Analyst – Innovation, Strategy and Innovation

November 14, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

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: Analyst – Innovation.Strategy and Innovation
Job Identification: 1744
Location: Ikoyi, Lagos State
Job Category: MTN Level 2
Job Schedule: Full time
Reports To: Senior Manager Innovation
Division: Strategy and Innovation

Analyze and track relevant data based on well-articulated assumptions of progress against commitments of partnerships & new business Ventures to the bottom line.
Draft monthly financial reports for partnerships & new venture entities in collaboration with the internal/group finance teams to ensure the financial health of a portfolio of strategic partnerships & ventures with accountability for quality status reports, analysis and timely advice and guidance to upper Management on future strategic plans.
Support Innovation activities by generating compelling value propositions to achieve the unit’s objectives.
Utilize project management disciplines for individual Project management and Program management across the strategy and innovation office
Continuously review Initiatives, action plans, KPI’s and business plans for innovation. Highlight gaps to set objectives and deviations.
Conduct monthly assessment, tracking and reporting of innovation Initiatives using the MTNN Ecosystem Partnership framework, assessment of competitive landscape, formulation of business case and defining target markets.
Track progress of the Initiatives by Identifying, highlighting and reporting any issues that merit further investigation by the innovation team.
Conduct research to support the activities of the Innovation team
Support ideation activities with internal and external stakeholders
Analyze and report technology waves and customer insights related to content, multimedia and portal services
Prepare and give business reviews to the Innovation team leadership regarding progress on/and impediments to achieving operational objectives.
Provide prompt updates on actions, progress and issues around initiatives during internal and external stakeholder meetings, where required
Support management of the Product & Services Steerco process
Collaborate with Ecosystem Partnerships to achieve both business-impact and social-impact Initiatives
Research, analyze and report on venture development plans while collaborating with relevant stakeholders
Develop good working relationships with relevant business units to achieve Initiatives within agreed timelines.
Collaborate with Ecosystem Partnerships to translate shared Visions into impactful Initiatives and Projects.
Provide prompt updates on actions, progress and issues around Initiatives during internal and external stakeholder meetings, where required.


First Degree in any relevant discipline
Possession of Project Management certification or an MBA is advantageous
Fluent in English.

3 – 7 years’ experience which includes:

Experience working in a global/multinational enterprise (understanding of emerging markets is advantageous)
Proven project management or business analysis experience
Strategic outlook and attention to detail
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 designing and making presentations
Experience working with Tech/startup ecosystem on emerging technologies
Knowledge of relevant software skills (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Wave).

Application Closing Date
22nd November, 2022 (11:59 PM).
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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