Manager – Broadband Operations (Chief Operating Officer) at MTN Nigeria


MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Manager – Broadband Operations (Chief Operating Officer)

Job Identification: 1090
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Job Category: MTN Level 3
Job Schedule: Full time
Reports To: Senior Manager NES Solutions Design and Delivery
Division: Network

Job Description

  • Produce the detailed development and management plan for Broadband solutions
  • Undertake the detailed, technical delivery of all broadband requirements in conjunction with all other NWG units
  • Understanding of the interworking relationship between various broadband technologies like 3G, Wi-Fi, FWA, LTE, FIBER and the convergence roadmap.
  • Collaborate with the IT broadband operations Manager and supply required inputs for timely development of the broadband deployment plan.
  • Manage the implementation of the Broadband strategy in such a way as to ensure technology evolution capability
  • Overall demand adherence to timelines
  • Adherence to demand management processes and policies
  • Business satisfaction with demand management process
  • On-time releases and functionality delivery as per plan
  • Post-implementation review and audits
  • Prepare the CAPEX budget for equipment and rollout of the data network.
  • Ensure that the implementation of the data network is synchronized with data demand forecast
  • Manage the detailed planning of broadband network to ensure that sufficient capacity is provided to support marketing’s subscriber forecast and adequate headroom in line with NWG’s strategy.
  • Manage demand budget and determine appropriate revenue recognition, ensure timely and accurate invoicing, and monitor receivables for project.
  • Balance supply and demand in accordance with supply constraints and customer priorities
  • Provide input into the annual planning process by providing a view of committed manpower and committed delivery
  • Maintain Agile practice and build strong partnerships across the business, vendors, and traditional IT leaderships and drive the culture of Agile throughout the partner ecosystem.
  • Coordinate all Infrastructure Providers, Customers, Vendors & Various Cluster teams, as well as resolve escalated issues.
  • Interface with other stakeholder teams in MTNN to deliver on the Fixed broadband strategy.


  • First Degree in ICT, Telecommunications Engineering or related discipline
  • Fluent in English


  • 6 – 13 years’ experience which includes:
  • 5+ years of experience in the Fixed Network industry.
  • Understanding of FTTH Optical Infrastructure for fibre and civil in line with ITU-T SG15 standardization.
  • Understanding of Fixed Core, Distribution and Access networks architecture.
  • Experience in the integration of Fixed Networks to OSS and BSS tools for incident management and self-service options.
  • 4 Years Technical Experience in Planning of Fixed Network Elements
  • Proficiency in FTTX, WTTX/FWA, IP/MPLS and Transport Network Design.
  • Experience with Fixed Voice and VOIP Telephony.
  • Project Management Experience.
  • Experience in MapInfo/TEOCO Asset/GIS Tools/AutoCAD will be useful
  • Planning and spectrum management experience.
  • Knowledge of FTTX evolution i.e. GPON, NGPON and XGPON.
  • Experience in forecasting long term network growth and providing input to the company’s business plan.
  • Technical and Business reporting experience.

Deadline: 30th December, 2021 at 11:59 PM.

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