Principal Telecom Implementation Engineer Job at Safaricom Limited

On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013
Safaricom Limited is the leading mobile telecommunications company in Kenya.
We are at the forefront of the industry and always seek to attract and retain talented, creative and innovative team players who are excited by the opportunity of pushing the frontiers of this evolving technology, growing our services, exciting our customers and contributing to our community.
At Safaricom, we take pride in our talent and develop them to realize their maximum potential!
Principal Telecom Implementation Engineer


Reporting to the Regional Implementation Manager, the holder of the position will be in charge of the delivery of capacity and optimization projects as planned by the Radio Access Engineering and Regional Optimization teams.

Key Responsibilities
  • Co-ordinate and manage site surveys to ascertain for capacity/optimization projects implementation;
  • Ensure that proper project scope is captured; and planned KPIs met at least cost and on time;
  • Contractor supervision and management to ensure timely and quality delivery of projects;
  • Co-ordination with Field Operations and contractors to ensure proper comprehensive tests and acceptance is conducted during and after optimization work;
  • Liaison with RAE and Network Engineering to ensure activation of additional capacity and address any quality issues arising;
  • Management and delivery of projects as planned to address customer complaints;
  • Share knowledge and best practice with other engineers both within and in other sections/departments.
Minimum requirements
  • BSC in Electrical/Telecommunication engineering with 6 years’ experience in the Mobile Industry;
  • Strong project management skills;
  • Knowledge of internal processes and procedures;
  • Knowledge of 2G and 3G network topologies is mandatory. Knowledge of and experience related to 4G will be an added advantage;
  • Proactive, analytical, confident, energetic and able to work under pressure with a positive attitude and good organization skills;
  • Team player with ability to inspire and motivate the team to deliver stretched targets.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below by Thursday, 4th April 2013.

The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition,
Safaricom Limited.
Via email to: [email protected]

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