Career Opportunities at MTN Nigeria, April 2019

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.

MTN Nigeria is recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Manager, Compliance
Location:
Lagos
Job Description

  • Establish and maintain a robust and effective compliance framework in line with best practice for a highly regulated industry.
  • Extract value from what we already have by focusing on optimizing processes within the Unit/Department in line with the value creation philosophy.  This includes individual contributions and recommendations to improve existing business project/initiative, capital/budget efficiency activities within the Unit, contracts review and negotiation in collaboration with the Procurement team, structural changes within the Unit etc.
  • Drive Innovation by identifying and taking advantage of new business opportunities, e.g., by stimulating and encouraging new business opportunities, launch of products, product/process innovation, business model innovation etc.
  • Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by influencing stakeholders within your immediate ecosystem for MTNN’s benefit. This includes participation in credible external think-tank sessions, involvement in inter-divisional focus Group sessions to improve business performance etc.
  • Support in the development of an Ethics Framework and deployment of the framework across the organisation.
  • Proactively identify, evaluate, mitigate and report on compliance, regulatory and reputational risks across MTNN.
  • Support in the development of an Ethics Framework and deployment of the framework across the organisation – Act as a Corporate Ethics enforcement agent and Ethical leader and contribute in no small measure in establishing a sustainable ethical culture.
  • Proactively identify, evaluate, mitigate and report on compliance, regulatory and reputational risks across MTNN.
  • Monitor observance of compliance regulations and coordinate with the BRM team.
  • Ensure the inclusion of the required level of risk analysis in relation to M&A transactions including requiring appropriate and timely risk analysis during the due diligence phase etc.
  • Enhance/expand MTN’s role in the larger national macro environment by participating in CSR projects and/or NGO’s, involvement in recognized professional institutions, think-tank activities etc.
  • Role model the vital behaviours needed to sustain organisational performance and drive people management activities by being the principal coach for your direct reports using the people management framework. Participate in employee engagement projects such as mentorship, facilitating programs, etc. In addition, support recruitment, on boarding and grievance management processes etc.
  • Develop and maintain an enterprise wide Compliance Manual and update internal processes and procedures as required due to regulatory changes.
  • Assist with implementing a company-wide risk-based compliance monitoring programme, identifying, assessing, monitoring and reporting all material compliance risks.
  • Protect company asset by establishing /implementing compliance standards; anticipating emerging compliance trends; designing improvements to internal control structure enterprise-wide.
  • Assist with preparing standard and ad-hoc information and data reports to Regulators and other stakeholders as required.

Job Condition:

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • Travel – local and international

Requiremnets
Experience & Training:

  • First  degree LLB, BL
  • Fluent in English and language of country preferable
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience which includes:
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialization with experience in supervising/managing others
  • Strong and  effective business communication (verbal and writing skills)
  • Ability to plan and execute numerous complex projects under pressure
  • Knowledge and experience of best practice compliance and governance frameworks, methodologies and emerging practice, compliance monitoring and risk assessments in the context of the Nigerian and global telecommunications industry.
  • In depth experience and understanding of the Nigerian telecommunications industry and regulatory framework
  • Effective stakeholder relationship management experience in a telecoms regulatory environment

Training:

  • On the job training
  • Post Graduate courses in Telecommunications Regulations – relevant courses, seminars, conferences and workshops to include:
    • Telecommunications Management training
    • Stakeholder Engagement
    • Competition Law
    • GSM conferences /Industry for a Management Development Program

Minimum qualification

  • LLB

Job Title: Government Relations Advisor
Location:
Lagos
Job Description

  • Provide advisory service with regards to government related issues at the federal and state levels and maintain a strong relationship between these relevant institutions, with a view to ensuring long term viability of the business
  • Extract value from what we already have by focusing on optimizing processes within the Unit/Department in line with the value creation philosophy.  This includes individual contributions and recommendations to improve existing business project/initiative.
  • Sustain the right organisational culture and behaviors by demonstrating the vital behaviours every time.
  • Prepare correspondence and position papers on government related issues.
  • Track and monitor events in the government sector, especially as they relate to the telecoms business.
  • Provide weekly intelligence reports and feedback on emerging issues in Federal and State Government circles as it relates to Telecommunications.
  • Provide informed opinion on all issues relating to MTNN from a government relations perspective, including new legislatures, government policies, etc.
  • Drive Innovation by identifying and taking advantage of new business opportunities, e.g., by stimulating and encouraging new business opportunities, launch of products, product/process innovation, business model innovation etc.
  • Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by partnering with MTNN’s Partners to improve their processes which in turn will improve the efficiency of MTNN’s operations.
  • Enhance/expand MTN’s role in the larger national macro environment by participating in CSR projects and/or NGO’s, involvement in recognized professional institutions, participating in think-tank activities etc.

Job Condition:

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

Requirements
Experience & Training

  • First  degree in any relevant 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
  • Experience in roles directly related to high level interactions in government and politics

Training:

  • On the job training and exposure
  • Industry conferences

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

Application Deadline  2nd May, 2016.

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