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General Manager – IT Operations, Information Technology at MTN Nigeria

Latest MTN Nigeria Job vacancies (7 Positions)
  • Full Time
  • Lagos

MTN Nigeria


MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: General Manager – IT Operations, Information Technology


Job Identification: 3588
Location:?Ikoyi, Lagos
Job type: Full-time
Job Category: MTN Level 4
Division: Information Technology
Reports To: Chief Information Officer


  • Responsible for the management of the organization’s system operations for the Information Systems Group (IS), while ensuring adequate capacity, system availability, application maintenance, and excellent user support are provided for MTN Nigeria.
  • Manage the operational services procured from managed services or outsourcing partners for all IT service delivery services.
  • Develop and oversee the integration, implementation, and support of the IT service delivery services in line with MTN Nigeria?s business strategy.


  • Design, develop, coordinate, and implement the operational and support strategy for the following critical business services:
    • Billing and Charging services,
    • Sales and Distribution, Customer Relations, and Customer Experience Services
    • Value-Added Services,
    • Digital Services,
    • Management Information and Business Intelligence Services,
    • Subscriber/customer portal and website services,
    • Fraud and revenue assurance services
    • ERP services
    • Campaign Management Services
    • Customer Management Services
    • ICT Services
  • Develop the strategy for the service delivery and enterprise applications division in line with global best practices in order to ensure that the organization is viable both internally and externally and as a social and financial entity.
  • Facilitate and guide the processes for identification and justification of the information technology requirements of the various business sectors and coordinate the initiation of project proposals for meeting the requirements.
  • Provide leadership and management with the visibility, control, and decision support required to understand and manage the service delivery and enterprise application functions, as well as provide the team with the expertise to build their capabilities in order to drive effectiveness and efficiencies within the team.
  • Create an ?IS blueprint? that addresses business needs and takes into consideration the Data Architecture, Systems Architecture and Computer Architecture of the organization, and ensure that the business has a reliable 5-year IT roadmap covering potential industry developments as well as ISD initiatives.
  • Create and maintain a governance structure for ITSM and processes, and ensure processes and policies are developed, documented, and maintained in accordance with established set /industry guidelines and benchmarks.
  • Develop frameworks, policies, standards, methodologies, plans, and procedures to guide IS Services Management operations and enable the division to provide high-quality services and attain the set goals and objectives of MTNN.
  • Identify cost-effective solutions and investments of IS products and services, assist in forming procurement strategies to optimize technology spend across the organization, and manage IS vendors.
  • Ensure the development, maintenance, and testing of an effective service continuity program.
  • Work closely with all MTN Nigeria?s Business Divisions to execute the company?s strategy.
  • Provide leadership and direction in the operations, leading the team to deliver on the respective business targets and improve the overall performance of the department.
  • Identify, evaluate, and track the development needs and performance of service delivery staff, providing opportunities for staff to build on the company?s investment in their training and improve productivity.

Educational Qualification

  • First Degree in an IT-related field
  • A master’s degree in business administration or management would be advantageous.
  • Professional certification in relevant IT would be desirable.
  • Fluent in English and the language of the country is preferable.


  • Minimum of 12 years? work experience, which includes:
  • Senior management track record of 3 years or more, with at least 3 years in the relevant sector or industry as per the relevant role
  • Experience working in a global or multinational enterprise (understanding emerging markets is advantageous)
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies.
  • 5 years of technical IT experience within an ERP environment
  • Senior management experience in strategy formulation, technology forecasting, enterprise architecture, network economics, project management, operations management, strategic planning, and quality control management.

Application Closing Date
31st October, 2023; 22:59

How to Apply
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