Manager, NOC jobs vacancy at Etisalat Nigeria today october 2012

Etisalat Nigeria is seeking suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of:Job Title: Manager, NOC

Location: Abuja,NG

Job Summary
Oversee Etisalat Nigeria s team of 24/ 7 incident management professionals to ensure comprehensive monitoring of national telecoms network; lead the management and communication of network faults; and act as cross-functional liaison within the Technical Department to ensure that services are maintained and resumed

Principal Functions

  • Create a clear and shared vision for the incident management team which is supported by robust objectives and seamlessly integrated within the wider Technical Department
  • Manage a team of NOC front-line engineers by allocating work and resources, defining performance levels, setting objectives and facilitating personal development
  • Manage and communicate all network incidents in order to provide efficient, timely and effective remedies to network issues and requirements, thereby minimizing potential for business disruptions
  • Create a high performing and collaborative culture within the NOC team by demonstrating a drive for continuous improvement, showing commitment and drive to achieve results and improve departmental effectiveness
  • Ensure a robust interface between the NOC and other relevant teams to ensure that root causes of major incidents are clearly identified and resolved
  • Co-ordinate and manage the resolution of incidents and outages (critical, major and minor) across the full range of network supported services, including prioritization, communication, escalation, analysis and review of all network incidents and outages
  • Work with other stakeholders to jointly define, communicate and implement incident management processes across the network
  • Participate in major incident reviews; support incident managers in identifying real causes and accurate descriptions of incidents and impacts; recommend remedial actions; acting as first point of escalation in the event of actions not being taken
  • Implement crisis management and service continuity policies and procedures to ensure disruption to the business is minimized during any disaster
  • Proactively work with other stakeholders in the event of network incidents requiring cross-departmental collaboration

Educational Requirements       

  • First degree in Electrical/ Electronic Engineering or any other relevant discipline
  • MBA or relevant M.Sc. will be an added advantage
  • Between six (6) and eight (8) directly relevant post-NYSC work experience in GSM/ UMTS NOC operations, including at least most recent three (3) years in a supervisory role

Experience,Skills & Competencies       

Ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • Success in leading a high-performing team
  • Adequate level of supervisory skills with particular emphases on interpersonal, communication, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Ability to motivate team members
  • Thorough and current understanding of developments in the application of networks, as well as ability to assimilate and interpret advice from specialists, technical and/ or otherwise
  • Experience in leading teams to analyze, assess and resolve complex technology requirements, problems and issues
  • Strong understanding of the GSM/ UMTS architecture

Application Closing Date
29 October, 2012

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should :Click here and apply online

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