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Unified Communications Specialist,   Not Specified,   Nigeria
This is a hands-on position. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing our Unified Comms solutions and support operations. This position will provide technical support to internal staff as well as limited customer technical support.

Direct and/or validate technological choices, and draw up overall and detailed architecture plans
Be accountable for technical aspects of a solution, developing complex solutions, and ensuring short-, medium- and long-term business relationships and client satisfaction
Will work closely with the Projects team to build solution to meet customer’s needs.
Keep abreast with advanced Unified Communication technology used by the industry.
Assume responsibility for technical studies, and make recommendations for products and services covering overall client IT applications.
Provide support for UC products and services for the projects and customer support staff
Evaluate costs and labour for UC solutions
Solution development and integration with other specialized disciplines: network security, wireless network, IP telephony, call centre, etc.

Desired Skills and Experience
Knowledge of products and equipment used in UC solutions; please specify in CV;
Good knowledge of UC solutions and the all the components of a UC solution (Conference, presence, messaging, voice, Contat Center); please specify in CV;
Understanding of IP communications and general networking concepts.
Good writing ability in English
Ability and acceptance to work under pressure.
Preference for a candidate with Vendor’s certification (Cisco, Microsoft); please specify in CV;
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
Industry-recognized certification for major product manufacturers (Cisco, Microsoft); please specify in CV;
Business oriented
Familiar with typical desktop applications.
Five years of experience developing UC or Voice solutions
Five years of experience in customer relations

About this company
PRODECO was initially established as in-house construction organization in 1996, but is serving today as large operating company within the Oil & Gas Free Zone in Nigeria. PRODECO is involved in all types of civil, building, port infrastructural and maintenance works extending our service portfolio to the Oil and Gas industry. Its ICT business unit operates as a private ICT service provider to both offices and residential estates.

The scope of our ICT services includes the delivery, operation, management, maintenance and support (incl. user support) of IT facilities, fiber and Cat6 network infrastructure, internet capacity and access, communications (VOIP), television content and distribution, virtual infrastructure, information systems, supply and installation of end user and network devices and equipment.

Do you want to achieve a high level of expertise in one area, or become knowledgeable across a broader range of ICT business areas? No matter which career path you choose, you will always find opportunities to grow, your opinions are respected and your contributions highly valued. You are warmly welcome to join us and embrace your future with Prodeco ICT!

We are looking for an experienced expatriate Unified Communications Specialist to join us (you will be based in Onne or Port Harcourt at a secure office and residential estate) and you will work on rotation and receive great benefits including 4 x return flights/year, accommodation and insurances. The full package will be discussed with candidates that are successful in being shortlisted.

If you are interested in this position then please send your short and to the point motivation letter clarifying your fit with the profile and environment and your CV including professional history in chronology and starting with most recent and with particular references to role, activities and responsibilities that matter to the position that is applied for. We also ask that you include your current salary package details and please ensure that your CV details your Cisco (and/or like) certifications.
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