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* MANAGER, TELECOMMUNICATIONS BUSINESS UNIT - KENYA

The Kenya Power & Lighting Company Limited is responsible for transmission and distribution of electrical energy throughout the country. Following licensing of the Company to enter telecommunications business area, the Company has established a

Telecommunications Business Unit which will focus on exploiting opportunities in Fibre Optic Broadband. In this regard the Company is seeking to recruit a proactive, business focussed and results-oriented person to fill the above position.

Duties & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Manager, Information Technology & Telecommunications, the Manager, Telecommunications Business Unit will undertake the following duties and responsibilities;-

• Preparation and implementation of Telecommunications Unit Business Plan and related telecommunications business strategies with regard to Fibre Optic broadband in the Company.

• Identifying areas for sale of excess dark fibres including collocation and wayleaves to be hired out to licensed operators.

• Preparing contractual documents for use in sale of dark fibres, collocation and wayleaves.

• Identifying suitable firm(s) for purchase of dark fibres, collocation and wayleaves.

• Ensuring policy and regulating guidelines are adhered to and necessary approvals are sought from the relevant authorities.

• Carrying out market analysis and developing pricing levels for sale of dark fibres.

• Monitoring the telecommunications environment continuously and recommending appropriate strategies for sustained viability of the sale of dark fibres.

• Managing human, financial and material resources assigned to the department.

• Performing any other duties as may be assigned.

The application deadline is Wednesday, 8th July 2009.

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