Regional Technical Manager (Radio Network)

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Date: 13-Sep-2017

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Realise your full potential with Asia's leading communications group. While we take pride in our 130-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.

 

 

Responsibilities

Technical and Operational Support

  1. Conduct detailed review of 2G, 3G and LTE network designs  and identify  performance  & capacity improvement opportunities. The focus will be on the radio network, but review and recommendations pertaining to the IP transmission network architecture will also be beneficial. The target will be to streamline the design to maximize end user coverage, performance and efficiency.
  2. Review of the performance indicators of the 2G, 3G and LTE networks, analysis of underlying causes for low performance, and overseeing implementation of performance improvement solutions.
  3. Document guidelines that cover best practices for our Group Associates to follow in the planning, design, and configuration of 2G, 3G and LTE networks to maximize performance and efficiency. This includes evaluation of all current documentation, improvements required and filling of any gaps.
  4. To take up radio planning & optimization projects locally in Singapore and in our regional associates in Asia & Africa  as and when required.
  5. Scan and assess on emerging technologies and new products/ solutions roadmaps through vendors/ suppliers, GSMA, 3GPP to:
  • explore and develop synergies in RMAs network;
  • improve network planning and performance in RMAs network; and
  • enhance customer experience and monetize new revenue streams.
  1. Support/ drive International Group Center of Excellence (COE) initiatives to achieve SingTel Group Associates’ transformation to Voice-Data-Digital Operators.
  2. To take up short-term or long-term assignment for on-site technical & operational support roles within SingTel Group Associates in Asia as well as in Africa.

 

Technical Investment Planning & Price benchmarking:

  1. Leverage Group Synergies to achieve better price points for network solutions and products
  2. Support price benchmarking and analysis on various Network domains for Singtel Group and Regional Mobile Associates (RMA), including creation of  general network model for comparable configurations e.g. eNodeB (LTE) , EPC, etc.
  3. Provide on-site support & consultancy services to SingTel Group Associates with respect to:
  • Network RFP strategy and process
  • RFP evaluation (technical & commercial) and support negotiation
  1. Provide technical support to IG Business Managers, HODs and SingTel Group Associates, including:
  • Annual Operational Plan capex/ opex review
  • New technology implementation
  • New radio license/spectrum bidding
  1. To establish and share knowledge gained across various network product/ solution with SingTel Group Associates as to optimize network investments.

 

Technical and operational support

  1. Support technical due diligence for regional acquisitions.
  2. Scan and assess on emerging technologies and new products/ solutions roadmaps through vendors/ suppliers, GSMA, 3GPP.
  3. Support/ drive International Group Center of Excellence initiatives to achieve SingTel Group Associates’ transformation to Voice-Data-Digital Operators.
  4. Provide technical support by undertaking short-term or long-term assignment within SingTel Group Associates .

 

The ideal candidate should have/be:

  • Engineering degree in Electrical & Electronics, Telecommunication.
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience in the communications industry with a focus on mobile telecom planning and operations.
  • Working knowledge and experience in telecommunication networks (e.g. 2G/3G/LTE radio knowledge, Core Network,  transmission, etc.) and network products.
  • Has experience in developing, managing and evaluating the technical and commercial aspects of RFP/Tender specifications for RAN and Core solution.
  • Hands on experience in 3G & LTE network planning, or optimization and operation or Core Network/ EPC planning, dimensioning and operations.
  • Exposure to mobile network planning/ operation and preferably with  international working experience
  • Good understanding about Telecom operator's business , vendor solutions, market trends, etc.
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills, with the ability to build good rapport and collaborative working relationships at all working levels. 
  • Able to work independently, play a hands-on role  and adapt in a challenging and fast-paced environment.
  • A strong team-player and self-starter.
  • Able to travel and willing to be based overseas where our SingTel Group Associates operate, as and when required.
  • Culturally-sensitive when working and interfacing with  SingTel Group Associates    
  • Proactive in acquiring new knowledge or technical know-how needed for the job.
  • Good at producing and delivering presentations and business analysis report, have excellent presentation and communication skill, competent in planning and organizing workshops and forum.

 

Let’s shape a better world through technology. Join us to lead the change.

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Except under such circumstances, no agency shall source or attempt to source any candidates for the Singtel Group. The Singtel Group will not pay nor be obliged or liable to pay any recruitment fees of any kind whatsoever to any agency where candidate CVs are submitted to the Singtel Group by such agency on an unsolicited or speculative basis.

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