Vodacom Jobs Available – Principle Specialist

Website Vodacom

Job Description:

This role is responsible for the creation and management of the TowerCo strategies and infrastructure operations across all OPCO’s and is responsible for support on the development and delivery of the related plans and activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Standardise master lease agreements across group where possible and leverage of synergies across operations.
  • Drive the strategic development and operation of TowerCo infrastructure across all OPCOs.
  • Support on the creation and evolution of the TowerCo strategy and guidelines for infrastructure engineering and deployment including supporting the coordination of deployment across all OPCOs.
  • Prepare business cases for key TowerCo initiatives.
  • Identify innovative ideas through the introduction of new technologies as well as efficiency initiatives, including lifecycle management, energy management, execution, and design guidelines and standards to decrease operational costs and improve operational efficiency through best practice.
  • Drive the standardization and optimization of TowerCo infrastructure and deployment processes across all OPCO’s.
  • Monthly & adhoc reporting related to TowerCo performance & initiatives.
  • Support in the design and execution of preventative and corrective operations and maintenance of TowerCo infrastructure.
  • Where required, perform cost-benefit analysis associated with specific technical scenarios and trials under consideration.
  • Support the design and implementation of an energy efficiency program for the TowerCo infrastructure across all Opcos to support the Vodafone global greenhouse gas program.
  • Engage vendors and other subject matter experts to derive innovative ideas that will drive TowerCo efficiency across all OPCO’s.

Job Requirements:

  • Matric (Essential).
  • Exposure and experience in data-driven decision-making.
  • Creative and Innovative using experience in managing efficient network operations.
  • Experience in large-scale network engineering roles is essential, preferably to have been within a mobile network environment.
  • Commercial awareness appreciates the importance of revenue achievement, margin control, and ROI whilst maintaining excellence.
  • Experience in analysis and technical investigations, and research in the telecommunications Industry (Essential).
  • In-depth knowledge of telecommunications networks, TowerCo operations and infrastructure (Essential).
  • Effective management of own workload and that of a virtual team.
  • Experience in interacting with OpCo’s in Africa would be most advantageous.
  • Proven experience in negotiation and management of outsourced operations is essential.
  • A minimum or 8-10 years relevant experience in network infrastructure operations, preferably in the Telco, TowerCo or Infrastructure. Industry including experience in infrastructure engineering, deployment and maintenance (Essential).
  • Minimum 3-year Technology Degree/Diploma or an equivalent NQF Level 6 qualification (Essential).

Job Details:

Company: Vodacom

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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