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* HOSTING JINX 2006/2009
The call for proposals for the hosting of JINX for the2006-2009 has been launched by ISPA. Proposals have to be submitted by 17:00 on Tuesday, 28 February 2006.
For further information on the specifications contact proposals@ispa.org.za

* REUTERS DIGITAL VISION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME
The Digital Vision Program supports social entrepreneurs who seek to leverage technology-based solutions in the interest of humanitarian, educational, and sustainable development goals. The programme fosters interdisciplinary projects and prototyping efforts that aim to address real needs in underserved communities.
Deadline for application is April 3 2006
For information about applying, and to apply online http://rdvp.org/become

* PRODDER PROJECT MANAGER – SOUTH AFRICA
SANGONeTis looking to appoint a project manager for PRODDER, a web-based database of South African NGOs and development organisations. This position will focus on the technical expansion, content compilation and quality assurance of the project. It requires a highly driven individual with a thorough understanding of development issues from a civil society perspective to manage multi-stakeholder requirements coupled with astute database management skills.
For further information contact advertising@balancingact-africa.com

* SAP TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS LEAD - AFRICA
Reporting to the Corporate SAP Global Practice Lead, the SAP Technical Solutions Lead (TSL) provides worldwide leadership and support to geo field-based SAP Solutions Practice resources and account teams to further the development of EMC-SAP account opportunities. This involves positioning EMC offerings for (1) SAP customers via executive briefings, and for (2) EMC Sales and Services via training and marketing programs. Additionally, the TSL provides guidance to the field for responding to customer RFPs, developing EMC statements of work, and delivering recommended implementation strategies.
For further information contact advertising@balancingact-africa.com

* SENIOR RF ENGINEER PLANNING AND OPTIMIZATION (GSM)- NIGERIA
We are looking for a Senior RF planning and optimization engineer to carry out an optimization project for our client in Nigeria. The job is six month contract and involves the assessment of overall radio network planning quality (GSM and GPRS), Definition of key parameters and values, identification of priority areas, BSS optimization of the Alcatel BSS B7 with focus on dual band GPRS network, Supervising Alcatel in their tasks, LAC dimensioning and parameter tuning in an hierarchical network, TRX review, Review on the process to optimize the network (responsibility matrix, process, handover…), Training-on-the-job of Operator’s staff.
For further information contact advertising@balancingact-africa.com

* ERICSSON SUPPORT ENGINEER (NETWORK SERVICE NODES) – SOUTH AFRICA
Fluent English. Must be willing to travel. At least 3 years experience supporting Network Service Nodes. The job is six month contract and involves to provide first line technical support to our GSM customers on Network Service, Nodes , by conducting trouble shooting and implementing data changes, software and corrections, as well as providing advice to the customers according to established processes.
For further information contact advertising@balancingact-africa.com