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MTN Nigeria is looking for RF Planning Engineer (Supervisory) in addition to its award winning team.

Job Description

  • To Design And Plan MTNN Radio Networks (2G, UMTS, LTE And Future Technologies) On Various Layers (Including In-Building Solutions IBS/DAS, FEMTO/Small Cells Etc.) For Cost Effective Deployment Of Radio Network Coverage And Capacity, Towards The Achievement Of MTNN’s Network Rollout Objectives And Marketing/Business Plan.
  • Coverage – Ensuring That Coverage Is Provided In All Areas Where MTN Subscribers Live, Work And Play And To Maintain Parity With The Competitor Where Necessary.
  • Produce Cost Effective Radio Designs – Ensuring The Network Will Be Designed And Built In The Most Cost Effective Way Possible, E.G. Rooftops/Existing Towers/Water Towers Are Easier And Cheaper To Build Than Greenfields
  • Network Planning Functions Within The Region Which Will Be Measured By:
    • Capacity – Ensuring That At Any Time The Network Will Be Able To Accommodate The Subscriber Level Anticipated 3 Months Ahead
    • Technology Integration – Ensuring That Multiservice Sites (2G, 3G, Etc) Are Properly Designed And Integrated With Minimal Complexity And Good Inter Radio Access Technology Performance.
    • Time  – Ensuring That Network Planning And Site Acceptance Will Be Carried Out In A Manner  To Allow Sufficient Time For Acquisition, Construction And Implementation Of BTS And Transmission Links
  • Maintain At All Times A Detailed Knowledge Of The Behavior And Status Of All Sites In The Region Of Responsibility. This Includes:
    • Nominal Plan
    • Planned Sites
    • Site Acquisition Status
    • Build Configuration And Status
    • Traffic Levels
    • Voice Traffic Indices: GoS (Congestions Stats), Dropped Call Rate, Control Channel Failure, HO Failure Rate, Half-Rate
    • Data Traffic Volumes And Relevant Indices
  • Monitor And Report All Competitor Activities
  • The Clutter Data And Propagation Models (Planning Tool: Asset) Will Be Checked At Regular Intervals To Ensure That They Offer A True Reflection Of The Propagation Environment·
  • Be Aware Of Any Of The Issues Below That May Affect The Successful Operation Of MTN’s Business Within The Region
    • Economic Situation
    • Social/Community Situations
    • Provide Specialist Technical Support To All Other Department Regarding The Network And Radio Related Features
  • Maintain The Integrity Of The Contents Of  Planning Tools (Esp. ASSET, And Other Records) And Minimize Discrepancies From Live Network
  • Execute The Nominal Radio Coverage And Capacity Rollout Design For The Region
  • Carry Out The Detailed RF Design To Conform With The Nominal Rollout Plan
  • Monitor And Analyze Network Performance And Configuration To Ensure KPIs Are In Conformance With Targets For The Region
  • Continuously Analyze Traffic, Utilization And Subscriber Growth In Order To Foresee Needs For Capacity Expansion.
  • Review, Prepare And Load Cell Data For Integration Of Sites Onto The Network.
  • Evaluate, Verify And Supervise The Planning Of MTNN Radio Networks By Managed Service Vendor (S)
  • Ensure Value Is Created From Customer Engagement & Operations:
  • Maintain Accurate And Thorough Knowledge Of The Network, Especially In Assigned Region/Areas To Aid Decision Making By Stakeholders
  • Continuously Seek Self-Professional Development To Sharpen Skills And Capabilities In A Versatile And Evolving Digital Landscape.
  • Foster Active Collaboration And Relationships With Employees Across All Levels And Divisions In Line With MTN’s VB And Values.

 Job Condition

  • Normal MTNN Working Conditions
  • May Be Required To Work Extended Hours
  • Open Plan Office

Experience & Training

Minimum Education:

  • Fluent In English
  • First Degree In Electrical/Electronics Or Telecommunications Engineering Or Related Discipline

Minimum Experience:

  • Minimum Of 3 Years’ Experience In An Area Of Specialisation; With Experience Working With Others
  • Experience Working In A Medium Organization
  • Experience With A GSM Or Wireless Telecomm Operator
  • Experience Working In A Multi-Vendor Network
  • Experience With Ericsson, Huawei And ZTE Equipment Will Be Desirable


  • Training On The BSS Aspect Of A GSM Network
  • Radio Planning And Optimization Of GSM And UMTS Network
  • Training On Vendor Equipment And Software
  • New Technologies TrainingMinimum QualificationBA, BEng, BTech Or HND
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