Manager, RF Planning & Optimisation

May 24, 2022

Job Description

9mobile Nigeria

9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Manager, RF Planning & Optimisation
Job ID: IRC4548
Location: Abuja
Job Summary

Manage the designing, planning and optimization of the radio network in assigned region to ensure optimal delivery of excellent quality of service to subscribers.

Principal Functions

Support the Head, RF Planning and Optimisation by providing field sensitive feedback to the nominal network plan
Evaluate local and global telecommunications trends and development and implement strategies to counter/minimize possible impact on the architecture and integrity of EMTS access network.
Review the unit/team's activities, make recommendations for improvement and implement approved improvement initiatives to ensure enhanced performance of the team.
Establish and maintain relationship with key internal and external stakeholders.


Plan and optimise radio networks in assigned region for the following radio technologies: GSM,UMTS, and LTE.
Monitor and track the detailed RF design carried out by the RF Planning and Optimisation Engineers to ensure conformance with the nominal rollout plan.
Oversee radio network capacity dimensioning based on business plan and in line with strategic guideline provided by the Head, RF Planning & Optimization.
Assist in ensuring that the radio coverage plan is done in a timely manner, matches EMTS's network coverage requirements and in consonance with regulatory stipulations for GSM rollout in Nigeria.
Responsible for network optimization and improvement of radio KPIs to ensure they are within acceptable thresholds.
Assist in identifying specialist tools, equipment, and solution for radio network coverage enhancements.
Understand the telecommunication industry local trends and developments to assess the impact on EMTS current and future business
Evaluate and provide network capacity plans to address current for future demand.
Manage inter-functional relations to ensure synergy across the various departmental functions.
Provide leadership and guidance to team members and manage subordinate's performance towards the achievement of overall team objectives.
Prepare and submit periodic activity/management reports to the Head, RF Planning and Optimisation
Perform any other duties as assigned by Head, RF Planning and Optimisation.

Educational Requirements

First Degree or equivalent in Electrical / Electronic Engineering
Postgraduate degree/relevant professional qualification
Minimum of Six (6) years relevant work experience with at least three (3) years in a supervisory role.


Telecommunications Technologies at Advance Level
Advance Knowledge of Network Planning and Design for GSM, UMTS, LTE, and Wi-Fi Access network
Indoor Coverage and Small Cell Solutions


Leadership and People Management
Analytics and Problem Solving


Passion for Excellence
Empowering people
Growing people
Customer Focus

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
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