Senior Manager, VAS & IN Planning

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  • Translate MTNN’s Business plan and subscriber growth assumptions into requirements for Intelligent Network, VAS network, service creation and applications development Design and plan cost efficient/least cost core, Intelligent and VAS networks to support MTNN rollout.
  • Plan and monitor system planning budget in line with business plan and departmental goals and targets
  • Develop strategies to ensure optimum capacity planning for Call attempts and signalling traffic utilisation across IN/VAS nodes
  • Maintain awareness of the latest technological and industry developments and act as subject matter expert regarding Intelligent & VAS network design and capacity planning.
  • Monitor international trends and business best practice in relation to specific product or technology.
  • Oversee and direct the activities for architectural service design and integration of new and innovative products/services within MTN.
  • Oversee the development of new products and services utilizing existing service layer features cutting across different functional systems e.g. CS 5.0, GPRS, SMS and core node related to IN / VAS Planning
  • Direct the Design and planning of IN/VAS nodes to ensure effective capacity provisioning
  • Create processes and procedures to effectively manage people, systems, processes and governance in line with IT policy
  • articipate in the selection of suitable technologies and negotiate/manage contracts with suppliers accordingly
  • Monitor and ensure that operational delivery of system outputs are met in line with OLAs and SLAs
  • Develop solutions in line with SDLC process and General IT solution deployment standard such as eTOM/NGOSS and ITIL framework for Business System Solutions (BSS) , Operational Systems Solutions (OSS), and effective and efficient Project Management framework.
  • Participate in the selection & selection of suitable technologies
  • Manage contracts with suppliers/vendors, budget

Job Conditions: Normal MTNN working conditions. Office Bound mostly Some weekends and after hours work International and In-country travel

Reporting To: GM,IS Service Delivery

Required Skills:

  • First degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronics, Communications Engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 12 years experience which includes:
  • 5 years managerial experience in Telecoms/ ICT industry or similar role
  • Experience in Core, IN and/or VAS planning/operations, software technology, contract negotiation, multi-vendor network operations, CAPEX and OPEX budget preparation and fixed network deployment.
  • In depth knowledge in forecasting long term network growth and providing input to company business plan

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First degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronics, Communications Engineering or related field

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