Telecom Jobs – Senior Specialist Planning & Optimisation – MTN-Uganda

Title:            Senior Specialist Planning &
Organisation: MTN-Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
Consultant Radio Planning & Optimization
About US:
MTN-Uganda is the
leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines,
fax/data, internet and mobile services.
Job Summary: The
Senior Specialist Planning & Optimization will  drive all planning and implementation
activities for radio access network (RAN) related projects. This involves
developing strategies that guarantee quality service delivery within budget and
on time. This engineer will also be responsible for designing, planning and
delivering 2G, 3G, 4G, WIMAX, WIFI RAN infrastructure that shall provide a high
quality service to MTN customers in fulfilment of the overall organization
vision and mission.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Consolidation of coverage requests and
    or budget inputs for 2G, 3G, LTE, WiMAX, Wi-Fi
  • Ensuring that sites are planned cost
    effectively and timeously to meet the predetermined business targets
  • Coordination of order placement for site
    build equipment
  • Follow up on site rollout projects for
    2G, 3G, LTE, WiMAX, WI-Fi to ensure that planning, drive tests,
    configuration and performance checks are properly done.
  • Generation of coverage maps for 2G, 3G,
    LTE, WiMAX , Wi-Fi
  • Tasked with the evaluation of new
    equipment like new BTSs, Node Bs, antennas, eNodeBs , new RRUs
  • Evaluation of new RAN network solutions
    such as sector splits, refarming
  • Coordinating RAN modernization programs
  • Ensuring that the network inventory or
    planning database is always up to date
  • Verification of work orders
  • Coming up with the most cost-effective
    site configuration, with site sharing considerations
  • Generation of reports about
    2G/3G/LTE/WiMAX/Wi-Fi sites, BTSs, Cells and Radio Units that are
    installed in the network

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the MTN
    Uganda Senior Specialist Planning & Optimisation job opportunity
    placement should hold a University Degree in BSc. Electrical
    Engineering/BSc. Telecom Engineering
  • At least three years of experience in
    Radio Planning and Optimization.
  • Four years working experience with
    vendor/ subcontractor management
  • Must be familiar with radio network
    configurations for 2G, 3G, WiMAX, WI-Fi and LTE.
  • Must be familiar with the use of radio
    planning tools like Asset, MAPINFO, and Google Earth.
  • Excellent team player with good
    interpersonal   skills
  • Valid driving license with at least one
    year of   driving experience
  • Good oral and written communication
  • Good time management
  • Good record keeping skills
  • Attention to details
  • Ability to multi task
  • Excellent computing skills
  • Project Management skills

 Please note that
presentation of false academic documents and certification will lead to
criminal prosecution.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send 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, Uganda (MTN
Nyonyi Gardens)
Deadline: 18th May 2018
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