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  • Posted: Sep 8, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • MTN Group Limited entered the telecommunications scene at the dawn of South Africa’s democracy, in 1994. In 1998, we began our expansion by acquiring licences in Rwanda, Uganda and Swaziland. Since then, we continued to grow, with a view of bringing world-class telecommunications and digital services to markets across Africa and the Middle East. Throug...
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    Senior Manager: Planning, Budgeting and Performance Reporting

    Mission/Core purpose of the Job
    Lead the formulation of strategy, budget, planning and performance reporting activities for the business unit whilst ensuring alignment with overall Group.
    Key Performance Areas: Core, essential responsibilities / outputs of the position (KPA's)

    • Formulate the overall Consumer busines plan strategy and supporting functional initiatives with guidance and inputs from Consumer Leadership Team.
    • Lead the annual Business Plan target setting process for Consumer i.e. formulation of Group top down guidance (financial and non-financials) per market and detailed review of bottom up submissions.
    • Conduct scenario analysis and modelling to arrive at realistic and planned targets for achievement.
    • Continuous monitoring and performance reporting on progress of key performance indicators against budget, plans and rolling forecasts; highlighting gaps vs budget to General Manager.
    • Ensure Consumer Performance reporting is continuously aligned to reflect changes in business strategy and execution (including input at IGov Co around supporting definitions around key performance indicators etc).
    • Drive the entire process around annual Opex and Capex budgeting for Consumer (including rolling forecasts), working closely with Group Finance;
    • Monthly analysis of Opex/Capex spend vs budget and rolling forecasts (including full analysis of general ledger to understand YTD spend), continuous reporting of over/under spends to General Manager.
    • Provide analysis and develop insights to business unit on cost leadership initiatives including resource allocations, within the business vertical.
    • Support the various Group Consumer Functional areas by provide financial evaluation on various proposals for investments, Capex and Opex items (including provision of underlying financial/non- financial data to various areas).
    • Input around budgets and performance reporting at requisite Consumer interlock sessions.
    • Continual support to GCOO function and all other necessary stakeholders within the Group and Opcos.

    Key Deliverables:

    Role Dependencies

    • Active support from the Group Consumer function and in-country
    • Understanding of the OpCo business context
    • Timely decision making and adequate performance reporting
    • Alignment of OpCo and Group initiatives

    Job Requirements (Education, Experience and Competencies)

    • Minimum 4 year academic degree with Honours
    • CA (SA); MBA/Master’s degree (advantageous)
    • English (mandatory), French and Arabic (as advantage)


    • Minimum 6 – 8 years’ experience
    • Minimum 3 years senior management experience
    • Minimum 5 years of sector, industry or area of specialization
    • Experience in global /multinational business environment
    • Experience in leading change / transformation (marketing) at an operational level advantageous
    • Experience in continuous improvement through the implementation of best practices
    • Experience in customer value creation
    • Experience in campaign management


    • Business Acumen, Strategy Implementers, Decisive Problem Solver, Best Practice Value Creator
    • Culture and Change Champion, Guiding People Manager, Relationship Builder
    • Results Achiever, Data interpretation, Operationally Astute


    • International travel – the candidate could be required to travel to MTN OpCos
    • HFM (Hyperion) advantageous
    • Advanced Excel, Power BI advantageous

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to MTN on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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