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

PS Core & MPBN Operations Manager Job Summary

JOB TITLE: PS Core & MPBN Operations Manager

JOB LOCATION: Lagos, Nigeria

JOB TYPE: full time

Mid-Senior level

PS Core & MPBN Operations Manager Job Details

  • This function is expected to act as the lead representative for business, technical and functional requirements in Mobile Packet core and IP Backbone (MPBN) Operations and Management.
  • The function will oversee the management of the Packet-switched network and define a proactive and effective approach to ensuring all performance indices are met;
  • Support project implementation within the network and ensure compliance of all activities to defined processes;
  • Expected to develop a most optimal and efficient mode of ensuring continuous service delivery to meet all internal and external customers’ SLA;
  • Partner with other stakeholders in the network to ensure timely resolution of issues and sustain the best customer experience.


  • PS Core Operations to ensure Uninterrupted data service Delivery
  • IP Backbone Operations for smooth transport of all services
  • Detailed Network Reporting and Documentation
  • Evolve Operations Management
  • Drive Employee Engagement
  • Explore new initiatives which meet business requirements by developing and delivering cost efficient operations management to reduce OPEX


  • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Telecommunication / Electronic Engineering
  • Detailed working Telecommunications Knowledge
  • Analytical and Presentation skills
  • A basic understanding of 3GPP /ITU-T and ETSI standards is required.
  • Minimum of 8-10years working experience in large Mobile Network Operator with the Evolved Packet Core (EPC) and IP/MPLS Backbone networks.
  • Vendor experience – HUAWEI, ERICSSON, JUNIPER, ALCATEL LUCENT Router/Switch/Firewall Platforms; Packet Core Elements – Including Charging nodes and Diameter Routers in data networks.
  • Understanding of the evolution of native EPC to cloud-based and architecture transformation from Central to Distributed using Control-User Plan Separation (CUPS) technology.
  • Vast experience with Virtual solutions and underlying cloud infrastructure
  • Good understanding of transmission domain (Fiber and Microwave) functions and how it works with IP/MPLS network to deliver E2E services.
  • Experience with Ericsson PS core will be an added advantage
  • Experience in interpreting and analyzing network KPI ‘key performance indicators’
  • Good understanding of Data Analytics solution and their use in resolving network and customer issues.

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