MainOne Cable Head, Transmission Planning Jobs in Nigeria

MainOne Cable Head, Transmission Planning Jobs in Nigeria

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  • Head, Transmission Planning will be responsible for Transmission Network design, engineering, network expansion to meet growth and business requirements and conforming to ITU-T standards and meeting the policies and regulations of Telecom Regulators.
  • The scope will cover the whole of Main One network in Nigeria, Ghana, Portugal and UK.
  • Evolve network in line with business objectives.
  • Ensure CAPEX spent is optimized to meet business requirements.
  • Ensure compliance to the policies and regulations of Telecom Regulators.
  • Ensure operational delivery of not less than 99.95% for 100% of core network.
  • Engineer core network infrastructure for 100% uptime with redundancy/ failover.
  • Ensure efficient allocation of circuit and equipment resources and efficient routing.
  • Planning and implementation of new PoPs to meet the business expansion requirements.
  • Provide timely Transmission network resources for meeting the IP/ NGN network requirements.
  • Optimize sparing policy and ensure vendor support (including finalizing vendor contracts) to minimize MTTR.
  • Ensure the requisite planning and engineering documentation to ensure quality implementation and effective operations.
  • Efficient and timely initiation of vendor selection for network expansion and for deployment of new products and solutions.
  • Ensure Microwave link design conforming to NCC approved frequency channels and bands as well as the prescribed availability and reliability criteria.
  • Ensure timely and cost effective capacity design and planning of transmission network for capacity growth
    (DWDM, SDH, Microwave, Metro Ethernet/Packet & GPON), for core and access networks.


  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent in Engineering.
  • Minimum of 12 years work experience in Planning, Implementation, Operation and Maintenance of Optical & Microwave Transmission networks.
  • A broad operational experience of network planning, engineering, implementation and operations & maintenance in the above mentioned fields.
  • A strong working knowledge of microwave transmission, DWDM/ SDH/ PDH/ IP networks and related protocols.
  • Successful project management experience leading a team of minimum 5 engineers.
  • Deep understanding of SLA requirements to ensure quality of service to customers.
  • Exposure to network management systems.
  • Ability to interpret topography and network design maps.
  • Exposure to Submarine optic fiber cable systems will be desirable.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th January, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; MainOne Cable Head, Transmission Planning Jobs in Nigeria

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