Network Deployment Engineer

Our Network Deployment Engineer will be responsible for technical definition and implementation coordination of access projects in Sub Saharan Africa, as well as identifying promising technological solutions for the markets.

Job Purpose: managing the outside plant implementation of the fiber network and overseeing the implementation of network integration undertaken by equipment suppliers and contractors; coordinating and managing the communication between the cross functional teams, equipment suppliers and fiber contractors on any implementation related matters; supporting cross functional teams with fiber civil works related support and operations; supporting cross functional teams on management of all matters related to claims by third parties that have resulted from the implementation works; working as a liaison between cross functional teams, fiber contractors, local authorities and all statutory and regulatory parties.

Fundamental Duties:

  • Manage the outside plant implementation of the fiber network and oversee the implementation of network integration undertaken by equipment suppliers and contractors.
  • Coordinate and manage the communication between the cross functional teams, equipment suppliers and fiber contractors on any implementation related matters.
  • Support cross functional teams with fiber civil works related support and operations.
  • Support cross functional teams on management of all matters related to claims by third parties that have resulted from the implementation works.
  • Work as a liaison between cross functional teams, fiber contractors, local authorities and all statutory and regulatory parties.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Higher National Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering or related qualification (in lieu of degree, 4 years relevant work experience).
  • At least four years experience in managing fiber optic related civil works for outside plant.
  • Clean driving license with at least two years of driving experience.
  • English and French language skills.

Recommended:

  • Current knowledge and four years hands on experience of managing fiber optic based network projects.
  • Current knowledge of telecommunications technologies including SDH, DWDM and IP, 2G / 3G backhaul networks.
  • Experience in handling complex technical and operational challenges.
  • Distinctive analytical skills, project coordination skills and ability to communicate with highly technical management team.
  • In depth understanding of local population dynamics and relationships and how to manage those relationships to best serve the projects needs.
  • A creative, self-starter who possess excellent technical and project acumen and who has a strong sense of focus, organization, attention to detail and proven ability to guide others to deliver outstanding results in a timely manner.

To apply – send your resume by email to jobs@computer-frontiers.com with the position name in the subject field.