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Network Director Job Vacancy in Burundi

Our client is a leading Telecommunication provider in Burundi and is looking for a fully qualified and mature individual to fill the position below;

Job Title: 
Network Director

Reporting To: The Chief Technical Officer

Departmental Interface: Deployment, IT, PMO Directors and Commercial, Finance, Procurement, and HR Departments

  • To provide leadership, organization and coordination to support the key activities of the network engineering and network operation

  • To manage end to end quality of service and encompass end to end network design and planning
  • To be responsible for the preparation of the network yearly budget and technology plan in line with the Business Strategy Plan
  • To interface with all vendors and accountable for vendor SLA management to ensure best in class network quality of service & availability.
  • To ensure that all network element managed by staff or vendors adhere to standard processes and procedures.
  • To interface with the organisation’s marketing department to provide support in deploying new services smoothly via maximizing the value of network infrastructure features
  • To handle all aspects of network modernization and introduction of new technology/solutions including tendering, vendor selection, implementation and Operation.
  • To ensure proper network planning and optimization during Network Development life Cycle
  • To communicate efficiently with all departments; resolve any issue, track costs, report financial deviations or changes from budget.
  • With regards to cost management: to manage budget control, monitoring and tracking the capital and operational budget expenditure, and ensuring that the operation actual spends are in-line with the forecasted budget.
Qualifications, Knowledge, Experience
  • University degree holder in Telecom (higher degree is a plus)
  • 10 years and above in telecommunication experience and familiar with the universal telecommunication standards E-tom framework, ITU..etc
  • Knowledgeable of the advanced telecommunication diversified technologies including but not limited to 3G, WiMax, Fiber Optical network and CDMA. As well as extensive experience in Mobile Broadband solutions
  • Proven records in managing & controlling technical budgets and cost control initiatives
  • Wide operational experience O&M, FLM and managed services contracts
  • Good communication, leadership and presentation skills
  • Fluent in French & English
How to Apply:

Submit in person a typed up-to-date CV and Application Letter with copies of your academic papers to Our Offices in Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Burundi.

Or email: CVs and Application letters should be in MS Word or PDF Format

Closing Date: Friday 15th April, 2011

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and short listing begins immediately.

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