Position Objectives

The position will be responsible for overseeing End to End process for OSP materials standardization, approval and documented specifications. You will be one of the main points of contact for material suppliers and will be responsible for research, benchmarking activities. You will also support in building of the OSP Test Lab. The responsibilities will extend to the training and mentoring of the client staff in regards to new materials.

Key Responsibilities
  • Conduct market analysis of OSP Design and implementation materials to find the best suitable for client framework.
  • Support the OSP Standards and Specification department for the creation of the OSP Test LAB for R&D purposes.
  • Conduct benchmarking analysis if required to asses optimal international materials.
  • Evaluate availability of materials with suppliers to best fit client deployment plan.
  • Meet with existing and new material suppliers to assess new material availability, technology and enhancements to align with Saudi and client environment.
  • Update and maintain the standardized materials documentation and include the installation procedures.
  • Oversee and improve the complete type approval process and methods.
  • Evaluate financial benefits of new standardized materials to reduce CAPEX and OPEX spending.
  • Provide training and support to Client staff in the Regions to apply approved materials, their guidelines and Specification.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical/Telecommunication
  • 15 + years’ experience including 10 years with OSP materials management.
  • Intense knowledge of all aspects of the OSP network (Standards, Guidelines, procedures, technologies, equipment, tools…etc.) for planning, design, materials and implementation.
  • Experience working for telecommunication material suppliers in the international market.
  • Excellent knowledge of the new international technology trends
  • Experience in a senior technical area of the OSP network
  • Good Presentation, Time Management and English language skills.
  • Experienced of MS Office Tools (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word), plus Visio and Database
  • Good knowledge of reporting concepts, tools and templates
  • Excellent personal relations skills
  • Experience in tendering, RFP analysis
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • In depth knowledge of FTTx solutions and architecture, GPON as well as PtP
  • Profound experience with access networks civil works planning / design

To apply for this job email your details to career@norconsult.com.sa