Head, Strategy

April 27, 2022

Job Description

9mobile Nigeria

9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Head, Strategy
Job ID: IRC4514
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Summary

Business lead for the Company's Transformation programme. A holistic transformation programme, with intent to shape the future of EMTS by proactively introducing specific measures to help accelerate the company's business and financial performance. These measures will make the organization more agile, and the business more sustainable, efficient, innovative, and profitable.
Supports EMTS Corporate Strategic and growth process through identification of EBITDA impact improvement initiatives.
Support EMTS Leadership team in delivering the Company's strategic planning process, driving strategic initiatives, running consulting-style engagements to pursue the top strategic issues.

Principal Functions

Providing leadership for the implementation of the Transformation Program, coordinating, and directing activities to achieve the overall objectives of the organization.
Develop the Portfolio Strategy and Delivery Plan (for OPEX and CAPEX related projects) to align with the overall strategy and plan of the organization.
Lead enterprise-wide execution of the Transformation project: end-to-end business transformation initiative for business differentiation, sustainable market leadership, process optimization, network/infrastructure leverage, revenue growth and cost-reduction.
Ensure the portfolio evolves as needed to reflect changes in overall strategic objectives and business priorities.
Drive the Transformation agenda and value capture initiatives within the Transformation Office to consistently deliver efficiency and set a platform for increased commerciality.
Support the development and implementation of corporate and business segment strategic growth initiatives across the organization through rigorous project management.
Assist in creating platform for business improvement ideas generation.
Review and evaluation of business cases to support strategic initiatives.
Support business leaders in developing implementation plans, risk identification and risk mitigation strategies.
Liaise, collaborate, and maintain strong working relationships with key personnel from each business segment/unit while efficiently program managing initiatives.
Identify, understand, and include the stakeholders for the business transformation program. Analyze their interests and the power of their influence and develop a communication management plan to engage and influence stakeholders.
Identification of processes and areas constituting initiatives execution delays and advising on resolution.
Monitoring, control and periodic reporting of execution status of strategic initiatives.
Plan and track transformation targets with performance indicators. Align monthly, quarterly, or yearly plans for financial impacts to the organizational profit & loss structure.
Motivate, encourage and inspire the development of a strong, efficient and effective professional team operating ethically and with a clear focus on delivering outcomes.

Educational Requirements

First Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Marketing, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering, or related quantitative discipline from a recognized university
Business/Finance related Postgraduate/Professional qualification is an added advantage.
Professional Services/Consulting experience.
Minimum of ten (10) years post NYSC experience in a similar research, analysis, and strategic business support role(e.g., planning, finance, accounting or consulting).
Includes at least 3 years in a managerial role in a telecommunications environment.


Telecommunications industry and project management


Excellent communication, possessing influencing and relationship building skills and the ability to simplify complex concepts for a wide audience including executive levels
Pragmatic with a strong analytical and problem solving ability. Ability to devise logical methods/approaches
Very strong (well above average)MS-Excel and MS-PowerPoint skills
Highly collaborative team player
Results-oriented, takes the initiative mentality
Demonstrates a highly analytical work ethic/approach
Strong project management skills, including demonstrated ability to think end-to-end and manage multiple priorities/projects simultaneously


Passion for Excellence
Empowering people
Growing people
Customer Focus

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

To apply for this job please visit careers.9mobile.com.ng.


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