Specialist – Transmission Planning

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5+ years







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Job Description

The key responsibilities for this role include but not limited to the following:

  • Provides strategic inputs to MTN design, planning and optimization for the formulation of optimal network roadmaps;
  • Defines MTN network evolution roadmap in line with MTN group guidelines and local business strategy;
  • Co-ordinates cross functional teams (Sales, marketing, regulatory etc) to understand business and regulatory needs;
  • Traffic forecasting and transport network dimensioning;
  • Transport network CAPEX and OPEX management;
  • Ensures compliance to applicable regulations and monitors availability of all documentation across all touch points;
  • Devise’s transmission network spectrum usage strategy by ensuring inly regulatory allocated and approved spectrum is used and keeps an up to date transmission database;
  • Advises MTN on the required transport network spectrum such as the E-Band spectrum etc;
  • Resiliency & Stability by devising robust transport network redundancy plans, identifying single point of failure and ensure very high network availability.


  • Grade 12 certificate with 5 credit or better of which English and Mathematics are a must;
  • Bachelor of engineering degree in Electrical & Electronics, Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related fields from reputed institution;
  • Sound knowledge of Mobile Network Planning, Optimization and O&M;
  • Proficiency in use of Pathloss microwave planning software and relevant GIS applications and fiber route planning using GIS tools;
  • 5 years of varied experience in Strategic design and planning, implementation, operation and maintenance in the Telecom industry of which 3 years managerial experience in a GSM/mobile company and at least 2 years senior management experience in an area of Transmission network Design and Optimization.

To apply for this job please visit mtnzambia.zohorecruit.com .

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