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  • Posted: May 23, 2024
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    For 15 years we have been building and managing telecommunications towers that are the essential backbone of mobile telecommunications in Africa - the leapfrog technology driving economic development, prosperity and self-sufficiency across the continent. Right now, IHS is leading a new telecoms service sector driven by the growth of middle class business an...
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    Senior Specialist, Passive Decommissioning

    Job Description


    • Liaise with RE and commercial team for sites planned for decommissioning, relocation and consolidation.
    • Ensure technical site survey/audit is done for all sites where decommission, consolidation and relocation are to be carried out
    • Compile all sites to be decommissioned into a pool and work with assigned suppliers.
    • Interface between operators, RE and commercial for ITP issued on all planned sites.
    • Interface with legal/commercial departments for sales approvals for decommission activities.
    • Responsible for site decommissioning; tower, fence, tank and power equipment reversal/buyback
    • Interface with commercial account managers for sites decommissioning and asset disposal/reversal
    • Interface with procurement department for the preparation of BOQ of relocation sites, for requisition and approvals.
    • Interface with Finance team and Treasury unit to have proper financial record and documentations of all asset sold or decommissioned
    • Comprehensive review of decommissioned site to sign off from landlord and keep all records intact
    • Implement vendor progress monitoring for relocation sites and ensuring sites are brought back on air. Ensuring acceptance of site by different operators.
    • Responsible to thoroughly understand and communicate Meeting requirements to appropriate team members and manage all requirements accordingly to realize the business target

    General Duties

    • Promote communication between colleagues for the benefit of information flow and to curb any problems that arise
    • Write and submit reports to the Senior Manager Implementation and Optimization in all matters relating to decommissioning, relocation and consolidation
    • Manage relationships with partners/suppliers


    • 1st degree in Telecommunication Engineering or related discipline  
    • Upwards of 4 years’ experience in the telecommunications Industry  

    Additional Information

    Organizational Competencies

    • Customer Focus - People demonstrating this competency understand & exceed our customers’ needs. They develop trusted, reliable & collaborative relationships. They are consistently operating to the highest standards of service & delivery. 
    • Innovation - People demonstrating this competency constantly seek new & improved ways to deliver our products & services. They champion engineering & skills development, and work to create a collaborative and supportive operating environment. 
    • Integrity - People demonstrating this competency are open & honest in everything they do. They support financially & environmentally sustainable growth. They make socially responsible decisions and treat their stakeholders with respect. 
    • Be Bold - People demonstrating this competency are thorough in analyses & decision-making. They are courageous in expanding existing markets & developing new ones. They confidently pursue appropriate financial returns and are forward-thinking and ambitious. 
    • Sustainability- People demonstrating this competency are constantly seeking to create positive impact in the communities we serve. 

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