Careers at Vodacom – Technology Executive Head

Website Vodacom

Job Description:

The role defines TowerCo’s Infrastructure and IT strategies and is responsible for developing and delivering the related plans and activities through coordination of the function. The role manages a team of Technology managers and professionals.

Job Responsibilities:

  • End-to-end accountability for site security.
  • Drive the standardization and optimization of Tower infrastructure and deployment processes.
  • Implementation of new technologies as well as efficiency initiatives, including lifecycle management, energy management, execution and design guidelines and standards.
  • Define TowerCo’s strategy and guidelines for infrastructure engineering and deployment, and coordinate deployment nationally.
  • Ensure effective asset management through the development of asset class strategies and diversification.
  • Define and deliver the energy strategy for TowerCo in line with Vodacom’s strategic Planet ambitions and targets.
  • Plan, build and run all TowerCo infrastructure.
  • Fully accountable for preventative and corrective operations and maintenance of all passive infrastructure.

Job Requirements:

  • Proven experience in infrastructure engineering, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Proven experience in negotiation and management of outsourced operations is essential.
  • In-depth knowledge of telecommunications networks and infrastructure.
  • Ability to establish, build and lead a growing team in a dynamic, high-growth, high-uncertainty environment with a strong focus on growth and execution through the wider organization.
  • Broad knowledge of IT, including IT Portfolio Management, Architecture, and Cyber Security.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Management/supervisory experience.
  • A relevant 3-year Technology degree/diploma (e.g. Electrical Engineering) is essential.
  • A minimum of 8-10 years of relevant experience in network infrastructure operations, preferably in the Telco, TowerCo, or Infrastructure Industry is essential (including experience in infrastructure engineering, deployment, and maintenance).
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Job Details:

Company: Vodacom

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Midrand, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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