Osp Planning Specialist - Eastern Cape
Fact
East London, Eastern Cape
2d ago
source : findojobs-za

We are currently looking for a OSP Planning Specialist to be based in the Eastern Cape.

  • Fibre Planning
  • Identify infrastructure and network expansion requirements as input to network capacity and performance planning, optimization and upgrading of infrastructure.
  • Design, recommend and vet core network and customer solutions expert knowledge and in line with technology standards.
  • Design solutions for Core and Services which is in line with technology standards so as to build a robust an efficient network.
  • Implantation of Project Management Methodology and Fundamentals of Project Management
  • Fully responsible for orders and planning within the region however also complete orders / projects within other regions in order to maintain the target of orders monthly.
  • Ensure Contractors adhered to the LT rates, contracts and policies.
  • Ensure all projects are planned to the best practical option and planning principals.
  • Ensure contractor planners are fully trained and understand new planning principals such as LME strategies and Drop cable methodology.
  • Training of junior staff and interns.
  • Schedule and attend site surveys if there are any difficulties in order to complete a survey or where I expect that the best practical option was not considered.
  • Measuring of Contractors Performance by means of reports and statistics.
  • Act as adviser between Contractor planners and Neotel Junior planners in order to improve quality and provide accurate plannings.
  • Participate in major RFPs and DWDM solutions with strict timelines.
  • Update OSP fibre records on GE
  • Participate in major RFPs and DWDM solutions with strict timelines.
  • Update OSP fibre records on GE
  • Contribute in aligning the records with what is out in the field in order to maintain accurate records.
  • Coordinating of activities pertaining to technology and business unit projects
  • Quality assurance and overall integrity of project
  • Grade 12 with a technical tertiary qualification (e.g. BSC, BTECH / National
  • Diploma Eng. etc.).
  • Experience in the telecommunications industry where incumbent was responsible for :
  • Fibre Network Planning and Surveys
  • Managing outside plant rollout
  • Relationship management experience and dealing with customers at all levels
  • Excellent skills in Micro Soft Office Tools and Techniques with emphasis on MS Projects and MS Excel
  • Good knowledge in all planning tools such as GE
  • Smallworld and Velocity
  • Good understanding of technology, products and services offered by LT and the telecommunications industry
  • Experience in dealing with cross-functional work groups
  • Project Management Essential
  • The ability to command respect and to create a sense of communication amongst members of the project teams
  • Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitor and controlling programmes
  • Good knowledge of project management approaches
  • The ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems.
  • Effective reporting skills Knowledge of Fibre Installations, Quality Control and Supervision. Good understanding of the Wayleave approval process
  • Thorough knowledge of a Fixed Line Network and its operations. Market Related
  • Grade 12 with a technical tertiary qualification (e.g. BSC, BTECH / National
  • Diploma Eng. etc.).
  • Experience in the telecommunications industry where incumbent was responsible for :
  • Fibre Network Planning and Surveys
  • Managing outside plant rollout
  • Relationship management experience and dealing with customers at all levels
  • Excellent skills in Micro Soft Office Tools and Techniques with emphasis on MS Projects and MS Excel
  • Good knowledge in all planning tools such as GE
  • Smallworld and Velocity
  • Good understanding of technology, products and services offered by LT and the telecommunications industry
  • Experience in dealing with cross-functional work groups
  • Project Management Essential
  • The ability to command respect and to create a sense of communication amongst members of the project teams
  • Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitor and controlling programmes
  • Good knowledge of project management approaches
  • The ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems.
  • Effective reporting skills Knowledge of Fibre Installations, Quality Control and Supervision. Good understanding of the Wayleave approval process
  • Thorough knowledge of a Fixed Line Network and its operations.
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