Head, Infrastructure Network Deployment and Operations Job in Nigeria

Leading-Edge Platinum is a world class private indigenous company established to carry out business in the areas of Information and Communications Technology, Construction, Civil Works, Minning, Haulage, Downstream Oil services registered in Nigeria –RC 1192240. Integrity, quality, innovation and timely delivery are characteristics that distinguish Leading-Edge Platinum Limited as a leading engineering company. Our goal is to provide a higher level of professional service than is found with any other company in the solutions company. We consistently bring superior craftsmanship to every project.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Infrastructure Network Deployment and Operations

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • As Head of Infrasture Network Deployment and Operations, you will manage the deployment of end-to-end passive and active Fibre networks, proffering Fibre optic network technical solutions and deployment processes to ensure optimal project execution.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Initiate, plan, execute, monitor, and close fiber projects across the business.
  • Ensure that civil works, equipment installation, and integration activities are completed and delivered to time, operational, quality, budget, and performance standards.
  • Prepare and manage project plans and implementation schedules using required software.
  • Review and monitor the Project Implementation Plan (PIP) as submitted by vendors.
  • Hold vendors and contractors accountable for delivering to agreed terms and obligations.
  • Control the project implementation process.
  • Ensure proper quality inspections are carried out and provide vendor evaluations.
  • Manage implementation teams and external contractors during project execution.
  • Hold regular meetings with all stakeholders on project status.
  • Produce Project reports and project summary reports for customer and internal consumption.
  • Ensure the team maintains a proper database of all design, permitting, and deployment activities.
  • Build and manage the team’s risk management processes and activities.
  • Ensure HSE (Health, Safety, and Environment) compliance by the service providers vendors
  • Manage Civil Deployment and Site Build Team
  • Manage Fibre Operations and Maintenance Team
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned by the Chief Operating Officer.


  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Telecommunication, Science, Engineering, or any related discipline, and other relevant professional certifications, e.g. PMP and PRINCE2, will be an asset.
  • 10 -12 years of work experience in fiber optic network design, implementation, operational maintenance, and managing fiber optic network deployment projects.
  • Knowledge and relevant experience in the broadband telecommunications industry transmission networks (SDH/DWDM/OTN), IP/MPLS, Site Build, and Fiber network technologies and solutions will be an advantage.

Functional Competencies:

  • Project Management
  • Fiber transmission technologies and solutions
  • Fiber Optic Implementation
  • Reporting, Documentation, and Communication
  • Materials Planning
  • Knowledgeable in HSE regulations
  • Proficiency in GIS mapping/applications, Google Earth
  • Excel/PowerPoint skills for data analysis & reporting
  • Process improvement & Management

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Collaboration & Teamwork
  • Result Oriented.

N400,000 - N500,000 / month.

Application Closing Date
24th February, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: gabgodwinsurrey@gmail.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.