General Manager – Enterprise Sales, Enterprise Business

December 21, 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: General Manager – Enterprise Sales, Enterprise Business
Job Identification: 1810
Location:  Victoria Island, Lagos
Job Category: MTN Level 4
Job Schedule: Full time
Reports To: Chief Enterprise Business Officer
Division: Enterprise Business

Provide technical leadership/advice in the formulation and development of Enterprise Sales policies and guidelines and ensure compliance of operations of the department with MTN policies and procedures.
Develop and implement plans in support of approved Enterprise Solutions strategies, ensuring an effective method of monitoring related initiatives is deployed as well as providing regular management reports on the plans.
Develop Enterprise Sales strategies and initiatives to meet targets in alignment with the division/MTN corporate strategy and in response to events or changes impacting departmental activities.
Drive and manage the Enterprise Business Sales team to meet and beat revenue and new business targets and ensure integrated channel management, supported by appropriate systems such as Customer Relationship Management (CRM).
Provide thought leadership and advice on the creation/adoption of a framework to integrate business analysis and planning into MTNN’s engagements and identify/create distinct competitive advantages for the organization through strategic use of information.
Plan and develop framework and strategies for delivering information/analytics solutions to key stakeholders and leading the design and oversight of business intelligence and reporting tools. 
Lead and collaborate with other business units in the development of business models for use in MTNN and develop measurement strategies to support ongoing strategy development and project optimization.
Assess resource requirements for the department and develop budget for the Enterprise Sales function and regularly monitor resources of the department ensuring they are allocated and utilized in a cost effective and financially disciplined manner and in line with budget provisions and new markets.
Ensure full compliance with telecommunications license provisions, sector regulations and competition laws.
Support the sale of complex communications solutions in large corporate customer organizations (consultative-based selling) by developing effective counterpart relationships.
Identify viable business opportunities trends with strong supporting business case imperative to outputs, strategic business and industry-related research and analysis.
Regularly monitor and review resources of the department ensuring they are allocated and utilized in a cost effective and financially disciplined manner and in line with budget provisions.
Partner effectively with MTNN’s critical high value customers to enhance MTN’s Corporate Brand.
Develop and implement an effective account management strategy which includes contact strategies, account development planning and sales pipelines.
Develop and implement reseller agreements, distribution strategies and other sale opportunities.
Review Enterprise Sales performance/market information, provide executive management with timely feedback on response actions in keeping in line with set business objective and goals and develop contingency plans as required to address shortfalls or excesses.
Coach and mentor the Enterprise Sales team to ensure understanding of the objectives and goals of the department, awareness of all related job requirements and accountabilities and leverage human resources career development programs for staff career development.
Provide leadership and direction in the operations, leading team to deliver on respective business targets and improve overall performance of the department.


A First Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or any other relevant disciplines
An post graduate degree preferably in a business related discipline (e.g. MSc , MBA, etc) will be advantageous
Fluent in English and language of country preferable


Minimum of 12 years’ experience which includes:

Senior management track record of 3 years or more; with at least 3 years in relevant sector/industry as per relevant role
Experience working in a global/multinational enterprise (understanding of emerging markets is advantageous)
Work experience across diverse cultures and geographies
Experience in managing a national sales force 
Experience in developing sales strategies and performance metrics
Commercial experience in relevant sector
Experience in identifying new markets
Corporate sales experience is a plus.

Application Closing Date
30th December, 2022 (11:59PM).
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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