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  • Posted on: 18 March, 2015 Deadline: 31 March, 2015
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    MTN Nigeria is part of the MTN Group, Africa's leading cellular telecommunications company. On May 16, 2001, MTN became the first GSM network to make a call following the globally lauded Nigerian GSM auction conducted by the Nigerian Communications Commission earlier in the year. Thereafter the company launched full commercial operations beginning with Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt.

    Senior Manager, Network Core Perfomance


    Job description    

    • 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.

    Job condition    

    • Normal MTNN working conditions
    • May be required to work extended hours
    • International and National travel


    10 years’ work experience which includes:
    • Manager track record of 5 years or more; with at least 3 years in relevant sector/ industry
    • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies advantageous
    • 7 years’ experience in Core CS, Core PS, TXN  planning and/or Operations
    • Above average knowledge and experience in all core domains- IP/MPLS/Core-CS/Core PS,
    • Sound  understanding of call and data service architecture and service flow


    • Core GSM/System planning and optimization
    • Packet core planning and optimization
    • Signaling protocols
    • Core /IP/TXN Network performance and statistics
    • Vendor and experts management

    Minimum qualification    

    • BSc

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    Project Coordinator


    Job description    
    • Support the IS Project Manager in project execution.
    • Responsible for project execution (where applicable)
    • Notify team members and all affected parties of changes in project schedule.
    • Maintain project financial records (if required)
    • Maintain intermediate knowledge and awareness on Industry evolution - ICT/Digital
    • Apply industry knowledge in managing projects
    • Assist in compiling project charter including projecting project scope, problem statement and goal statement.
    • Assist with project delivery within budget (time and financial) and within defined quality criteria.
    • Assist with project-planning in line with recommended tool sets.
    • Track project activities and compliance with planning guidelines and project plans.
    • Co-ordinate input and maintains plans throughout project life cycle.
    • Provide Project Manager with up-to-date financial position on all projects.
    • Gather project status and assist in providing with up to date information on all projects (where applicable) to Project Manager.
    • Track and monitor identified risks and proactively escalate risks in accordance with related escalation rules (where applicable) and procedures.
    • Measure progress per work stream and team members against weekly targets and deliverables.
    • Schedule and track quality assurance reviews and assist with formal project success reviews.
    • Assist with negotiating and administering supplier contracts and service level agreements and build good working and professional relationship with suppliers and subcontractors.
    • Organise and facilitate project meetings, sessions and workshops and document minutes of project meetings, weekly reports or any other reports identified as relevant to the project.
    • Provide insight into essential project metrics, monitor and execute SLAs.
    • Prepare and circulate project status update reports.
    • Keep abreast of business process changes and communicate these to team members

    Job condition    

    • Normal MTNN working conditions
    • May be required to work extended hours
    • Working in an open plan office
    • Working 5 days per week with some late/early and weekend work
    • A valid driver’s license


    • 4 years project management experience preferably in a telecommunications business environment/customer care & billing systems (CC&BS)/Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems environment
    • Knowledge of measurement processes / methods for assessing progress toward goals and project outcomes
    • An understanding of project management methods and practices, including methods of preparing designs, plans, specifications, estimates, reports and recommendations
    • Awareness of the Digital evolution and Industry best practices


    • Project Management – PMP
    • ITIL foundation
    • Project planning and control
    • Microsoft Project
    • Visio
    • Business writing skills
    • General management skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Report writing skills
    • Effective time management
    • Process mapping

    Minimum qualification    

    • BSc

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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