July 2016 New Opportunities in Lagos, Nigeria at MainOne Cable Nigeria Limited



Current Recruitment: MainOne Cable Nigeria Limited in Lagos Nigeria

MainOne’s success is built on having talented and highly proficient people within their respective fields as the driving force behind our business
A job in MainOne is different from any other you have had. With joining MainOne you’ll be challenged, inspired and proud as you become a part of something big.

MainOne is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: IP Planning Engineer
Lagos, Nigeria
Department: Technical
Reporting Line: Head, IP Planning

  • The IP Planning Engineer will be responsible for ensuring high availability in the Core of the Main One IP network through the implementation of appropriate IP based-services in partnership with technology partner companies.
  • Generate standard project documentation including detailed test plan for highly complex networks
  • Ensure all third party application IP support contracts are active and functional.
  • Troubleshoot problems with network and security infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, VPN, proxy servers and make corrective actions when necessary
  • Ensure Capacity utilization is monitored and growth is projected
  • Ensure IP resources are monitored and sparing is maintained
  • Implement configuration of network routers and switches to meet specified high-availability requirement.
  • Provide IP/MPLS services’ implementation covering the installations, testing & handover of internal and external projects
  • Perform corrective maintenance for IP/MPLS network.


  • You will be required to work closely with the IP Operations team, as well as the Product Development and the rest of the Commercial team.

Qualifications, Skills  & Competencies

  • Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience required
  • Good knowledge of networking technologies – TCP/IP, BGP, DNS, VPNs, Firewalls, Proxy etc.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Time management and personal effectiveness skills
  • Relationship management
  • Team work
  • Hands on experience configuring Cisco, Huawei and/or Juniper routers
  • Relevant certifications, preferably CCNA, CCNP and CCIP certifications.

Demand on the Job    

  • Ability and willingness to work long hours and meet tight deadlines;
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Reliability, rigour, team-spirit, service oriented and initiative in the execution of the assigned work.

Job Title: Network Access Project Manager
Lagos, Nigeria
Department: Commercial

  • The Network Access project manager will be responsible for the initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and closure of designated projects within MainOne. The position entails being accountable, on-time and on-budget for service delivery and relationship management with clients.
  • Be the primary contact person for designated accounts, planning and managing the overall business relationships between them and Main One.
  • Manage planning and operations teams and external contractors during project execution.
  • Manage and co-ordinate support and service engineers in attending to customers’ service requests and resolving same within SLA lead times with the aim of meeting Key Performance Indices (KPIs).
  • Ensure the agreed project management methods, standards and processes are maintained throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Strategic planning to ensure constant alignment with the long term organizational goals.
  • Coordinate the installation of network equipment at customer premises.
  • Provides the executives with ad hoc and periodic Project environmental reports specifically to do with project costs, lessons learnt and risks
  • Responsible for the implementation of current product portfolio and new products.
  • Build and maintain productive business relationships with the decision makers to understand the Customers’ strategic direction and explore opportunities for MainOne to gain a larger share of the Customers’ wallets.
  • Engage and interact with decision makers at a senior level to identify new and emerging business opportunities for Main One
  • Defines clearly project objective.
  • Strategic planning for contract management and retention
  • Escalates project issues in a timely fashion.
  • Plan and manage customer meetings, resolving internal and external issues.
  • Build and maintain key client relationships in order to grow and retain existing accounts by presenting need specific solutions based on business requirements.
  • Liaise with cross functional internal units; Sales, Marketing, Technical, Legal, Finance etc, to manage and coordinate implementation of agreed tasks within defined timelines.
  • Other responsibilities as may be directed to carry out by the supervisor.


  • You will be required to work closely with the IP Operations team, as well as the Product Development and the rest of the Commercial team.

Qualifications, Skills  & Competencies

  • A  B.Eng. / B.Sc./B.Tech. or other first Degrees in relevant disciplines.
  • MBA will be an added advantage
  • At least five (3) years’ experience in a project management role.
  • PMP or Prince2 project management methodology will be an advantage.
  • Certification in CCNA also an advantage.
  • At least 7 years post National Service work experience.
  • Must have experience in managing telecom projects, Business Development and Client relations.

Demand on the job

  • Strong Industry Knowledge
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office suite
  • Outstanding Process and Systems Documentation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Relationship Builder
  • High level of Integrity
  • Time and Priority Management Skills.
  • People Management and Negotiation skills.
  • Superior analytical Skills.
  • Demonstrates independent ownership and management of tasks.
  • Strong level of professionalism in dealing with highly confidential information
  • Must have good knowledge of handling Telecommunication or Engineering projects
  • Proficiency in the use of relevant computer applications for financial reporting and project management.
  • Highly Organised
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Presentation Skills
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Highly Organised
  • Team Oriented and Leadership
  • High Tolerance for Stress
  • Problem Management (analysis and resolution)

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidate should:
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