MTN Telecom Jobs – Project Manager

Job Title:   Project Manager
Organisation: MTN-Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Manager-Projects Implementation
About US:
MTN-Uganda is the leading
telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines,
fax/data, internet and mobile services.
Job Summary: The Project
will oversee the technical (e.g. Radio & planning Optimization, New Site
build, site upgrades) projects implementation cycle. In addition, the position
is entrusted with ensuring workmanship quality.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Works closely with contractors regarding current
and forthcoming projects
In charge of project execution process management
Work closely with project stakeholders in project
Liaise with different sections/ departments in
project execution
Prepare project plans, Risk assessment and Project
In charge of Quality Assurance
Project handover and acceptance from contractors
Ensure timely project reporting i.e. weekly,
monthly, etc.
Ensure post project appraisal is conducted
Manage Project resource management
Responsible for project contractor management
Ensure handover of all completed Projects to the
respective internal customers
Prepare project timelines with fully
interdependence in the project activities
Ensuring all projects follow customer centricity
Properly Manage Project risks
Properly Manage Project Procurement
Properly Manage Project Contracts
Ensure all completed projects are capitalized
within the month of completion.
Skills and Experience: 
The ideal candidate for the MTN career placement
should hold a BSC Degree in Engineering/ Project management or any other
relevant University Degree
Possession of a Post graduate Diploma in Project
Management or recognized Certification in Project management is added advantage
At least five years’ experience in Radio &
Planning Optimization
Five or more years’ experience in site build
Prior project management exposure with network
roll out
Further qualifications in Contract management,
Tender process or Project management are desired
Computer literacy skills with emphasis on project
management packages MS project or Enterprise system
Ability to work long hours if necessary
Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to
take Initiative
Flexibility to travel extensively within Uganda
Able to work under pressure
Possess good communication skills
Please note that presentation of false academic
documents and certification will lead to criminal prosecution.
How to Apply:   
Interested candidates should send/deliver
their Job Applications  with detailed
CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented
at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees addressed to the:
Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O Box 24624, Kampala, (MTN Towers), Uganda.
MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer. Only successful candidates will be
Deadline: 11th June, 2015
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