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Senior Manager: Data, Devices & Digital MTN Zambia

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  • Manages the data, digital and device portfolio and leads the development of cutting-edge data and digital propositions to maximize budget sales targets by implementation of the MTN Zambia strategy in consumer segments;
  • Defines MTN Zambia overall device growth framework and data & digital strategy and align it to MTN Zambia’s strategy, mission and vision;
  • Identifies areas where value can be added / exploited further, areas where value is being destroyed and areas where value is latent, and acts accordingly;
  • Considers future consequences of actions on the viability of the Business discussing the current environment and how this will impact MTN as a Business both now and in the future;
  • Compiles the Proposition Development Roadmap and articulates with segment the proposition development needs, requirements and implementation;
  • Manages respective data and digital propositions and designs and implements action plans to drive take up, usage and profit;
  • Drives differentiation and growth through the development and management of innovative digital propositions;
  • Together with Sales and Distribution and segment managers, predict future opportunities in terms of digital propositions and innovations based on a segmented approach;
  • Liaise with technical areas and suppliers and propose development of propositions and features;
  • Reports on results, including compilation of periodical activity, budget compliance and feedback reports;
  • Introduce differentiators into the industry;
  • Manage propositions and projects quality and ensure delivery of internal clients and end-user requirements;
  • Defines and ensures compliance with adequate processes and systems for timeous delivery and quality of projects, including relevant propositions and projects’ documentation
  • Provides oversight leadership to Global Connect resources towards achieving roaming and international KPIs;
  • Develop and maintain a strategy for handsets and other hardware (e.g. data cards), in close coordination with Sales, segment managers and Brand and Communication;
  • To lead testing and selection of devices
  • To drive smartphone penetration in conjunction with Sales & Distribution
  • Defines and program-manages delivery of technical specifications for devices, following segment managers, product managers, Sales and brand guidelines which concerns user experience;
  • Forecasts, plans and develops budgets that provide MTN with return on investment, and seek OPCO approval thereof.

Candidate Requirements

  • A degree in Social Science/Science, or related discipline and Masters is advantageous
  • Minimum of 7 years work experience
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies advantageous
  • Competencies in proposition development & mgt., Business case development and analytics among others.
  • Experience in rolling out devices (OEM or MNO) is highly required

Please indicate the job title in the subject of your e-mail and use your full name and the job title you are applying for as the filename of your application. Application should consist of your letter and CV only, in a single document. Hand delivered or posted applications will not be accepted and note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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