Manager - Business Strategy 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 position below:


Job Title: Manager - Business Strategy

Job Identification: 4435
Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
Schedule: Full-time


  • Support the organization’s strategy development and review process.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the business to monitor and report on the delivery of strategic objectives, priorities, initiatives, and KPIs.
  • Support the cascade of Group and Opco strategic objectives, priorities, and initiatives across the business in collaboration with corporate communications and other stakeholders.
  • Support the preparation and facilitation of board and leadership retreats by undertaking research, preparing presentations, guiding divisions in the preparation of required retreat documents, capturing highlights, preparing retreat reports, etc.


  • Provide an analytical mindset for solving complex business problems and providing relevant insights for leadership to make business decisions.
  • Focus on content development for initiatives and projects that are required to be incubated by the Strategy and Innovation team.
  • Facilitate diagnostics and problem-solving workshops, applying economic and business principles and recognizing the intricacies of complex problems, to develop innovative solutions.
  • Deploy rigorous analytical and data synthesis skills; in particular, develop decision support models to guide strategy and key operational decisions.
  • Work with senior management to prioritize initiatives within strategy and innovation and allocate effort to mission-critical areas.
  • Drive the implementation of strategic initiatives and projects, ensuring the delivery of business objectives and goals
  • Collect feedback from stakeholders and incorporate it into the further detailing of strategic content.
  • Develop knowledge repositories and playbooks for Strategy and Innovation to embed practices.
  • Support the identification and framing of projects in response to market/industry dynamics, business unit, and enterprise-wide priorities.
  • Ensure content and solutions are aligned with global best practices.
  • Articulate project scope, delivery requirements, business case requirements, and implementation milestones.
  • Translate teams' discussions and decisions into effective presentations (tailored to audience and purpose).


  • A First Degree in a related field
  • Possession of project management certification and/or an MBA is advantageous.
  • Fluent in English

6–13 years’ work experience, which includes:

  • Experience working on business transformation projects
  • Advanced experience working with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Project
  • Creating strategy documents to address business problems
  • Project management experience.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience working in a global or multinational management consultancy (understanding emerging markets)
  • Management experience is advantageous.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline  14th June, 2024.