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  • Posted: Nov 13, 2017
    Deadline: Not specified
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    9Mobile is a Nigerian telecommunications services provider, currently operating in Nigeria. 9Mobile is formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria.
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    Manager, CS & PS Core Planning

    Job Summary

    • Assist in the design, planning andoptimisation of circuit switching components of EMTS's core network, systemsand platforms.

    Principal Functions

    • Provide input in translatingEMTS business plan and subscriber growth assumptions into requirements for thecore network circuit switching system.
    • Review the unit/ team'sactivities, make recommendations for improvement and implement approvedimprovement initiatives to ensure enhanced performance of the team.


    • Direct the timely provisioningof the circuit & packet switching network capacity for all the GSM, EDGE,UMTS & LTE elements, features, protocols, interfaces etc.
    • Provide useful inputs indefining the locations for circuit & packet switch infrastructure and otherrelated network elements
    • Design, plan and dimensioncircuit & packet switching network elements to ensure optimal use anddeployment of resources
    • Define and direct therequirement for capacity planning of interfaces/links to the VAS & ITnetworks
    • Perform technicalinvestigations into areas related to circuit & packet switching networkdesign and performance, such as new types of hardware, new designmethodologies, new caching algorithms, impact of new technologies (GPRS, EDGE,UMTS, LTE etc.)
    • Scoping & dimensioning ofdatacoms equipment within the Core network
    • Lead optimisation &resilience initiatives across the Core Network
    • Drive innovation initiativesacross the Core network
    • Coordinate the unit'sactivities and ensure compliance with the organisation's operating policies,controls and procedures.
    • Manage inter-functionalrelations to ensure synergy across the various departmental functions.
    • Provide leadership andguidance to team members and manage subordinate's performance towards theachievement of overall team objectives.
    • Perform any other duties or responsibilities assigned by Head,Core and VAS

    Educational Requirements

    • First degree in Electrical orElectronics Engineering/Physics or Computer Sciences froma recognised University

    Experience,Skills & Competencies:

    • Six (6) to Eight(8) years' work experience with at least three (3) years in a supervisory role
    • BusinessApplication Knowledge
    • TelecommunicationsTechnology Fundamentals
    • Telecommunications& Mobile Network Standards & Specifications
    • Budget &basic financial planning
    • Traffic trendanalysis
    • Basic productdevelopment
    • ProblemSolving
    • Teaming
    • Communication
    • Analyticreasoning
    • Reporting& presentation
    • Great Passionfor Excellence
    • Self-motivated
    • Innovative
    • Integrity
    • Empoweringpeople
    • Growingpeople
    • Team work
    • Customer Focus

    Method of Application

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