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Specialist RAN Planning
Job Description (total positions: 1, posted on: Apr 15, 2019)

Grade: L1

Last Date to Apply: 19th April 2019
As one of the leading employers in the country, Jazz epitomizes the philosophy that each Jazz employee is passionately living a better every day inspired and enabled by visionary leadership, a unique professional culture, a flourishing lifestyle, and continuous learning and development.
Our Team & You
As one of the largest private sector organizations in Pakistan, our objective is to continue to change the lives of our 57+ million customers for the better. This is an opportunity for someone who wants to be part of something transformative, someone who can play a critical role in driving our success. Together, we can empower millions more with the tools necessary to progress in an increasingly digital economy. 
What the first 30-60-90 days in the job will look like?
-Within 30 days you will:
Attend and graduate from our company-wide on boarding process along with detailed orientation program where you will learn Jazz’s values, business, and products
Meet with the technology team to understand the strategy of the function in line with Organization strategy and company road map. Have meetings, with members of other teams to understand how each function at Jazz contributes to the overall success.
Understand the functionality of HQ Planning Team and how your role fits into the overall strategy and function. You will develop a basic system understanding, SOP and processes knowledge
Develop in-depth understanding of Jazz philosophy and frameworks
-Within 60 days, you will:
Develop the basic understanding of current ongoing projects
Develop the confidence required to carry out tasks independently
Take ownership and ensure timely closure of tasks.
Remain updated on all current policies, procedures, promotions, products and up sell value added services offered by the company
Ensure proper behavior/discipline/grooming/punctuality as per the requirements and image of the company.
-Within 90 days to onwards you will:
Masters ongoing projects and perform successful closures
Engage Vendors for multiple new solutions and technologies
Lead initial site selection of rollout projects
Prepare network congested cells analysis & guideline to educate the others stakeholders
Hand on experience on Radio Network Planning tools & engage team for standardization.
Take initiatives for process improvement and identify loop holes for increased efficiency.
Coordinate and follow-up with multiple stakeholders for issue resolution.
A bit about you:
Preferred candidate must have experience in a RF Planning & Optimization role and is technically savvy with solid multivendor experience of more than 2 years. The applicant should have hands-on experience of using radio planning/optimization tools, Microsoft office suit and can carry out projects and tasks independently.
 We are looking for someone who has excellent communication and interpersonal skills to be able to advocate/defend what is right—even if it comes to conflict/disagreement with the management—with professionalism, maturity, and a balanced, holistic view of any competing viewpoints
A brief about your department:
The HQ Planning team is a sub part of the Network Development Team lead by the Head of ND. The team is focused towards managing complete RAN Planning scope nationwide within the organization.
The structure of the team you will join is:
You will be reporting to the HQ Planning Manager and will be deputed at JAZZ headquarters Islamabad. You will have 6, 7 peers who will be striving with you to accomplish routine tasks
The two (02) main priorities of the team as a whole are:
Successful completion of all projects and tasks within timelines.
Create a culture that supports the transformation agenda by embedding values’ based behaviors in our ways of work
With which other stakeholders the successful candidate will work with functional/regional/ within the team.:
You will work with internal and external stakeholders including radio vendors, departmental heads/manager, technology, Commercial and Regulatory teams and all functions of the company for effective planning and delivery of projects and tasks
What would be the result of those interactions if we assume 100% collaboration?
A collaborative effort will result in capable and mature people leaders who drive the transformation journey at Jazz while caring for and growing their team members
The two (02) specific tasks that team was working on in the last 6 months with results.
Network Capacity Analysis
Future technology trials and rollout of features and technologies which are beneficial for the network
Radio Planning parameter standardization and guideline
Initial site solution of all rollout sites
The three (03) must have past experiences the best candidate should have.
LTE, UMTS, 2G RAN Planning experience
Vendor swap experience (Hardware knowledge, Site solution locking, Ordering, performance monitoring)
Vendor & project management
 Analytically strong
The two (02) must have technologies the candidate should have:
Expertise in vendor products, performance monitoring tools and drive test tools
Microsoft Office
Essential skills must have: 
Innovative and can come up with out of the box solutions
Multivendor Hardcore RAN Planning skills
Knowledge of future technologies and ability to carry out future technology trials
Communication and presentations skills to make solutions/ideas understandable for respective audience segments
Drive for results to own initiatives and continuously evolve in line with analysis and feedback
Ability to work effectively in a pressure and multitasking environment

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