MTN Nigeria recruitment for Graduate Trade Marketing Officers in Oyo State

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 job position below:

Job Title: Trade Marketing Officer (Ogbomosho)
Location:
Ogbomosho, Oyo
Job Descriptions

  • To manage and develop the channels of distribution especially
    retailers to ensure MTN dominance at retail within assigned territory
  • 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.
  • Increase sales of VTU uptake /adoption and product penetration
    in developing markets through aggressive market activations especially
    on specific market days
  • Ensure call cycle time of 20 visit a day per territory or as business requires
  • Ensure  weekly / monthly database update
  • Ensure MTN product availability in channel is >95% at all
    times and provide weekly product availability report of all visited
    outlets during call cycles
  • Ensure information from Distributor Account Executive on Trade
    Partners product distribution is confirmed and relevant Sub Dealers
    followed up and provide weekly / monthly report
  • Resolve all issues/queries with regards to activations, products and promotions
  • Provide Informal training in shops on products, services and
    promotions being run by marketing, channel or region and on the spot
    training/coaching of all visited outlets in territory (100% of all
    visited outlets in call cycle)
  • Identify new retail opportunities in developing markets, motivate for network coverage where necessary
  • Provide weekly/monthly sales activity report, market
    intelligence report and initial report to Field Service Engineers on
    state of network in territory
  • Manage Brand Visibility within the rural space while supporting
    all identified outlets with 100% merchandizing/POS as appropriate.
  • Manage and deepen penetration into HORECA (Hotels, Restaurants, Cafes) outlets
  • Focus on management of DYA retail agents while the TMCs manage the Super agents
  • Direct all channel participants to MTN identified growth area within your territory
  • Establish consistent channel standards including branding as per channel recommendation.
  • Increase brand awareness – Signage, POS distribution and target
    65% visibility in the channel of distribution (Trade marketing team will
    measure)
  • Support all identified outlets with 100% merchandizing as appropriate and defined
  • Manage stock in channel and provide appropriate reports as follows;
  • Advice RSMs if there is need for focused activity in territory to help move stock – As appropriate
  • Provide training on site to Increase product knowledge
  • Ensure MTN product availability in channel is >95% at all
    times and provide weekly product availability report of all visited
    outlets during call cycles
  • Follow up with product availability at Trade partners’ Point of presence  and provide weekly / monthly report
  • 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
    etc.
  • Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by keeping
    abreast of relevant industry news and notifying the team as appropriate.
  • 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 etc.
  • Sustain the right organizational culture and behaviors by demonstrating the vital behaviours every time.
  • Manage stock in channel and provide appropriate reports by
    directing outlets with stock challenges to identified Trade Partners to
    ensure there is no stock out within assigned territories
  • Manage stock in channel and obtain/ record info on stocking from
    ALL visited outlets in territory (where from, when, price, where to
    & why still pending >30days) and report weekly / monthly.
  • Ensure all visited outlets give info on where, when, price etc of products and provide weekly report
  • Ensure collaboration between sub subs, retailers etc to TPs and help nurture the relationship and increase RRP
  • Confirm  that  sub dealers and dealer branches are contacted and stock receipt / movement verified  – Produce weekly report
  • Ensure areas in your territory without adequate TP point of presence is filled by encouraging TP to open up points
  • Query all products in channel older than 30 days from date of purchase and make report to the business on all such stock weekly
  • Target 65% space within each outlet (Trade marketing team will measure)
  • Support all identified outlets with 100% merchandizing as appropriate and defined.
  • Ensure 100% POS Distribution to all channels of distribution within 14 days of release
  • Ensure 100% replacement of expired, damaged or obsolete
    materials within territory and 100% removal of obsolete materials and
    messages
  • Obtain info on stocking from ALL visited outlets in territory
    (where from, when, price, where to & why still pending >30days) –
    Record and report weekly / monthly.
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Job Condition:

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

Experience & Training    

  • First degree
  • Fluent in English
  • 1 years’ experience in an area of specialization; with experience with working with others
  • Experience working in a small to medium  organization

Training:

  • Basic GSM
  • In-depth Handset training
  • Customer care
  • Coaching for results
  • Basic Telecommunication Fundamentals
  • Merchandising Training
  • Selling

Minimum Qualification

  • BA, BEd, BEng, B.Sc, B.Tech, HND or LLB

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

Application Deadline  12th December, 2016.

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