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Solution Lead - IN/VAS Design and Planning Job in Nairobi Kenya

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We are a leader in the international telecommunications industry and are looking to recruit dynamic, first class professionals to fill the following position in our office in Nairobi, Kenya but working towards our offices across Sub-Saharan Africa.

We offer an excellent working environment, good training prospects and an attractive compensation structure.

Job Description

Solution Lead - IN/VAS Design and Planning



Primary responsible for MC deliverables for IN/VAS

Define and Issue Guidelines for Dimensioning and Capacity Planning of IN/VAS for MC

Validation of the Network Change Plans as per quarterly inputs from Customer

Ensure deliveries as per KPIs and SLAs set in the MS contract.

Ensure Monitoring of Network Performance to maintain within set KPI's

Coordination and Validation of:
  • Node Dimensioning (SDP, CCN, AIR/AF, VS, MINSAT, IVR, EMM, EMA, CRS, ADC) performed by regional teams
  • Interface Dimensioning (IP, C7) done by regional teams
  • BoQs and ordering
Detailed Design document for all IN instances which includes end to end connectivity, PC, GT, hardware, software, IP, C7 connectivity and bandwidth requirement details

To be overall responsible for Network Design and Network Performance for defined areas

Evaluate 3PP Integration Impact Study

Engagement with Airtel HQ technical and Marketing teams on design, planning & solution Issues

Analyze the customer's network and identify capacity requirements based on customer projections / AOP / EP

Perform Feasibility and impact Analysis on the products to be launched in the market by customer.

Central KPI signoff with customer

Support New Sales Opportunities alongside CU-organization.

Support Contract Management for Reconciliation, KPI & other matters.

Support FNI

Co-ordinate and advise Regional teams on Planning and Contract


  • Good knowledge of Ericsson IN System Dimensioning
  • CS5 Knowledge
  • Good command of English language
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Able to work and co-ordinate between teams, which are remotely located
  • Should be able to travel for meetings and discussions if required
  • Airtel HQ/Regional Team
  • MSIP - Central team members
  • Regional IN/VAS team
  • GNOC
  • GSC
  • CD
  • EP
Job: Services Engineer

Primary Location: Kenya


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Closing date for submission of applications is 7th November 2011.

Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted

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