Fresh Career Opportunities at MTN 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 vacant position below:

Job Title: Officer, Procurement Support

Location: Lagos
Employment status: Permanent 

Job Description

  • Officer, Procurement Support is part of the Sourcing department at the Opco and would support the Sourcing process. This process covers activities related to development and management of Sourcing Standards, end to end vendor evaluation & selection (from RFI to RFP) and management of procurement agreements. These processes would involve interactions with SCM Centers of Excellence (CoE).
  • Officer, Procurement Support would support the Manager, Sourcing and would be involved in the following sub-functions:
    • Supplier registration and qualification
    • Sourcing master data maintenance
    • Category needs and spend analysis
    • eSourcing Event End to End Management
    • Resolution Creation and approval follow up
    • Create/ maintain pre-qualification questionnaires/ Request for Information (RFI) / surveys / Request for Proposal (RFP) / Request for Quotation (RFQ)/ auctions
    • Ensure execution of day to day operations at the Opco and resolve operational issues
    •  Improve productivity and quality through leading practice initiatives
    • Participate and provide inputs in project status meetings
    • Propose operational changes and provide associated user impact assessment
    • Participate and provide inputs in operational meetings
    • Set up and manage adhoc meetings for day to day operational requirements
    • Liaise with supplier to obtain / update relevant information for supplier registration / qualification and management
    • Act as a first point of contact with supplier for sourcing and supplier management related information/ queries Identify potential sensitive issues and escalate it to the appropriate level
    • Provide assistance in managing supplier compliance and profile audit and assessing supplier risk
    • Gather information from various sources like oracle, internal stakeholders and external stakeholders on supplier performance
    • Provide compliance reports to stakeholders

Job Condition

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

Requirements, Experience & Training

  • First degree in Supply Chain Management or any related discipline
  • CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience working with others
  • Experience working in a medium organization Training: Any training specific to Supply Chain Management will be an added advantage.

Minimum qualification:

  • BEd, B.Sc, BTech or HND.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Manager – Legislative Affairs

Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • To relate with and manage the legislature at the Federal and State level; and for that purpose to undertake analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) of Bills and activities of the legislature to ensure that threats to MTN’s business are defused and opportunities are promoted.
  • And to manage the stakeholders in the Federal and State legislature.
  • Identify Bills and laws impacting on MTN’s operations and conduct SWOT Analysis on same.
  • Monitor said Bills and laws and advise Senior Manager, Government relations on potential impact on MTN’s operations.
  • Ensure customer queries are handled appropriately and in compliance to the MTNN regulatory framework.
  • Support management and advice MTNN on interconnects agreements/relationship, licence conditions and compliance with regulations and legislation.
  • Manage relationships with the members of the Federal and State legislature and ensure benefits for MTN, including proactively identifying risks and advising the business.
  • Professional and consultative relationships with senior executive stakeholders and demonstrated ability to manage challenges with integrity, tact and diplomacy
  • First level interface with officials and members of relevant Working Committees (i.e. Communications, Environment, Science and Technology, Commerce, Taxation, etc.) of the Senate and House of Representatives as well as the State Houses of Assembly
  • Coordinate mandatory Submissions to the above listed Committees and State Houses of Assembly
  • Leads the Department’s implementation of the Government’s regulatory reform measures and oversights monitoring and reporting processes to meet whole of state government requirement.
  • Monitors legislative and regulatory activities, oversees the implementation of policies that support MTN’s goals
  • Monitor and influence the legislative process for the development of said Bills into law
  • Manages staff who liaise between legislative entities and the organization, leads the communications and interactions, which aligns with corporate business strategies.
  • Cultivate and maintain an excellent relationship between the company and the National Assembly and all State Houses of Assembly.
  • Develop detailed legislative policy on complex and sensitive issues that have nation-wide implications.
  • Provide advice on complex policy and legal issues relevant to legislative projects, and ensure that policy and legislation is consistent with Departmental and Government priorities, policies and legislation.

Job Condition

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

Experience & Training

  • LLB law degree from a recognized university
  • BL and call to the Nigerian bar
  • Minimum 6 years post call to bar experience which includes:
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialization with experience in supervising/managing others
  • In depth experience and understanding of the Nigerian telecommunications industry and regulatory framework
  • Experience in a commercial legal environment, alternatively within a legal & regulatory control body
  • Experience within the telecommunication environment is desirable.
  • High level oral and written communication skills including the ability to prepare substantial policy documents Training:
  • Courses, Seminars, Conferences & workshops in Telecommunication Regulation
  • Management Development Program.

Minimum qualification

  • LLB.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should: 
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Manager, Emerging Technologies

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • To trail blaze the delivery and commercialization of next generation technologies with a view to capture value for MTNN. This will require active collaboration with internal stakeholders and external global R&D partners.
  • Develop high-quality software design and architecture.
  • Identify, prioritize and execute tasks in the software development life cycle.
  • Develop tools and applications by producing clean, efficient code.
  • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting.
  • Build high scalability projects involving cloud-based infrastructure design and implementation.
  • Understand and apply emerging web and mobile development models.
  • Review and debug code, perform validation and verification testing
  • Collaborate with internal teams and vendors to fix and improve products
  • Document development phases and monitor systems
  • Ensure software is up-to-date with latest technologies
  • Partner with the Innovation hub and ecoystems stakeholders to define scope, intention and best use of capabilities, considering user experience, content efficiencies and more.
  • Define best “fit” and interdependencies and connections of capability within the solution ecosystem
  • Maintain present-day knowledge of technologies and be the resident expert providing feedback to the Innovation leadership for review and further dissemination to the divisions. These may include:
  • Machine learning and related algorithms applied to various areas of recommendations, predictions and prescriptive analytics, optimizations, classifications, clustering, and segmentation.
  • Deep learning with object recognition derived from computer vision and natural language processing (via videos and script metadata).
  • Data science based methods to automate learning; use of probabilistic reasoning and uncertainty management to maximize confidence in solutions.
  • Designing and implementing natural language interactions and conversational AI that provide intelligent user assistance.
  • Conduct research and forsee the potential needs of the market at large and evaluate the fesiability of solutions.
  • Participate in identifying and creating applications for novel technology and business ideas.
  • Build and architect the next generation digital platforms such as Speech recognition, Blockchain use-cases, Biometric Identification/authentication and Machine learning.
  • Collaborate with global R&D partners on radical innovation initaitives around machine translations, deep learning, Screenless display (Virtual retinal display, Bionic contact lens, EyeTap, Google Glass) etc.

Job Condition:  

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

  • B.Ed, B.Eng, B.Sc, B.Tech or HND

Experience & Training

  • First degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Electrical/Electronics
  • 6 – 13 years of experience which comprises
  • Experience as a software developer.
  • Experience taking ideas/concepts to market ready mobile applications, micro services or cloud enabled architectures a plus
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies.
  • Proven project management experience, preferably with an organization health component.
  • High performing individual with strong standing, credibility across organization and a natural internal network.
  • Strong analytical skills and sound business judgment.
  • Excellent problem solving skills, ability to help others organize problem solving
  • Excellent communication skills; strong networking and influencing skills
  • Experience creating and presenting presentations to all levels of the organization
  • Strategic outlook and attention to detail Training:
  • Emerging technologies and proprietary partner technologies
  • Imperative skillsets
  • Frameworks : Qt, GTK++, JBoss (Seam, Hibernate, Spring, Struts, Cache), .NET, ReactJS, Restify, Angular
  • Services: AWS, Azure, MongoDB, Apache, Firebase, Hadoop, Redis, SQL, Algolia, Git, NoSQL
  • Dev Tools: C++ , Kotlin, Python, Obj-C, Swift, C#, Android Studio, JS,
  • Operating Sys: Linux, Android, Apple, Windows
  • FLIGHT Program
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Business Risk/fraud Contact Center Management
  • MIS/System and Data Analytics
  • MTN P10 – Closed Loop Feedback
  • Financial Modelling in Excel

Deadline: 29th June, 2018.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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