Ongoing Recruitment at MTN Nigeria, June, 2018

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 vacant position below:

 

 

Job Title: Account Partner – Strategic
Location
: Ikoyi, Lagos
Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

  • To provide professional account management inputs to the creation and maintenance of Enterprise Solutions sales strategy and plan that will deliver shareholder value.
  • To direct enterprise sales efforts for allocated corporate accounts within the framework of agreed account development plans which meet operational targets for revenues, profitability and customer satisfaction.
  • Increase MTN market share by achieving set target through effective account management, acquisition of new accounts as well as development and maintenance of current accounts.
  • Seek new clients and create more business opportunities daily, from existing clients so as to Increase company revenue.
  • Carry full responsibility for the fulfillment of the sales process – from lead generation to bill delivery. Prepare weekly and monthly corporate sales status reports.
  • Perform continuous analysis of the relevant industry, to identify new prospects or opportunities for the corporate sales department.
  • Conduct research on potential customers and their disposable income using the data mining system.
  • Prepare and present all sales (weekly and monthly), contractual documentation and status reports according to MTN quality standards.
  • Manage virtual team to ensure log of all customer requests for service, queries and complaints, escalate and troubleshoot where necessary.
  • Build an in-depth knowledge of the customers’ industry operating environment, business drivers, ambition, issues, problems and obstacles in order to develop and implement solutions to meet their strategic corporate needs
  • Maintain excellent partnership-relationships with customers, up to C-level, based on trust and an in-depth understanding of the customers’ business
  • Assist customers in understanding the value proposition and differentiations of the MTN data products and services.
  • Ability to liaise with supervisors on discount issues

Job Condition

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Open plan office

Requirements, Experience & Training

  • First degree in any related discipline
  • Fluent in English
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience with working with others
  • Experience working in a medium organization

Training:

  • Basic IP Networking, Internet and VPNs
  • Internal conferences on telecommunications and consumer trends
  • Sales Training
  • Key Account Management Training
  • Relationship Management
  • Customer care/focus

Minimum qualification

  • BA, B.Ed, B.Eng, B.Sc, B.Tech or HND

Application Deadline 8th June, 2018.

 

 

Job Title: Account Partner, Corporate (Supervisory)
Location:
 Lagos

Job Description

  • To provide professional account management inputs to the creation and maintenance of Enterprise Solutions sales strategy and plan that will deliver shareholder value.
  • To direct enterprise sales efforts for allocated corporate accounts within the framework of agreed account development plans which meet operational targets for revenues, profitability and customer satisfaction.
  • Increase MTN market share by achieving set target through the acquisition of new accounts as well as development and maintenance of current accounts.
  • Account for the fulfilment of the sales process – from lead generation to bill delivery.
  • Seek new clients and create more business opportunities daily, from existing clients so as to Increase company revenue.
  • Conduct research on potential customers and their disposable income using the data mining system.
  • Carry out continuous analysis of relevant industry, to identify new prospects or opportunities for the corporate sales department
  • Prepare and present all corporate sales (weekly and monthly), contractual documentation and status reports according to MTN quality standards.
  • Carry out continuous analysis of relevant industry, to identify new prospects or opportunities for the corporate sales department.
  • Log all customer requests for service, queries and complaints, escalate and troubleshoot where necessary.
  • Build an in-depth knowledge of the customers’ operating environment, business drivers, ambition, issues, problems and obstacles in order to develop and implement solutions to meet their strategic corporate needs
  • Maintain excellent partnership-relationships with customers, based on trust and an in-depth understanding of the customers’ business
  • Assist customers in understanding the value proposition and differentiations of the MTN data products and services.
  • Ability to liaise with supervisors on discount issues
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
  • Foster active collaboration and relationships with employees across all levels and divisions in line with MTN’s VB and values.

Job Condition:

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Open plan office

Experience & Training 
Education:

  • First  degree in any related discipline
  • Fluent in English

Experience:

  • 3 – 7 years of experience in an area of specialisation; with experience with working with others
  • Experience working in a medium  organization

Training:

  • Internal conferences on telecommunications and consumer trends
  • Sales Training
  • Key Account Management Training
  • Relationship Management
  • Customer care/focus

Minimum Qualification

  • BA, B.Ed, B.Sc or HND

 

 

Job Title: Financial Planning Accountant (Financial Reporting)
Location: Lagos
Employment Status: Permanent

Job Description

  • To ensure prompt and accurate financial reporting of MTNN operating activities (income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement).
  • Review accounts, including Operating Expenses and Asset/Liability accounts for completeness and accuracy, raising manual journals to correct any error discovered.
  • Prepare financial statements for statutory purposes and internal reporting (MIS).
  • Monitor accurate reporting of management fees, ensuring financial accounts are in compliance with Accounting Standards (IAS, SAS, SA, IFRS and GAAP).
  • Perform analytical review of monthly income statement.
  • Identify, follow up and escalate issues from statutory audits.
  • Identify and escalate needs and requirements from the ERP system.
  • Prepare, update and provide links to trend analysis for actual data (IS).
  • Ensure value is created when responding to enquiries regarding expenses and information from internal customers.
  • Provide guidance to stakeholders on postings into operating expenses account when required.
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
  • Foster active collaboration and relationships with employees across all levels and divisions in line with MTN’s VB and values.

Experience & Training

  • First degree in Accounting or any other related discipline
  • Fluent in English
  • A professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CPA)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience working with others
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • Experience within a leading organisation’s financial department • Experience in working with enterprise financial systems
  • Experience in telecommunications industry (desirable) Training:
  • Middle Management Development Programme.
  • Knowledge update on accounting and financial standards and best practices.

Minimum Qualification
BA, BEd, BEng, BSc, BTech or HND.

Job Condition    

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

 

 

 

Job Title: Financial Planning Manager (Technical Accounting)
Location
: Lagos
Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

  • To record all company-wide Financial Operations functions – Fixed Assets, Revenue, Expenditure and General Ledger and support various divisions on financial issues.
  • To maintain commercial relationship with suppliers, government agencies, internal and external customers, inter-connect partners, international roaming partners and value added service providers in line with MTN group policies, accounting standards, regulatory and tax requirement pronouncements
  • Provide operational support for the division including maintaining the budget, Profit and Loss accounts, special programs and contract analysis.
  • Analyse the general Ledger transactions (Capex, Opex and Revenue) and all transactions posted into IFS to ensure proper classification and correction, as well as ageing of all Balance Sheet accounts.
  • Prepare trend analysis of Capex, Opex and revenue transactions, all General Ledger/Sub- ledger Accounts reconciliation, as well as weekly and monthly performance reports.
  • Conduct in-depth analysis to identify specific trends, explain past performance and recommend opportunities for improvement, within the division
  • Provide supporting documents, records and schedules to meet audit and regulatory requirements; and all schedules /reports (including age analysis, assets movement, etc).
  • Implement finance policies as well as guarantee compliance with established internal controls, MTN Processes, Policies and Procedure, IFRS, IAS and GAAP in processing all transactions.
  • Process and post all account payables and receivables; and all month end deliverables within the monthly reporting timelines.
  • Raise and post journal vouchers and other financial transactions in the ERP system, resolve all reconciling items promptly and maintain set departmental filing system.
  • Relate with relevant customers and suppliers.
  • Relate with other divisions and departments on revenue, expenditure and fixed assets related issues.
  • Interaction with marketing division on billing and information systems functions
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
  • Foster active collaboration and relationships with employees across all levels and divisions in line with MTN’s VB and values.
  • Consolidate all MTNN transactions and reconciliations including foreign currency accounting in line with GAAP requirements and other accounting standards.
  • Analyse additions for upload into Asset register and depreciation groups as well as ensure prompt update of databases.
  • Manage Fixed Assets and record disposals/movements in fixed asset register.
  • Interface with management in various departments and post Inter-company transactions, analyse quarterly balance sheet and P & L fluctuation; and assist in inter-company relationship management.
  • Provide tax unit with detail analysis of disposed assets for capital gains tax purposes and deferred tax reversal.
  • Ensure accuracy of financial statements ,balance sheet accounts reconciliations Month-end/quarter-end /year-end closing , monthly expense variance analysis as well as property, sales and franchise tax returns in accordance with GAAP and compliance to internal policies.

Job Condition

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Deal with a lot of paper work.

Requirements, Experience & Training

  • First Degree in any discipline, but a finance related degree is desirable.
  • Part qualification in any recognised professional accounting examinations (ACA, ACCA, CPA, CIMA, etc) will be an added advantage.
  • 3 – 7 years of experience in an area of specialisation; with experience working with others
  • Experience working in a medium organization
  • Experience in using an ERP system is desirable

Training:

  • Numerate and analytical skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Effective communication.
  • Time management.
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Creative thinking

Minimum qualification

  • BA, B.Ed, B.Eng, B.Sc, B.Tech or HND.

 

 

Job Title: Financial Planning Accountant (Budget)
Location: 
Lagos
Employment Status: Permanent

Job Description

  • To prepare, analyse, oversee and manage the annual business plan (consolidated) for MTNN by applying fundamental budgetary concepts, practices, and procedures and ensuring it complies with International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Prepare budget formats, standardised forms and input sheets on the Business Planning Software and assist in the testing of all calculations.
  • Review and analyse departmental budget requests, make recommendations for approval or modifications as required.
  • Supervise in the distribution of budget and related material, responding to enquiries regarding budget procedures and information from stakeholders.
  • Assist in the development of strategy documents and the preparation and automation of MTNN business plan in the Business Planning Software, ensuring that sub projects are incorporated and business plan calculations are accurate and realistic.
  • Assist in integrating other systems such as Magic, IFS with the Business Planning Software.
  • Verify accuracy of data received from departments such as Assumptions, Headcount, Organogram and Opex, ensuring alignment with company strategy.
  • Participate in the coaching of all budget coordinators in other divisions on budget presentation tools, business planning and other budget software.
  • Coordinate the uploading of the MTNN financial and non-financial budget on the Group’s consolidation software (Hyperion Financial Management).
  • Facilitate effective budgetary control systems by providing the budget assumptions in explaining monthly OPEX variances, liaising with budget coordinators to facilitate timely submission of inputs.
  • Monitor adherence to standard budgetary working policies, processes and procedures

Job Condition

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

Experience & Training

  • First degree in Accounting or any other numerate discipline
  • A professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA etc) 4 Years work experience
  • Finance, budget or management reporting in a multinational environment
  • Experience in a Financial Reporting function is desirable
  • Experience in Data mining and analysis
  • Experience in Enterprise Financial Systems
  • Experience in telecommunications industry will be an added advantage Training
  • Best practices in budget preparation.
  • Financial Analysis.
  • Advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Business Modelling
  • Basic leadership skills
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Minimum qualification

  • BA, BEd, BEng, BSc, BTech or HND

 

 

Job Title: General Manager, IS Infrastructure
Location:
 Lagos

Job Description

  • To develop and manage all system operations for the Information Systems Group (IS) and ensure that adequate capacity, system availability and excellent user support is provided.
  • Review IS infrastructure best practices, new technologies and the corporate needs and assess infrastructure requirements of MTNN.
  • Provide thought leadership and direction on approaches to managing the following areas: Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery Plans, Quality Management System, Systems Management, Capacity Management, Performance Problem and Change Management, Security and Service Level Agreements.
  • Create and maintain governance structure for processes and ensure processes and policies are developed, documented and maintained in accordance with established set /industry guidelines and benchmarks.
  • Develop framework, policies, standards, methodologies, plans and procedures to guide IS infrastructure management operations and to enable the division to provide high quality services to customers and attain set goals and objectives of MTNN.
  • Monitor and control the technical content of IS infrastructure to ensure business relevance, scope realism, suitability for intended purposes and timely obsolescence.
  • Support IS and Telecom convergence as a value stream and support VAS that taps voice and data convergence, network and IT convergence.
  • Develop and implement processes and procedures for tracking company assets to oversee quality control throughout their lifecycles.
  • 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.
  • Define and implement Key Performance Indicators and Metrics for support and operational activities and use these metrics to drive service delivery excellence
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
  • Provide leadership and direction in the operations, leading team to deliver on respective business targets and improve overall performance of the department.
  • Identify, evaluate and track the development needs and performance of IS Infrastructure staff, providing opportunities for staff to build on the company’s investment in their training and improve productivity.
  • Coach and mentor the IS 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.
  • Deliver business value through partnership with MTNN’s Ecosystem Partners to customers to enhance MTN’s Corporate Brand
  • Promote the infrastructure management vision and institute a customer centric culture and interface between IS, its client base and the rest of the organisation.

Job condition:

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Local and International travel

Experience & Training
Education:

  • Fluent in English and language of country preferable
  • First degree in an IT related field
  • Master’s Degree in Business Admin/management is desirable
  • Professional IT certification/ project management would be desirable

Experience:

  • 12 years’ experience which includes:
  • Senior management track record of 3 years or more; with at least 3 years in relevant sector/ industry as per relevant role
  • Experience working in a global/multinational enterprise (understanding emerging markets advantageous)
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies
  • Senior management experience in strategy formulation, technology forecasting, enterprise architecture, network economics, project management, operations management, strategic planning and quality control management.
  • Experience in IT service delivery

Training:

  • Strategy Development
  • Leadership Development Programs
  • Security
  • Business Continuity
  • Cost management

Minimum Qualification

  • BA, B.Eng, B.Sc or B.Tech

 

 

Job Title: Engineer Solution Design (Supervisory)
Location: 
Lagos
Employment Status: Permanent

Job Description

  • To design and develop IS solutions for MTNN in adherence to IS architecture and design specifications
  • New business growth from data access, ICT & Digital to sustain and complement traditional revenues
  • Review functional specifications, acquire a detailed understanding of the testing requirements for a given design, and advise on practicability of proposed architecture /design.
  • Develop designs that support the functional requirements business application projects and include the conceptual, high-level and detailed design specifications for build, implementation and support of these business solution.
  • Assess implications of a given design current and future support model; and prepare an implementation and transition plan.
  • Develop an understanding and lay out a plan of the system performance and capacity requirements, standards and criteria to satisfy the customer’s business requirements for the solution.
  • Organize and coordinate the activities of the systems design team and communicate
  • All business process changes to them and highlighting the implications on design.
  • Manage work flow processes, document weekly reports per functional area and provide input to monitor and execute URS.
  • Monitor application development projects through the individual lifecycles.
  •  Complete an analysis of the customer’s business requirements, as it relates to technical infrastructure design, and ensure traceability of the design to the business requirements.
  • Conduct and coordinate regular team/project meetings to provide feedback and receive input from staff members.
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
  • Foster active collaboration and relationships with employees across all levels and divisions in line with MTN’s VB and values.

Job Condition

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Open plan office

Experience & Training
Education:

  • First degree in Computer Science, mathematics, Software Engineering or related discipline from a reputable institution.
  • Fluent in English

Experience:

  • 3 – 7 years of experience  in Information Technology roles; with experience with working with others
  • Experience working in a medium organization.
  • Experience in software solution architecture and design – Wire-framing, Prototyping and use of design tools such as Unified Modeling Language (UML).
  • Strong knowledge and experience in software solution development and integration- The skill set to include – Java/ J2EE platform, SOA (REST, WSDL/XSD/XML), enterprise system integrations (B2B),Web design and development.
  • Knowledge of telecommunications applications – CRM, ERP systems, Billing, Payment solutions, Call Detail Record Analysis, Mobile application design, Inter connect and Value Added Services (VAS), Cloud computing.

Training:

  • Formal training in system design architecture, technology architecture and systems integration.
  • Specific training on functional business processes
  • Elementary leadership training courses

Minimum qualification:

  • BA, BEng, BTech or HND

 

 

Job Title: General Manager, IS Solutions Delivery
Location:
 Lagos

Job Description

  • To oversee the development of the IT architecture and planning at all levels, and development of new products and services based on business roadmap.
  • To oversee solution delivery activities, quality assurance and management of the delivery partners.
  • To provide planning and strategy support to the CIO and ensure the company’s IT architecture sustains current and future business requirements.
  • Drive an increase in Shareholder return by ensuring that IS Processes are aligned to achieve 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).
  • Plan and execute medium to long term projects to enhance revenue assurance operations and identify new revenue opportunities, ensuring compliance with corporate governance procedures and policies
  • Develop budget for the division’s operations and services, in accordance with laid down rules and procedures.
  • Provide support initiatives that will ensure cost savings and reduction to drive EBITDA growth for the organization. (OPEX/COS savings).
  • Actively monitor the approved project budget, ensuring it is used in accordance with MTN expenditure regulations.
  • Champion/Sponsor the 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.
  • Review MTNN corporate direction and develop Information Services strategy ensuring alignment with MTN corporate strategic objectives and develop plans to support business initiatives and enhance IS support capacity.
  • Provide support for  Contract negotiations to reduce cost and drive MTNN Value Creation Philosophy
  • Assess resource requirements for the department and develop budget for the Enterprise Services 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.
  • Monitor changes in regulations and technology that may affect revenue assurance functions in MTNN and ensure revenue leakage is minimised.
  • Drive planned strategy for the successful delivery of MTN group and MTNN transformation initiatives focusing on Customer centricity, including Perfect 10 Project.
  • Improve MTNN’s Net Promoters Score
  • Drive planned strategy for the successful delivery of MTN Group and MTNN transformation initiatives focusing on Customer centricity, including Perfect 10 Project.
  • Facilitate and guide the processes for identification and justification of the information technology requirements of the various business sectors and co-ordinate the initiation of project proposals for meeting the requirements.
  • Ensure the strategic policy development processes are in accordance with norms and standards of MTN Group.
  • Ensure that corporate governance is implemented and adhered to within the IS division.
  • Direct the development of optimal and integrated IS plans for MTNN, consolidating various IT business plans and ensuring plans have clear indications of expected value contributions and in line with corporate vision and mission.
  • Develop framework, policies, standards, methodologies and procedures to guide IS operations and to enable the division to provide high quality services to customers and attain set goals and objectives of MTNN.
  • Lead the development comprehensive IT and data architecture that will balance the business, financial and technical demands both now and into the future and serves as a map.
  • Facilitate the coordination of the various aspects related to Information Systems Planning, such as the plan quality, the stakeholder’s requirements, plan outcome, etc.
  • Regularly monitor, review and report progress against the integrated IS plan and conduct business risk analysis, review technical audits and project post-implementation reviews.
  • Review risk for IS systems, develop IS Risk Management Strategy and ensure the deployment of risk mitigating action plans and business continuity of MTNN operations.
  • Create an ‘IS blueprint’ that addresses business needs and takes into consideration the Data Architecture, Systems Architecture and Computer Architecture of the organization and ensure that the business has a reliable 5 year IT roadmap covering potential industry developments as well as ISD initiatives.
  • Provide technical leadership /advice in the formulation and development of enterprise    framework, policies/guidelines and ensure compliance of operations with MTN policies and procedures.
  • 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.
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
  • Provide leadership and direction in the operations, leading team to deliver on respective business targets and improve overall performance of the department.
  • Review the performance of individual team members and complete appraisals in accordance with the employee performance appraisal procedures and time schedules.
  • Identify, evaluate and track the development needs and performance of Enterprise Services staff, providing opportunities for staff to build on the company’s investment in their training and improve productivity.
  • Coach and mentor the IS 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.
  • 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
  • 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.

Job Condition:

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

Experience & Training
Education:

  • Fluent in English and language of country preferable
  • First degree in any discipline preferably Computer Science or equivalent
  • Masters Degree in a relevant discipline will be an added advantage.

Experience:

  • 12 years working experience including;
  • Senior management track record of 3 years or more in strategy formulation, technology forecasting, enterprise architecture, network economics, project management, operations management, strategic planning and quality control management.
  • Experience  in relevant industry/sector
  • Experience working in a global/multinational enterprise (understanding emerging markets advantageous)
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies

Training:

  • Information Architecture
  • ITIL Foundation Certificate, Practitioner in Availability and Capacity Management will be an added advantage
  • Performance Testing execution and overall methodologies
  • TOGAF, COBIT, Agile
  • Self training on Digital and mobility frameworks
  • Information Systems Security Certification

Minimum Qualification

  • BA, B.Eng, B.Tech, HND or B.Sc

 

 


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 12th June, 2018.

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