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Planning Manager, Mobile Data Engineering

Date: 29-Mar-2021

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

Realise your full potential with Asia's leading communications group. While we take pride in our 140-year heritage, our philosophy is to always look forward and evolve. Today, we are a leader in cutting-edge ICT innovation and digital advances, powered by a vast network of offices in countries and territories across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and the USA. Come be a part of our dynamic organisation as we create the infocomms landscape of the future.





  • Lead in the planning and project management of new or existing mobile core network, including technology selection, capacity planning, service rollout and service performance improvement, etc.
  • Work with stakeholders in Product Development, Marketing and Engineering in the requirements compilation and clarification, and lead in discussions on new emerging technologies.
  • Perform technical and financial feasibility studies on potential Mobile technologies and services.
  • Lead in preparation of tender specifications, evaluation of tender from both a technical and commercial standpoint, and project manage the implementation of mobile core systems.
  • Plan the near- and long-term network architecture and capacity needs.
  • Engage in commercial and technical negotiation with existing and potential vendors.
  • Engage regional counterparts to identify and realise cost and operational synergies.
  • Manage vendor(s) during the project implementation
  • Carry out any other duties as assigned by supervisors.





  • Degree in Engineering majoring in Computer Science, IP networking or telecommunications/mobile communication.
  • Working experience in computer networking or the telecommunications industry, especially in the role of project coordinator/project manager. Preference will be given to candidates with project management certifications such as CAPM, PMP, CITPM. Fresh Graduate without working experience will also be considered.
  • Knowledge of telecommunications technologies, including 3G, HSPA, LTE and 5G. Knowledge on IP and Mobile Data as well as value-added services such as mobile charging solutions including the postpaid and prepaid, short-messaging service, mobile applications is an advantage.
  • Basic technical knowledge of computer networking, including knowledge of hardware, protocols, and internet standards.
  • Able to communicate effectively in both verbal and written English.
  • Basic understanding of legal contracts.
  • Basic financial knowledge of project procurement, including capital and operational expenditures.
  • Good interpersonal skills, and be able to be both a leader and a team player across different groups and levels.




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