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  • Posted: Mar 10, 2021
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    Vodafone Ghana, formerly Ghana Telecom, is the national telecommunications company of Ghana. The company in Ghana operates under Vodafone Group Plc - the world's leading mobile telecommunications company, with a significant presence in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the United States.

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    Packet Core Engineer

    • The Packet Core Engineer accountable for ensuring PS core and its related technologies provide data services to our cherished customers.
    • He/She will perform integration and technical support for PS Core Network platforms (MME, SGSN, SGW, PGW, GGSN, CGW, vMSE, PCRF etc)

    Duties and Responsibilities

    •  Ensuring a smooth operation of the GSM/UMTS/LTE specific Packet Core Network.
    •  Be part of a team managing the Packet Core Network activities associated with Mobile GSM/UMTS/LTE/VoLTE Network.
    •  Providing support to the Packet Core Network and its related Support Systems.
    •  Collaborate with Core Planning team to ensure that Project and Programme Plans are built up in a realistic manner that takes into account all internal and external dependencies to the Packet Core Network
    •  Adherences to Cybersecurity processes
    •  To closely cooperate with Consumer and Enterprise Products & Services demand functions to capture and translate user experience and commercial requirements into technical requirements
    •  Delivers assigned tasks for projects, within the roadmap, taking into account the directional guidance of the strategic plan, managing risks, escalations and exceptions, and complex interfaces;
    •  Uses communication skills to work with other Network functions and other key stakeholders to ensure development is undertaken in line with the overall strategy and architecture and is fit for deployment;
    •  Demonstrates a good understanding of specific elements across the Network landscape;
    •  Has a good understanding of the needs to support the design, deployment and optimization across the Network
    •  Interacts with suppliers, technology vendors, and internal functions;

    Qualification and Experience

    •  University degree in telecommunications, Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering + CCNA (Mandatory)
    •  6+ or more years of experience in the telecommunications industry.
    •  Competence in virtualisation and NFV, cloud-based solutions and technologies
    •  Solid technical experience on: Core network (components and architecture)
    •  IP Traffic Management (Shaping and QoS for e.g.) and mitigation strategies
    •  Advanced working knowledge of MME, MCC (GGSN,SGSN,SGW & PGW) is required
    •  Design and deployment experience of key network systems/nodes (for example MME & SAE-GW) through the full delivery lifecycle from initial design to full operational handover.
    •  Excellent working knowledge of EPC/IMS/LTE architecture, interfaces(S1-MME, S1u, S3, S4, S5,S6a, S8, S10 and S11 and command over GTPv2 and S1AP, Diameter, NAS),protocols(DIAMETER, RADIUS, SIGTRAN, SS7,AAA,SIP, MAP, CAP and INAP etc ) and procedures, with understanding of key LTE associated technologies and functionality including IMS, VoLTE
    •  Experienced of working with Nokia/Huawei/Cisco core network systems.
    •  VoIP/VoLTE deployment and testing experience
    •  Working experience in IP networks, preferably experience with the prime IP vendor equipment: Cisco/Juniper/Huawei network certification.
    •  CCDP/CCNP, Project mgmt. (desirable)
    •  In-depth knowledge and experience of IP technologies and services including Converged Packet Network (CPN), Packet Switched Core(SGSN/GGSN, MME, SGPW,CGW), virtualisation technologies
    •  Experience of network and service planning, architecture, design, integration and acceptance test procedures.
    •  Good working knowledge of 3GPP, IETF and GSMA standards (2G, 2.5G, 3G and 4G/LTE network) and architectures
    •  Unix/Linux

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    Corporate Account Manager

     To safeguard and grow revenue from allocated Strategic Accounts through comprehensive account planning and opportunity management.
     To meet annual targets for sales and revenues, profitability and customer satisfaction.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Planning & Control

    •  Provide account data to the Corporate Sales Manager for developing a sales plan and monitoring its implementation.
    •  Develop contact strategies and account development plans (ADP) for each of the allocated accounts.
    •  Develop a pipeline of prospects which are systematically qualified, managing the decision-making process within allocated accounts to ensure sales opportunities are closed.
    •  Use relevant metrics and measures to routinely monitor progress against targets and take appropriate action to ensure targets are met or exceeded.
    •  Provide sales performance data to support management decision-making.

    Supplier and third parties

    •  Ensure full compliance with telecommunications licence provisions, sector regulations and competition laws.
    •  Maintain effective working relationships with internal and external suppliers.

    Leadership and teamwork

    •  Leadership of a virtual account team to meet targets for profitability and revenues.
    •  Exercise thought leadership at Board level within the allocated accounts, demonstrating an understanding of the business strategies and communications dependencies of the customer, and presenting the compelling value proposition of Vodafone Ghana Business Solutions Sales.
    •  Identify sales training and development needs, managing skills enhancement for self and the virtual account team.
    •  Key stakeholder management

    Knowledge and experience

    •  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    •  Ensure integrated channel management, supported by appropriate systems such as CRM; use knowledge management to increase the professionalism of account management.
    •  Full integration of quality management processes within all sales activities for the allocated accounts, ensuring effective deployment on a day-to-day basis.
    •  High integrity & confidentiality


    •  Update of pipeline management tool (Opus) and preparation of weekly sales report
    •  Preparation of proposals to customers

    Qualification and Experience

    •  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration Sales and Marketing, Commerce, Finance or other related subjects
    •  Minimum of 4 years’ experience of sales /account management in an enterprise solutions environment (preferably in Telecoms) or FMCG
    •  Detailed understanding of the enterprise solutions needs of the regional corporate/Government sector.
    •  A solid commercial understanding of how Enterprise Sales products can be applied to create commercial value in customers’ businesses
    •  Ability to effectively represent Vodafone Business Solutions (VBS).
    •  Ability to lead and manage a corporate account team, motivating others to achieve targets.
    •  Ability to understand the needs of employees and to apply best practice people management techniques to ensure a motivated and productive work force.
    •  Ability to present compelling business cases for capital investment in enterprise solutions.

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