Job Title: Facility/Power Supervisor, Abidjan

Department: Technical
Location: Abidjan
Number to Hire: 1
Job Type: Permanent
Years of Experience: 5-7 years


Power/Facilities Supervisor is requred to have an in-depth experience in the design, review, construction, operations and maintenance of CLS and POP facility systems and equipment which includes Rectifier, Inverter, HVAC, Generators, fire system, biometric access, Transformers, UPS etc.

Additional responsibilities include;

  • Provide support for resolutions of faults involving the generators and other facility equipment
  • Supervise the day-to-day activities of all Facilities Engineers and ensure that routine maintenance work is carried out on time
  • Prepare a maintenance schedule, design maintenance strategies, procedures and methods
  • Conduct facility audits and quality inspections periodically and when  jobs are being carried out
  • control maintenance tools, spares, stores and equipment
  • monitor and control maintenance costs
  • deal with emergencies, unplanned problems and repairs
  • Ensure 100% availability of power and manage diesel supply and replenishment process in all MainOne PoPs
  • Make sure power provisioning are done according to industry standards.
  • Monitors contractor performance and works closely with outside vendors and contractors to ensure work is completed according to specifications
  • Carry out regular capacity planning of PoP facilities to determine appropriate upgrade actions as may be required.
  • Acts as the second level support for all Third party facilities related issues (emergencies and repairs)
  • Make sure all Facilities have functional Maintenance Contracts -SLAs.
  • Prepare accurate project, operations and Maintenance reports
  • Ensuring that safety and health standards at work are adhered to
  • Work on shift basis under pressure and ability to deal with
  • Train Facilities Engineers from time to time to scale up their performances.

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

  • BSC/HND in any relevant discipline
  • Minimum 5 year’s telecom facility operations & maintenance experience
  • Proficiency in working with AC and DC power systems.
  • Excellent people skills and communication (written and verbal) skill
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Must be customer service oriented.
  • Good interpersonal relationships
  • Contract/vendor management skills
  • Facilities management
  • Project management
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office tools
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Demand on the Job

  • Ability and willingness to work long hours and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to take initiative and resolve problem.
  • Ability to work well independently within a fast paced, result oriented environment.
  • Ability to pay attention to details.