Our client, a global leading telecommunication company are recruiting for a CTO to join their business in the Nigeria.
Responsible for top to bottom implementation of turnkey project solutions.
Management of full technical scope of the projects.
Providing technical solutions for implementation and delivery of telecom and power solutions projects.
Responsible for installation, design and after sales of the solutions.
Managing customer and client relations and expanding existing business.
Reporting directly to COO.
Responsible for the work of regional managers and their teams.
Coordination, planning and development and maintenance of cellular network, ensuring adequatecoverage to guarantee excellent network availability.
Diagnose operational and technical issues, plan and develop technical policies and business plans toachieve SLAs.
Providing leadership to the Operations and Maintenance department.
Defining and implementation of strategies to manage network performances.
Development of network infrastructure and operations strategy.
Oversight and management of network CAPEX and OPEX.
Management of IPI infrastructure Rollout Strategy and Product lifecycle management.
Oversight accountability and management of active and passive infrastructure Managed Services.
Responsible for adherence to contractual Service Level Agreements (SLAs), and Network KeyPerformance Indicators (KPI).
Creating an environment for end to end operational efficiency, ensuring that best operational practices areachieved through diligent contract and vendor partnership management.
Management of Operational Governance model with partners as stipulated in the contractual agreement.
Staff mentoring, coaching and appraisals.
Relationship management with IPI Business partners.
Involved in IPI Corporate Governance.
20 years of experience with project management in telecommunications industry preferably in fieldoperations or support capacity.
Strong knowledge and experience in providing full turnkey solutions for the rollout, SWAP and powersystems projects.
Excellent technical background preferably working with fixed and mobile networks infrastructure (antennas,towers, etc.).
Technical planning skills with an understanding of financial aspects relating to the technical aspects thatare specific to a telecommunications operator.
Experience with management, implementation and design of large number of sites (e.g. 1500 - 2000 sites). Experienced in solutions management, any additional project management certification is a great asset(e.g. Prince2, ITIL, PMP).
Prefered previous experience working in the following business environment : Africa (Nigeria), EMEA, SEAsia. Has strong proven experience working both on operator and vendor side.
Capability of business and market development by providing innovative solutions.
Experience in direct and indirect management of large number of personnel.
Excellent skills in client and customer interfacing with main focus on negotiation skills.
Fluent in English (written and spoken).