9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Manager, CS & PS Core Planning

Job: IRC4683
Location: Abuja

Job Summary

  • Assist in the design, planning and optimisation of circuit switching components of EMTS’s core network, systems and platforms.

Principal Functions

  • Provide input in translating EMTS business plan and subscriber growth assumptions into requirements for the core network circuit switching system.
  • Review the unit/team’s activities, make recommendations for improvement and implement approved improvement initiatives to ensure enhanced performance of the team.


  • Direct the timely provisioning of the circuit & packet switching network capacity for all the GSM, EDGE, UMTS & LTE elements, features, protocols, interfaces etc.
  • Provide useful inputs in defining the locations for circuit & packet switch infrastructure and other related network elements
  • Design, plan, and dimension circuit & packet switching network elements to ensure optimal use and deployment of resources
  • Lead Core network transformation from legacy infrastructure to cloud based infrastructure.
  • Understanding of Network Virtualization Architecture as related to CS and PS core nodes¬† and management of multi-vendor environment.
  • Lead and drive implementation of VOLTE solution and 5G core implementation.
  • Ensuring CS &PS capacity is planned to meet 9mobile expansion requirements using forecasting tool such as Excel.
  • Responsibility for forecasting CS and PS capacity requirements and supporting the CAPEX budgeting process.
  • Perform technical investigations into areas related to circuit & packet switching network design and performance, such as new types of hardware, new design methodologies, new caching algorithms, impact of new technologies (GPRS, EDGE,UMTS, LTE etc.)
  • Scoping &dimensioning of datacoms equipment within the Core network
  • Lead optimisation& resilience initiatives across the Core Network
  • Drive innovation initiatives across the Core network
  • Coordinate the unit’s activities and ensure compliance with the organisation’s operating policies, controls and procedures.
  • Manage inter-functional relations to ensure synergy across the various departmental functions.
  • Ability to carryout proper presentation for management using power point
  • Provide leadership and guidance to team members and manage subordinate’s performance towards the achievement of overall team objectives.
  • Perform any other duties or responsibilities assigned by Head, Core and VAS.

Educational Requirements

  • First Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering/Physics or Computer Sciences from a recognised University
  • Minimum of Six (6) years work experience with at least three (3) years in a supervisory role


  • Business Application Knowledge
  • Telecommunications Technology Fundamentals
  • Telecommunications & Mobile Network Standards & Specifications
  • Budget & basic financial planning
  • Traffic trend analysis
  • Basic product development.


  • Problem Solving
  • Teaming
  • Communication
  • Analytic reasoning
  • Reporting &presentation.


  • Great Passion for Excellence
  • Self-motivated
  • Innovative
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Focus.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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