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15 Jun 2015

Telkom South Africa vacancy for Ops Specialist, DCO Projects

Telkom job vacancy in South Africa

Job Description

Telkom South Africa vacancy in Bellville for Ops Specialist, DCO Projects. Checkout latest Telkom South Africa vacancy 2015 in Bellville and start your applications today. Apply for Telkom South Africa vacancy now, find out more below

Telkom is a leading communications services provider in South Africa. Telkom had consolidated operating revenue of R16.2 billion and profit after tax of R773 million as at 2013. This excluded the net curtailment gain which the company made also in 2013.

Telkom Total assets is amounted to over R40 billion and equity attributable to the owners of Telkom to well over R21.5 billion as at January 2014.

Telkom group services and products, including:

  1. fixed-line retail voice services using PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) lines, including ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network) lines, and the sale of subscription based value-added voice services and calling plans;
  2. fixed-line customer premises equipment rental and sales services both voice and data needs and these include PABX, Computers, Routers, Modems, Telephone handsets and other ancillary equipment;
  3. interconnection services, including terminating and transiting traffic from South African mobile operators, as well as from international operators and transiting traffic from mobile to international destinations;
  4. fixed-line data services, including domestic and international data transmission services, such as point-to-point leased lines, ADSL (Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line) services, packet-based services, managed data networking services and internet access and related information technology services
  5. Data Centre Operations includes e-commerce, application service provider, hosting, data storage, e-mail and security services;
  1. W-CDMA (Wideband Code Division Multiple Access), a 3G next generation network, including fixed voice services, data services and nomadic voice services;
  2. mobile communication services, including voice services, data services and handset sales through our mobile brand called Telkom Mobile; and
  3. other services including directory services, through Trudon (Pty) Ltd, wireless data services, through Swiftnet (Pty) Ltd.

As a leading telecommunications company and with global recognition, Telkom group is accepting application from suitable and qualified individuals for the position below:

Job Title: Ops Specialist, DCO Projects

Business Unit: Chief Operating Officer

Service Organisation: Enterprise

Division/Section: Data Centre Operations

Number of Positions: 1

Job Type Classification: Permanent

Region: Western Cape

Location – Town / City: Bellville

Core Description

Responsible for the planning, implementation, organising & controlling of DCO related projects.


  1. Quality Control Procedures; Telkom Procedures; IT Standards; Statistical Procedures; Telkom Structure; Telkom Policies; Solution Processes;
  2. IT Policies; Computer Software; Project Management;Principles; Resource Management


  • Time Management; Presentation Techniques; Interpersonal; Information Management;
  • Stress Handling Techniques; Planning; Conceptualizing;
  • Communicating; Problem Solving


Business Orientated; Dedicated; Open Mindedness; Initiative; Assertive; Positive; Proactive; Customer Focus; Self-Responsibility;

Job Responsibilities


Solved Problems


  • Identify problem
  • Verify problem
  • Determine root cause
  • Identify possible solutions
  • Decide on best solution
  • Implement solution
  • Monitor results


  1. Day to day operations
  2. Project Problem Report
  3. Status Reports
  4. Solution Reports


Performed Communication


  • Identify communication requirements
  • Decide on communication media
  • Prepare communication
  • Communicate
  • Follow up


  • Progress reports
  • Process Documents And Reports
  • Tender Process
  • Business Cases
  • ITA (IT Assessment Forum)


Compiled Plans


  • Verify Project Scope
  • Identify project Fundamentals
  • Compile and document Plans
  • Submit for sign-off
  • Provide feedback


  • Project Plans
  • Resource plans
  • Budget Plans
  • Contingency/Risk Plans
  • Deliverables Plans
  • Timeframes Plans
  • Project Plans
  • CAP
  • Budget Variance Reports
  • Customer
  • Human Resources
  • Infrastructure
  • Money
  • Time
  • Resource Allocation Plan / Resource Schedule
  • Business Case


Executed Project/s


  1. Verify project plans
  2. Coordinate project tasks
  3. Review progress
  4. Implement corrective actions
  5. Update project plans
  6. Provide feedback


Types of projects:

  • CIO
  • Solution delivery
  • Infrastructure / Software
  • Service delivery
  • Windows 2000
  • Billing & Payments


Monitored Project Execution


  • Reschedule tasks/activities
  • Provide progress reports
  • Approve/Decline scope changes
  • Inform relevant stakeholders
  • Obtain sign-off
  • Monitor progress


Types of projects:

  • CIO
  • Solution delivery
  • Infrastructure / Software
  • Service delivery
  • Windows 2000
  • Billing & Payments
  • Project Plans
  • Finance (Costs)
  • Budget Plans
  • Project Change Control Form
  • Project Review Reports
  • Weekly Progress Report
  • Monthly Reports
  • Quality Variance Reports
  • SLA
  • Procurement Plan


  • Completed Project/s
  • Arrange and conduct customer implementation review
  • Obtain sign-off
  • Conduct final project review session
  • Complete documentation
  • Archive documentation


  • CIO
  • Solution delivery
  • Infrastructure / Software
  • Service delivery
  • Windows 2000
  • Billing & Payments
  • Project Close-Out Report
  • Project Implementation Revenue
  • Post Implementation Review
  • Project Closure
  • Project hand-over report

Required Certification



Relevant 3 year IT Degree/ Diploma (at least NQF level 6


3 years relevant IT and/ or Project Management experience

Special Requirements

Experience of DCO/ IT projects/ environment.
Must be prepared to work flexible hours and/ or overtime.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified persons should apply online using the apply here button below

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