Manager – IP Planning and Operations at Airtel Nigeria

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Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited) is a leading telecommunications services provider in Nigeria headquartered in Lagos, the commercial nerve center of Nigeria.

The telco ranks amongst the top four mobile service providers in terms of subscribers with a customer base of more than 39.8 million. The company’s product offerings include 2G, 3G, and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce, and enterprise services.

Manager – IP Planning and Operations Job Summary

JOB TITLE: Manager – IP Planning and Operations

JOB LOCATION: Lagos, Nigeria Hybrid

JOB TYPE: Full-time

Level: Mid-Senior

Manager – IP Planning and Operations Job Details

  • This role supports the Enterprise business unit to do IP planning and provide customized technical solutions to enterprise business customers.
  • This person will be interacting with the enterprise business team and customers very extensively.
  • Flexible and economical design with the timely support of IP-related operational issues is the essence of this role.

Key Accountabilities

  • Produces designs and implementation plans to test and activate new links for enterprise customers. This includes design for IP Access, BGP transit, and MPLS VPNs on layer 2 and 3 and APN services.
  • Provides Technical validation of new customers’ IP-related order requests.
  • Configures switches, routers and ensures solutions are fully documented as part of day-to-day business operation.
  • Specifies design parameters and Prepares BoQ preparations for new IP solutions.
  • Liaises with service providers to validate the design and ensures they are fit for purpose.
  • Supports the sales teams in responding to new tenders and bids on IP-specific designs.
  • Ensures effective solution delivery using effective project management techniques.
  • Performs service migration activities of IP customers on request.
  • Liaises with Enterprise Support service desks in fault isolation and performance-related issues. Performs capacity management routines to ensure links are fully optimized and right-sized.
  • Network management and IP service monitoring.
  • Pro-active escalation, follow-through liaison with appropriate departments to resolve technical issues which may impact delivery timescales or quality.
  • Creation of contingency plans to minimize service issues.
  • Support in Managing & interacting with chosen Intentional ISPs & carriers
  • Interacting with partners and Vendors concerning IP-related issues – Ericsson, Huawei, Aviat, Cisco, etc.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in ISP and Carrier networks domain with at least 2 years’ experience in an area of IP & Internet network – Planning.
  • At least three years’ experience of IP services on Cisco or Juniper equipment.
  • Good operations support skills and self starter.
  • Sound knowledge of Carrier & Enterprise Network – Planning & Operations.

Skills & Competencies:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Self-motivated with good organizational and communication skills.
  • Calm and productive under pressure.
  • Detail-oriented and organized approach to work.
  • Efficient and productive with good time management skills.
  • Proven ability to meet internal and external deadlines.

Application Deadline:
Not Specified.

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