Head of Engineering at Ericsson Nigeria

Head of Engineering


The role is a critical role mapping Network Build organization strategy to emphasize Networks build projects E2E integrated design. This organization shall manage Network Build Project integrated design including the accountability of the consolidated low level design integrity. The organization shall be accountable of combing the Radio and transmission design from network design organization with all other rollout design processes. The organization shall be responsible of the detailed design of site equipment and site material covering all Installation Engineering activities including material management and control to ensure best choice of equipment material, best use of material, full control of project inventory and continuous follow up on material supply and availability schedules. The organization shall be responsible of site implementation design including site connectivity design and implementation method of procedures design to ensure most effective procedures and first time right implementation of sites. The organization shall be responsible of integration MOP design and verification of parameter mapping to ensure best performance of integrated sites.



What will you do

  • As a leader of this organization, you shall be responsible of
  • Driving Network Build Projects to be best in class when it comes to E2E updated design integrity at all times ensuring all design details are matched and mapped as per latest solution & customer requirements.
  • Driving the best in class consolidated methods of procedures for integration and implementation to achieve shortest time of implementation, best quality of integration and first time right on-airing of sites
  • Developing consolidated low level design framework and documentation for Network build projects to be used for customer sign off of low level design
  • Cooperation with the solution teams and the Network design teams to ensure best, first time right integrated design
  • Engagement in the presales for solution Red teaming
  • From a line management perspective, Head of this organization is expected to recruit best in class talent to drive the organization target, to develop own team and to drive the motivation, loyalty, satisfaction and dedication of each and every team member whether reporting line or functional from other organizations ( e.g. GND, SDU ..etc ).




You Will Bring!

  • Education: M.SC, MBA or equivalent through experience
  • Certifications: Ericsson technical certifications, PMP, Six Sigma lack belt are assets
  • Min years of experience: 10 Y
  • Domain experience: Network Rollout
  • Deep understanding of Ericsson access solutions, Service Delivery process and strategy
  • Deep knowledge of Ericsson products and Radio/ Transmission technologies
  • Excellent Social and communication skills
  • Budget control and resources management knowledge
  • Excellent in Formulating concepts and driving solutions to problems
  • Full Adherence to Ericsson principles and values
  • Skilled in Leading people
  • Fast adaptation to change.




Additional Requirements:

  • Travelling flexibility of > 50% of time


The role is flexible to be hired in Pakistan, Egypt, Turkey, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa based on hiring team decision.

Ericsson South Africa recruits in line with its Employment Equity plan and will therefore give preference to suitably qualified candidates who are members of designated groups.

Why join Ericsson?

At Ericsson, you´ll have an outstanding opportunity. The chance to use your skills and imagination to push the boundaries of what´s possible. To build solutions never seen before to some of the world’s toughest problems. You´ll be challenged, but you won’t be alone. You´ll be joining a team of diverse innovators, all driven to go beyond the status quo to craft what comes next.

What happens once you apply?

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Encouraging a diverse an inclusive organization is core to our values at Ericsson, that’s why we champion it in everything we do. We truly believe that by collaborating with people with different experiences we drive innovation, which is essential for our future growth. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and realize their full potential as part of our Ericsson team. Ericsson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.




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