Airtel Telecom Jobs – Chief Commercial Officer

Organisation: Airtel
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Managing
About Airtel:
Airtel was launched in Uganda
in 1995 and is Uganda’s most innovative mobile phone operator, which has
introduced many “firsts” in the telecommunication sector such as: Pre-paid
plans, Post-paid plans, International roaming, Dedicated customer care, One
rate to all networks, Fax and Data, Call forwarding, Per second billing,
Freedom Forever and Mobile Top up. 
Airtel in Uganda is a great success story in Uganda. Our customer base
has grown tremendously – so has our coverage – and our service quality is
unsurpassed in the market.
Job Summary: The Chief
Commercial Officer will be responsible for formulating and implementing the
business strategy for Airtel Uganda that will result in achieving incremental
CMS and RMS leadership; through focus on the various business and distribution
channels, and customer experience.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In
    charge of defining and steering the commercial strategy for the country
    towards effective contribution to the company’s vision and alignment to
  • Manage
    and oversee Revenue, Acquisition & Customer Market Share within the
    country. Deliver dominant CMS and ICMS for Airtel Uganda.
  • Conceptualize
    and develop marketing channels which are customer oriented and
    relationship driven.
  • Deliver
    strategic leadership for defining the commercial path to growth and
    profitability of the company and the establishment of an effective growth
    process and infrastructure.
  • Responsible
    for optimum and efficient utilization of the commercial budgets. Keep Net
    Acquisition costs and other sales and distribution related cost under
    control to ensure that EBITDA margins across regions are sustained
  • Build
    a capable and motivated team at Airtel Uganda to create a high performance
    team environment
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Airtel Telecom vacancy should hold a University
    degree. Possession of an advanced degree and / or an MBA will be desirable
  • Professional
    qualification/certification in Project Management Techniques and related
  • At
    least ten years’ experience with a minimum of five years in a commercial
    role at senior management level
  • P&L
  • Five
    or more years’ managerial experience in a GSM/mobile company
  • Excellent
    communication, presentation and organizational skills
  • Successful
    background with stakeholder management
How to Apply:
All candidates are invited to
send their applications and CV’s with a day phone contact, address and an email
address to – The Human Resources Director, Airtel Towers, Plot 16A Clement
Hill,  P.O. Box 6771, Kampala, Uganda. Email
Deadline: 14th November, 2014
  • Attach
    copies of all academic documents.
  • Soliciting
    of influence of any nature will lead to an automatic disqualification.
  • We
    regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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