Job Location: Riyadh,Saudi Arabia
Reports to: Program Manager
Position Objectives: The Civil Acceptance Manager will be responsible for the acceptance of all CME (Civil and Electro Mechanical) new systems and equipment introduced into the STC network and works performed by Contractors, with a particular emphasis on the quality insuring full compliances to STC standards and specifications.
He will manage, coordinate and monitor field inspection and audit activities performed by a large team of inspectors, auditors and senior supervisors.
Job Description & Responsibilities:
The main tasks and responsibilities are:
Manage the network acceptance section, guide the team, and follow up that all network acceptance tasks are executed in an orderly and timely manner and to the required quality.
Coordinate network acceptance activities within the Network Implementation department and with the O&M departments section to ensure all acceptance tasks are executed in line with project plans and requirements.
Coordinate with other technical departments to establish clear and concise test plans and acceptance criteria for any new equipment and systems introduced into the network.
Coordinate with Network Implementation and with the vendors and contractors to establish site acceptance schedules in accordance with approved Project plans.
Review existing network acceptance standards, practices and methodologies, and recommend improvements to enhance the performance and effectiveness of the network acceptance section as required.
Ensure that the acceptance procedures are well understood by all assigned parties, and set up systems and methodologies to monitor the execution and performance of work of all staff.
Ensure that the network acceptance reports are prepared and submitted to all concerned parties on time and in required format, quantity and quality.
Assist in preparation of Field Survey Audit and Inspection plans and survey/check lists templates based on approved STC Standards and specifications
Prepare survey inspection procedures, coordinate, communicate and enforce these with involved parties.
Coordinate site survey inspections and collect data from field inspection teams to assess any work deviations and violations and to issue warning and penalties notifications to OSP contractors accordingly.
Monitor the field survey inspection activities and verify that all activities are executed accordingly to the agreed plans and procedures
Ensure that the survey inspection outputs contain all required information and coordinate with the survey inspection team to correct missing, incomplete, inconsistent or otherwise low-quality data
Generate consolidated Inspection Reports region and district wise based on inspectors and supervisors inputs
Monitor quality of work performed by inspection teams and prepare regular reports on survey inspection activities, on the quality of the survey inspection results progress status, and performance of the teams to assess knowledge gaps for training purposes
With the support of the Project Management team, ensure the contractors comply with project schedules, field meetings, quality audits and PAT scheduling and activities
Qualifications & Experience:
A degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering from a university or equivalent qualification. A master's degree or higher is desired.
A minimum of 10 years telecommunication experiences with at least 5 years in a responsible position managing large departments.
An extensive knowledge and professional experience should have been obtained within the fields of managing projects, project control, and coordination with the Client and the Contractor.
Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English language.
Strong experience in wireless networks inspection, survey, audit and acceptance.
Specific confirmed training skills to deliver workshops and training sessions to Inspection teams.
Must have excellent communication and presentation skills