Operations Director at IPI PowerTech

IPI PowerTech is a member of the IPT PowerTech group of companies that delivers specialized solutions to the power, industrial and telecom sectors in Africa, the Middle East and neighboring countries. Since our inception in 1993, we have grown into a leading power solutions company, combining power expertise with telecom infrastructure specialization.

Job Title: Operations Director


  • The Operations Director is to set up and manage a team of Managers, Engineers and Technicians handling passive network infrastructure (Power and Passive infra) Operation & Maintenance activities to meet availability targets and within Customer processes and controls. 
  • To assist the roll out team in passive infra integration procedure (Passive network elements acceptance).

Regional Operations & Maintenance Administration:

  • The day to day management of all Regional Network Operations & Maintenance,
  • Management of SLA with Passive Infrastructure Partners to deliver optimal availability and QoS
  • Provide Support administrative and logistic support for HQ Planning and Roll out teams
  • Work Order and Configuration management support
  • Responsible for Spares CAPEX requisition, tracking approvals and ensuring issuance of spares purchase orders to the OEMs.

Instituting Optimal Operational Processes and Practices to Achieve Set Operational KPIs:

  • Responsible for proactive planing and scheduling of Preventive Maintenance
  • Ensuring that all corrective maintenance activities are carried out within acceptable MTTR targets
  • Ensure that spares are adequately dimensioned and are readily available at designated outlets
  • Drive the end to end process documentation, implementation and compliance to processes

Cost Control:

  • Responsible for Regional OPEX scheduling and budgeting
  • Responsible for approving and tracking Regional OPEX spend
  • Ensuring OPEX is spent efficiently and within Budget
  • Provide Regional OPEX Reports

Optimal Resource Management:

  • Recruiting and coaching
  • Skill gap analysis and providing staff development programs
  • Communicating and ensuring job expectations
  • Enforcing Company policies and procedure
  • Conflict resolution
  • Staff appraisal management
  • Provide reports and dashboards to evaluate and benchmark departmental and Regional performance


  • Must have a good background in the telecommunication industry with at least 15 years experience preferably in the Field Operation or Support capacity and construction standards.
  • Good Background in GSM Network, Gen set and Solar Infrastructure maintenance, High level Telco Operations, and People Management


  • Generic: Analytical skills to help isolate troubles, good written and verbal communications, and good customer contact skills
  • Job Specific: Enforcement of high level of discipline. Work under high pressure. Telco Operations Management, Project Management and Vendor management skills.
  • 4 "E's" individual - Energetic, Energizing others, Edge to make decisions, Execute decisions.
Location: South South, Nigeria

Closing Date
Not Specified 


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