Strategy Head Job Vacancy at Etisalat

Etisalat’s vision is a world where people’s reach is not limited by matter or distance; a world where people will effortlessly stay in touch with family and friends; a world where businesses of all sizes can reach new markets without the limitations of distance and travel.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Head, Strategy

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • Development and communication of the company’s business strategy, associated 5-year strategic plan & annual supporting operational plan
  • Develop and/or promote key functional/ cross-functional strategies across the business.
  • Lead the syndication and stakeholder management for financial strategy development.
  • Develop in-house available commercial and numerical capabilities.
  • Develop new business opportunities with a focus on commercial arrangements and deal structure
  • Lead commercial analysis of Strategy & Business Development projects / opportunities.

Principal Functions
Strategic initiatives:

  • Develop commercial/ analytical frameworks and assess existing and new business opportunities (partner, acquire, build, divest)
  • Develop, analyze and communicate business cases that support the assessment and underlying valuation of potential opportunities to enhance management decision making
  • Enhance and drive commercial analysis as above where applicable
  • Promote internal evolution of commercial strategy where applicable

Corporate Strategy Development:

  • Participate in the development and dissemination of the company 5-year business plan; co-ordinate and refresh the corporate strategy annually
  • Communicate the company’s strategic direction and drive objectives to ensure understanding of roles and responsibilities
  • Drive, monitor and assess the implementation of the company’s short, medium and long term goals and objectives and effectiveness of the 5 year strategy and support operational plan in light of competitive performance and context
  • Track and record progress driving towards objectives

Functional Strategy:

  • Lead the development of cross-functional strategies that serve as key components of the overall corporate commercial strategy
  • Develop broad guidelines into specific operational plans and programs and drive implementation
  • Drive negotiations for potential acquisitions, partnerships or divestments

Market and Competitive analysis:

  • Assess and monitor industry trends, competitors’ activities and new commercial developments highlighting impact of the company’s strategy and operations
  • Drive the prioritization and reaction to new commercial strategies where applicable


  • Maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage external consultants as required
  • Perform other roles/tasks as required by the Director, Strategy and Business Development

Educational Requirements

  • First Degree in Business, Management, Finance or relevant discipline
  • Post-graduate degree in Business, Management, Finance or an MBA

Experience, Skills & Competencies

  • Nine (9) to Twelve (12) years relevant work experience with at least three (3) years at managerial level.
  • Work experience in a top tier consulting firm, management consulting, investment banking or Telco is an added advantage
  • Research analysis & evaluation techniques
  • Industry knowledge
  • Negotiation skills
  • Leadership & influencing skills
  • Presentation & facilitation skills
  • Strategy formulation, evaluation and implementation
  • Business modelling concepts, methodologies and leading practices
  • Business / investment cases development
  • Business finance / financial analysis
  • Strategy formulation, evaluation and implementation
  • Project management, and implementation

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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