12 Oct 2018

Safaricom Job Vacancy : Assets Management

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We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Technical Enterprise Services Department within the Technology Division.   In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for persons who meets the criteria indicated below.

Detailed Description

Reporting to the TES Operations Support Manager, the position holder is responsible for operational planning and management of all aspects, including Equipment (Assets & Spares) Management, Financial and CAPEX/NOPEX related budgets for a number of programs and projects that deliver both Customer Solutions and Enterprise infrastructure.

Assets Management Job Responsibilities

  • Manage and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of partner services through improvements as well as coordination and communication between other sections/functions and business unit
  • Validate and approve finished work and prepare documentation to initiate payments
  • Carry-out quarterly performance evaluation of all engaged Partners
  • Play a significant role in medium-term planning, including initiatives geared toward operational excellence
  • Manage the planning and development of the departmental annual budget while working with Finance and Technology Strategy & Planning
  • Oversee monthly/quarterly assessments of CAPEX/NOPEX utilization and performance against budget and operational goals
  • Provide inputs into the development of technical solution concepts and business cases around new investments
  • Working closely with the Enterprise Solutions & Service Delivery teams, ensure that the equipment stocks can fulfill BAU customer orders and new business deals.
  • Ensure effective value for all equipment purchased and develop long-term purchasing strategy
  • Manage and maintain the enterprise network and customer premises equipment deployment assets including buildings, sites, routers, switches, WiMax/LTE CPEs, PtP/PtMP MW systems and other future assets for digital solutions
  • Manage and control stock counting / inventory accuracy checks
  • Ensure after sales support is managed effectively and in line with customer SLA and commercial best practice;  spares purchases is made and stock is managed proactively according to process; Recoveries from decommissioning are processed accurately through the system and re-used on other deployments
  • Project manage the decommissioning, recovery, re-kitting and re-deployment of all assets
  • Liaise with other sections/departments in the delivery of services and projects as well as maintain good working relations between the team and all stakeholders
  • Working with departmental peers, implement control measures to ensure mistakes, inaccuracies and discrepancies and customer issues are highlighted, addressed and resolved
  • Provide support to the EBU Automation Program by assisting in the development/reviewing of User Requirement Specifications and participating in user acceptance tests and dry-runs

Requirements for the Assets Management Job

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Procurement any relevant field
  • An added advantage CIPS
  • 1 – 3 years’ experience in operations support function in a busy Enterprise/Telco implementation and deployment environment; Supplier/Partner Management roles
  • Project Management and good working knowledge of Finance and Budgeting
  • Fair appreciation of telecommunications/IT and network related equipment and solutions
  • Excellent team management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good written and oral communications skills
  • Good report writing skills
  • Team player
  • Results oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Solution Oriented

How to Apply

Apply here for the Senior Officer – Capex & Assets Management Jobs

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