Lead of Telecoms

Doha, Qatar

Job Reference 1195750

Location Doha, Qatar

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function IT & Telecoms

Job Type Contract

Date Added October 13, 2023


Vacancy Overview

Lead of Telecom

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process, and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients. With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry.

Airswift is now looking for a Lead of Telecom for one of our clients from major oil & gas companies based in Qatar.


Leads telecoms activities for Company Projects, ensuring EPC Contractor and Telecom System Integrator (TSI) deliver the project that is following the Project and Cyber Security requirements, provide secure interfaces with third party systems and ensuring that all Telecom systems are following the industrial Codes and Standards.

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering.
  • 10 years’ experience working in telecoms, in large Oil & Gas Facilities having broad knowledge of engineering execution including design standards, specifications, codes, safety criteria, onshore and offshore facilities design, construction and operations.
  • Conversant with relevant Telecommunications national and international standards and has a broad understanding of all aspects of Telecommunications systems and a deep understanding of own specialty.
  • Proven track record of delivering a portfolio of Telecom EPC projects including complex and multiple vendor projects within international settings.
  • Requires hands on expertise and design experience with telecoms equipment and systems design (OTN, UHF TETRA VHF radio Systems, IP Networks), security (access control, CCTV surveillance networks, fence intruder detection, ANPR), public/emergency announcement (PAGA), and networks (WANs, LANs, Industrial Wireless Networks Wiring, Routers, Switches, Servers etc), ship/shore communication systems, Hazardous area requirements (EExd, EEi, EExe).
  • Shall be proficient in fibre optic cabling network design, copper cable networks and relevant infrastructure such as duct banks, cable / ladder tray designs. This shall include transition of design engineering to construction deliverables.
  • Possess competence in accordance with global Telecommunications Engineering competency and development framework.
  • Excellent written and oral English skills.
  • Strong organizational, planning and coordination skills.
  • Strong technical, prioritization and management skills.
  • Strong communication, influencing and interface skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs, Lotus Notes, etc.

Interested to learn more about the role or to apply for the role, you may share your CV to yusrina.zainal@airswift.com

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