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Safaricom Engineer-Metro Deployment Job

Engineer- Metro Deployment, Latest Engineering Jobs In Kenya

Detailed Description

Reporting to the Manager- Metro Deployment, the position holder is responsible for deployment, optimization and management of all the fibre network to support both Internal and External Customer’s requirements

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop a formal and comprehensive project plan and Obtain all approvals with identified stakeholders prior to proceeding with project execution
  • Refine project estimates and resource requirements by performing field surveys to determine and define the project baseline and schedule
  • Maintain and periodically update the project plan and raise the potential risk of deviations from the project plan
  • Manage the supplier assigned to a project to ensure timely delivery of the project
  • Manage the Change Requests and recommend appropriate action
  • Coordinate project activities with all involved departments and sections departments to ensure well-ordered, end-to-end execution of all project tasks
  • Prepare and issue regular/weekly project progress reports for timely and accurate decision making by stakeholders
  • Hold regular project progress review and coordination meetings with key project team members, with Contractors, and other project stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain the standards and processes to be used in fibre deployment
  • Enforce standards in the materials used in networks deployment to ensure optimum QOS and network lifespan
  • Maintain and control quality of deployment to ensure high availability and resiliency
  • OHS standards enforcement during deployment of fibre networks in conjunction with other stakeholders
  • Perform quality inspection and acceptance of concealed works by making regular visits to the field to assure standards, and Validation of as built documents
  • Represent Safaricom towards municipality/county authorities and other external parties when required
  • Investigate project disputes and resolve or recommend appropriate action
  • Act as the Safaricom representative toward the public and local authorities
  • Be on call to jointly respond to emergencies such as damages to third parties facilities and follow up the supplier assigned to the project


  • First Degree in Engineering with a strong fibre telecom content.
  • 3-year experience in deployment of fibre network  
  • Excellent project management skills in handling large projects in telecommunication; Certifications in Project Management will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge in GIS mapping tools; Connect Master proficiency will be an added advantage
  • Familiar with ROW acquisition process

How to Apply

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