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Telecom Jobs - Senior Specialist Planning & Optimisation - MTN-Uganda


Job Title:            Senior Specialist Planning & Optimisation
Organisation: MTN-Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Consultant Radio Planning & Optimization

About US:
MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services.

Job Summary: The Senior Specialist Planning & Optimization will  drive all planning and implementation activities for radio access network (RAN) related projects. This involves developing strategies that guarantee quality service delivery within budget and on time. This engineer will also be responsible for designing, planning and delivering 2G, 3G, 4G, WIMAX, WIFI RAN infrastructure that shall provide a high quality service to MTN customers in fulfilment of the overall organization vision and mission.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Consolidation of coverage requests and or budget inputs for 2G, 3G, LTE, WiMAX, Wi-Fi
  • Ensuring that sites are planned cost effectively and timeously to meet the predetermined business targets
  • Coordination of order placement for site build equipment
  • Follow up on site rollout projects for 2G, 3G, LTE, WiMAX, WI-Fi to ensure that planning, drive tests, configuration and performance checks are properly done.
  • Generation of coverage maps for 2G, 3G, LTE, WiMAX , Wi-Fi
  • Tasked with the evaluation of new equipment like new BTSs, Node Bs, antennas, eNodeBs , new RRUs
  • Evaluation of new RAN network solutions such as sector splits, refarming
  • Coordinating RAN modernization programs
  • Ensuring that the network inventory or planning database is always up to date
  • Verification of work orders
  • Coming up with the most cost-effective site configuration, with site sharing considerations
  • Generation of reports about 2G/3G/LTE/WiMAX/Wi-Fi sites, BTSs, Cells and Radio Units that are installed in the network


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the MTN Uganda Senior Specialist Planning & Optimisation job opportunity placement should hold a University Degree in BSc. Electrical Engineering/BSc. Telecom Engineering
  • At least three years of experience in Radio Planning and Optimization.
  • Four years working experience with vendor/ subcontractor management
  • Must be familiar with radio network configurations for 2G, 3G, WiMAX, WI-Fi and LTE.
  • Must be familiar with the use of radio planning tools like Asset, MAPINFO, and Google Earth.
  • Excellent team player with good interpersonal   skills
  • Valid driving license with at least one year of   driving experience
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good time management
  • Good record keeping skills
  • Attention to details
  • Ability to multi task
  • Excellent computing skills
  • Project Management skills

NB:
 Please note that presentation of false academic documents and certification will lead to criminal prosecution.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O. Box 24624, Kampala, Uganda (MTN Nyonyi Gardens)

Deadline: 18th May 2018

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