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Function:  Project Delivery Coordination
Reporting to:  Head, Deployment
Location: Lagos
Travel Frequency: Occassional

Purpose of the Job

The Team Lead, Projects will be responsible for coordinating award-to-deployment activities for projects, in line with standard deployment process and project management principles.

The TL will also manage customers/stakeholders expectation by proactively notifying them about project issues and their overall impact on schedule & expected delivery dates.

The role will involve routine visits/spot checks at project sites to ensure on-site challenges are resolved in a timely manner, while meeting scope, quality and project delivery dates.

Expected Key Results 

  • Effective Project Deployment Coordination
  • Accurate & Consistent Reporting of Project Status
  • Proactive Control of Project Risk & Issues.
  • Quality Assurance and Scope Control
  • Documentation, Test and Completion Reports Compliance


  • Educational Qualifications & Functional Skills:


Academic:  Degree or HND in Telecoms, Engineering or Applied Sciences.    

        Project Management Certification required.                             

        Certifications in Fibre Optic Cabling, CFOT or FOA will be an added advantage.


Functional Skills:

  • Proven track record of leading field teams to successfully deliver fibre projects (FTTH/P2P) in Estates/MTU, within city high streets and on major highways.
  • Sound knowledge of telecom industry best practices, norms, technical requirements & documentation for fiber projects (FTTH & P2P).
  • An inherent culture of network documentation (as-build drawing, OTDR test, splice report sheets, e.t.c.)
  • Familiar with HSE standards and practices, including Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) skills.
  • Excellent quality assurance & cost management skills.
  • Proficient use of design soft wares e.g. AutoCAD, Visio, GIS tools e.t.c.
  • Proficient use of data analytics software, e.g. Excel, Word, Google live sheets.   
  • Excellent communication skills (written & oral).
  • Ability to solve complex problems in record time using honed analytical skills.
  • Capacity to provide adequate leadership to project supervisors & contractor teams. Have a result-focused team with bias for meeting project delivery targets, over and above a fixation on activities.
  • Have a strong culture of effective planning with end-to-end view/understanding of project objectives, assumptions and risks.
  • Tech & automation savvy. Have a strong bias for innovation & systems-thinking.
  • Display customer centricity in response to requests, project delivery speed, team and stakeholder engagement.


  • Work Experience:
    • At least 4 years working in the telecommunications industry, with experience in fiber network deployment
    • FTTH and P2P fiber maintenance experience i.e. ability to splice and terminate fiber using splice machines, test, analyze & resolve fiber link issues using OTDR, Light Source/Power Meters (LSPM) & VFL, properly identify fiber cores by colour & codes.
    • Good experience working in organizations with integrated OSS/BSS applications.


  • Other Requirements
    • Bias for Action
    • Result Oriented
    • Customer Focus
    • Tech savvy
    • Highly innovative
    • Ability to optimize work processes
    • Resilience
    • Self development
    • Nimble Learning