Fixed Network Manager – Uganda Telecom

Are you a highly motivated, self-driven individual with ambition, character and right attitude? Are you a team player willing to grow through the ranks and advance your career? If you are out there, then Uganda Telecom, the leading Communications provider in Uganda is looking for you to fill one of the positions below.
Position: Fixed Network Manager
Reporting to Network Operations and Maintenance Manager
Duties and Responsibilities
o    Develop and implement operational guidelines for the team and ensure that they are adhered to. These will include quality control systems and Procedures to minimize downtime and maximize network performance.
o    Create an OPEX budget with itemized limits and ensure its optimum and efficient utilization within these limits.
o    Contribute to the development of the Technical Strategic Plan in line with the Corporate Strategy.
o    Maintain an effective system of communications throughout the organization on network performance related issues and with key customers, equipment vendors and other contractors
o    Manage the deployment of new fixed network technologies and services and ensure proper Network working relationships
o    Performance Monitoring, Quality of Service Management and Reporting.
o    Co-ordinate the objectives and work plans across all the staff members of the Fixed Network team to ensure strategic plans are met.
o    Follow-up with other entities on network problems and ensure they are resolved within agreed KPIs.
o    Develop and implement a spare tracking Procedure for the fixed network.
o    Handle Performance Management and staff motivation issues appropriately and take steps to ensure that appropriate measures are taken to correct unsatisfactory results.
o    Prepare and submit training plans and ensure effective training within the agreed timelines.
o    Develop and implement a Succession plan.
o    Ensure BCM (Business Continuity Management) within the department [Provision of tools and spares enough to run the network
Qualifications, Skills & Experience
Applicants must have;
o    Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Telecommunications Engineering or any other relevant field.
o    Postgraduate level in any related field is an added advantage.
o    5 years’ experience, 3 of which need to be in an Engineering Management Position.
How to Apply
Submit Applications to :
The Chief Human Resource & Administration Officer
Uganda Telecom
Rwenzori Courts
Closing Date: 21st June 2012 at 17.00hrs, Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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