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Team Lead, Network Development & Expansion at Simba Group

Simba GroupLagos, Nigeria Networking and Tech Support
Full Time
The Simba Group is a conglomerate, operating in Nigeria’s key industry verticals including Communications, Agriculture, Software, Transportation, Power and Alternative Energy. We have over 20 years of experience in Nigeria, and in that time have developed loyal and strong distribution channels, across our range of products, as well as a deep understating of the socio-demographic environment which has contributed to our success as a marketing organization. We understand that purchasing our products often represents a large-scale investment on the part of our customers and even our corporate clients. Offering them high quality products and services that meet their expectations requires us to have a deep understating of their needs and a commitment to excellence throughout the organization. Distribution and Reach have always been core to our selling strategy, and today represent our key strengths as a customer-centric organization. Operating from eight branches in Nigeria, our products can be found in every corner of the country and are augmented by the same level of service regardless of how far they are from the Head Office.

Job Summary:

 The Team Lead, Network Development will play a critical role in overseeing and driving the establishment of our brand image to support the improvement of after-sales services. This role combines leadership, technical expertise and project management to ensure the robustness and scalability of our network, enabling the organization to meet its strategic objectives.  


  • Develop and execute a strategic plan for network development, aligning it with the organization’s goals and ensuring that network expansion and improvements meet business needs.
  • Lead a high-performing team, providing guidance, mentoring and support to ensure team’s success. Foster a collaborative and productive work environment.
  • Manage network development projects from inception to completion. This includes project planning, resource allocation, timeline management and budget oversight.
  • Collaborate with vendors and service providers, negotiate contracts and ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of all network development projects.
  • Continuously monitor network performance, identify and resolve performance bottlenecks and minimize downtime.
  • Ensure that network expansion projects comply with the company’s image standards and regulations and maintain documentations for audits and compliance.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to the team and senior management on the latest networking technologies and trends.

Skills Requirement

  • Minimum of five years’ work experience in network expansion and management, preferably in a supervisory role.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for collaboration with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Budget Management experience
  • Strong project management skills and ability to lead cross-functional teams.
  • Strong leadership and team-building skills.
  • Excellent listening and presentation skills.
  • Strength in problem-solving, issue resolution, ability to work in a deadline-driven work environment, attention to detail, and ability to multitask.


Educational Qualification

  • BE/B.Eng/B. Tech/HND, Civil Engineering or any related field                                                                                                                        
  • A certification in Project Management or MBA in Project Management will be an added advantage.


  • 5 years minimum of network expansion experience.
  • Experience working in a multinational or FMCG company would be an added advantage

Working Conditions:

  • This position may require occasional travel to project sites.
  • The role may involve working outside standard business hours to address network issues or emergencies.

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