Team Lead, Planning & Design, Wireline at ipNX Nigeria Limited


ipNX Nigeria Limited is one of Nigeria’s fastest growing Information and Communications Technology companies. In our business, we connect everything – people, information, and services.

We are specialized in network connectivity, and delivery of internet, telephony, television as well as cloud-based software application services to corporate and residential customers.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Team Lead, Planning & Design, Wireline

Job ID: 81
Location: Lagos
Department: Infrastructure
Function: Planning and Design
Reporting to: Head, Planning & Design
Travel Frequency: N / A

Purpose of the Job

  • To produce designed documentation that supports the OSP infrastructure deployment.

Expected Key Results:

  • Timely delivery of outside plant design
  • First level support to team members
  • Resource management
  • Vendor delivery supervision
  • Deliver cost-efficient outside plant designs.

Educational Qualifications & Functional Skills

  • Degree in Electrical / Electronic Engineering / Computer Engineering and other related disciplines (Minimum of Second Class Lower / Upper Credit)
  • Fibre Certifications: CFOT with emphasis on FTTh Technologies would be an added advantage
  • Competent in working with geospatial information system applications – QGIS, ArcGIS
  • Competent in the use of spreadsheet applications to perform wide-ranging analysis – LibreCalc, Microsoft Excel
  • Competent in the use of Computer Aided Design tools – AutoCAD, FreeCAD
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools and principle involved in production or precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Programming knowledge and experience or should have a strong predisposition for programming – Python, Java, VisualBasic, etc
  • Conversant with regulations, rules and conventions as stipulated by National and local Regulatory Authorities – LASIMRA, FCDA, NCC, etc
  • Hands-on knowledge of GIS applications – QGIS.

Work Experience:

  • A Team Lead with at least 2 years’ experience in managing sizeable and diverse teams.
  • Proficient use of fibre testing and handling tools – OTDRs, splicing machines, etc.
  • Experience in working through the planning and design life cycle with internal teams  – conceptualization, plan, surveys, design, design documentation.
  • Experienced in supervising third-party contractor teams through the planning & design life cycle.
  • Experience in conducting Demographic Survey and analysis for outside plan coverage.
  • Experience in Technical Site Survey for fibre Outside Plant deployments.
  • Knowledge of planning for Central Office & Inside Plant deployment.
  • Ability to produce and report site survey outcomes.
  • Ability to translate results of Demographic and Technical Site surveys into planning scenarios.
  • Experience in producing Outside Plant and Inside Plant expansion designs and all associated reports as may be required.
  • Hands-on experience in managing third party Outside Plant design contractor teams.
  • Spatial appreciation and dimensioning of built environment and use.
  • Proficiency in use of GIS applications – Google Earth, Open Street Map, Open Street View.
  • Thorough understanding of fibre cable technologies.
  • Data acquisition skills using field notes and mobile e-form applications.
  • Fibre plant maintenance & customer activation

Other Requirements:

  • Customer Focus
  • Tech-savvy
  • Action orientation
  • Drive results
  • Cultivate Innovation
  • Ability to optimize work processes
  • Resilience
  • Self-Development
  • Nimble Learning
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Develops Talent
  • Drives Engagement
  • Drives Vision & Purpose
  • Excellent Decision Quality.

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.
Click here to apply online


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