Project Management Job at MTN

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

MTN Nigeria is recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Project Manager
Job Description

  • To plan, manage and allocate resources for the execution of IS
    projects in line with the needs of all business units in the
    organization and MTN N business plan
  • 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.
  • Develop detailed work plans and identify project deliverables
    and ensure all projects are well defined in terms of detailed project
    deliverables, milestones and time frames.
  • Deploy and manage resources effectively for the successful
    execution of IS projects, securing the release of project required
    resources including project staff and financial resources.
  • Review issues and problems in relation to projects, deal with
    vendors and administer contracts and identify project risks, as well as
    recommend actions to mitigate risks.
  • Assist in evaluating, tracking and managing the development and
    performance of team members, to ensure productivity and achievement of
    business results.
  • Close out project ensuring all resources are accounted for and released appropriately.
  • Compile lessons to learn for use by project teams in execution
    of on-going and future projects and participate in post project delivery
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Carry out feasibility studies in new business initiatives and
    develop project charter, identifying project scope, expectations,
    objectives, risks, approach and deliverables with senior management and
    stakeholders, to support business goals.
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Job Condition

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

Experience & Training

  • First Degree in Electrical/Electronics, Computer Science / Engineering or related discipline.
  • Fluent in English
  • Procession of a professional project management certification (PRINCE2/PMP) will be an advantage.
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience which includes:
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience in supervising/managing others
  • Risk management prior to and during the project execution, managing risks within project timelines, budgets and quality
  • International certification in project management
  • Technology Seminars/workshops
  • Leadership Development programs
  • Problem Solving and Root Cause Analysis techniques
  • General Management skills
  • Experience working in a medium to large organization
  • Formal project management experience in a telecommunications
    business environment or in a customer care & billing systems
    (CC&BS) or an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems environment
  • Proven experience in Managing large scale digital projects and
    solutions across complex, trans-national, cross-Functional program and
  • Experience of facilitating project coordination and managing
    expectations across internal, 3rd party and/or client teams according to
    project requirements and workstreams from kick off to deployment

Minimum qualification:

  • BEng, BTech or HND.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidate should:
Click here to apply 

Application Deadline  7th September, 2016.

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