Current Recruitment at MTN Nigeria, 2018


MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:



Job Title: Manager, Learning Solutions
Employment Status: Permanent

Job Description

  • Co-ordinate and lead the development and sourcing of competency-based learning solutions for MTN Nigeria Responsible for sustaining a culture of innovation and continuous learning within the team. Also responsible for driving the timely delivery of business targets whilst ensuring that team members understands their specific and unique role to bottom line results. Responsible for determining the (best) practice means for achieving organisational goals within budgetary constraints
  • Ensures continuous improvement; contingencies and alternatives
  • Coordinates available resources to best achieve organisational goals
  • Time span for outcome of work/ decision to come to fruition 2 year – with milestones within year 1 and year 2 respectively
  • Promote a sustainable organizational culture that enhances employee productivity and oversee the management of the year on year performance of all dimensions of the Group Culture Audit.
  • Network and build solid relationships with internal units and relevant third parties (e.g. strategic investors, technical and finance partners, business consultants etc.) and develop a close working relationship with relevant information sources to provide an integrated service.
  • Review trends in training and development and contribute to the development of MTN Training Strategy and develop Customer Relations Frontline Capability Development Strategy (Customer Relations, Sales & Distribution).
  • Review MTN Competency Model including Job Competency Profiles and develop training curriculum based on competencies in the model.
  • Leverage MTN Competency Model to create learning programs and facilitate the design of learning solutions tailored to the business needs.
  • Periodically review the development needs of departments and ensure learning directories are up to date in response to business needs.
  • Develop assessment methods, templates and related systems for identifying and capturing development needs, including training needs of staff.
  • Organize training needs assessment for individual staff and organization in consultation with departmental heads and managers, promoting linkage of needs with competency gaps.
  • Consolidate training needs assessments and develop competency-based training plans for the organization, as well as provide input into the learning and development budget.
  • Develop a needs assessment process and create an instructional design process with appropriate delivery methods and post-training evaluations.
  • Analyze training needs and efficiently allocate training resources according to capacity, experience, knowledge of trainer and other relevant needs
  • Define micro training requirements across the organization and source relevant local and international courses to meet such requirements for internal delivery.
  • Identify, select and manage external training and accreditation bodies, agencies and providers necessary to deliver required training to appropriate standards.
  • Manage training evaluation procedure using appropriate evaluation methodology (i.e. Kirk Patrick) and conduct surveys on the effectiveness of training periodically.
  • Conduct checks on content development of learning materials and delivery, providing assurance in the quality and ensuring compliance with organizational standards and best practices.
  • Manage employee development programs including internal training programs, MTN Academy Programme, Customer Relations Programme and Corporate Induction Programme.
  • Review related regulations with respect to training and administer process for ITF compliance.
  • Track competencies of Customer Relations frontline staff and ensure appropriate programme selection and delivery for frontline competency development, to accomplish defined customer experience strategy.
  • Produce relevant reports and statistics/data in support of learning solutions management.
  • Identify, evaluate and track the development needs and performance of Learning Solutions team, providing opportunities for staff to build on the company’s investment in their training and improve productivity.
RELATED:  Etisalat Nigeria Job Vacancy for a Programme Support Manager, February 2013

Job Condition

  • Standard MTNN working conditions.
  • Open plan office.
  • Field work: < 40% of total work hours

Experience & Training

  • First degree preferably in the social sciences/ a recognized learning and development qualification. e.g. CIPD diploma
  • 6 – 13 years of experience which includes:
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience in supervising/managing others
    • Experience working in a medium to large organization
    • Experience in curriculum development

Minimum qualification

  • BA, BEd, BEng, BSc, BTech or HND



Job Title: OSS/NMS Manager
: Lagos

Job Description  

  • Manage the smooth operation of all OSS/NMS platforms ensuring proper fault management, configuration management, performance management and security management are provided for on all Network elements on the network in line with the overall business objective.
  • Serve the Division’s internal customers and provide solutions to improve the customer experience.
  • Strategic Partnerships with MTNN leadership team to drive awareness on expected behaviours and impact on non-compliance on bottom line results and company image/reputation.
  • Drive planned strategy for the successful delivery of MTN Group and MTNN transformation initiatives focusing on Customer centricity, including Perfect 10 Project.
  • Drive an increase in MTNN’s Net Promoter Score. Interface with various units in MTN; VAS planning, service creation, IS, HLS/DCG,RA, CPG,TX services, switch operations etc in the development and support of OSS/NMS services Network and build solid relationships with internal units and relevant third parties (e.g. strategic investors, technical and finance partners, business consultants etc.) and develop a close working relationship with relevant information sources to provide an integrated service.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with internal and external suppliers.
  • Coordinate, coach and influence external partners and essential support departments across MTNN’s business units to deliver a seamless pre-sales and post-sales service experience.
  • Establish and maintain relationship with strategic 3rd party suppliers and vendors
  • Develop and set the acceptance criteria for new OSS/NMS platforms
  • Ensure smooth integration of new network elements into the operational network Schedule all tasks and projects related to the OSS/NMS
  • Oversee prompt resolution of major OSS/NMS faults and CSRs
  • Oversee and coordinate all technical activities, including activities of direct reports.
  • Ensure continuous monitoring of network performance of the Core Network Ensure the MTN OSS/NMS configurations meet the market requirements as well as ITU specifications
  • Ensure weekly reports on overall performance of the OSS/NMS platforms are available
  • Develop new philosophies or new user requirements on high level specifics for OSS/NMS platforms

Job Condition

  • Normal MTNN working conditions.
  • National travel and a valid drivers license

Experience & Training    

  • First degree in Electrical/Electronics, Computer Engineering or related discipline Master Advantageous

Minimum of 6 years’ experience which includes:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience in supervising/managing others
  • Experience working in a medium to large organization
  • Project management/ITIL Manager certification Training
  • Leadership/Supervisory/Management Development Programs
  • Project and quality Management
  • Technical report writing

Minimum qualification:

  • BA, BEd, BEng, BSc, BTech or HND



Job Title: Engineer RF Optimization

Job Description

  • Coordinate and monitor Managed Services vendors to ensure that carry out optimization activities in line with MTNN strategy in order to achieve cell level KPI’s without compromising Network integrity and customer experience.
  • Measure Network Capacity and coverage enhancement functions within the assigned cluster with: o Capacity – Ensure MTNN network accommodates anticipated subscriber level 3 months ahead o Coverage – Oversee enhancement and coverage optimization with TMA, MHA and indoor repeaters. o Technology integration – Ensure multiservice sites (2G, 3G, etc) are properly designed and integrated with minimal complexity and good Inter Radio Access Technology performance.
  • Measure Network optimization/performance management within the region with: o Participate in LAC planning & optimization. o Drive the management and maintenance network quality
  • Track and monitor behavior and status of all sites in the cluster which includes: o Nominal plan from Coverage Steering Group o Planned sites o Site acquisition status o Build configuration and status o Traffic levels o Quality KPI’s
  • Monitor the execution of nominal radio coverage and capacity rollout design for the assigned cluster
  • Monitor and analyze network performance and configuration to ensure KPIs are in conformance with targets
  • Analyze traffic, utilization and subscriber growth, continuously, in order to foresee needs for capacity expansion.
  • Review, prepare and load cell data for integration of sites onto the network
  • Coordinate testing of newly integrated sites for performance and necessary network adjustments for optimal network performance post integration.
  • Ensure Vendor optimisation activities is in line with optimisation strategy cascaded by RF Technical specialist
  • Monitor Vendor activities within assigned cluster to ensure all activities in scope are being carried out
  • Analyse drive test logs to ensure coverage is not compromised for improved KPI’s
  • Review changes implemented by Vendors to ensure network integrity is not compromised
  • Communicate and coordinate special event coverage with Vendors
  • Maintain accurate and thorough Knowledge of the network architecture
  • Evaluate and approve capacity expansion requests by MS Vendors
  • Vet penalty execution claims monthly
  • Coordinate customer complains resolution with Optimisation Vendor
  • Coordinate the handling of local network queries raised by the customer operations team in the assigned cluster
  • Escalate/ Ensure prompt response to customer queries.
  • Maintain at all times a detailed knowledge of the behavior and status of all sites in the assigned cluster to aid feedback to management

Job Condition

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Open plan office

Experience & Training

  • First Degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or related disciplines
  • 3 – 7 years of experience in an area of specialisation; with experience working with others
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • RF Optimisation experience with a GSM or Wireless Telecomm operator
  • Experience on 3G Optimisation Training:
  • Training on the BSS/RAN/UTRAN aspect Networks
  • Radio planning and optimisation of 2G and 3G networks
  • Training on vendor specific equipment and software
  • Other general training, e.g. Presentation skills etc.

Minimum Qualification

  • BEd, BEng, BSc, BTech or HND.



How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply


Application Deadline 23rd May, 2018.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here