Objective

A professional project manager with 7 years experience in IT & telecommunications. Applying knowledge in earned value management, project risk analysis, quality control, timely delivery of projects and people management skills in making projects successful; handling high value projects in telecommunications for major telecommunication operators in Nigeria. Passionate and energetic about what I do, I am driven by the desire to succeed in every project I handle.

Interests

I love travelling a lot , like watching new technologies evolution . I cant do without watching my favourite soccer teams Arsenal & Barcelona on TV .

I sure like reading a lot , partying when i can and also volunteering for my professional clubs.

Summary

Managed the Wimax Network deployment for the MTN Enterprise Business and the big budget project of the Expansion of MTN Fixed Wired and DSL Network  as a Project coordinator reporting to the Project Sponsor. Managed & Deployed the Walk In Centers for MTN Customer Service Creating Footprints / Transmission capacities to transact customer solutions over a  radio network. I participated in the Planning & Implementation of Fiber Optic Backbone transmission for the Second national Operator in Nigeria ( Globacom) and project managed the Implementation of Globacom Lagos Metro Fiber Optic Project ( the longest fiber metro in west africa). I was a Fiber Optic Engineer at this point I worked as a Wireless Engineer and later as a Transmission Engineer ( Operations)  for Mobitel Limited; i began my telecoms career here and was nominated as the best engineer for 2 consecutive years during the rollout of the Airspan Wireless CDMA project. Deployed a 250 km lenght of fiber for SUBURBAN Telecomms Abuja , as a Project Implementation Manager at Westcom Wireless Limited.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2007 - Present

Project Coordinator

MTN Nigeria Limited

Presently in Charge of the Fixed Network Rollout Implementation and Wimax Deployment In the Nigerian Telecommunication market for MTN Nigeria.

Delivered Wimax in 3 cities of Nigeria within 10 weeks , Coordinated the project from planning to acceptance .

Delivered Fixed Network Services in 15 Nigerian Cities as part of the Fixed network Expansion for MTN Universal Operating Licence.

Regional Transmission Coordinator , I ensured that transmission facilities are put in place in my region for effective and seamless rollout of GSM sites , contributed to the massive rollout experienced in Nigeria for a period of 2 years .

Sep 2006 - Mar 2007

Project Implementation Manager

Westcom Wireless Limited ( WWL)

Deployed a 250 km lenght of fiber for SUBURBAN Telecomms Abuja , as a Project Implementation Manager at Westcom Wireless Limited.

Managed the delivery of the Fiber deployment along Gas Pipelines in Lagos , Nigeria

Feb 2005 - Aug 2006

Optical Fiber Transmission Engineer

Globacom

In charge of the Fiber Backbone deployment and also the Lagos City Fiber Optic Metro. Participated in the Planning of the Glo Fiber Backbone.

I participated in the Planning & Implementation of Fiber Optic Backbone transmission for the Second national Operator in Nigeria ( Globacom) and project managed the Implementation of Globacom Lagos Metro Fiber Optic Project ( the longest fiber metro in west africa). I was a Fiber Optic Engineer at this point.

Part of the team that started the Online Broadband Service with company and it is now a company rolling out services

Jun 2003 - Feb 2005

Transmission Engineer

MOBITEL LIMITED ,
Wireless Technology Engineer, Last Mile Access deployment, BTS Installation Planning & Deployment, Transmission Implementation.

Education

Education
Apr 1999 - Oct 2002

B.Sc

University of Ibadan

Finished amongst the top 10 in my Graduating Class of 2002.

I was the Technical director of Interchips Electronics Club , jointly established with some like minds in the Graduating Class of 2002.

Technical Director , IEEE , University of Ibadan Chapter

Organised the first Management Seminar for Engineering students based on the Project & Strategic Management methods

Feb 1996 - Sep 1997

HND

The Polytechnic Ibadan

Third Best Result in the 1997 Graduating Class of Electrical/Electronics Engineering

Skills

Skills

Fiber Optics ( OFC)

    I have had an upward of 5 years hands on experience in the deployment of Fiber Projects , from Planning to Implementation and Acceptance. 

Telecommunication Transmission

Started as  a CDMA Wireless Professional  , then majored in the Transmission Backhaul for major Telecommunication companies in Nigeria . I have worked with the different transmission media for the transmission backhaul to the Central Office and also on the last mile transmission for 2G,3G and Fixed Telephony.

Project Management

  For the past 8 years , i have been involved in the Project Management of Bog Budget Projects in the Telecommunication sector in africa .

Certifications

Certifications
Apr 2009 - Mar 2012

PMP

PMI, USA