ERICSSON NIGERIA JOB RECRUITMENT (3 POSITIONS)

Ericsson Nigeria
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.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

1) Job Title: Solution Architect – PS CORE Optimization SME

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Categories: Network Operation and Integration
Job Description
  • Evaluate trends in network performance and recommend solutions to optimize performance
  • Improve network performance through regular network audit and KPI analysis.
  • Track and ensure resolution of identified network issues in the PS Core network with contractual SLAs.
  • Provide insights and reports on the PS-Core network performance
  • Evaluate the impact of change due to new technology, node upgrades and new features added to the PS Core network.
  • implementation of SACC configuration as planned by the Planning Team
  • Implementation of inbound roaming configuration with partners in line with contractual agreement.
  • Evaluate and implement Signaling sharping in the Network.
  • Competent in supporting EPG/MME/IPWORKS/SAPC and other related Packet core nodes.
  • End to End process review to strengthen and optimize solutions, processes and methodologies leading to higher efficiency and quality assured delivery
  • Interfacing with Internal and External Teams (GSC), coordinating and validating the technical work of a small group of RF Engineers
  • Ability to organize active test and handle / process large amount of data
  • Provide support to Sales and solution department, also engage with presales activities, including pre-studies
  • Participate in customer projects, handling scope, risks, changes and customer expectations.
Job requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree and above in Electronics and Communication or relevant fields.
  • At least 7+ years of multi technology experience in Radio Networks Design Strategic Planning, and Solutions
  • E2E Troubleshooting knowledge, including PS CN nodes, TCP, DNS
  • Deep understanding of latest technological trends in Radio Network, including Small Cells, CA, MIMO, IOT etc.
  • Strong Experience on Troubleshooting Tools, Radio Products, and Solutions (Wireshark, ETNA)
  • Good knowledge of PS core technology
Skills & Qualifications
  • Understanding of wider trends in the international and local telecoms industry
  • Understand principles of software development and Traffic Engineering
  • Good knowledge about IP Networks  and monitoring tools
  • Good understanding of advanced and complex radio networks and should be able to assist with advanced Planning and creative design solutions
  • Must have customer facing and engagement experience.
  • Excellent communication and inter personal skills for effective communication and relationship development with customer
Personal Attributes:
  • Self-motivated. Ability to work under pressure and learn independently.
  • Good presentation, time management and leadership skills & ability to work with diverse backgrounds
  • Result oriented with focus on customer satisfaction and project delivery
  • Fluent English, written and spoken.
2) Job Title: Operations Support, NDO Africa
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Categories: Network Operation and Integration
Job Description
  • Drive changes in the tool, processes, and guidelines within the customer organization or internally
  • Drive implementation of changes and secure compliance of Global Resource Management processes and tools
  • Focus on operational efficiencies through delivery flow, tools and automation
  • Support Line Manager to coordinate the recruitment process in achieving strategic objectives
  • Produce detailed resource profile summaries for shortlisted candidates.
  • Raise job requisition and posting using ITM Tool while liaising with resource owners on strategy
  • Secure Board Headcount (HC) approval for resource onboarding.
  • Review organizational policies in line with approved process.
  • Implement process for efficient Time Reporting and Billability within NDO Africa organization
  • With the support of local NDO Delivery Head, review and follow the implementation of employee’s targets:
    • IPM
    • Succession Planning
    • Talent review
  • Ensure successful resources assignment (initiation / extension / termination) in line with HR guidelines
    • Employees, graduates
    • STA / L2L / LTA
    • ARP / ASP / NDM
  • Secure best performance in managed service operations and in line with contractual KPI’s
  • Implement solid & concrete action plans with execution needs where operational excellence is needed with customer focus in mind
  • E2E flow between domains, sales & common functions (HR/Finance & Sourcing) well managed & formulated to ensure no customer impact due to internal ways of working
  • Organizing and supervision of trainers and training partners, training plan and content
  • Monitor and support workforce allocation
  • Continuously monitor and review resource competence delivery in line with scope of project
  • Agree with resource service providers and project on time plans and deliveries
  • Implement new ways of working and processes as required by management team
  • Implement approved compensation, strategies and regular recommendations review
  • Ensure Ericsson standard are maintained by external workforce for optimum service delivery (WoW)
  • Ensure local laws and regulations are followed accordingly
  • Ensure customer directives and standard are sustained
  • Timely implementation of procedures and problem solving to avoid escalations
  • Implement changes based on resolution and learnings
  • Communicate and follow-up time plan with all stakeholders for swift project deliveries
  • Timely E-Human Resources Management System (HRMS)
  • Prolong access in HRMS domain based on resource contract extensions
  • Create access in Ericsson Academy for external resources and assign courses
  • Create access in SAP for external resources cost recovery (Time Reporting)
  • Secure best performance in managed service operations and in line with contractual KPI’s
  • Implement solid & concrete action plans with execution needs where operational excellence is needed with customer focus in mind
  • E2E flow between domains, sales & common functions (HR/Finance & Sourcing) well managed & formulated to ensure no customer impact due to internal ways of working
Job Requirements
  • A minimum of 10-Years work experience in external resource management and tools.
  • 6 years proven expertise on domain cost recovery and competence delivery
  • Knowledge and experience with data collection and post processing tools
  • Strong knowledge on telecom way of working
  • Additional Knowledge on NDO ways of working
  • Good Knowledge on the ERICSSON RAN Portfolio
Personal Attributes:
  • Self-motivated. Ability to work under pressure and learn independently.
  • Good presentation, time management and leadership skills & ability to work with diverse backgrounds
  • Result oriented with focus on customer satisfaction and project delivery
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
3) Job Title: Trade Finance Adviser
Req ID: 305786
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Categories: Finance
Responsibilities
  • Support the Market Area in cooperation with the Senior Trade Finance Advisors within Group Function Finance with relevant Trade Finance tasks.
  • This means; structuring and follow up of Letters of Credits (“L/C”) and contract guarantees, involving banks and financial institutions. Improve the group cash flow by using methods related to Trade Finance.
  • This is a team effort combining the support in contract negotiations, payment terms, and trade finance in general.
Key Activities
  • Advice and support Market Area on the use of Letter of Credits, Contract Guarantees and other Trade finance related products as well as alternative risk cover if needed.
  • Monitor credit risks, commercial as well as political
  • In cooperation with Senior Trade Finance Advisors to negotiate terms and conditions in contracts related to Letters of Credit
  • Create templates of Letters of Credit to reflect the terms and conditions in the related contract
  • Follow up with banks and customers on outstanding Letters of Credit.
  • In cooperation with Trade Finance Operations follow up expiry dates, unutilized amounts etc. on outstanding Letters of Credit
  • Provide reports &, statistics on outstanding and pending Letters of Credits or alternatives
  • Participate in the creation of a reference library for Letters of Credits, in regards of directives, templates and specific country reviews
  • Train and educate relevant Ericsson staff within the Trade Finance area.
  • Market Trade Finance services within Ericsson
  • Analyse country reports, risks and follow up on the political situation in Sub-Sahara/Africa
Qualifications
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of Trade Finance especially Letters of Credit
  • Academic education within finance, in particular in the field of Trade Finance.
  • Skills to analyse the credit risk in a transaction
  • Skills to plan, carry out and follow up business negotiations
  • Skills to communicate and ability to present and educate
  • High level of English, French are considered as an additional qualification.
  • Sound knowledge of the telecommunication industry
  • Sound knowledge of the political and economic situation in the different markets
  • Sound experience of negotiations
  • IT knowledge in general
  • Skilled in excel
Personal:
  • Accurate and stress tolerant
  • Very good team player
  • Communicate clearly
  • High integrity and knowledgeable
  • Well developed social skills
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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