Core Description Responsible for the introduction and commissioning of new telecommunications technologies, systems and services. This includes high-level technical advice for the public telecommunications network, technologies and services and associated ITsupport systems, as well as high-level technical contribution to strategic, commercial and operational objectives. May also be responsible for high-level advice concerning technical consequences of telecommunications-related laws and regulations.
FUNCTIONAL KNOWLEDGE: - Network and Product Technology - New & existing telecommunication technologies - Systems & Services - Telecommunications related Laws & Regulations
FUNCTIONAL SKILLS: - Analytical - Communication - Decision Making - Fault Analysis & Reporting - Problem solving - Interpersonal - Negotiation Techniques - Planning - Project Management
PEOPLE LEADERSHIP: Making decisions; Empowering individuals; Challenging ideas; Directing people; Convincing people; Interacting with people
PERSONAL LEADERSHIP: Embracing change; Thinking positively; Showing composure; Understanding people; Valuing individuals; Team working - ALIGNED with Openserve Values.
Location - Town / City Centurion
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Job Responsibilities - Responsible for the Introduction and commissioning of new telecommunications technologies, systems and service - Responsible for medium to large complex projects comprising the integration of systems and solutions with public telecommunications network infrastructure and associated ITsupport systems - Compile technical proposals, technical specifications, tender evaluations, vendor negotiations, equipment evaluation and type approvals, network and system capacity dimensioning, inter-working and integration - Retain high-level operational support responsibilities for large-scale technology deployments, regarding fault analysis and reporting, simulations and system dimensioning - Retain high-level operational maintenance and support responsibilities for small-scale, centralized or complex technology deployments - Specify, develop, test & implement new telecommunication services & enhancements to services - Compile work instructions, work procedures and vendor support agreements - Directly liaise with other departments, up to and including executive level Required Certification None
Qualifications Relevant Degree/ Diploma for Technicians (at least NQF level 6)
Experience 5 years relevant experience in Telecommunications
Special Requirements - Valid driver's license - Maintain high levels of technical competency - Ensure alignement of networks and systems to evolving telecommunications standards and practices