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Job Title: Senior Manager, VAS & IN Planning

Job ID: 1852

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Department: Information Systems

Company: MTN Nigeria Communications Limited

Job Description:    

•Translate MTNN’s Business plan and subscriber growth assumptions into requirements for Intelligent Network, VAS network, service creation and applications development Design and plan cost efficient/least cost core, Intelligent and VAS networks to support MTNN rollout.

•Plan and monitor system planning budget in line with business plan and departmental goals and targets

•Develop strategies to ensure optimum capacity planning for Call attempts  and signalling traffic utilisation across IN/VAS nodes

•Maintain awareness of the latest technological and industry developments and act as subject matter expert regarding Intelligent & VAS  network design and capacity planning.

•Monitor international trends and business best practice in relation to specific product or technology.

•Oversee and direct the activities for architectural service design and integration of new and innovative products/services within MTN.

•Oversee the development of new products and services utilizing existing service layer features cutting across different functional systems e.g. CS 5.0, GPRS, SMS and  core node related to IN / VAS Planning

•Direct the Design and planning of  IN/VAS nodes to ensure effective capacity provisioning

•Create processes and procedures to effectively manage people, systems,  processes and governance in line with IT policy

•articipate in the selection of suitable technologies and negotiate/manage contracts with suppliers accordingly

•Monitor and ensure that operational delivery of system outputs are met in line with OLAs and SLAs

•Develop solutions in line with SDLC process and General IT solution deployment standard such as eTOM/NGOSS and ITIL framework for Business System Solutions (BSS) , Operational Systems Solutions (OSS), and effective and efficient Project Management framework.

•Participate in the selection & selection of suitable technologies

•Manage contracts with suppliers/vendors, budget

Job Conditions:   

•   Normal MTNN working conditions.

•   Office Bound mostly

•   Some weekends and after hours work

•   International and In-country travel

Reporting To:   GM,IS Service Delivery

Required Skills:   

•First degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronics, Communications Engineering or related field

•Minimum of 12 years experience which includes:

•5 years managerial experience in  Telecoms/ ICT industry or similar role

•Experience in Core, IN and/or VAS planning/operations, software technology, contract negotiation, multi-vendor network operations, CAPEX and OPEX budget preparation and fixed network deployment.

•In depth knowledge in forecasting long term network growth and providing input to company business plan

Qualification: First degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronics, Communications Engineering or related field

Deadline: 31 August, 2012.

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