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Project Manager/Solution Architect

Victoria Island, Nigeria

JOB TITLE:    Project Manager/Solution Architect

REPORTING TO:    Head, Project Engineering    

LOCATION:        Netcom Africa Limited (Victoria Island, Lagos)

 

Key Duties & Responsibilities

·         Planning and implementing future network developments and undertaking project works.

·         Design, setup and configure complex switching environments.

·         Maintain a thorough understanding of Local Area Networking and Wide Area Networking.

·         Managing assigned projects and program components to deliver services in accordance with established objectives.

·         Ensure implementation projects are completed in a timely and cost-effective manner.

·         Timely preparation and release of engineering project proposals (e.g. BoM, network diagrams and purchase requests).

·         Interpreting clients' requirements, identifying and addressing design parameters and engineering problems and ensuring solutions are implemented.

·         Ensure that all projects are well documented and organized.

·         Completing all assigned tasks as delegated by the management.

 

Essential Skills & Knowledge

·         Technical, analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills required

·         Excellent IT/Computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office softwares, other company and specific software applications)

·         Experience with IP Networking and Fiber Optic Network skills. At least with CCNA and/or CCDA certification               

·         Strong organizational skills, effective leadership skills and confident decision-making ability.

·         Patience and the ability to deal with people.

·         Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company.

·         Availability in response to needs of the internal or customer for installation, maintenance and equipment malfunctions.

·         Willing to perform work or support outside office hour.

·         Highly motivated and resourceful.

·         Must be a team player and be able to prioritize different request and requirements

 

Education and Professional Qualification

·         Bachelors degree in Electronics/Communications/Network/Computer Engineering

·         Project Management Professional

·         Cisco Certifications

·         Microsoft Certifications

·         Avaya Certification