Team Lead, Projects at ipNX Nigeria Limited

ipNX Nigeria Limited is one of Nigeria’s fastest growing Information and Communications Technology companies. In our business, we connect everything – people, information, and services.

We are specialized in network connectivity, and delivery of internet, telephony, television as well as cloud-based software application services to corporate and residential customers.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Team Lead, Projects

Job ID: 74
Location: Lagos
Department: Infrastructure
Function: Project Delivery Coordination
Reporting to: Head, Deployment
Travel Frequency: Occasional

Purpose of the Job

  • The Team Lead, Projects will be responsible for coordinating award-to-deployment activities for projects, in line with standard deployment process and project management principles.
  • The TL will also manage customers / stakeholders expectation by proactively notifying them about project issues and their overall impact on schedule & expected delivery dates.
  • The role will involve routine visits / spot checks at project sites to ensure on-site challenges are resolved in a timely manner, while meeting scope, quality and project delivery dates.

Expected Key Results

  • Effective Project Deployment Coordination
  • Accurate & Consistent Reporting of Project Status
  • Proactive Control of Project Risk & Issues.
  • Quality Assurance and Scope Control
  • Documentation, Test and Completion Reports Compliance

Educational Qualifications & Functional Skills

  • Academic: Degree or HND in Telecoms, Engineering or Applied Sciences.
  • Project Management Certification required.
  • Certifications in Fibre Optic Cabling, CFOT or FOA will be an added advantage.

Functional Skills:

  • Proven track record of leading field teams to successfully deliver fibre projects (FTTH / P2P) in Estates / MTU, within city high streets and on major highways.
  • Sound knowledge of telecom industry best practices, norms, technical requirements & documentation for fiber projects (FTTH & P2P).
  • An inherent culture of network documentation (as-build drawing, OTDR test, splice report sheets, e.t.c.)
  • Familiar with HSE standards and practices, including Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) skills.
  • Excellent quality assurance & cost management skills.
  • Proficient use of design soft wares e.g. AutoCAD, Visio, GIS tools e.t.c.
  • Proficient use of data analytics software, e.g. Excel, Word, Google live sheets.
  • Excellent communication skills (written & oral).
  • Ability to solve complex problems in record time using honed analytical skills.
  • Capacity to provide adequate leadership to project supervisors & contractor teams. Have a result-focused team with bias for meeting project delivery targets, over and above a fixation on activities.
  • Have a strong culture of effective planning with end-to-end view/understanding of project objectives, assumptions and risks.
  • Tech & automation savvy. Have a strong bias for innovation & systems-thinking.
  • Display customer centricity in response to requests, project delivery speed, team and stakeholder engagement.

Work Experience:

  • At least 4 years working in the telecommunications industry, with experience in fiber network deployment
  • FTTH and P2P fiber maintenance experience i.e. ability to splice and terminate fiber using splice machines, test, analyze & resolve fiber link issues using OTDR, Light Source/Power Meters (LSPM) & VFL, properly identify fiber cores by colour & codes.
  • Good experience working in organizations with integrated OSS/BSS applications.

Other Requirements:

  • Bias for Action
  • Result Oriented
  • Customer Focus
  • Tech savvy
  • Highly innovative
  • Ability to optimize work processes
  • Resilience
  • Self development
  • Nimble Learning

Application Closing Date
30th September, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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