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Planning Manager (Engineer)

Date: 30-May-2022

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

Singtel Networks, the most established telecommunications infrastructure provider in Singapore is transforming to enable the digital generation of tomorrow. We are introducing new capabilities in 5G, Cloud, Analytics, Digital Commerce, Software Engineering, Cyber Security to enhance our core competencies and deliver innovative and differentiated Mobile and Fixed services (Broadband, TV and Telephony) for our customers. We are committed to celebrating inclusion and diversity and is a strong believer to upskill and nurture all individuals. Come join us today as we build Singtel’s Networks of tomorrow, and Empower Every Generation to live, work and play in new ways!


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Lead in the planning and project management of new or existing value-added services, including technology selection, capacity planning, service rollout and service performance improvement, etc.
  • Work with stakeholders in Product Development, Marketing and Engineering in requirements compilation and clarification, and lead in discussions on new emerging technologies.
  • Perform technical and financial feasibility studies on potential new value-added systems.
  • Lead in preparation of tender specifications, evaluation of tender from both a technical and commercial standpoint, and project manage the implementation of value-added 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 realize cost and operational synergies.
  • Manage vendor(s) during the project implementation.
  • To carry out any other duties as assigned by supervisors


The ideal candidate should be/possess: 

  • 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.
  • Basic knowledge of telecommunications technologies, including 4G, 5G and NFVI. Knowledge of value-added services such as mobile charging solutions including the postpaid and prepaid, short-messaging service, mobile gaming, or mobile commerce 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 able to be both a leader and a team player across different groups and levels.


We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for our employees & customers and will require all prospective employees to be fully vaccinated.