Recent Career Opportunity for Manager, RF Planning & Optimization at 9mobile

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9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Manager, RF Planning & Optimisation

Job ID: IRC4548
Location: Abuja

Job Summary

  • Manage the designing, planning and optimization of the radio network in assigned region to ensure optimal delivery of excellent quality of service to subscribers.

Principal Functions

  • Support the Head, RF Planning and Optimisation by providing field sensitive feedback to the nominal network plan
  • Evaluate local and global telecommunications trends and development and implement strategies to counter/minimize possible impact on the architecture and integrity of EMTS access network.
  • Review the unit/team’s activities, make recommendations for improvement and implement approved improvement initiatives to ensure enhanced performance of the team.
  • Establish and maintain relationship with key internal and external stakeholders.


  • Plan and optimise radio networks in assigned region for the following radio technologies: GSM,UMTS, and LTE.
  • Monitor and track the detailed RF design carried out by the RF Planning and Optimisation Engineers to ensure conformance with the nominal rollout plan.
  • Assist in identifying specialist tools, equipment, and solution for radio network coverage enhancements.
  • Understand the telecommunication industry local trends and developments to assess the impact on EMTS current and future business
  • Evaluate and provide network capacity plans to address current for future demand.
  • Manage inter-functional relations to ensure synergy across the various departmental functions.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to team members and manage subordinate’s performance towards the achievement of overall team objectives.
  • Prepare and submit periodic activity/management reports to the Head, RF Planning and Optimisation
  • Oversee radio network capacity dimensioning based on business plan and in line with strategic guideline provided by the Head, RF Planning & Optimization.
  • Assist in ensuring that the radio coverage plan is done in a timely manner, matches EMTS’s network coverage requirements and in consonance with regulatory stipulations for GSM rollout in Nigeria.
  • Responsible for network optimization and improvement of radio KPIs to ensure they are within acceptable thresholds.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Head, RF Planning and Optimisation.

Educational Requirements

  • First Degree or equivalent in Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  • Postgraduate degree/relevant professional qualification
  • Minimum of Six (6) years relevant work experience with at least three (3) years in a supervisory role.


  • Telecommunications Technologies at Advance Level
  • Advance Knowledge of Network Planning and Design for GSM, UMTS, LTE, and Wi-Fi Access network
  • Indoor Coverage and Small Cell Solutions


  • Leadership and People Management
  • Analytics and Problem Solving


  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Focus

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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