Project Coordinator - Fibre Tx Implementation in Lagos, Nigeria

at MTN Nigeria

Project Management
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

  • Develop Best Project Models for effective Project management for running Fibre Optics infrastructure Projects in MTN Nigeria as it relates Network Group Implementation Department.
  • Maintain a sound working relationship between the project implementation team and all associated parties, within and outside MTN.
  • Project Monitoring and Control
  • Project Forecasting
  • Supervision, Surveying and producing best suitable routes for implementation of Fibre infrastructure Projects.
  • Reviewing of detailed Fibre designs, drawings and adding positive inputs in deployment of Fibre transmission Projects.
  • Supervision of installations of fibre optic network (Fibre to site, National backbone and Metropolitan (Metro) Area Network).
  • Ensure testing, commissioning and integration of fibre optic infrastructure are done according to MTN Specification and Standard.
  • Providing High level support to contractors on Equipment Installations, Commissioning and Integration to MTN Transmission Network.
  • Ensuring contractors adherence to MTNN’s SHE policy.
  • Ensure that fibre optic Projects are delivered on time and to the highest quality standard as stipulated by MTN.
  • Processing and following up with Finance department to ensure timely release of Purchase Order towards payment for Permits to States and Federal Government for fibre infrastructure projects.
  • Attending to Federal and States Government in resolving Right Of Way (ROW) Permits issued to MTN for Fibre Projects.
  • Ensure proper archiving procedure for all completed MTN Fibre Network Projects.
  • Participate and add inputs to weekly Fibre project Meetings with implementation contractors.
  • Monitoring, collating, writing and submitting weekly progress report on fibre projects under implementation to Fibre Management team.
  • Coordinate Final Acceptance Test and Handover of completed fibre network to Operations Unit

Job Condition    

  • Open Plan Office
  • Normal MTNN working conditions.
  • Regular National travels
  • Overtime

Experience & Training    

  • HND/B.Eng. /B.Sc. in Electrical &Electronics/ Communication/Civil/Mechanical Engineering.
  • Trained on Transmission testing instrument and measuring tool
  • Computer Appreciation and Desk Top Publishing.
  • Strategic Project Management.
  • Certify Fiber Optic Cable Design Specialist (CFOD/S).
  • Certify Project Management professional  (PMP)
  • Certify Member of Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE)
  • About 5 years working experience in the Telecommunication industry.
  • Excellent knowledge on fibre infrastructure and  External Line Plant Construction
  • Good analytical and logical approach to solving problems.
  • Good knowledge on Optical Transmission Technology.
  • Excellent in sharing and imparting knowledge to others.
  • Ability to suggest solutions to application’s problem. Work with vendors at arriving and implementing solutions identified.
  • An excellent Project Manager and Team Player.
  • Ability to work under pressure to produce positive results.
  • High level of tolerant to issues
  • PMP: Certify Project Management Professional
  • Fibre Infrastructure Planning and Budgeting
  • Fibre to sites, Metro and Long haul infrastructure build
  • Fibre Network  Planning for Metro short and Long haul

Minimum qualification    

BEng, BTech, BEd or HND




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