Manager - Design Engineering, Network Job in Nigeria

 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 position below:

Job Title: Manager - Design Engineering, Network

Job Identification: 3418

Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Category: MTN Level 3
Division: Network
Reports to: Senior Manager - Radio Frequency Planning


  • To provide optimal electrical and electronic solutions aimed at improving the operational efficiency of MTNN network.
  • To support the development and maintenance of MTNN Site Build Specifications.


  • Conduct a technical evaluation of new network product technologies and methodologies.
  • Conduct Random checks on installed RF and TX equipment on sites
  • Provide technical support in the resolution of product selection and complaints, and support the business on safety issues and regulatory compliance.
  • Evaluate the business impact analysis of proposed new technologies.
  • Interface with MTNN Access Transmission Planning, Enterprise Business Units, and Towercos for tower loading analysis and approvals.
  • Value analysis of Towercos OPEX claims.
  • Facilitate the conduction of FNI-First node integration of active components for the access networks.
  • Network and build solid relationships with internal units and relevant third parties (e.g., strategic investors, technical and financial 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.
  • Coach and train the team to ensure understanding of the objectives and goals of the department, awareness of set targets and requirements, and regular review of their training needs.
  • Review the performance of individual team members and complete appraisals in accordance with the employee performance appraisal procedures and time schedules.
  • Identify the training requirements of team members and develop a program to address knowledge gaps and enrich the knowledge repository within the department.

Educational Qualifications

  • First Degree in Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical, Civil Engineering, or related fields
  • Fluent in English
  • M.Sc. in Telecoms, MBA, or equivalent would be an advantage.


  • 6–13 years’ experience, which includes:
    • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialization, with experience in supervising or managing others
    • Experience working in a medium- to large-sized organization.
    • Experience within a radio frequency planning and optimization function in a dynamic telecommunications environment
    • Experience working on a multi-vendor network.
    • Experience with ZTE and Huawei equipment will be desirable.
    • Experience in 2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G radio technologies

Application Closing Date
19th February, 2024; 22:59.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online