Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Ongoing Recruitment at MainOne Cable

MainOne Cable is a leading facilitator and preferred provider of innovative telecom services and network solutions such as Connectivity and Data Center Solutions to Telecom operators, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), other businesses and Government institutions across West Africa.
MainOne Cable’s success is built on having talented and highly proficient people within their respective fields as the driving force behind our business. A job in MainOne is different from any other you have had. With joining MainOne you’ll be challenged, inspired and proud as you become a part of something big.
We are recruiting to fill the positions below:
Job Title: Office Coordinator

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Department: Corporate Services & Development
Job Type: Permanent
Minimum years of Experience: 1
Responsibilities
  • The Office Coordinator will be responsible for all front desk duties like manning the switchboard, receiving, endorsing letters and applications.
Other responsibilities include:
  • Manage the booking and use of Board and Meeting rooms.
  • Manage the distribution of office supplies and consumables
  • Welcome clients and visitors, and ensure they are comfortable.
  • Assist with other tasks assigned as necessary to support the department.
  • Facility Management at the office location-escalate and follow-up with resolution of all issues raised
  • Supervise service assistants at office location.
  • Provide administrative/operational support to office.
  • Receive and document all incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Channel client’s queries to the right department/person(s)
Qualifications, Skills & Competencies
  • Must be detail oriented and organized. Must be able to multitask and work with little supervision.
  • Must be self-driven to accomplish tasks and assignments
  • Must have a good knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools i.e Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc
  • Effective Communication and good command of written/spoken English.
  • Basic Secretarial & Computer Skills and proficiency with MS Office Applications.
  • HND / BSc in any relevant discipline.
  • At least 1-3 years relevant work experience.
  • Time, Negotiation & self-management skills.
  • Good Interpersonal skills and Customer Service Orientation
Demands of the Job:
  • Maintain consistent punctuality and smart professional appearance.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritise duties and have a positive attitude to work.


Job Title: Analyst, Business Process Management
Location: Lagos
Department: Corporate Services & Development
Job Type: Permanent
Minimum years of Experience: 3
Responsibilities
  • This role entails the implementation of the process review framework and initiatives to drive conformance to business processes, whilst ensuring quality delivery throughout the business.
Specific responsibilities include:
Business Continuity Management:
  • Support the development and implementation of business continuity plans, to provide fail-over capacity for all mission-critical network assets including servers, applications, and facilities.
  • Track and monitor the implementation of changes that may impact Business Continuity.
  • Develop, track and report all operational issues related to Business Continuity.
  • Coordinate disaster recovery testing for all Mission Critical Processes, identify bottlenecks and develop ideas for performance improvements and implementation. Update the DR Plan and execute it in line with the agreed schedule.
  • Identify and mitigate process bottlenecks in order to realize process efficiency.
  • Generate periodic KPI performance reports for strategic processes, to provide feedback on process effectiveness and efficiency, gaps and corrective actions.
  • Continuously ascertain maturity level of Mainone processes in order to monitor evolution of strategic processes and share best practices with the organization.
  • Facilitate process awareness trainings and design of workshop materials for internal and external customers.
  • Establish and manage ad hoc process improvement teams, for process optimization and operational excellence.
  • Support the maintenance of the Quality Management System to promote the organization’s competitive edge.
  • Facilitate employee engagement on the organisation’s Quality Management Systems.
  • Develop and update all Business Continuity Policies, Processes, and Procedures (PPPs)
  • Draft Business Continuity reports for review by line Manager
  • Develop, review and standardize all recovery process and procedural standards to address routine, backup, redundancy and recovery requirements.
  • Coordinate the implementation of common Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) processes, evaluate and implement approved business continuity management strategies.
  • Support the implementation of Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and Business Continuity Plans.
  • Develop appropriate off-site data and document repositories and procedures to be utilized if the information were to be irretrievable due to a major disaster.
  • Ensure the company’s data, data systems, infrastructure and networks are recoverable in the event of a disaster.
  • Drive and close all DR related projects and operational activities.
  • Support the overall Business Continuity Management process by ensuring that key technical and service facilities can be recovered within the agreed business timescales.
Quality Management:
  • Communicate process review reports and identified process gaps to stakeholders and monitor implementation of corrective actions.
  • Conduct periodic and ad-hoc review of Mainone business processes to determine fitness for purpose.
  • Develop process review reports that clearly highlight identified strengths, weaknesses and improvement recommendations.s
Qualifications, Skills & Competencies
  • Bachelor’s degree in any Analytical, Science or Engineering discipline. Masters will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a Disaster Recovery, Risk Management or Business Process Function
  • A good understanding of available and emerging disaster recovery tools
  • Experience in use of Disaster recovery methodologies and tools
  • Experience in preparing, reviewing and reporting disaster recovery metrics
  • Knowledge of Business protection systems and experience of Contract Management type roles
  • Must have a good working knowledge of the Telecommunication Industry process standards
  • Strong Project Management Skills
  • Should have high energy and sense of urgency
  • Good written and oral communication
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to the needs of the business, analyze and interpret data efficiently
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to prioritize activities to suit the dynamic business conditions of MainOne.
Demands of the Job:
  • Strong operations management skills
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to read and interpret complex written information
  • Strong Project Management Skills
  • Strong Presentation Skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Occasional outstation travel.
  • Critical thinking and decision making
  • Good time management and organization
  • Excellent written and oral communication


Job Title: IT Service Desk Manager
Location: Lagos
Department: Corporate Services & Development
Job Type: Permanent
Minimum years of Experience: 8
Responsibilities
  • He or she will be responsible for planning, designing, and analyzing the organization’s service desk according to best practices, while ensuring high levels of customer service quality and availability. This individual will recommend, develop, implement, and oversee policies and procedures to ensure consistent service levels and quick resolutions.
  • The job holder will also manage service process design, performance analysis, develop proactive resolution plans and contribute to escalated problem resolution by giving in-person, hands-on support to end users where necessary.
  • The IT Service Desk Manager’s role is to ensure that end users are receiving the appropriate assistance. This includes the responsibility of managing all procedures related to identification, prioritization and resolution of incidents, including the monitoring, tracking and coordination of Service Desk functions.
Specific responsibilities include the following:
Strategy & Planning:
  • Conduct research on emerging products, services, protocols and standards in support of service desk technology procurement and development efforts.
  • Liaise with vendors for the procurement of new systems technologies; oversee installation and resolve adaptation issues.
  • Develop Service Level Agreements (SLAs) to establish problem resolution expectations and timeframes.
  • Develop policies and procedures that outline how problems are identified, documented, assigned and corrected.
  • Analyze performance of Service Desk activities and documented resolutions, identify problem areas, and devise and deliver solutions to enhance quality of service and to prevent future problems.
Operations Management:
  • Train, coach and mentor Service Desk Technicians and other junior staff.
  • Manage the overall desk activities and staff.
  • Contribute to escalated problem resolution by giving in-person, hands-on support to end users when necessary.
  • Attend Change Advisor Board (CAB) meetings.
  • Monitor incident trends and anticipate potential problems for proactive.
  • Manage the processing of incoming calls to the Service Desk via both telephone and e-mail to ensure courteous, timely and effective resolution of end user issues.
  • Develop and enforce request handling and escalation policies and procedures.
  • Track and analyze trends in Help Desk requests and generate statistical reports.
  • Assess need for any system reconfigurations (minor or significant) based on request trends and make recommendations.
  • Identify, recommend, develop and implement end user training programs to increase computer literacy and self-sufficiency.
  • Oversee development and communication of help sheets, usage guides and FAQs for end users.
  • Oversee the development, implementation and administration of service desk staff training procedures and policies.
Qualifications, Skills & Competencies
  • Familiarity with the advanced principles of ITIL, ITSM
  • Proven track record of developing and providing SLAs and Service Desk deliverables.
  • Demonstrated progressive experience in the management of a technical support team.
  • Understanding of the OSI model and knowledge of TCP/IP
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP and SharePoint platform
  • Good written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • B.Sc / HND in the field of Computer Science, Electrical / Electronics.
  • 5+ years’ work experience in IT service desk and support role
  • Certification in ITIL V3, MCSE/MCSAExtensive application support experience
  • Extensive knowledge of computer hardware, including troubleshooting.
  • Working knowledge of a range of diagnostic utilities. Experience with desktop and server operating systems, including Win7,8.1, Windows 2008 server etc.
Demands of the Job:
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on listening and questioning skills.
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Team-oriented and skilled in working within a collaborative environment
  • Solid relationship management and performance management skills.
  • Ability to motivate and direct staff members and subordinates.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.


Job Title: Civil Engineering Project Manager
Location: Lagos
Department: Technical
Job Type: Permanent
Minimum years of Experience: 10
Responsibilities
  • He/She will also (as part of the planning process of assigned projects and to some reasonable extent) lead the design of all civil and structural works, manage vendors and partners in all areas of building/solutions and civil/structural engineering designs.
  • He/she will also execute all projects in line with the desired business objectives and ensure deliverables aligns with the strategic intent of MainOne.
  • The Civil Engineering Projects Manager will be responsible for the management of assigned projects, ensuring that the projects meet the required quality standards and timelines within approved budget.
Other job responsibilities will include:
  • Research and make recommendations of cost effective solution and implementation options for projects and infrastructure
  • Document and analyze potential project risks, barriers/obstacles and define appropriate mitigating plans to enable timely avoidance and resolution
  • Vendor engagement and management as needed on each project to ensure the selected vendor is competent and recommended solution for each project is practicable and cost effective
  • Engage vendors/contractors and provide value engineering on all projects as may be required from time to time.
  • Prepare and present periodic reports for management (daily, weekly, monthly…) or as may be required from time to time.
  • End to end project management and delivery (Initiation, Planning, Implementation, Quality Control, Reporting, Documentation & Closure) of assigned projects and in line with overall business goals
  • Civil engineering designs/approvals of designs and supervision of all aspects of assigned the projects to conclusion
  • Undertake initial cost estimates of project for budget purposes and ensuring Projects budgets are in line with QS standard estimates.
  • Evaluate vendor’s proposal submission and make recommendations based on qualitative and qualitative vendor analysis
  • Select products/services based on numerical analysis of available products and make constructive recommendations to the Management.
Qualifications, Skills & Competencies
  • Hands-on experience of design tools such as AutoCAD, Visio, Revit etc is a requirement
  • Must be numerate with strong commercial acumen
  • Ability to research cost effective solutions for products and services is a requirement
  • Organization planning and budgeting skills
  • Good knowledge of telecoms and support infrastructure standards will be an added advantage.
  • BSc/HND in Civil Engineering with an experience of not less than 10 years in Civil engineering/Telecoms projects. A Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Strong Project Management experience also demonstrated by a good certification (PMP/Prince-2) or a master’s degree in project management
Demands of the Job:
  • Will be required to liaise and interface with other groups/departments such as Procurement, Data centre, Finance etc.

How to Apply
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