Senior Manager: Core Network Planning and Operation


- Damascus, Syria
Posted In 31/7/2013
Job Description
•Propose Core, IPBB and Transmission networks strategy and future evolution studies (network diagrams, routing…)
•Ensure Core networks dimensioning based on the marketing forecast
Ensure that sufficient network capacity is deployed with at least 9-month headroom to cater for the traffic forecast.
•Develop & maintain the Operations department guidelines and ensure the application of preventive and corrective procedures of the core network elements
•Ensure coordination with other departments on different activities such as network rollout, services launching, and customer complaints follow up.
•Evaluates staff performance and makes recommendations to enhance efficiency, productivity and quality objectives.
•Encourage the development and implementation of work processes and procedures in line with MTN Syria quality system
•Prepares annual budgets (CAPEX and OPEX) and provides fiscal direction to his department
•Follow up suppliers' contract for equipment and services delivery
•Ensure timely and accurate reporting of the core network performance (KPIs reports)
•Strategic planning of PS, CS core network (switching and signaling), MPLS and Transmission elements.
•Stay ahead of Competitors on quality of service in terms of the Voice and Data
•Follow up customer complaints and take corrective actions
•Ensures know how transfer and set competence development plans for the Core, IP department staff
•Ensure the application of safety and security rules in the core network premises and keep adequate environment for equipment operations.
•Documentation of methodologies, plans, policies and procedures for core network planning.
•Be a subject matter expert on core planning issues by studying global trends and networking with other professionals in this field.
•Follow up marketing demand for special events or seasonal activities
•Assist in the preparation of tenders request and offers evaluation

Job Category

Job Requirements


Min: 7 Years

Career Level


Job Type

Full Time


2 Open Positions





Degree Level

Bachelor's degree

Faculty / Institute



Electronics & Communication Engineering





Residence Location



English - Very Good
Arabic - Fluent / Excellent

Own a Car


Have Driving License


Job Skills
•Syrian National
•University engineering degree (communication / electronic)
•7 years experience in GSM systems mainly Core elements.
•Experience in switching planning, value-added voice services, leading cross-functional project teams.
•Knowledge of management principles and practices
•Knowledge of budgeting, cost estimating, and fiscal management principles and procedures
•Knowledge of contracts preparation and follow up.
• Knowledge in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
About The Company

TN Syria is the leading provider of mobile services, offering cellular network access and business solutions. In 2007, the new MTN brand was launched in Syria, and thus, introducing a new era of telecommunications in the country. MTN Syria provides the Syrian community with advanced mobile services, as well as community services and projects that support the Syrian people.

MTN Syria is part of MTN Group which has launched in 1994, MTN Group is a multinational telecommunications group, operating in 21 countries in Africa and the Middle East.

At the end of October 2012, MTN recorded more than 129.2 million subscribers across its operations.

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