, operations and maintenance
•    Knowledge of systems architecture
•    Leadership development programs
•    Very good computer skills (MS office, Windows…)
•    Very good English & French Command
Skills / other competencies:
•    Ability to design and implement guidelines and standards associated with good governance
•    Network infrastructure analysis
•    Inventory management
•    Leadership and people management skills
•    Negotiation skills
•    Network availability management
•    Network operations
•    Organizational skills
•    Scope Planning and organising
•    Policy design and development
•    Problem solving
Behavioral qualities:
•    Analytical and assertive
•    Conceptual thinking with attention to detail
•    Conflict management
•    Continuous improvement philosophy and Solution providing
•    Decision making  and influencing
•    Performance excellence
•    Planning and organizing
•    Problem solving skills
•    Quality of Service assurance
•    Results/Goal oriented
Submission Deadline:
•    Your application file (internal application & updated CV) should be forwarded to  by 8 July 2015 latest.