MTN Nigeria Fresh Listings [3 Positions]

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13 Mar, 2017

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Telecom Jobs in Nigeria

MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Senior Manager, Disaster Recovery
Location:
Lagos

Job Description

  • To provide specialist expertise in the implementation of common Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery processes; to work closely with Information Systems (IS) staff to evaluate, recommend, implement and monitor security architecture, tools, methods and standards.
  • Support the Shareholder return strategy by developing and implementing the Division’s processes that are aligned to achieving all elements on the business score card. (I.e. Grow Market Share, Grow ICT & Data Revenue, Increase EBITDA margins, Assure Revenue, CAPEX Returns Management and Net Subscriber Additions).
  • Participate in the review of Business Processes (headcount, process optimisation etc), to drive efficiency gains to ensure at least 5% reduction in Divisional budget year-on-year.
  • Participate in Contract negotiations to reduce cost and drive MTNN Value Creation Philosophy
  • Review business plans for MTN Nigeria and manpower imperatives for the organization and determine the organisation’s manning requirements/ manning levels and ensure efficient allocation of manpower for organization effectiveness.
  • Serve MTNN’s customers and provide solutions to improve the customer experience.
  • Partner with MTNN’s Ecosystem Partners to deliver business value.
  • Improve MTNN’s Net Promoters Score
  • Collaborate with other business units in the development of business models for use in MTNN and develop measurement strategies to support ongoing strategy development and project optimization.
  • Network and build solid relationships with internal units and relevant third parties (e.g. strategic investors, technical and finance partners, business consultants etc.) and develop a close working relationship with relevant information sources to provide an integrated service.
  • Design and implement disaster recovery and business continuity procedures for re-establishing servers, databases, and operating systems in the event of a disruption.
  • Assist in the formulation of business requirements, technology solutions and directions for disaster recovery.
  • Develop and implement a Business Impact Analysis and formulate business continuity plans.
  • Develop appropriate off site data and document repositories to be utilized if information were to be irretrievable at the head office due to a major disaster.
  • Develop and implement a plan to provide fail-over capacity of all mission critical servers, applications and networks.
  • Develop, review and standardize all recovery plans, including process and procedural standards to address routine, backup, redundancy and recovery architectures.
  • Ensure the company’s data, data systems, infrastructure and networks are recoverable in the event of a disaster.
  • Perform and analyze disaster simulations for the prompt restoration of services.
  • Develop and manage the disaster recovery plan to ensure that, at all times, the recovery objectives of the business can be achieved.
  • Identify the work and levels of services that can be supported by the disaster recovery systems.
  • Investigate current performance areas of IS Systems disaster recovery infrastructure and identify bottlenecks and develop ideas for performance improvements and implementation.
  • Review existing systems metrics and provide forecasts to management regarding systems requirements for disaster recovery and monitor trends, risk and impact analysis forecast for disaster recovery.
  • Recommend Technology upgrades, reviewing status and Requirements with application owners and Technology groups and defining the approach needed to meet requirements.
  • Determine critical business processes and establish resources required for the successful resumption of business operations in the event of a disaster.
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
  • Coach and train the team to ensure understanding of the objectives and goals of the department, awareness of set targets/requirements and regularly review their training needs.
  • Review the performance of individual team members and complete appraisals in accordance with the employee performance appraisal procedures and time schedules.

Job Condition

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Occasional local and international travel often at short notice

Experience & Training
Education:

  • First Degree in any discipline preferably Computer Science or equivalent.
  • ITIL, Disaster Recovery Certification.
  • Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline will be an added advantage.
  • ITIL Manager Certificate will be an added advantage.

Experience:

  • 10 years comprising;
  • Manager track record of 5 years or more; with at least 3 years in relevant sector/ industry
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies advantageous
  • 4-6 year experience working in an enterprise Telecoms environment
  • 3 years’ experience in Business continuity planning and implementation
  • 3 years of experience in Disaster Recovery, planning, documentation and testing is preferred.
  • Experience and Knowledge of various hardware platforms, Operating systems and applications currently in use in the industry
  • Practical experience of disaster recovery methods and techniques

Training:

  • Project Management methodologies (PMP or PRINCE2)
  • Business Continuity and Contingency Planning

Minimum Qualification:

  • BEng, BTech or HND.

Application Closing Date: 15th March, 2017.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: General Manager, Supply Chain Management Finance
Location: 
Lagos
Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

  • To provide leadership in ensuring a well-established and effective service procurement and Supply Chain management function including sourcing, demand planning and fulfillment, Supplier Performance Management as well as SCM Analysis and Reporting.
  • Drive increase in Shareholder return by ensuring that Finance Processes are aligned to achieve all elements on the business score card. (E.g. Grow Market Share, Grow ICT & Data Revenue, Increase EBITDA margins, Assure Revenue, CAPEX Returns Management and Net Subscriber Additions).
  • Champion/Sponsor review of Business Processes (headcount, process optimisation, business optimisation etc.), to drive efficiency gains to ensure at least 5% reduction in Divisional budget year-on-year.
  • Champion Contract negotiations to reduce cost and drive MTNN Value Creation Philosophy
  • Assess resource requirements for the department and develop budget for the SCM function and regularly monitor resources of the department ensuring they are allocated and utilized in a cost effective and financially disciplined manner and in line with budget provisions.
  • Position the supply chain function as an effective, strategic risk advisory and management service.
  • Improve MTNN’s Net Promoters Score.
  • Develop strategies and champion customer centric culture across the organization and develop/reform relationships with MTNN’s internal and external customers to transform the MTNN’s revenue.
  • Provide Tax Advisory and Planning Services ensuring that MTN Nigeria meets all statutory and Legal Tax requirements
  • Drive planned strategy for the successful delivery of MTN Group and MTNN transformation initiatives focusing on Customer centricity, including Perfect 10 Project.
  • Drive outcomes of the Finance Internal Satisfaction Survey to improve satisfaction of MTNNers on procurement processes.
  • Initiate the Practice of Strategic Cost Management and Supply Chain Efficiency.
  • Present a monthly dynamic industry, competitor and economic context to Executive Management to drive business performance.
  • Raise the level of Awareness and Implementation of Supply Chain Management Practices – proactiveness and alignment to business strategy.
  • Provide technical leadership /advice in the formulation and development of SCM, policies/guidelines and ensure compliance of operations with MTN policies and procedures.
  • Lead the formulation and execution of MTNN SCM’s vision and support efforts geared towards improving the logistics and service delivery systems that ensures that the Company maintains its leadership position in the Telecoms industry.
  • Perform the leadership role in periodically reviewing, and where necessary, reengineering logistics processes as may be required to ensure alignment with the business operating model and to achieve more productive, efficient and valuable logistics activities.
  • Centralize procurement administration and decentralize supply to minimize cost for the company as well as effectively utilise tender processes to generate a preferred suppliers list for all areas of the business.
  • Track business trends and potential changes to the Group’s and/or Company’s business operating model(s) and determine the implications for Procurement and Support activities.
  • Lead and collaborate with other business units in the development of business models for use in MTNN and develop measurement strategies to support ongoing strategy development and project optimization.
  • Develop, maintain and monitor MTNN localization and empowerment strategy, procurement policies and procedures as well as ongoing cost reduction strategies.
  • Ensure the SCM department effectively tracks, manages and reports on its operational performance, using approved metrics, and ensures the rigorous adherence to set targets, goals and timelines as defined in approved plans.
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
  • Provide operational leadership to lead team to deliver on business targets and improve overall departmental performance.
  • Coach and mentor the SCM team to ensure understanding of the objectives and goals of the department, awareness of all related job requirements and accountabilities and leverage human resources career development programs for staff career development.
  • Identify, evaluate and track the development needs and performance of staff within the department, providing opportunities for staff to build on the company’s investment in their training and improve productivity.
  • Deliver business value through partnership with MTNN’s Ecosystem Partners
  • Partner effectively with MTNN’s critical high value customers to enhance MTN’s Corporate Brand
  • Build partnerships and maintain strong relationships with senior management across all functions.
  • Improve on the outcome of the Vendor Satisfaction Assessment

Job Condition

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • Long working hours might be required
  • Experience & Training

Requirements
Education:

  • Fluent in English and language of country preferable
  • First degree in Business or Supply Chain or related area of study
  • Master’s Degree in Business Management or Supply Chain or related area of study
  • Professional Qualification from a recognized Accounting Body (ICAN, ACA, CIMA) etc.

Experience:
Minimum of 12 years work experience including:

  • Senior management track record of 3 years or more; with at least 3 years in relevant sector/ industry as per relevant role
  • 3 years’ experience in relevant industry/sector
  • Experience working in a global/multinational enterprise (understanding emerging markets advantageous)
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies
  • Experience in using analytical techniques to interpret data

Training:

  • Commercial acumen/insights
  • Telecoms (both Fixed and Wireless)
  • International finance (Analytical techniques)
  • Group policy and practice

Minimum Qualification:

  • BA, BSc, BEd or HND.

Application Closing Date: 24th March, 2017.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Manager, IT Audit
Location: Lagos

Job Descriptions    

  • Manage, co-ordinate and report on IT, GSM, and related technology audit.
  • Support the Shareholder return strategy by developing and implementing Business Risk Management Processes that are aligned to achieving all elements on the business score card. (i.e. Grow Market Share, Grow ICT & Data Revenue, Increase EBITDA margins, Assure Revenue, CAPEX Returns Management and Net Subscriber Additions).
  • Participate in the review of Business Processes (headcount, process optimisation, etc.), to drive efficiency gains to ensure at least 5% reduction in Divisional budget year-on-year.
  • Serve the Division’s internal customers and provide solutions to improve the customer experience.
  • Strategic Partnerships with MTNN leadership team to drive awareness on expected behaviours and impact on non-compliance on bottom line results and company image/reputation.
  • Drive planned strategy for the successful delivery of MTN Group and MTNN transformation initiatives focusing on Customer centricity, including Perfect 10 Project.
  • Drive an increase in MTNN’s Net Promoter Score.
  • Meet with management on matters that bothers on risk management, internal controls and corporate governance processes.
  • Network and build solid relationships with internal units and relevant third parties (e.g. strategic investors, technical and finance partners, business consultants etc.) and develop a close working relationship with relevant information sources to provide an integrated service.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with internal and external suppliers.
  • Coordinate, coach and influence external partners and essential support departments across MTNN’s business units to deliver a seamless pre-sales and post-sales service experience.
  • Plan IT audit procedures, oversee a team of auditors and ensure their investigation is in compliance with MTNN and government standards.
  • Identify significant risk(s) associated with strategic objectives of the company and provide input into annual audit plan accordingly.
  • Develop and record a plan for each engagement reflecting the scope and objectives of the audit assignment linked to the significant risk exposure within that particular environment.
  • Ensure efficient and effective execution of annual audit plan, track and monitor expenditures and update/adjust budget as necessary.
  • Lead and direct the monitoring of MTNNs computer network for possible mismanagement, fraud and inefficiency.
  • Conduct on-going audits as per annual audit plan and as need arises and provide suggestion on audit assignments conducted e.g. technical reviews of IS and Network.
  • Perform complex analysis using CAATs tools (e.g. ACL) and Excel and ensure audit reports are timely, accurate, objective and constructive.
  • Incorporate knowledge gained from consulting engagements into audit assignments and overall audit plan.
  • Sustain audit methodology processes to ensure compliance with the required standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors and International Best Practice; and recommend changes as required.
  • Provide input to the overall audit methodology and promote efficient practices by recommending improvements in processing capability, user interface and security designs.
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
  • Coach and train the team to ensure understanding of the objectives and goals of the department, awareness of set targets/requirements and regularly review their training needs.
  • Review performance of individual team members and complete appraisals in accordance with the employee performance appraisal procedures and time schedules.
  • Identify training requirements of team members, develop program to address knowledge gaps and to enrich knowledge repository within the department.

Job Condition:

  • Normal MTNN working conditions.
  • May be required to work extended hours.

Experience & Training
Education:

  • First degree in related discipline Preferably in (Electrical/ Electronics, Computer Engineering, Telecommunications, or Computer Science with strong predilection for engineering; or in any technology oriented discipline)
  • Fluent in English
  • Master advantageous in (Telecommunications or any Communications related field) or CISA, CISSP, CISM
  • For added advantage – CIA,

Experience:
Minimum 6 years’ experience which includes:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialization; with experience in supervising/managing others
  • Experience working in a medium to large organization
  • Hands on experience in Internal Audit (with focus on IT Audit) in a Systems/ IT/ Telecomm environment

Training:

  • Internal audit
  • Fraud management
  • Business risk management
  • General management
  • IT Audit (ISACA, ISO).

Minimum Qualifications   

  • BA, BEd, BEng, BTech or HND

Application Closing Date: 24th March, 2017.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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