Jobs vacancy at Safaricom in Kenya 2013

RF: FIN – SIC – JAN 2013

Reporting to the Senior Manager – International Carrier & Wholesale Relations the job holder’s key responsibilities will be to;

Document a clear roadmap with the necessary SWOT implications built in that will inform the business and drive its international interconnect strategy by having a clear and documented action plan to address all matters identified so as to arrest any adverse implications that may reduce revenue and growth opportunities around International interconnect which should include clear decision milestones for review of the international interconnect rates and their implications on retail rates.;
Receive Interconnect rates from partners, review negotiate and analyse to decide on the optimised routing based on Cost, quality and capacity availability and implementation in the switching platform;
Review periodically jointly  with the Accounts receivable team the status of all international carrier debt position and establish key reasons for delay in payment;
Update interconnect rates and carry out interconnect costing as may be required;
Monitor quality of calls as per reports generated by internals quality tools and liaise with the appropriate operators to rectify any of these quality issues;
Work closely with the billing team in Technology and agree on a roadmap for full end to end automation of Interconnection carrier rates to aid in faster and swift implement of change in reports and prompt and real time monitoring of rates on traffic.

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies:

A recognized University Degree in Bachelor of Science, Engineering or Business related degree;
5 years’ experience in international telecommunications and or planning. Knowledge of interconnection and roaming will be an added advantage
Experience in telecommunications industry and sound knowledge of International Telecommunications  Services is a mandatory requirement;
Very good knowledge of excel;
Computer knowledge -Ms Word, excel, power-point, access, MS project is a mandatory requirement.

How to Apply:
If you meet the requirements and are self driven, proactive and up to the challenge, please send your resume and application letter quoting the job reference number to the address below. All applications must be delivered on or before Friday the 25th of January 2013..

The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition
Safaricom Ltd
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