Latest Jobs at Airtel Nigeria, November 2016

Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited), a leading mobile
telecommunication services provider in Nigeria and a member of Airtel
Africa Group, is committed to providing innovative, exciting,
affordable and quality mobile services to Nigerians, giving them the
freedom to communicate, rise
above their daily challenges and
drive economic and social development.

A truly innovative company, Airtel has showed resilience, charting new
paths in meeting the demands and needs of its esteemed
stakeholders and enhancing distribution as well as providing
affordable services to empower more Nigerians.

Airtel Nigeria is recruiting to fill the job positions in Nigeria below:

Job Title: Manager, Direct & Indirect Tax
Location:
Nigeria
Job Description

  • The successful candidate will ensure prompt payment of correct
    PAYE, withholding taxes and value added tax to the relevant tax
    authorities and ensure correct PAYE tax returns are filed with tax
    authorities.

Duties and Responsibilities
Direct & Indirect Taxes Documentation & Reporting:

  • Preparation of VAT report
  • Review of PAYE and withholding taxes
  • Timely payment of WHT, VAT and PAYE taxes
  • Consolidation of PAYE YTD
  • Compilation of employee tax forms for issuance of tax clearance certificates and tax deduction cards
  • Reconciliation of all WHT, VAT and PAYE related accounts
  • Ensure 30d ays closure TAT for all direct and indirect tax issues

External Partner Management Process:

  • Review documentations for audit of all relevant tax authorities and coordination of audit exercises (36 states and FCT)
  • Respond to tax audit queries and resolve the issues
  • Attend tax reconciliation meeting with state internal revenue service and ensure prompt closure of outstanding audit  

Relevant Skill and Experience

  • Graduate Degree/Diploma: B.Sc./H.N.D Accounting and ACA
  • 8 years of tax practice experience and appreciable knowledge of the Nigeria tax laws and regulations
  • Achieving results & delighting the customers


Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

Job Title: Regional Technical Officer
Location:
Nigeria
Job Description

  • The successful candidate will lead, direct, coordinate and
    control all network operations, maintenance and resources in the region
    to ensure all goals (optimal network availability, coverage, maintaining
    target network key performance indicators [KPIs] and quality standards)
    are met to deliver plus one network quality.
  • He/She will also provide local network support for both the
    commercial teams in the region towards ensuring that network impacting
    issues are proactively resolved.

Duties and Responsibilities
Management of all Regional Network Operations & Maintenance Strategic Partners(SPs) to deliver optimal availability and QoS:

  • Ensure overall proactive and continuous improvement of customer experience and perception in the region
  • Responsible for the overall alignment of regional objectives
    with organizational objectives by ensuring effective communication of
    operational plan to all stakeholders as well as its execution and
    monitoring
  • Ensure regional network performance across all KPIs
  • Conduct weekly governance meetings and engagements
  • Track progress, review all O&M tasks within the region and
    provide timely feedback to management to enhance effective
    decision-making
  • Proactively communicate O&M status, issues & risks to management
  • Accountable for overall regional compliance with policies, procedures and methodologies
  • Conduct regular status/functional meetings with all stakeholders, ensuring follow through of all agreed actions
  • Support periodic audit of all transmission, core and radio network and preventive maintenance schedule audit
  • Ensure that special task/project required by HQ Technical is carried out in the region
  • Ensure acceptance test procedure (ATP) is conducted for new nodes coming into the network
  • Closely working with  MS Team to develop processes to prevent/reduce network failures
  • Advising and ensuring implementation of preventive activities by
    MS Partners and Colo Partners in order to improve network performance
  • Ensuring the adherence to applicable regulatory requirements
  • Periodic review and analysis of worst cells and follows up with Zonal Technical Officers
  • Drive continuous network improvement of own zone drawing up
    improvement plan and following up on related functions within network
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Co-ordinate the annual regional operating plans OPEX (AOPs) for all the active and passive network systems in Airtel Nigeria:

  • Co-ordinate annual regional operating plan compilation for Airtel Nigeria Networks
  • Direct achievement of annual regional operating plan targets and
    all local and group operating expenditure saving initiatives to ensure
    optimization of all network investments
  • Ensure key focus on recurring operating expenditure

Drive the end to end process documentation, implementation and
compliance to processes, procedures and policies to ensure seamless
operations across all SP [Process Management]:

  • Institute service level agreement measurement methodology to
    ensure all SPs are accurately measured, rewarded and penalized
    accordingly
  • Identify, document and implement pertinent processes  
    procedures and policies that will continually improve operational
    efficiency
  • To ensure that all network facilities are maintained in adherence to global best practices

Regulatory Compliance:

  • Ensure that all activities of operations and maintenance in the
    zone adhere to corresponding regulatory requirements in daily operations

Partner Management:

  • Ensure all processes for effective management of partners
  • Ensure that zonal SP requirements receive the necessary support from both the network local and central teams

Team Management:

  • Co-ordinate the Regional Networks team to ensure alignment with the organizational goals

Relevant Skill and Experience

  • Bachelor of Electrical /Electronic Engineering or Telecoms Engineering(Masters Degree in Engineering a plus)
  • Sound knowledge of Mobile Network O&M
  • 8 -12 years of varied experience in operation and maintenance in the Telecom industry
  • 4 -6 years managerial/Supervisory experience in a GSM/mobile company

Other requirements (Behavioural etc.):

  • Team Management
  • Analytical and Presentation skills
  • Strategic negotiation skills
  • Entrepreneurial disposition in decision making and managing resources
  • Logical decision making abilities
  • Flexible and dedicated
  • Ability to innovate and deliver value to business
  • Ability to manage an outsourcing partner to effectively deliver on service level agreements
  • Ability to motivate and lead both internal and external partners
  • Impeccable integrity and character
  • Communication Skills
  • Cost, process and automation Innovation

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

Job Title: Zonal Technical Officer (South-South)
Location:
Nigeria
Job Descriptions

  • The successful candidate will coordinate, control, manage,
    support and track day to day network operations in the zone to ensure
    optimal network availability and coverage while maintaining target
    network KPI’s to deliver plus one network quality.
  • He/She will also be responsible for providing local network
    support for both the sales and marketing team in the zones to ensure
    that network impacting issues are proactively resolved.

Duties and Responsibilities
Day to day management of all Zonal Network Operations & Maintenance
Strategic Partners(SPs) to deliver optimal availability and QoS:

  • Support the Operational Interface for both internal and external
    stakeholders especially commercial teams to ensure customer issues are
    resolved within acceptable key performance indicators [KPIs]
  • Track special events calendar with Zonal Business Managers and
    the Marketing function to ensure best in class service during special
    events within zone
  • Track zone network performance (Various KPIs and Network Availability)
  • Support periodic audit of all transmission, core and radio network and preventive maintenance schedule audit
  • Ensure that special task/project required by HQ technical is carried out in the zone
  • Closely work with  E// MS Team to develop processes to prevent/reduce network failures
  • Track and ensure that Colo Partners deliver on servive level agreements [SLAs]
  • Ensure SAQ activity is up to date (rental renewal and lease payments with zonal finance)
  • Follow up with various internal functions; MS Partners,
    Colocation [Colo] Partners on all issues affecting radio network
    availability, quality and experience
  • Ensure security and community issues do not cause delayed closure of sites
  • Advise and ensure implementation of preventive activities by MS
    Partners and Colo Partners in order to improve network performance
  • Ensure the adherence to applicable regulatory requirements
  • Audit and support zonal spares management to ensure availability
    of both critical and non critical spares at the zonal warehouses
  • Probes network experience by doing a weekly trending analysis of the volume as well the types of complaints received
  • Ensure proactive and continuous improvement of customer experience and perception within zone
  • Daily analysis of worst cells and follows up with MS partners on corrective and preventive measures
  • Ensure power availability of all IBS sites that are not transferred to Tower Company
  • Drive continuous network improvement of own zone drawing up
    improvement plan and following up on related functions within network.
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Prepare and manage the annual Zonal operating plans OPEX (AOPs) for all
the active and passive network systems in Airtel Nigeria [Financial]:

  • Direct annual zonal operating plan compilation for Airtel Nigeria Networks
  • Direct achievement of annual zonal operating plan targets and
    all local and group operating expenditure saving initiatives to ensure
    optimization of all network investments
  • Ensure key focus on recurring operating expenditure

Drive the end to end process documentation, implementation and
compliance to processes, procedures and policies to ensure seamless
operations across all SP [Process Management]:

  • Institute service level agreement measurement methodology to
    ensure all SPs are accurately measured, rewarded and penalized
    accordingly
  • Identify, document and implement pertinent processes  
    procedures and policies that will continually improve operational
    efficiency
  • To ensure that all network facilities are maintained in adherence to global best practices

Regulatory Compliance:

  • Ensure that all activities of operations and maintenance in the
    zone adhere to corresponding regulatory requirements in daily operations

Partner Management:

  • Ensure all processes for effective management of partners
  • Ensure that zonal SP requirements receive the necessary support from both the network local and central teams

Relevant Skill and Experience

  • Bachelor of Electrical /Electronic Engineering or Telecoms Engineering (Master’s Degree in Engineering a plus)
  • Sound knowledge of Mobile Network O&M
  • 5-10 years of varied experience in operation and maintenance in the Telecom industry
  • 3-5 years managerial/Supervisory experience in a GSM/mobile company

Other Requirements (Behavioural etc.)

  • Analytical and Presentation skills
  • Strategic negotiation skills
  • Entrepreneurial disposition in decision making and managing resources
  • Logical decision making abilities
  • Flexible and dedicated
  • Ability to innovate and deliver value to business
  • Ability to manage an outsourcing partner to effectively deliver on service level agreements
  • Ability to motivate and lead both internal and external partners
  • Impeccable integrity and character
  • Communication Skills
  • Cost, process and automation Innovation

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

Application Deadline  25th November, 2016

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