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Position: Core Network Engineer
Location: Dar es salaam
Airtel Tanzania PLC is looking for a suitable Tanzanian candidate  for the Core Network Engineer Position .The incumbent will be responsible for responsible for managing IN and CS core network planning, implementation and operations in the execution of Airtel Tanzania’s Network AoP Strategy and also for interfacing with other business units in providing technical solutions to business requirements related to these systems.
Key deliverables;
1. Core network capacity and architecture aligned to the Business requirements
  •  Work with Partners/Vendors to ensure the delivery of core network change plan that aligns network capacity, features and architecture to business requirements specified by AoP
  •  Coordinate and manage implementation of core network (Both NSS and BSS) projects as per approved network change plan (NCP);
  •  Monitor core network (NSS & BSS) statistics and initiate architecture/homing plans to re-optimize core network elements capacity usage
  • Manage 3rd party network elements integration with core network
  • Manage system numbering resources (Global titles, Signaling point codes, Routing Numbers) and naming convention to ensure new nodes adhere to uniformity in network element names and preserving signaling network integrity
2 . Efficient interconnection with other operators/networks
  • Manage connectivity of all (hub and own)links terminated in London
  • Maintain evenly distributed capacity to ensure redundant links to international carriers;
  • Plan and manage implementation of international transit switching
  • Design and manage implementation of new interconnects, both national and international
3. Intelligent Networks capacity, features and architecture aligned to business requirements
  • Work with partners/vendors to ensure delivery of IN network change plan that aligns charging system capacity, features and architecture to business requirements
  • Monitor and track utilization and KPI statistics for IN systems.
  • Follow through revenue impacting issues related to prepaid billing systems and services
  • Interface with business units to understand requirements business requirements and provide technical solutions to meet them
Qualifications and Experience;
  • Bachelors Degree in Telecommunications Engineering
  • Professional qualification/certification in Project Management Techniques and related disciplines is an added davantage
  • 5+ years minimum working experience in telecommunications field, preferably in Ericsson core network environment
  • Experience on delivering multiple complex projects  
  • MS office proficiency
  • Confident
  • Assertive
  • Results oriented 
Deadline for receiving applications is  23rd February 2020.

Position: IT Manager
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Airtel Tanzania PLC is looking for a suitable Tanzanian candidate for the IT Manager - Mobile Money Technology Intergration and Business Reporting. The incumbent will be responsible
responsible for managing all aspects planned and adhoc reporting needs of business and partners. Providing leadership/direction in initiation, managing and resolve technological matters arising from Business, Government authorities and third party partners in the form of implementing technological solutions and maintaining them operationally in Airtel Money, PRETUPS, MIS, TRA and TCRA dimensions. With the consultation of other stakeholders, the resources will ensure, the provided and maintained solutions are compliant with the internal security policy, governing laws, policies and procedures.

Key deliverables
1. Manage All reporting aspect of the Business
2.Ensure that all the Government and Third party Partners Integrated Systems work and deliver the intended purpose
3.Drive AM IT strategy for the country to ensure Alignment to AM Business and to Group Startegy
4. Ensure Stability and Reliability of Critical Systems & Operations
5. Manage Partner Relationships
6.IT Cost Management
7. Manage Timely Rollout of Projects / Governance
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Information Communication Technolgy /Computer Science
  • MBA is an added advantage
  • Professional qualification/certification in Database Management/ Reporting systems/ Programming/ Project Management Techniques and related disciplines
  • 4-7 years experience in Telecoms industry with a minimum of 2 years in management role preferably within the IT/Telecoms industry.
  • Experience on delivering multiple complex projects and institutionalizing IT Process is Key
  • Good appreciation of project management methodology, principles and best practices
  • MS office proficiency
  • Confident
  • Assertive
  • Results oriented 
Deadline for receiving applications is  23rd February 2020.

Position: Financial Controller
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Airtel Tanzania PLC is looking for a suitable Tanzanian candidate  for the Financial Controller Position . The financial controller has responsibility for the coordination and execution of all financial related activities in the business in other to ensure proper financial management of the Tanzanian operation. Oversee and supervise the financial reporting  financial systems and tax units.
Key deliverables
1. Accuracy in Financial Reporting
  • Prepare or direct preparation and ensure accuracy of monthly financial statements (Income statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flows) for the Tanzanian entities
  • Prepare the financial statements for the parent company as per the IFRS Accounting Standards for International Consolidation and also for Tanzanian legal entity in compliance with applicable local regulations.
  • Develop and implement internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for all financial reporting related activities
  • Provide direction and assistance to other organizational units regarding accounting policies and procedures, and efficient control and utilization of financial resources.
  • Supervise and review the management of all activities related to financial accounting such as: invoicing; refunds; purchasing; payroll; collection of accounts receivable; management and payment of suppliers; management and payment of contracts; assistance in the ongoing monitoring and management of banking relationships, cash flow analysis and the management of short and long term debts; performing bank and other key reconciliations
2.Tax Compliance
  • Working closely with Tax Head in ensuring Tax planning and compliance with all relevant tax legislations and procedures, resolution of all tax issues resulting from tax audits. Proactive analysis and management of the Company’s tax liabilities including all federal and state taxes
3. Internal & Statutory Audits
  • Coordinate audits of company accounts and financial transactions to ensure compliance with Group accounting policies, relevant accounting standards and other legislations
4. Team Leadership
  • Provide leadership to all of the finance staff in terms of Inspiring and motivating others to perform well, Delegating work assignments that matches the responsibility to the person and Setting expectations and monitoring delegated activities
5. Financial Systems
  • Optimize and maintain the Enterprise Resource Planning solution with the aim of providing a good platform for fast and accurate reporting on the company’s financials.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelors in Finance, Accounting, Business related field
  • Professional Qualification; ACA, ACCA,CPA etc
  • Master’s in Business Administration is an added advantage
  • Telecom experience required
  • At least 10 years related experience at senior management levels
  • Excellent knowledge of financial accounting principles and concepts (including international reporting requirements) in order to perform tasks listed under Principal Duties and Responsibilities above. Excellent working knowledge of tax laws
  • Self-Motivated and exceptional ability to work independently
  • Excellent Planning and Organizing Skills. Have a flare for numbers, work well with people, aggressively anticipate impacts of workload/issues to team deadlines and have a very positive work attitude including willing to work some longer hours during peak periods
  • Strong ability to manage multiple tasks to completion at the same time.
  • Team working ability to enable effective interaction with and motivation of other team members, including peers and senior management 
Deadline for receiving applications is  24th February, 2020.