Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Vacancy - Etisalat Nigeria Job for An Experienced Strategy Head

Employer: Etisalat Nig

The Company:
Etisalat's vision is a world where people's reach is not limited by matter or distance; a world where people will effortlessly stay in touch with family and friends; a world where businesses of all sizes can reach new markets without the limitations of distance and travel.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Head, Strategy

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

►Development and communication of the company's business strategy, associated 5-year strategic plan & annual supporting operational plan
►Develop and/or promote key functional/ cross-functional strategies across the business.
►Lead the syndication and stakeholder management for financial strategy development.
►Develop in-house available commercial and numerical capabilities.
►Develop new business opportunities with a focus on commercial arrangements and deal structure
►Lead commercial analysis of Strategy & Business Development projects / opportunities.

Principal Functions
Strategic initiatives:

►Develop commercial/ analytical frameworks and assess existing and new business opportunities (partner, acquire, build, divest)
►Develop, analyze and communicate business cases that support the assessment and underlying valuation of potential opportunities to enhance management decision making
►Enhance and drive commercial analysis as above where applicable
►Promote internal evolution of commercial strategy where applicable

Corporate Strategy Development:

►Participate in the development and dissemination of the company 5-year business plan; co-ordinate and refresh the corporate strategy annually
►Communicate the company's strategic direction and drive objectives to ensure understanding of roles and responsibilities
►Drive, monitor and assess the implementation of the company's short, medium and long term goals and objectives and effectiveness of the 5 year strategy and support operational plan in light of competitive performance and context
►Track and record progress driving towards objectives

Functional Strategy:

►Lead the development of cross-functional strategies that serve as key components of the overall corporate commercial strategy
►Develop broad guidelines into specific operational plans and programs and drive implementation
►Drive negotiations for potential acquisitions, partnerships or divestments

Market and Competitive analysis:
►Assess and monitor industry trends, competitors' activities and new commercial developments highlighting impact of the company's strategy and operations
►Drive the prioritization and reaction to new commercial strategies where applicable


►Maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
►Manage external consultants as required
►Perform other roles/tasks as required by the Director, Strategy and Business Development

Educational Requirements

►First Degree in Business, Management, Finance or relevant discipline
►Post-graduate degree in Business, Management, Finance or an MBA

Experience, Skills & Competencies
►Nine (9) to Twelve (12) years relevant work experience with at least three (3) years at managerial level.
►Work experience in a top tier consulting firm, management consulting, investment banking or Telco is an added advantage
►Research analysis & evaluation techniques
►Industry knowledge
►Negotiation skills
►Leadership & influencing skills
►Presentation & facilitation skills
►Strategy formulation, evaluation and implementation
►Business modelling concepts, methodologies and leading practices
►Business / investment cases development
►Business finance / financial analysis
►Strategy formulation, evaluation and implementation
►Project management, and implementation

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online