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Vacant Position: Senior Technician
Region: Garissa & Mandera
Reporting to: Regional Team Leader FO
Band: 2.1
Department: Technology Division
Role Purpose: Execute the maintenance and operations activities on transmission equipment, ensuring the quality and continuity of the services as per the company KPIs.
He/she will also execute the transmission network extensions, detect and repair dysfunctions of transmission network elements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
·         Periodically check/monitor booked faulty Trouble Tickets assigned
·         Execute on the booked trouble tickets by repairing the dysfunctional transmission line/node within the set KPI.
·         Work in Coordination with support and NMC teams while analyzing fault incidents, to ensure that accurate & timely correction is achieved and that clears are confirmed and communicated as necessary.
·         Jointly perform new site commissioning tests with equipment vendors and only accept links/sites that qualify criteria set in the engineering standards & equipment factory specifications.
·         Ensure transmission network functionality in the limit of KPI through interventions, corrective and preventive maintenance actions
·         Establish the root cause of transmission network element failures
·         Carry out implementations of work request and change request.
·         Carry out post incident review and make reports.
·         Perform transmission network monitoring
·         Ensure that set objectives with line manager is achievable and deliverable
·         Secure the tools and materials assigned
·         Ensure good management of fleet assigned in fueling, maintenance and cleanliness.
·         Prepare intervention reports
·         Prepare periodic and ad-hoc reports to the team leader
Academic / Professional Qualifications
·         University Degree OR Higher Diploma in Engineering, Telecommunication or other related field from an accredited institution of higher learning.
·         2-3 years Experience in the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of telecommunications networks.
Professional Knowledge
·         Business acumen and principles and techniques of administration, organization and people management.
·         Thorough grounding in telecommunications network design, implementation, operation and maintenance (mobile and data) methods and procedures, as well as computer software systems associated with such networks.
·         Extensive knowledge of equipment and software characteristics of various telecommunications networks and their integration
Professional Skills:
·         Proactive and dynamic.
·         Efficient and results oriented
·         Self-motivated person able to work under minimum supervision
·         Organization and communication skills
·         Networking skills to form collaborative partnerships
This position is open to Kenyan citizens only.

Vacant Position: Engineer – Civil Works
Region: Nairobi

Reporting to: Manager Network Implementation
Band: 2.2
Department: Technology Division
Role Purpose: The incumbent of the position will be responsible of undertaking all the actions that assure the civil work within Network Implementation
Key Duties and Responsibilities
·         Supervision/ follow up of civil related works carried out under the Department or within the Institution as may be required from time to time.
·         Interpretation of the Technical drawings and validation for implementation in the field.
·         Preparation of the Bill of Quantities related Civil Works or any related works within the company
·         Delegation/distribution of duties
·         Validation of Bills of Quantities for issuance of PO by Finance Department
·         Analysis and approval of Telkom sites’ structures for other operators’ collocation purpose.
·         Preparation of weekly progress reports and schedules.
·         Coordination and Participation in Technical Survey for Network Rollout
·         Production of Technical Drawings where needed and as required.
·         Climbing Towers for inspection to determine status and offer relevant solution to ensure all the towers meet the standard norm.
·         Other duties as assigned.
Academic / Professional Qualifications
·         A bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural engineering from an accredited institution.
·         Registered with the Engineers Board of Kenya/Institute of Quantity Surveyors or any other relevant and accredited Institution.
·         Must have at least 5 years working experience in the Telecommunication Industry
Professional Knowledge
·         Local construction industry/market
·         Statutory requirements by local Authorities
·         Local Authority/Building by-laws
·         Construction Law
·         Global telecommunication revolution and demand
·         Statutory Permits requirements.
·         Network Planning, Design & Implementation
·         GSM and Fixed line Network rollout
·         Coordination of Network rollout-Civil Works
·         Adequate knowledge in Project Management, effective usage of MS Project and able to step up to the task and manage a team of professionals whilst maintaining the confidence of internal and external clients
Professional Skills:
·         Must be a team player.
·         Ability to work under tight deadlines
·         Be able to evaluate the work of others and ensure their work is in compliance with and is within applicable/relevant laws, regulations and standards and making sure the work is within set budgets and time frames.
·         Should have adequate Communication Skills.
·         Should be Creative able to innovate and improve on solutions.
·         Should be critical thinker who is able to find efficient solutions for any complex problem that may arise. She/he should be able to assess the pros and cons of all possible solutions, and need to be decisive in order to choose the best one.
·         Need to be skilled in design techniques and working with maps, drawings and models, as well as CAD software.
·         Autonomy in a multicultural and multifunctional environment, ability to liaise with other entities and departments inside Telkom Kenya and outside Telkom Kenya
This position is open to Kenyan citizens only.
If you are up to the challenge & fit the required profile, please apply highlighting how your qualifications, experience and career aspirations match the requirements for this position.
Application should be sent by latest 15th May 2018 , please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees.
Apply through and ensure the job title is quoted on the subject field.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Telkom is an equal opportunity employer

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