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IP Network Planning Manager Job at Airtel Nigeria
« on: Oct 26, 2013, 11:31 AM »
Job Title: Manager – IP Network Planning

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Employer: Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited)

Job description:

Expected End Results:

1.   Enterprise Network IP and Internet Design & Provisioning

•   IP and Internet Solution & Design to meet specific requirements of the enterprise customers

2.   Planning of building enterprise network IP infrastructure with transmission resources

•   Plan & build the upgrade of existing mobile network to provide enterprise solutions to support enterprise business unit.

3.   IP & Internet Project Management:

•   Projects plans to be prepared to ensure efficient and timely delivery

4. IP Sales Support:

•   Interface with Enterprise business team on IP Product support

•   Interface with clients to understand their IP requirements

5. IP Address Management:

•    Good knowledge of IP address management

6. Good understanding of RIPE and AFRINIC database and the Nigerian Internet Exchange Point.

7. Good Technical Knowledge:

•   Must know in-depth, IP / Data communications and various IP based technologies.

Supporting Activities to achieve the desired end results:

•   Design, implementation, test and turn up of customer IP services in cooperation with the customer and field services teams. This includes IP Access, BGP transit and MPLS VPNs on layer 2 and 3 and APN services.

•   Technical validation of new customer IP orders.

•   IP network  Design & planning

•   BoQ preparations & validation for IP solutions

•   Preparing RFP & Technical specifications for IP solutions

•   Technical point of contact for Service Delivery, Sales Engineering, Project Management and Field Engineering teams for issues related to IP service design, implementation, test and turn up.

•   Migration of IP customer services, in cooperation with customer and field services teams.

•   Prompt identification of issues which may impact delivery timescales or quality. Interfacing with enterprise customers to understand their requirements and preparations of customized technical solutions.

•   Project Plan preparations, progress monitoring and tracking

•   Pro-active escalation, follow-through and liaison with appropriate departments to resolve technical issues which may impact delivery timescales or quality.

•   Creation of contingency plans to minimize such issues.

•   Support in Managing & interacting with chosen Intentional ISPs & carriers

•   Interacting with partners and Vendors in relation to IP related issues – Ericsson, Huawei, Aviat, Cisco etc.

Desired Skills and Experience:

Educational Qualifications  & Functional / Technical Skills:

•   Bachelor of Engineering Degree

•   Sound knowledge of Carrier & Enterprise Network  – Planning & Operations

•   Analytical and Presentation skills

•   Strategic negotiation skills

•   At least two years’ experience of IP services on Cisco or Juniper equipment.

•   Excellent IP. MPLS and routing knowledge in an ISP environment.

•   Excellent Cisco hardware and IOS knowledge.

•   General knowledge of telecom industry and standards

•   Excellent English language skills a must, other languages an advantage

Relevant Experience (Type of experience and minimum number of years):

•    Minimum 3  years relevant experience in ISP and Carrier networks domain

•   With at least 2 years’ experience in an area of  IP & Internet network – Planning

Other requirements (Behavioral etc.):

•   Entrepreneurial disposition in decision making and managing resources

•   Logical decision making abilities

•   Ability to innovate and deliver value to business

•   Ability to manage an outsourcing partner to effectively deliver on SLAs

•   Ability to motivate and lead both internal and external partners

•   Go-getter

•   Professional, structured and proactive approach to projects and customers.

•   Positive and approachable team player.

•   Self-motivated with good organisational and communication skills.

•   Calm and productive under pressure.

•   Detail-oriented and organised approach to work.

•   Efficient and productive with good time management skills.

•   Proven ability to meet internal and external deadlines

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