Telkom Site Acquisition & Permitting Engineer Job in Nairobi, Kenya


Vacant Position: Site Acquisition & Permitting Engineer

Region: Nairobi

Reporting to: Manager Network Implementation

Band: 2.2

Department: Technology Division

Role Purpose: Acquires sites for telecommunication installations, acquire permits as necessary and provide liaison with contractors and statutory bodies on matters related to the above.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluating the suitability of the acquired sites to ensure successful rollout.
  • Confirm authenticity of ownership by obtaining standard ownership documents.
  • Negotiate for competitive rent and ask landlord to sign letter of offer.
  • Prepare and submit three signed letters of offer for each site acquired and approved by technical survey team to Legal Department for confirmation and submission to CEO for approval
  • Negotiate for competitive rent on contract renewal for existing sites.
  • Apply to KCAA for inspection and approval of tower heights planned for the sites acquired.
  • Apply and obtain built permit from the relevant Local Authority
  • Apply for wayleave permit from the relevant Authorities (County Government, KeNHA, KeRRA & KURA)
  • Facilitate the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) consultant who must be registered in the NEMA register, to carry out assessment of the new site and submit to NEMA for certification.
  • Facilitate the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) consultant who must be registered in the NEMA register, to carry out subsequent periodic assessment of the site and submit to NEMA certification.

Academic / Professional Qualifications

  • University Degree in Real estate, Land Economics or Valuer.
  • 3 years Experience in Network Roll-out operations and site acquisition

Professional Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of the local market for statutory bodies
  • Autonomy in a multicultural and multifunctional environment, ability to liaise with other entities and departments inside & outside Telkom Kenya.

Professional Skills:

  • Proactive and dynamic.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Efficient and results oriented
  • Self-motivated person able to work under minimum supervision
  • Organization and communication skills
  • Negotiation skills

This position is open to Kenyan citizens only.

If you are up to the challenge & 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 10th May 2018, 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.

Telkom is an equal opportunity employer

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Engineering and Technical
Updated: April 29, 2018 — 10:55 am