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Manager – Strategic Network Planning Vacancies at Vodacom

Manager – Strategic Network Planning Vacancies at Vodacom

Manager – Strategic Network Planning Vacancies at Vodacom

Enabling the digital society to be accessible to all, with no one left behind.

It focuses on access to connectivity, digital skills and creating relevant products and services, such as access to education, healthcare and finance.

We are also committed to developing a diverse and inclusive global workforce that reflects the customers and societies we serve.

The internet has become a vital part of our lives by enabling us to keep in touch and access government services, health information, banking and entertainment. However, 2.9 billion people remain offline.

Our Inclusion for All strategy focuses on overcoming the five key barriers that create the digital divide – coverage, access to devices, affordability, digital skills, and creating relevant products and services for those most at risk of being unconnected, such as the elderly and women.

Role purpose:

  • To manage a team of highly qualified, and highly specialized engineering professionals responsible for Access Network Engineering domains ranging from antenna strategy and testing, coverage assurance and reporting, end-to-end network capacity planning, as well as strategic network planning initiatives and network design guidelines.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Spectrum strategy & spectrum acquisition.
  • National antenna strategy & testing, cell extender/repeater strategy & testing.
  • Coverage assurance and coverage reporting.
  • Strategic network planning initiatives including evaluation of site lists for national rollout aligned with Vodacom’s business strategy. Also includes guidance on network design and dimensioning.
  • Network capacity planning including evaluation of network impact of all new Vodacom Products & Services, holiday period traffic planning, just-in-time capacity planning, and guidelines for network element dimensioning.
  • Inform Disaster Recovery policies and procedures.

Ideally you should possess the following:

  • Matric/Grade 12 is essential.
  • Minimum of B.Sc Engineering degree/diploma.
  • Postgraduate qualifications/certificates in business management/administration will be advantageous but not necessary.
  • Leadership, people management, and people development.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Communication and presentation skills to senior-level management.

Closing date for Applications: 04 December 2022.

The base location for this role is Midrand, Vodacom Campus.

The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.
Vodacom is committed to an organizational culture that recognizes, appreciates, and values diversity & inclusion.


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