Head, Data Centre (Engineering)
IpNX Nigeria Limited
Lagos
2d ago
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  • Location : Lagos

    Department : Facilities

    Function : Infrastructure Data Centre Operations Management (Engineering)

    Reporting to : Divisional CEO, Infratsructure Division

    Travel Frequency : Occassional

    Purpose of the Job

    The post holder will be accountable for developing and executing ipNX’s Infrastructure Asset Management Plan and ensuring that key stakeholders and users are reassured through strong communication that asset failures are both mitigated and managed in an expeditious manner until repairs are completed.

    Provide operations and maintenance leadership through controlling, managing, auditing, supporting daily Data Centre operations and Network facilities activities that ensure achievement of highest possible KPI targets, operational excellence as well as efficiency in network operations processes and cost.

    Responsible for acquisition, management and maintenance of Network facilities and physical / civil infrastructure including but not limited to Data centers and Base Transceiver Station (BTS) sites.

    Expected Key Results :

    Install, configure, oversee the development and proactive management of the Infrastructure Asset Management Strategy & Plan.

    Successfully manage Data Centre layout and Environment.

    Capacity and Property Management.

    Strategic Business Continuity Plan (BCP).

    Stakeholder management and Disaster Recovery Plan (DCP).

    Timely issue management of facilities

    Educational Qualifications

    University degree in Telecommunications / Electrical / Civil Engineering (2.1 / Upper Credit Minimum)

    MBA or Master’s degree in engineering, Management, or Technology

    Functional Skills :

    Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between

    3+ years’ experience in Telecommunications Operations management

    3+ years’ in operation support, installations and commissioning

    Proven experience of working with multiple suppliers / vendors / partners

    Advanced knowledge of mobile telecommunications network architecture / technologies

    Sound understanding of project management

    Proficient at report writing, creating and presenting presentations

    Strong communicator and able to clearly articulate complex issues and technologies.

    Ability to propose systems design and configuration improvements

    Curious and exposure in new and emerging technologies

    Negotiation, facilitation and consensus building skills

    Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and handle multiple priorities

    Capable of supporting hundreds of systems both virtual and physical

    Ability to plan, organize and document complex system designs

    High attention to details and strong ability to resolve systems issues

    Good communicator and able to clearly articulate complex issues and technologies

    Advanced knowledge of mobile telecommunications network architecture / technologies

    Sound understanding of project management

    Knowledge of Data Centre management will be an advantage

    Work Experience :

    At least 5years’ experience in Telecommunications Operations management

    Minimum of 7+ years’ in operation support, installations and commissioning

    Proven experience of working with multiple suppliers / vendors / partners

    Experience of supporting a business contract and / or providing support to a professional function

    Significant experience in developing and implementing new FM strategy, plans and systems

    Experience of Safety Management systems

    Experience in writing Asset Management Strategy, processes, procedures, Business Cases and Strategy Papers

    Strong ability to collaborate with peers and stakeholders around system designs, capacity, road maps and resource allocation

    Significance leadership experience in the planning and delivery of building and services maintenance

    Experience working in the Telecommunications industry with a track record of technical achievement

    Experience with large scale infrastructure automation

    Knowledge and understanding of the Nigerian and global Information Technology Industry especially Telecommunications

    Strong experience as a line manager and a coach leading diverse teams

    Other Requirements : Customer Focused

    Customer Focused

    Hardworking and Tenacious

    Result Driven

    Excellent Decision Quality

    Problem Solving

    Excellent troubleshooting and analysis skills

    Impeccable Customer Service and Support Skills

    Self-Development

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