Senior Officer – Capex & Assets Management

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Job Type:Permanent

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Job Guidelines;

  • Manage and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of partner services through improvements as well as coordination and communication between other sections/functions and business unit
  • Validate and approve finished work and prepare documentation to initiate payments
  • Carry-out quarterly performance evaluation of all engaged Partners
  • Play a significant role in medium-term planning, including initiatives geared toward operational excellence
  • Manage the planning and development of the departmental annual budget while working with Finance and Technology Strategy & Planning
  • Oversee monthly/quarterly assessments of CAPEX/NOPEX utilization and performance against budget and operational goals
  • Provide inputs into the development of technical solution concepts and business cases around new investments
  • Working closely with the Enterprise Solutions & Service Delivery teams, ensure that the equipment stocks can fulfill BAU customer orders and new business deals.
  • Ensure effective value for all equipment purchased and develop long-term purchasing strategy
  • Manage and maintain the enterprise network and customer premises equipment deployment assets including buildings, sites, routers, switches, WiMax/LTE CPEs, PtP/PtMP MW systems and other future assets for digital solutions
  • Manage and control stock counting / inventory accuracy checks
  • Ensure after sales support is managed effectively and in line with customer SLA and commercial best practice;  spares purchases is made and stock is managed proactively according to process; Recoveries from decommissioning are processed accurately through the system and re-used on other deployments
  • Project manage the decommissioning, recovery, re-kitting and re-deployment of all assets
  • Liaise with other sections/departments in the delivery of services and projects as well as maintain good working relations between the team and all stakeholders
  • Working with departmental peers, implement control measures to ensure mistakes, inaccuracies and discrepancies and customer issues are highlighted, addressed and resolved
  • Provide support to the EBU Automation Program by assisting in the development/reviewing of User Requirement Specifications and participating in user acceptance tests and dry-runs



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Procurement any relevant field
  • An added advantage CIPS
  • 1 – 3 years’ experience in operations support function in a busy Enterprise/Telco implementation and deployment environment; Supplier/Partner Management roles
  • Project Management and good working knowledge of Finance and Budgeting
  • Fair appreciation of telecommunications/IT and network related equipment and solutions
  • Excellent team management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good written and oral communications skills
  • Good report writing skills
  • Team player
  • Results oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Solution Oriented



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