Officer - IT Quality Assurance

IHS Towers

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IHS Towers is the largest independent mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.  Founded in 2001, IHS provides services across the full tower value chain – colocation on owned towers, deployment and managed services. Today IHS Towers has operations in Nigeria, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Zambia and Rwanda. Following the recent acquisitions of MTN and Etisalat’s tower portfolios in Nigeria, IHS owns over 23,300 towers in Africa.

Reports To: 

  • Manager-IT Business Quality


  • Utilize standard processes and activities to achieve common, consistent and accurate Quality Assurance (QA) outcomes to support IT deliverables, and work with the wider enterprise business-user community to ensure business demands on and deliverables from IT are of the highest quality.
  • Responsibilities
  • Work with IT Business Quality Manager to design, develop and implement test plans, scripts, and tools using detailed business requirements documentation provided by business analysts.
  • Create test cases and supporting test data to ensure data adequately tests all testable situations.
  • Execute project test cases and test plans details
  • Track and evaluate the status of strategic initiatives using the set metric defined.
  • Establish test data repositories for system testing efforts
  • Ensure test designs meet quality objectives as set out in the test plan
  • Assess readiness and deviation of product/ project performance based on test results and product specifications.
  • Document test procedures and findings.
  • Support the IT Business Quality Manager in the following areas:
  • Ensure reviews and testing procedures associated with IT deliverables are properly documented
  • Develop processes, policies, and procedures for user acceptance testing and IT quality standards and guidelines.
  • Conduct application assessments to find and exploit vulnerabilities in applications
  • Audit and provide feedback to the wider IT team regarding standards adherence, design principles, and expected patterns of work.
  • Manage multiple work-streams through prioritization, planning, and working with peers and vendors in a cross-functional setting, including development and testing done by remote or off-shore teams
  • Support the development, enforcement, and maintenance of the IT control environment in conjunction with the IT Security team

Education & Experience


  • Bachelor's degree in IT or numerate course
  • Industry certification in testing, IT controls, and/ or IT quality management


  • Minimum of 4 years preferably within telecoms operator environment


  • Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's and Cover Letter indicating in the subject bar the name of the role.

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IHS Towers

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Information Technology

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years