Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited), a leading mobile telecommunication services provider in Nigeria and a member of Airtel Africa Group, is committed to providing innovative, exciting, affordable and quality mobile services to Nigerians, giving them the freedom to communicate, rise above their daily challenges and drive economic and social development.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Senior Manager: Site Deployment
Location: Lagos Job Purpose
Plan, Direct and Deploy all Identified Network Projects and Programs to ensure High Speed of Time to Market.
This role must guarantee synergy, effective and efficient resource utilization, cost optimization and Return on investments to deliver on Business goals and +1 Network experience.
To ensure Sites & Erlangs deployment as stipulated in Annual Operating Plan (Financial and Strategy)
Achieve budget approval to all Project Costs and ensure monitoring process for remote infrastructure implementation/integration
Create Project Tracking Systems and ensure continual improvements in Business Model.
Evaluate all Service Level agreements, partner with all stakeholders to achieve positive customer experience and optimize costs
Operate as single point of Contact for all projects and Programs impacting on Network
Ensure areas that are controlled by Network impacts on gain in market share
Ensure innovative resource planning.
Speed of Execution of Roll outs & Installation and Commissioning of Core Network (Customer):
Ensure that the speed to market exceeds competition and first time resolution( FTR)
Provide plans and Set up process of Increasing network coverage in strategic revenue generating locations
Determine and Manage strict timelines and quality delivery in a multi-vendor environment with Ericsson & Huawei.
Provide plans to Improve network coverage in Collaboration with business & planning team
Propose and review Roll out of cabinet expansion and transmission as per network priorities by collaborating with commercial for the identification of new areas and deployment of the network.
Establish systemic process for the supervision of installation of new Network Devices with future capacity plan
Track Deployment, Relocation & Upgrades as a part of Program Management Support to Network Operations
Logistics and Project Management:
Establish departmental process to align to PMI process for all projects and enforce strict adherence.
Ensure Management of CWIP (Capital Work In Progress) to deliver on equipment
Regulatory and Statutory Compliance:
Ensure all necessary documentation for regulatory compliance is adequate and readily available
Ensure all statutory permissions required for deployment have been approved and documented.
Partner and Supply Chain Management:
Provide support and Ensure effective process of Partner management of Service Provide and Infrastructure vendors. Establish procedure for improving rollout and maintenance vendor and subcontractor performance to ensure regular follow-up and objective measurements.
Developing a win-win relationship by setting common goals and objectives.
Ensure and monitor timely release of site request( SR) and Service Order with Tower Company and SP
Provide platform for seamless sharing of sites with other Tower Company for effective and speedy deployment.
Review site sharing activities with the telecom vendors and ensure that all the sites are inside the rental brackets and required permitting (environmental etc.) are secured in time to avoid project delays
Partner with Supply Chain Management Team and validate the requests and raise the purchase of new hardware based on standards.
Ensure and coordinate various activities with Supply Chain Management for Warehousing & Dispatching of network element to specific locations.
Track and Follow-up on material delivery for the network rollout (Local and imported).