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* TRANSMISSION CONSULTANT – SOUTH AFRICA

The TND/NPI Consultant in Network Consulting group is responsible for competitive and customer focused transmission network solutions, sales support of Ericsson transmission network products and solutions. The TND/NPI Consultant will, according to the Network Consulting process, perform: sales/marketing support of transmission equipment and solution, sales and tender support and transmission systems performance enhancement
For further information please contact advertising@balancingact-africa.com

* SALES/MARKETING EXECUTIVE – KENYA

EMC Corporate Overview Emerging Markets Communications, Inc. (EMC) is a premier provider of global satellite communications. Utilizing a high quality, fully managed network, EMC offers maritime services, teleport services, and private, end-to-end satellite networks in more than 140 countries.
The company is looking for a Sales/Marketing Executive who will handle all French speaking Africa. The candidate must be fluent in French both written and spoken and preferably be a graduate of any business discipline. Experience in the technology industry is a plus, but not mandatory. The position is based in Nairobi but the candidate must be prepared to travel widely all over Africa.
Required as soon as possible, excellent pay, benefits and allowances. For further information please contact advertising@balancingact-africa.com

* MELLON FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES AWARDS FOR OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE

http://rit.mellon.org/awards/

* CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR US$100,000 DEVELOPMENT GATEWAY AWARD

The Development Gateway Foundation is calling for nominations for its US$100,000 prize for outstanding achievement in the use of information and communication technologies to improve lives in developing countries. Sponsored in part by Intel Corporation, this year’s Development Gateway Award is focusing on initiatives that empower or improve the conditions of youth.
For full award criteria and to access an online application, please go to www.developmentgateway.org/award. The application deadline is August 11.

* GSM ACADEMY - BSS O&M TRAINING FOR AFRICAN PROFESSIONALS

Starting October 2, 2006, TOP will provide a GSM curriculum for Expert Training on BSS Operation & Maintenance. The boot camp includes 3 months of lectures and hands-on labs and is completed by 6 months of apprenticeship at a European GSM network operator. This heavily sponsored program targets on African engineers / technicians to improve their job possibilities in their home countries.
For further information visit http://www.topbusinessag.com/e/news/07-04-2006_gsmacademy.php