Strategy & PMO Executive at Airtel Nigeria


Airtel Nigeria | Job Title: Strategy & PMO Executive | Location: Lagos, Nigeria | Job Type: Full-time · Mid-Senior level

About the Job
The Role Will Essentially:

  • Provide administrative, strategic assistance and financial analysis support to the Executive in all business related matters – including preparation for various reviews, external speaking assignments etc.
  • Plan, coordinate & minute the strategic reviews and meetings and update the Executive on status of various initiatives to ensure that deployments & implementations take place as per the plan.
  • Work with the Executive Council Members to proactively prepare for the reviews
  • Lead identified strategic projects as a program manager (design, project manage and follow up)
  • Engage with external bodies and knowledge forums across Nigeria – Identify suitable external forums for representation by Airtel to build and strengthen the Airtel brand in Nigeria

Responsibilities
Strategy & Financial Planning:

  • Provide input as required and implement the strategy on specific projects and initiatives. May also be required to perform a supportive role in different phases of the strategy development.
  • Assist in the creation of strategies and financial plans in close coordination with Nigeria Executive Council Members

Strategic Support:

  • Support decision making abilities of the Executive by conducting detailed analysis on key strategic issues.
  • Organize briefing materials and logistics for workshops or presentations
  • Prepare and run the agenda and content for strategic business meetings, conferences and forums.

Administrative Support:

  • General office support to include minute taking, monthly reporting, preparing presentation materials, dealing with telephone enquiries, filing and general correspondence.
  • Develop and maintain records and information systems in accordance with office policy and procedures.
  • Prioritizing all incoming mail and ensuring necessary actions are taken
  • Assist in organizing and maintaining systems for the storage and
  • retrieval of information.
  • Provide an effective interface between the Executive’s guests and other members of the company.
  • Respond to internal and external enquiries and as far as is possible process these through to their resolution.
  • Manage staff and resources allocated to the job in accordance with the authority’s policies and code of ethics and standards.
  • Effective time and diary management for the executive.
  • Handle other administrative functions of the Group.

Programme Management:

  • Plan, coordinate & minute the strategic reviews & meetings and update the Executive on status of various initiatives to ensure implementations and deployments as per plan.
  • Review and monitor various key programs to ensure consistency with defined objectives

Support / Networking with Internal / External Stakeholders:

  • Act as Opco SPOC for Group initiatives
  • Support the CEO’s engagement with external stakeholders – Regulators, Suppliers, Partners including corporate gifting initiatives
  • Coordinate with senior leadership in Nigeria and Nairobi for key data and information exchange and report preparation

Skills & Knowledge

  • A Degree in a Quantitative Degree, Economics, Accounting or the Social Sciences.
  • An MBA or Masters’ Degree from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum 12 years work experience, preferably 5 years in telecoms, business planning or financial services
  • Financially savvy
  • High energy person with the ability to organize, manage and deliver key strategic initiatives
  • Strong communication skills – Both written and verbal
  • Project & Program management skills
  • Ability to work seamlessly across businesses and hierarchy levels
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and networking skills

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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