Latest Job Opportunities at MTN Nigeria

Career Opportunities at MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant positions below:


Job Title: Engineer, RF Optimization
Location: Lagos
Employment status: permanent
Department: Network Access and Optimization
Job Description

  • Coordinate and monitor Managed Services vendors to ensure that carry out optimization activities in line with MTNN strategy in order to achieve cell level KPI’s without compromising Network integrity and customer experience.
  • Measure Network Capacity and coverage enhancement functions within the assigned cluster with:
    • Capacity – Ensure MTNN network accommodates anticipated subscriber level 3 months ahead o Coverage – Oversee enhancement and coverage optimization with TMA, MHA and indoor repeaters.
    • Technology integration – Ensure multiservice sites (2G, 3G, etc) are properly designed and integrated with minimal complexity and good Inter Radio Access Technology performance.
  • Measure Network optimization/performance management within the region with:
    • Participate in LAC planning & optimization.
    • Drive the management and maintenance network quality
  • Track and monitor behavior and status of all sites in the cluster which includes:
    • Nominal plan from Coverage Steering Group
    • Planned sites
    • Site acquisition status
    • Build configuration and status
    • Traffic levels o Quality KPI’s
  • Monitor the execution of nominal radio coverage and capacity rollout design for the assigned cluster
  • Monitor and analyze network performance and configuration to ensure KPIs are in conformance with targets
  • Analyze traffic, utilization and subscriber growth, continuously, in order to foresee needs for capacity expansion.
  • Review, prepare and load cell data for integration of sites onto the network
  • Coordinate testing of newly integrated sites for performance and necessary network adjustments for optimal network performance post integration.
  • Ensure Vendor optimisation activities is in line with optimisation strategy cascaded by RF Technical specialist
  • Monitor Vendor activities within assigned cluster to ensure all activities in scope are being carried out
  • Analyse drive test logs to ensure coverage is not compromised for improved KPI’s
  • Review changes implemented by Vendors to ensure network integrity is not compromised
  • Communicate and coordinate special event coverage with Vendors
  • Maintain accurate and thorough Knowledge of the network architecture
  • Evaluate and approve capacity expansion requests by MS Vendors
  • Vet penalty execution claims monthly
  • Coordinate customer complains resolution with Optimisation Vendor
  • Coordinate the handling of local network queries raised by the customer operations team in the assigned cluster
  • Escalate/ Ensure prompt response to customer queries.
  • Maintain at all times a detailed knowledge of the behavior and status of all sites in the assigned cluster to aid feedback to management.

Job Condition

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Open plan office.

Requirements, Experience & Training

  • First Degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or related disciplines.
  • 3 – 7 years of experience in an area of specialisation; with experience working with others
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • RF Optimisation experience with a GSM or Wireless Telecomm operator
  • Experience on 3G Optimisation Training
  • Training on the BSS/RAN/UTRAN aspect Networks
  • Radio planning and optimisation of 2G and 3G networks
  • Training on vendor specific equipment and software
  • Other general training, e.g. Presentation skills etc.

Minimum qualification

  • BEd, BEng, BSc, BTech or HND.




Job Title: Senior Specialist – Device and Technology Solutions (Supervisory)
Job Description

  • Responsible for the developmentof new RF solutions and device management for new technology, the role holder alsoresponsible for high level problem solving, and ensuring consistency of networktools and data across the entire MTN network. NeworkController (BSC/RNC) Planning andDimensioning in accordance with Business requirement
  • Providefor the adequate BSC capacity that meets marketing projection
  • Highlevel support for BSS Optimsation andperformance improvement. Knowledge of network – Maintain at all times a detailed knowledge of the total network.

This includes

  • No of nodes in the core network and active sites Site Build configurations Traffic levels Network performance in accordance with KPIs of RF Planning and Optimisation
  • Endto end performance fault resolution with radio HLS
  • Ensureradio network quality and performance achieves the agreed KPIs and quality targets as defined bythe Head of Division:
    • ProposeNew Quality Target and KPIs o Adviseall staff of target
    • Implementprocesses, procedures and technologies to ensure targets are met
  • Monitorprocesses and procedures to ensureconformance to best practices and to identify opportunities for improvements
  • ProvidesHigh level support for Network Quality Drive Test analysis and fault resolution Product Awareness Maintain a working knowledge of MTN’s products, services and tariffs. Interdepartmental Working Maintain cordial relationships with other departments within MTN.
  • Environmental Awareness Awareness of the social-economic issues and marketing plans issue in the area of responsibility Company Communication Ensure that the company is kept informed by e-mail messages and other documentation of all network changes that may have impact on network quality or network services International Liaison Be able to provide data when required Maintain contact with technical support staff in other networks:
    • Be aware of theperformance and services offered by other networks Network Quality Assurance Regularly monitor, track and report network data inconsistencies/discrepancies
  • NetworkRadio Features:
    • Ensurethat MTN take full advantage of all advanced radio features
    • Comparisonof MTN implementation with best in class
    • Implementationof the features o Authorisethe introduction of new features Development of Software Tools Identify new software requirements and participate in the specification of all custom software tools, such as: NetCM · Aircom suite
  • Netcharts, CDR Analysis CEM tools
  • Ensurethat adequate knowledge of competitor’s activities and competitive environmentis maintained

Job condition:

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • Maybe required to work extended hours

Experience & Training  

  • B.Sc./B.Engr. in Electrical/ Electronics,Communications Engineering or Telecommunications Engineering Masters Degree in Telecoms, Management or equivalent would be an added advantage 6-13 years’experience which includes:
  • Three(3) years managerial experience with a telecommunications operator or NetworkConsultancy firm
  • Vastknowledge and experience in Radio Network Optimsation ·
  • Experienceof working on a multivendor and multiband network Experience withEricsson and Huawei equipment will be desirable


  • New technologies seminar / training Radio Network Optimisation Training New product training RAN conferences and workshops MTN NWG Africaseminars /workshop

Minimum Qualification

  • B.Ed, B.Eng, B.Sc, B.Tech or HND.




Job Title: Advisor – Commercial Legal (Supervisory)
Job Description

  • To provide the company advisory service regarding the drafting, legality, structuring, fiscal efficiency and compliance of contractual arrangements.
  • Ensure continuous liaison with External Solicitors for regular updates, compliance with procedural rules of court, stipulated time limits for actions, etc. so as to minimize the cost and adverse effect of litigation.
  • Review legal cases, petitions and internal matters requiring legal input /perspective, consult with all relevant parties, advise on case/petition/legal related matter, provide recommendation on course of action and effectively take appropriate and approved action in accordance with the rules and regulations of MTNN.
  • Draft legal agreements and review all relevant documentation supporting contracts for authenticity and validity, reviewing commercial agreements and documentations of transactions.
  • Conduct proactive prevention of litigation, ensuring Legal processes and services are effective and efficient in line with defined and approved design and rules.
  • Administer controls to ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and effectively integrate ethics, compliance and preventive law efforts, ensuring MTNN activities are compliant with laid down laws and governing regulations/statutes.
  • Prepare monthly management reports.
  • Carry out legal (administrative) services work including liaison/correspondence with external bodies and organizations, structuring and negotiating commercial transactions.
  • Settle legal issues between MTNN and 3rd parties, assisting in managing liquidations and disputes.
  • 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
  • Travel – local and international

Minimum Qualification

  • LLB or LLM

Experience & Training

  • Fluent in English
  • First Degree in Law


  • 3-7 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience in supervising others
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • Civil/commercial litigation experience.
  • Knowledge of telecommunications environment will be an advantage.
  • Commercial/technical and/or further legal qualification will be an advantage
  • Experience in handling and negotiating funding
  • In depth experience and understanding of the Nigerian framework


  • Basic GSM technology
  • Contract drafting and negotiation skills.

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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline  4th April, 2019.

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