Netcom Africa Limited is recruiting for fulltime Head, Product Engineering.
Netcom has been Nigeria’s leading Internet Service Provider since 2004, staying ahead of the competition with cutting edge platforms in VSAT, WIMAX, Radio, and Fiber technology. Now, a pioneer in Business Transformation Solutions, we empower organizations to lead their market space by keeping pace with the rapid changes in IT innovations, ensuring relevance to specific business initiatives required to maximize revenue generation.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Head, Product Engineering Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Short Summary of the Job
The Head of the Product Engineering team have two main functions. First is to keep all existing products and activities running within agreed KPI’s. Secondly, to develop and manage future products.
Key Duties & Responsibilities Keeping things running:
Deliver all standard and non-standard bill of materials (BOM’s), proposals, project network architecture (PNA’s)
Ensure that all BOM’s and proposals are technically and financially sound to meet both client’s and Netcom’s objectives and are within the timelines set by all stakeholders
Attend client product presentation, requirements gathering and other matters as requested by both internal and external stakeholders
Ensure that the PLC documentation of all current products are updated
Manage all Product Engineering staff, set KPI, perform KPI evaluations
Cooperate with HR in event of staff movement (addition/reduction)
Serve as level 3 support for any technical issue on delivered products
Planning for future products:
Lead the product steering committee in identifying products that Netcom will pursue on an agreed timeframe
Execute PLC phases for selected products up to launching (business investigation, design and planning, testing and roll-out)
Min Required Experience:
Proven senior IT and telecommunications hands-on and management experience.
Proven track record of driving and defining complex projects
Ability to manager all stakeholders on all running and planned projects
Ability to inspire, command, manage and lead staff of possibly multi-cultural in nature
Exceptional written and communication skills are essential
Experience of managing multiple IT and telecommunications disciplines i.e. software development, technical support, systems architecture, etc.
Advanced level understanding in network, transmission and server systems fields
In depth experience of negotiating with and managing third parties
Working knowledge of Project Management methodologies
Ability to use MS Word, Excel, Office and non-windows operating system
Ability to manage competing demands in an environment with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events.
Ability to lead and guide others in a collaborative work environment.
Skill in analysis, developing alternative courses of action, and decision making.
Ability to establish and document procedures.
Ability to manage individual and group projects.
Ability to originate change and influence others at all levels of the organization.
Must be able to travel, and work off-hours to accommodate project deliverables and deadlines.
Effective presentation and communications skills
Pathloss transmission planning tool
Education and/or Professional Qualifications
BS degree required in Computer Science or Engineering
ISO 9001:2000 and TL 9000 training and/or experience
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About Netcom Africa Limited
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