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Huawei Kenya invests in its suppliers delivery capability

The global tech firm also demonstrated its base transmitting stations (BTS) solutions including Modular, Tube, Smart and Zip sites.

In Summary
  • The Delivery Operations Centre provides Contact Centre support to field contractors linked to the recently introduced Smart Helmets.
  • The firm’s operating partners in Kenya will also access basic and advanced Huawei Certified Training
The Huawei logo is pictured outside its Huawei's factory campus in Dongguan, Guangdong province, China March 25, 2019.
The Huawei logo is pictured outside its Huawei's factory campus in Dongguan, Guangdong province, China March 25, 2019.
Image: REUTERS

Technology firm Huawei Technologies Kenya has confirmed plans to invest in capability development programmes for its service providers to guarantee cost-effective project implementation.

Speaking at the firm’s recent annual Supplier Conference and Award Forum, Huawei Kenya Delivery and Service vice president,  Chris Yu said the firm had activated its Delivery Operations Centre in Nairobi to provide project delivery oversight and support for its sub-contractors.

The Delivery Operations Centre, he said provides Contact Centre support to field contractors linked to the recently introduced Smart Helmets.

The firm’s operating partners in Kenya will also access basic and advanced Huawei Certified Training delivered at the African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute (AFRALTI).

AFRALTI is a Huawei Authorized Learning Partner (HALP) with a mandate to provide Huawei’s certification training programs authorized, supervised and managed by Huawei.

Under this arrangement, AFRALTI offers Huawei certification programmes in the field of data communication.

According to Huawei Southern Africa region Procurement Qualification Department director, Ivan Zhu, the firm, in conjunction with its local subcontractors, will continue pursuing quality service and projects delivery.

 “Huawei encourages all our partners to adopt best industry practices and entrench sustainability in their business strategies. This allows them to mitigate risks and, thereby, enhance efficiency within their operations,'' Zhu said.

At the Conference featuring more than 44 local suppliers, Huawei showcased advanced industry solutions and cooperation policies such as 5G, cloud, and enterprise services. The suppliers included engineering service, general service and Logistics Administration service providers.

“Ensuring the wellbeing of our employees, both directly and indirectly, as well as those of our partners, are some of Huawei’s key focus aspects underpinned by mutual adherence to policies,”Chris Yu said. 

The global tech firm also demonstrated its base transmitting stations (BTS) solutions including Modular, Tube, Smart and Zip sites.