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Manager: Connectivity Solutioning

Mode: Full-time position

Region: South Africa

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Description
Our client, a leading South African mobile telecom provider, is looking for a Manager Connectivity Solutioning to will provide support of the solution design and implementation of the carrier wholesale as well as planning and implementation of the infrastructure required to expand the international connectivity and in-OpCo fixed infrastructure.

The responsibilities of the role:
  • Provide End to end solution design of L2VPN, L3VPN and SDH P2P or P2MP
  • Support on solution design and delivery of end-to-end wholesale capacity and managed network services (MPLS), both internationally and domestically within OpCos by working with the network teams within OpCos
  • Prepare change request for service implementation and submit on the relevant internal server, follow the change implementation with implementation team or managed service entity
  • Track service usage for customer and recommend possible upgrade solutions
  • Support the delivery of systems through 3rd parties, consortiums, international operators with other priorities
  • Support for Global Network expansion (links and infrastructure)
  • Provide various reports for wholesale to monitor the network and the services
  • Support the wholesales unit with solutions architecture capabilities
  • Ensure full customer satisfaction over the wholesale / solution delivery process
  • Tailor and customize commercial solutions dependent on regulatory approval
Professional background

  • Minimum 4 Year Academic Degree in (Engineering or Computer Science or Business Administration)
  • CCNA, CCNP or equivalent Associate and professional certification
  • PMP or equivalent Project Management certification
  • English, French and Arabic (as advantage)
  • At least 5 years experiences in Telecommunications, with both planning and operational experience
  • At least 2 years experiences in fixed infrastructure and IP environment
  • Experience on OTN,  WDM and SDH
  • Experience on Huawei transmission equipment (OSN)
  • Experience on Huawei IP equipment (NE40)
  • Experience in multi-country network solutioning, International Carrier Business, Submarine Cable consortiums
  • Experience on technical specification and procurements processes
  • Experience on leading vendor negotiations