JAMES SANI

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JAMES SANI

Affiliation: BCN NIG. LTD

Contact Information

Email: omeiza07@gmail.com

Mailing Address: BCN NIG. LTD. 60 LAKE CHAD CRESCENT, MAITAMA, ABUJA

Phone Numbers: +2348026014180, +2348065507675

Research Interests

  • Communication Networks

Biography:

EDUCATIONAL PARTICULARS

-Institution                               :           Nassarawa State University Keffi, Nassarawa State

 Date                                        :           2016

 Qualification                           :           M.Sc Physics (Electronics & Communication Option)

-Institution                               :           Federal university of Technology, Minna, Niger State

 Date                                        :           2008

 Qualification                           :           B.Tech. Physics /Electronics

-Institution                               :           Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Niger State

 Date                                        :           2003

 Qualifications                          :           HND; Physics/Electronics (Option)

TRAINING COURSES / SEMINARS ATTENDED

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)- Piston and Fusion Project Management Institute FEBRUARY 2016
  • Certified Fiber Optics Technician-FOA (CFOT)-JUNE 2010                                           
  • Fiber Optics: Planning, Design & Deployment. Digital Bridge Institute, Utako-Abuja. – JUNE 2010

EXPERIENCE

  • Outside Plant Engineer BCN Abuja FTTX/METRO Network                                      2007-2012
  • Site Engineer National Identity Management Commission Abuja Metro Fiber Optics Cable Network.                                                                                                               2009
  • INEC South-South Wide Area Network (WAN) Project.                                                  2012
  • Project Engineer Construction of Data Center at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto. 2013
  • Site Engineer Deployment of 4Mbps internet - Fiber Optic Cable Connectivity at Federal University Dutse Jigawa State.                                                                                           2014
  • Project Engineer University inter-campus connectivity (UnICC) Project for UniJos & ATBU Bauchi.                                                                                                                                2014
  • Site Engineer Petroleum Equalization Fund (PEF) Head Quarters LAN Project.               2014
  • Project Engineer Backbone Transmission Infrastructure (BTRAIN) Project for North East and North Central States and Abuja.                                                                                   2015
  • Project Engineer North-East Rural Broadband Initiative (RUBI) Project                           2016
  • Wireless cloud Project for Selected schools in North east Nigeria.                                 2016

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Company       : BACKBONE CONNECTIVITY NETWORK, Maitama, Abuja.

Period              : October 2016 –Till Date

Position            : Project Management Officer.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Monitor Projects and ensure timely completion of the same.
  • Manage and deliver Turnkey Projects.
  • Work with Government officials to secure Right of Way for Fiber projects
  • Project Management.                                                  

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Company       : BACKBONE CONNECTIVITY NETWORK, Maitama, Abuja.

Period              : November 2011 –October 2016

Position            : Senior Officer- Special Projects & Business Development Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Prepare and submit Bidding Documents.
  • Monitor Projects and ensure timely completion of the same.
  • Manage and deliver Turnkey Projects.
  • Work with Government officials to secure Right of Way for Fiber projects
  • Builds market position by locating, developing, defining, negotiating, and closing business relationships.
  • Locates or proposes potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities.
  • Participate in close new business by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhancing organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

 

Company       : BACKBONE CONNECTIVITY NETWORK, Maitama, Abuja.

Period              : March 2011 – October 2011

Position            : Procurement Officer

RESPONSIBILITIES 
  • Prepare Contract agreement for implementation of civil works etc.
  • Negotiate with contractors for effective/timely delivery of projects.
  • Route Survey for implementation of OFC network
  • Procurement of fixed assets and other items required by the company   to ensure efficient running of the business.
  • Maintain records of all procurement transactions. A database of all procured items should be maintained to show:
  • Frequently purchased items
  • Equipment and services procured strictly for the technical operations
  • Items not frequently purchased; e.g. motor vehicles, tables, chairs, laptops, items that support company’s general operations
  • Maintain record of transactions and negotiations from various vendors.
  • Ensure cost saving to the company and keep in mind the budget range of the company.
  • Make only authorized procurements according to company’s policies and procure.
  • Ensure that signatory for the requesting department signs the procurement request form.
  • Ensure that the company is obtaining the best positive value when procuring goods and services.
  • Ensure that an individual who places and order doses not complete the receiving document for that order.
  • Ensure timely procurement of items.
  • Reconcile procurement records to financial information system reports on at least a monthly basis.
  • Return any incomplete procurement documents to the originating department with the reason for not processing the documents.
  • Any other Ad-hoc assignments as may be directed from time to time.

Company       : BACKBONE CONNECTIVITY NETWORK, Maitama, Abuja.

Period              : August 2007 – March 2011

Position            : Outside Plant (Network Planning & Implementation) Engineer

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Fiber Optic network installation, Test and commissioning
  • Route Survey for implementation of OFC network
  • Supervision of OFC pulling with respect to standard conditions
  • Installation and configuration of EPON Network.
  • Determine the nature, cause and location of service trouble
  • Perform network testing and analysis using an OTDR
  • Perform Fiber splicing and termination
  • Prepare & release of BOQ for the planned route as per approved CAPEX
  • Coordinate fiber cable repairs and network performance trends.
  • Evaluate fiber use and fiber cable requests
  • Ensure that all faults are resolved promptly within contracted SLA
  • Prepare the Schedules for Testing and checking of the Technical level of the Optical Power Levels, re-examining splicing loss of Optical joints etc
  • Verification of material delivery & job execution by vendors on the sites
  • Frequent Route inspection to check the quality of the job executed
  • To conduct the Optical and Civil Attenuation Test after completion of work
  • Quality Control, which involves the Testing of Optical Fiber and optical Fiber Cable and accessories (Joint Closure, Termination Box, Optical Distribution Frame, Patch Cords, Pigtails etc.)
  • Assemblage of telecommunication cabinet.
  • Installation of UPS structured cable.

TRAINING-in House

  • Optical fiber Principles.
  • DWDM Transmission Principle.
  • FTTX Technology.

 

RESEARCH /TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Loss Analysis of Optical Fiber cable used for Backbone Transmission Services M.Sc Thesis 2016
  • Design and Construction of Helix Antenna: Higher National Diploma (HND) Project Report 2003
  • Design and Construction of 1KVA UPS: Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) Project Report 2008
  • NYSC- Physics and Mathematics Teacher, Community Secondary School, Ndiuruku Amagu, Abakaliki Ebonyi State.                                                                                                           2004-2005
  • Waec/Neco Examiner                                                                                         2005 Till Date
  • Physics and Mathematics Teacher, New Creation Academy, Opposite Fed. Poly. Bida.            2005-2006