Monday, August 18, 2008

MTN Nigeria
"MTN Group is an emerging global brand which is at the forefront of the growth of telecommunications services in Africa and the Middle East. Since it commenced business operations in Nigeria in 2001, MTN Nigeria has consistently placed a high premium on building the capacity of 'MTNers' and ensuring that we are an employer of choice.
At MTN we believe that people make the difference. That is why we provide a structured career development framework, while devising innovative ways of motivating and rewarding our people; and this we do by drawing inspiration from our core values of Leadership, Integrity, Can Do, Innovation and Relationships."


Department: Enterprise Solutions
Reporting to: Chief Enterprise Solutions Officer


  • First degree in Finance/Accounting qualification
  • (CIMA/ACCA/PCA) will be an advantage

Experience & Training

  • Minimum of 6 years working experience, including 3-5 years Financial Accounting experience
  • Experience in budget forecasts and process controls
Job Summary

  • Analyze individual segment forecasts and develop a holistic/total projection for Business Solutions in line with the departmental strategy/objectives

  • Recommend Opex saving initiatives and efficient deployment of resources within the Business Solutions Division

  • Ensure accurate financial reporting within the Enterprise Solutions Division, Finance planning and the MTN Group as at when required

  • Examine financial records and statements for accuracy, manage the accrual and prepayment process and ensure timely reporting to Finance GL unit

  • Perform Variance analysis on projects within Business Solutions Division

  • Assess and advise on estimates for key projects funding and continuing running costs due to the sensitivity of Business Solutions Opex

  • Alert Business Solutions on expenditure exceeding allocated budget for sub divisions within the Division

Job Conditions Normal MTN Nigeria working conditions may require to work long hours.

Closing Date: 19th August, 2008.

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Reporting to: National IP Manager

B.Sc. Electrical/Electronics Engineering

Experience & Training

  • Five (5) years extensive experience in IT, Telecommunications & Systems integration preferably in a mobile SP environment

  • Minimum Cisco qualification of CCNP/DP level with advance IP specialization and network design experience

  • Sound understanding of telecoms standards and working knowledge of IP/MPLS BGP peering techniques

  • Data and voice networking protocols such as IP, BGP, Frame Relay, VOIP, SIGTRAN

  • Advance Routing (BGP) and OOS mechanism and deployed techniques

Job Summary

  • Oversee design and deployment of distributed Internet POP sites and infrastructure within MTN Nigeria's redundant Internet backbone architecture

  • Oversee service provisioning for all MTN fixed data infrastructure; good knowledge of DSL technology required

  • Produce, maintain and evolve strategy and roadmap for continuous achievement of higher cost efficiency and reliability in MTN's Internet service provision plan

  • Develop, evolve and control NWG methodologies for acquisition and distribution of public Internet IP addressing and autonomous system numbering for achievement of MTN Nigeria's internal and external data service obligations
  • Receive and review internal/external request for Internet access and connectivity and map out the requirements and procedure for successful and cost effective provisioning of required resources e.g. dedicated bandwidth and traffic exclusivity
  • Implement accurate performance monitoring techniques to ensure adequate capacity and capability for the achievement of given SLAs, quality and class of service targets for all Internet service streams
  • Ensure production of best fit architecture, integration planning and ongoing infrastructure development for provisioning of mobile data services to corporate, individual, fixed and mobile customers e.g. Wi-Fi, GPRS, WAP and 3rd Generation mobile services
  • Ensure the production and evolution of Network Security policies and implementation of required amendments as may from time to time be directed by the information security steering committee
  • Oversee planning, development and evolution of secure content hosting and extranet data connectivity mechanism for nodes and services hosted remotely (GPRS roaming) or locally on MTN premises (3rd Party Compartments)
  • Oversee planning, development and evolution of Network Performance Management, Provision and Service Support Systems used in planning, delivery and management of MTN's IP/Data Services and Networks
  • Flexible in the use of NMS monitoring, provisioning and analysis tools
  • Ensure compilation, analysis and presentation of trend reports on Internet capacity demand, utilization and availability as well as mitigation action plans for any identified security breaches or loopholes

Job Conditions
Normal MTN Nigeria working conditions Willing to travel and prepare to work long hours.

Closing Date: 19th August, 2008.

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