16 Feb 2016

Full-Time Head Network Performance Improvement at Ericsson

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment & services to mobile & fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, & more than 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Using innovation to empower people, business & society, we are working towards the Networked Society, in which everything that can benefit from a connection will have one. At Ericsson, we apply our innovation to market-based solutions that empower people & society to help shape a more sustainable world.

Head Network Performance Improvement

Location Lagos

Req ID: 112877

Overall purpose
To secure clear responsibility for the network optimization and capacity control areas of the Customer network / from a multi-vendor perspective, according to contractual requirements and Ericsson strategy, ensuring the cost-effectiveness and technical performance of the complete solution.


Provide management with reports of Radio/Core/Transmission performance and / or other performance reports applicable to the service delivery on a scheduled basis per vendor area
Define Network routines, schedules and reporting based on goals and priorities defined in line with WLA’s with vendors
Planning & Coordination of work for Network based on main goals and priorities defined by operations management and in collaboration with GNPOC
Attend and setup managements meetings in the capacity of Assessment / Goal setting responsible for Network activities with GNPOC
Responsible for Dimensioning and Capacity Management
Responsible for Capacity Planning Guidelines (based on traffic FC, network build-out etc)
Responsible for Capacity Monitoring, Network Tuning and Neighbor relation Optimization Guidelines
Analysis of Network Quality & Performance
Responsible for developing KPI’s and escalation of deviations in KPI’s as per contract
Implementation Management (acceptance management, quality control of deliveries in customer network)
Knowledge and Experience required:

The right candidate will have Nigerian experience and be able to negotiate with both Nigerian and Indian authorities.
Education and Experience

Bachelors/Master’s Degree in Telecommunications or equivalent.
7-10 years of experience preferably familiar with Ericsson processes/procedures and good internal contact network.
Ability to work on senior management level.
Skills and Competencies:

A profound overview of different technical areas in telecom, Datacom and can quickly acquire new knowledge and digest new information.
Knowledge of Ericsson’s organization, products and services.
Understands and analyses complex issues or problems, both current and potential, in order to identify the most appropriate solutions.
Uses strategic vision to define priorities and plan time, budget and resources realistically to achieve business objectives.
Strong willed and excellent negotiation skills
Adherence to Code of Ethics and our Core values
Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
Driven and self-starter, ability to push supporting functions to be able to deliver as to Ericsson commitment levels
Diplomacy and task-oriented, getting the right balance

Job Categories: Telecommunication Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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