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MTN Nigeria is part of the MTN Group, Africa\'s leading cellular telecommunications company. On May 16, 2001, MTN became the first GSM network to make a call following the globally lauded Nigerian GSM auction conducted by the Nigerian Communications Commission earlier in the year. Thereafter the company launched full commercial operations beginning with Lago...
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Core purpose of the job to sustain a global standard IT infrastructure and drive ICT awareness & revenues through continuous improvement and emerging trends to support the strategic business growth of the organization.
Drive increase in Shareholder return by ensuring that IS Capabilities/Services are aligned to achieve all elements on the business scorecard. (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 Value Creation Philosophy
Propose budget to provide effective IS services and control and monitor division’s expenditure, in accordance with approved budget and associated rules and procedures.
Promote IT solutions that enable seamless cross-functional workflow as well as company-wide knowledge sharing and collaboration.
Build a clear and coherent strategy for Information Services Division ensuring alignment with MTN corporate strategy and goals and develop plans to support business initiatives and enhance IS support capacity.
Lead the development and implementation of ICT strategies and plans with clear indications of expected value contributions and in line with corporate vision and mission.
Review risk for IS systems, develop IS Risk Management Strategy and ensure the deployment of risk-mitigating action plans and business continuity.
Ensure the security and controlled access to business data and information and provide recovery services in the most effective and efficient manner.
Monitor and control the technical content of IT infrastructure and systems to ensure business relevance, scope realism, and suitability for intended purposes and timely obsolescence and encourage controlled infusion of new technology into the organisation to help maintain competitive edge, operational excellence and improvements to the bottom line.
Review and monitor IS operations and projects and ensure the availability of required resources to deliver and enable the maximization of return of investment on ICT initiatives and services.
Oversee the development of various Terms of References and Service Level Agreements between the organisation and IS service providers and consultants in line with approved ICT framework.
Ensure an IT Quality Assurance and IT Asset Management systems are in place and are deployed for the benefit and protection of the organization.
Normal MTNN working conditions.
Experience & Training
Minimum 12 years’ work experience
At least 5 years strategic management experience in a Telco or Digital Business
At least 3 years’ experience in relevant sector/ industry
Experience working in a global/multinational enterprise with a good understanding of emerging markets
Worked across diverse cultures and geographies
Proven track record of a start-up, shut-down and/or business improvement project