Airtel Latest Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

Airtel Africa is a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, with a presence in 14 countries in Africa, primarily in East Africa and Central and West Africa. Airtel Africa offers an integrated suite of telecommunications solutions to its subscribers, including mobile voice and data services as well as mobile money services both nationally and internationally.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

1. Job Title: Project Manager – OFC Deployment
Location:
 Nigeria

Purpose of the Job

  • Plan, Direct and Deploy all Identified Network Projects and Programs to ensure High Speed of Time to Market. This role must guarantee synergy, effective and efficient resource utilization, cost optimization and Return on investments to deliver on Business goals and +1 Network experience.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Any university degree or HND in Engineering.
  • Professional qualification in Project Management Techniques
  • Minimum of 5 years of Fiber Optics Deployment experience.
  • 4-6 years’ experience in the Telecom sector
  • At least 2 years of project management experience in similar role.
  • Good knowledge of transmission networks.
  • Experience in Fiber Optic Deployment, troubleshooting and general understanding of Fiber Optic cable design and theory.
  • Experience of managing multiple complex Network projects simultaneously
  • Evidence of successful project delivery with wide geographical spread

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


2. Job Title: OTT Video Content Specialist
Location
: Lagos

Purpose of the Job

  • This role will be responsible for managing our OTT video services business line-leading initiatives to guarantee licensing/purchasing of in-demand content, enhancing/developing new services in our OTT video portfolio and growing user adoption and engagement for our OTT video services.
  • This role, reporting to the General Manager of Digital Innovation & Content, and will collaborate with cross-functional internal teams, work directly with Content Aggregators/Movie Studios/Movie industry stakeholders to drive the execution of Airtel’s OTT video strategy to ensure market leadership in the OTT video space.

Skills and Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in purchasing/planning OTT video content
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Experience liaising with local and international video content rights owners in content buying and licensing for OTT platforms
  • Deep understanding of content windowing for international and local video content
  • Experience managing content curation teams for high performing OTT video services
  • Digital Media, Content Services, Digital Distribution or other related experience strongly desired
  • Direct work experience at a OTT content provider/aggregator, such as a major video or broadcast, and/or for a platform who sells OTT video services in this market
  • Industry experience and relationships in the Movie, Telco or Media verticals
  • Mid-Senior management experience in Content Management and/or Content Marketing
  • Working knowledge of Video On Demand (VOD) technologies, ecosystem and business models
  • Strategic thinker, analytical orientation with hands-on “get it done” attitude
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated strengths in communications, risk management, conflict resolution skills working in a team environment and mentoring team members
  • Awareness of the core systems used to perform VOD services (i.e. DAM, Transcoders, Order Systems)
  • Willing to travel approximately 15%.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


3. Job Title: Commercial Projects Manager: CX & S&D
Location:
 Nigeria

Purpose of the Job

  • This role within our IT directorate will be responsible for aligning business strategic plans with the enterprise architecture in order to provide advisory services and solutions for various projects.
  • Blend of business and technical proficiency is a must to ensure that programs and projects are delivered at the highest level and in line with business expectation.
  • Individual should be equipped enough to create blue prints of solutions, implementation road map, enterprise solutions planning and design, and deployment of best practice skillset (Platform, Technology and People) to attain any program or project successes.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Computer Science / Engineering/Applied Sciences
  • IT certifications / PMP (desirable)
  • Masters in Business Administration would be preferred additional qualification dependent on experience
  • 8 years IT experience
  • 8 years related experience in designing and implementing enterprise technology solutions.
  • 6-8 years OSS/BSS experience
  • 5 years project management experience to 10 yrs
  • Telecom experience of BSS, CCT, IN’s, SMSC’s, GPRS, CCN, 3G and Rating solutions
  • Should have worked in multi-vendor networks and have good knowledge of different standards.
  • Good understanding of Network / IP protocols
  • Understanding of IT systems and Applications like Billing, CRM, ERP, Sales Systems etc.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


4. Job Title: RAN Project Manager (ZTE/Nokia RAN)

Location: Nigeria

Purpose of the Job

  • Plan, Direct and Deploy all RAN Projects and Programs to ensure High Speed of Time to Market.
  • This role must guarantee synergy, effective and efficient resource utilization, cost optimization and Return on investments to deliver on Business goals and +1 Network experience.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Any university degree in Engineering.
  • Professional qualification in Project Management Techniques
  • 4-6 years’ experience in the Telecom sector.
  • 4-6 years in deployment of GSM and/or 3G.
  • Have hands on experience in a Network with ZTE/Nokia RAN.
  • Experience of managing multiple complex Network projects simultaneously
  • Evidence of successful project delivery with wide geographical spread
  • Some experience in site planning and Use of Map Info and planning tools

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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