Telkom Senior Manager (Radio Network Planning & Optimization) Job in Kenya

Position: Senior Manager – Radio Network Planning & Optimization
Reporting to: Head of Planning & Engineering
Range: R2U
Department: Technology Division   

Role Purpose:  He/She will be required to manage the Planning, Design and Optimization of the access network.

Coordinate radio design activity with regards to radio access network design, new equipment needs, dimensioning in correlation with business needs to offer good quality data and voice services.


Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Planning the Radio Access Network (RAN) and Controllers (BSC/RNC) for the mobile network.
  • Conduct site nominal planning GSM/UMTS and LTE sites location identifications and candidates verifications
  • Frequency planning and utilization allocation strategy  and other cell design parameters for the GSM/UMTS/LTE network
  • Handling of customer complains in relation to mobile coverage and takes appropriate actions to solve them.
  • Oversee Project management and Vendors/contractors management.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and updating of Radio Access Network database.
  • Network Optimization to improve the quality as per agreed target KPIs
  • Oversee acquisition of tools required for the team to perform their tasks.
  • In-charge of Projects management, new products, BSC/RNC design and rollout.
  • Ensures project schedules are met and within budgetary guidelines.
  • Capacity management for the CS and PS in the Mobile network.
  • Ensure innovation within the teams by improving processes and procedures
  • Ensure SLA with internal customers in Roll out, Operation & Maintenance Marketing, Customer care and external customers are followed as per set guidelines
Academic/ Professional Qualifications
  • BSC in Telecommunication and  ICT or equivalent
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Radio Planning, Design & Optimization in GSM and UMTS
  • Minimum of 3 years in managerial position
  • Knowledge in Drive testing, analysis & reporting tools is required
  • Knowledge in LTE will be required
  • Experience in multi-vendor environment is an added advantage
Key Competencies:
  • Energetic, Self-driven and Motivated
  • Autonomy in a multicultural and multifunctional environment, ability to liaise with required stakeholders
  • Proactive and dynamic.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Able to work under minimum supervision
  • Excellent  Organization and communication &Leadership skills
  • Knowledge in planning tools.
  • Good in report writing
If you fit the required profile, please apply highlighting how your qualifications, experience and career aspirations match the requirements for this position. 

Application should be sent by latest 11th September 2016, please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees. 

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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