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Head of International Infrastructure Planning – Information Technology job – R1.2 Million – R1.4 Million p/a – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Oct 1, 2018

A leading telecoms company have an exciting job opportunity for a Head of International Infrastructure Planning to join their team in Johannesburg. The Head of International Infrastructure Planning will form a part of a highly skilled group of technical and management experts who are responsible of the technical overview of the global fixed connectivity infrastructure as well as to support other business units with the utilization of the assets

Your key job responsibilities as the Head of International Infrastructure Planning in Johannesburg will include:

  • Provide strategic guidance in terms of Design, route planning, capacity planning and service management
  • Coordinate fixed connectivity requirements
  • Participate in technical solutions development dependent on regulatory approval across multiple jurisdictions
  • Provide expert input in wholesale solutions definition and product planning processes
  • Oversee the fulfilment and service delivery of multi-country solutions for the Enterprise Business Unit
  • Provide input in long-term capacity investment in a rapidly changing industry
  • Create capacity and technology requirement forecasts based on the inputs received from several units
  • Effective participation in geographically diverse project meetings
  • Investigate new technology and routing options, evaluate and integrate technology developments

Requirements for this Head of International Infrastructure Planning job in Johannesburg:

  • Minimum 4 Year Academic Degree (Engineering or Computer Science)
  • Master’s degree in Engineering or Computer science as an advantage
  • 7+ years in relevant experience in telecommunications
  • 3+ years managerial experience preferably within the International Infrastructure Business
  • Proven technical knowledge in switching, signalling, transmission and IP areas
  • High knowledge and deep understanding of the fixed connectivity industry including but not limited to asset utilization, competitor landscape and technological trends
  • Knowledge of vendor and supplier`s capacity landscape and leading vendor negotiations
  • Leading cross-functional project teams, with at least three years at a senior management level
  • Managing subordinate business units, global procurement partners and provide technical input to customer interactions
  • A working knowledge of business practices in the telecommunication space

If you meet the above requirements for this Head of International Infrastructure Planning job in Johannesburg, please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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