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  • Posted: Jun 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 Strategy and Transformation

    Mission/ Core purpose of the Job

    As a member of the Group Strategy and Transformation Office the Senior Manager will be responsible for implementing MTNs strategy through the successful delivery of MTN’s identified strategic programs The Senior Manager Strategy and Transformation will be accountable for the end to end delivery of work streams as part of a larger strategic program. This will involve leading cross functional teams in the successful delivery of the work stream The Senior Manager Strategy and Transformation will work as a part of a larger Program team consisting of other internal consultants, external contractors and business line subject matter experts and will for purposes of the program report into the relevant General Manager for the program.

    The Senior Manager Strategy and Transformation will also be responsible for contributing to building MTN’s overall capacity to
    deliver programs through contributing to the knowledge repository, processes, tools and culture of the Group Strategy and Transformation Office.

    Job Requirements (Education, Experience and Competencies)


    • Minimum 4-year Academic Degree
    • Post graduate qualification (MBA/CA/Masters) advantageous


    • Minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience in a global management consulting or multinational business environment
    • Significant experience delivering complex programs and running multiple simultaneous workstreams
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a supervisory / managerial role with accountability for overall work product of the team under management
    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry working with or consulting for telco operators or their strategic suppliers
    • Work across diverse cultures and geographies
    • Proven track record of delivery


    • Resilience and agility: Ability to lead complex, ambiguous, high profile programs and deal with the volatile nature of a program environment
    • Leadership skills: Ability to get along with, listen to, speak to, and manage people’s expectations. Strong communication skills at all levels and the ability to easily collaborate with teams, internal / external stakeholders with or without formal reporting relationships
    • Problem Solving skills: Analytical and critical thinking are essential in evaluating problems and reaching solutions. This skill requires at times logical methodical approach and in other situations creativity and lateral thinking. Persuasion and negotiation will be also important
    • Execution and Implementation Skills: Reliability, results-oriented, proven track record of delivery and can-do attitude
    • Challenger mind-set: Ability to engage with senior business stakeholders and challenge the status quo utilizing data analytics and problem-solving capabilities
    • Holistic View and Attention to Detail: Balancing the big picture view and attention to detail is a crucial skill to build trust with stakeholders at all levels.
    • Developing strategies and producing error-free deliverables, shows that the Transformation office is thorough and recommendations are solid.
    • Prioritisation management: Ability to make best out of the allocated time and resources


    • Analytical and conceptual problem solving
    • Programme Management
    • Performance Management (Revenue, and Cost)
    • Financial Analysis and Modelling
    • Business / Process Analysis
    • Internal and external Stakeholder/Relationship Management

    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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