RF Planning & Optimization Manager
Vodafone Limited
Accra, GH
1d ago

Full Time

Joining Vodafone is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data we carry people’s lives.

And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work.

We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best.

We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

DescriptionThe Senior Network Engineering Manager is responsible for the provision of expert knowledge and influences the Network strategy for planning, designing and optimising the network and driving effectiveness and efficiency through harmonisation and standardisation.

The Senior Network Engineering Manager focusses upon the management of a team of Network Development and Engineering professionals who deliver Network Engineering activities in response to business needs and in alignment with the Vodafone Strategy.

  • Typically reports to the Head of Network Engineering.Job Responsibilities* Influences strategic decision making related to Network transformation decisions, related to the planning, deployment and optimization of Networks and service enablers to support the achievement of the Network strategy;
  • Leads the delivery of the development and assessment of Network systems / services and optimisation in line with the principles, standards and designs;
  • Uses advanced analytical thought across the network perspective, instigating and leading projects form a Network perspective that improve Network integration effectiveness;
  • Leads and manages a team of Network Development and Engineering professionals, sets direction for the Network and aligns Network Developments team / s to ensure long term Network quality, effectiveness, competitiveness and reliability;
  • Leads and develops a team through clear objective and target setting for performance and career development;* Manages projects, within the roadmap, taking into account the directional guidance of the strategic (1 -3 year) plan, managing risks, escalations and exceptions, and complex interfaces;
  • Uses evaluative judgement to resolve complex or novel design, planning, deployment and optimization challenges across the network development and engineering area ;
  • Builds solid relations and works closely with suppliers, Technology vendors and internal functions;* Demonstrates solid communication skills and works with senior leaders across the Network function and other key stakeholders to ensure development is undertaken in line with the overall strategy and architecture and is fit for deployment;
  • May have accountability for budget in area;SkillsNetwork Access TechnologyData Analytics and InsightsMobile and Network SecurityNFV / SDNSystem, Service and Solution DevelopmentTesting and EvaluationSoftware EngineeringAutomation and Robotics
  • Commitment from Vodafone

    Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded.

    We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too.

    At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.

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