Network Facility Manager

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed.

MTN Zambia

Mission/ Core purpose of the Job:

Managing Data Centre facilities SLAs and Carbon Emission for optimal and improved network performance in line with the prescribed SLAs.


  • Ensures continuous availability of hosted server, storage infrastructure and services including disaster recovery facilities and offsite storage and test facilities;
  • Manages equipment deployment in all Data Centres;
  • Monitors and manages housekeeping on and under the False Floor of all Data Centres;
  • Monitors and records monthly load values in all Data Centres and Switching Centres;
  • Projects future power demand for the Data Centres basing on the monthly load increments;
  • Coordinates deployment of new equipment (putting into consideration the Cooling and Power Requirement);
  • Manages and coordinates the physical access control of the Data Centers and remote computer rooms in accordance with the agreed security practices;
  • Evaluates performance of MS in accordance with SLAs;
  • Manages and coordinates decommissioned hardware equipment;
  • Manages and coordinates the physical access control of the Data Centers and remote computer rooms in accordance with the agreed security practices;
  • Manages and coordinates the installation of and maintain Data Center cabling (Fibre, UTP, InfiniBand and other);
  • Conducts Data Center inspections, and conducts corrective steps to remediate equipment that is faulty for all equipment, including, but not limited to. ( * Power and cooling equipment, * Server hardware specially Power Supply Units, * Building monitoring systems* ánd Cabling);
  • Inspects and manages fire suppression equipment maintained by the Customer’s facilities management;
  • Advises and designs of Data Center facilities for both existing and new Data Centres;
  • Provides inventory records and ensures alignment of EOL disposal;
  • Sustainable Carbon Emission measurements and reporting;
  • Provides operational review reports weekly, monthly and quarterly;
  • Performs redundancy, DR and BCP testing.

Candidate Requirements:

  • B.Sc. Electrical/Electronics or Telecommunications Engineering;
  • Three (3) years’ experience in core network with a mobile telecom operator or consultancy;
  • Grade 12 Certificate. (5 O’ Level credits, including compulsorily English Language and Mathematics);
  • Thorough knowledge of general administration policies, including approval ceilings and jurisdiction;
  • Importance of customer service orientation;
  • Knowledge on AC and DC installations as well as on air conditioners, generators and electrical design Analyzing site components and consequently site performance;
  • Experience in integrating 2G and 3G networks.

Candidates are mandated to answer the below on their cover page to the hiring Manager.

Values are the core of MTN Zambia’s culture. Our five values called ‘Live Y’ello’ is the force that unites and inspires each one of us to make an impact that matters in the world. So, tell us: Which one of our five Live Y’ello Values resonates most with you and why? (limit 250 words)

Lead with Care

Can-do with Integrity

Collaborate with Agility

Serve with Respect

Act with Inclusion

Hand delivered applications will not be accepted. The closing date for accepting applications is 24th May, 2024

Note: that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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