Airtel Kenya is looking for a suitable candidate for the role of Opex and Efficiencies Specialist within the Network Division.  Main purpose of the role will be to control and manage the end-to-end Network operating expenses through innovation and application of industry best practices.

Reporting to the Head of Network Operations, the incumbent’s role will include;

End-to-end planning and delivery of operating expenditure, monitoring and analysis followed by implementation of action plans aimed at optimizing Network operating expenses
Give inputs on OPEX saving initiatives in conjuction with relevent specialist managers to achive optimised OPEX annual targets.
Monitoring, analysis and control of various Network operating expenses constituents to achieve Annual Operating Plan targets
Drive an efficient and cost-optimised Network operations without affecting customer perceived network quality
Prepare monthly flash & forecast and other periodic reports pertaining to network opex for internal stakeholders
Conducting pilot studies and trials with partners and contractors for new innovations to achieve optimized network operating expenses
Deliver on set Network’s  Annual Operating Plan operating expenses targets by drafting and running projects leading to opex efficiency

Undergraduate Degree in Engineering/Technology (Electronics & Communication) or Finance
3-5 years of versatile experience in Network Operations or cost control
Good understanding of latest Telecom technologies and products

Competencies and behavior

Strong analytical skills
Strong organisational and motivational Skills
Good leadership skills; able to influence others
Creative to inculcate innovation and facilitate change management
Strong Communication and interpersonal skills
Good business acumen

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply for the role by sending an application letter and resume to The deadline for applications is 5.00pm on Wednesday 15th November 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Source: Tanzania Jobs