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9mobile, is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:
Job Title: Head, Core and VAS
Job Summary
  • Drive the planning, design, optimisation & E2E integration of EMTS’s Core (CS & PS) and VAS network systems and platforms to support business requirements.
  • Develop cutting edge digital solutions (products & services)based on commercial requirements.
Principal Functions
  • Contribute to the definition of the overall Network topology to meet the service level agreement for Core and Value-Added Services.
  • Lead the design & development of products & services across various technologies
  • Keep abreast of global and local best practice as it relates to the Core and VAS platform design and development.
  • Identify required resources, personnel,funding to achieve the unit/ function’s strategy.
  • Establish and maintain key vendor relationships in line with established policies and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure that EMTS Core and VAS system/network design is in line with accepted local and international standards.
  • Ensure interoperability of Core &VAS nodes across all technologies; GSM, EDGE, UMTS & LTE and IT systems
  • Implement strategies to ensure optimum voice, data and signalling traffic utilisation and occupancy.
  • Drive the strategies for the roll out ofcore and value-added services nodes/solutions.
  • Champion the evolution of the Core& VAS network into new technologies like virtualisation, cloudification, SDPs, Digital services etc
  • Coordinate the evaluation of local and global telecommunications trends and development and implement strategies to counter/minimize possible impact on the architecture and integrity of EMTS Core& VAS networks.
  • Manage the daily activities of the unit and ensure alignment with the overall goals and objectives of the technical department and the organisation as a whole.
  • Review recommendations of the internal audit function relating to core and VAS network planning standards, guidelines and operations and take action as required.
  • Plan and manage the human and material resources of the team/ function to optimise performance, morale and enhance productivity.
  • Manage inter-functional relations to ensure synergy across the various departmental functions.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to team members and manage subordinate’s performance towards the achievement of overall team objectives.
  • Prepare and submit periodic activity/management reports to the Director, Engineering
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Director, Engineering
  • Oversee the development of a plan of Core and VAS system architecture that is best suited for EMTS requirements
  • Coordinate the development of detailed Core & VAS network integration design.
  • Liaise with the Commercial and Product& Information department for capacity planning & integration requirements for new VAS & IT solutions.
  • Ensure strict compliance with EMTS’ policies, processes and procedures in the planning of the VAS platform.
  • Ensure the timely provisioning of network capacity for all Core and VAS nodes.
  • Facilitate the design of various forms of interconnect architecture between EMTS and all other telecoms carriers (local & international)
Educational Requirements
  • First degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering/ Computer Science or Physics
  • Postgraduate degree/relevant professional qualifications
Experience, Skills & Competencies:
  • Nine (9) to Twelve (12) years’ work experience with at least three (3)years in managerial role
  • Network Capacity Management; planning design & optimization
  • Financial Budgeting; CAPEX& OPEX management
  • Sound knowledge of Telecommunications & IT Technologies
  • Telecommunications Regulations
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Team work
  • Customer Focus
  • Leadership and People Management
  • Influencing and Negotiation
  • Change Management
  • Analytic reasoning
  • Project Management
  • Communication &presentation
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply
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