Senior Manager IT Design & Delivery Employment Opportunity – MTN-Uganda

Title:            Senior Manager IT Design &
Organisation: MTN-Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: CIO
About US:
MTN-Uganda is the
leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines,
fax/data, internet and mobile services.
Job Summary:  The Senior Manager IT Design & Delivery
will oversee the development of the IT architecture and planning at all levels,
and development of new products and services based on business roadmap.  He/She will provide planning and strategy
support to the CIO and ensure the company’s IT architecture will sustain
current and future business requirements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Extract value from what we already have through divisional focused
    commercial activities such as: divisional business optimisation projects,
    contracts review and negotiation, capital/budget     efficiency activities within
    division, etc.
  • Innovation – identifying and taking advantage     of new business opportunities, e.g.,
    through stimulating new business opportunities, divisional products
    launched, division product/process    
    innovation, structural changes within division, etc.
  • Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by influencing
    state/local legislations & policies, participating in local level
    industry think-tanks, building & extending national B-2-B     and similar relationships, etc.
  • Enhance/expand MTN’s role in the larger national and ecosystem
    through participation as a thought leader, executing local CSR projects,
    involvement in local industry non-ICT policy &     think-tank activities etc.
  • Divisional people leadership activities: coaching, staff development
    and motivation through intra staff coaching, employee networks
    mentorship/support, own division employee engagement projects, faculty
    roles, inter/intra talent mentorship, etc.
  • Generic activities necessary for positive business outcomes such as:
    supporting recruitment, thought leadership as internal
    (interview/disciplinary) panel member, influencing next level     leaders (e.g., at BPR) etc.
  • Support the Shareholder return strategy by     developing and implementing the Division’s
    processes that are aligned to achieving all elements on the business score
    card. (I.e. Grow Market Share, Grow ICT & Data Revenue, Increase
    EBITDA margins, Assure Revenue, CAPEX    
    Returns Management and Net Subscriber Additions).
  • Participate in the review of Business Processes (headcount, process
    optimisation etc), to drive efficiency gains to ensure  at least 5% reduction in Divisional
    budget year-on-year.
  • Participate in Contract negotiations to reduce cost and drive MTNN
    Value Creation Philosophy
  • Review business plans for MTN Uganda and manpower imperatives for
    the organization and determine the organisation’s     manning requirements/ manning levels
    and ensure efficient allocation of    
    manpower for organization effectiveness
  • Network and build solid relationships with internal units and
    relevant third parties (e.g. strategic investors, technical and finance
    partners, business consultants etc.) and develop a     close working relationship with
    relevant information sources to provide an integrated service.
  • Manages risks associated with information and IT assets through
    appropriate standards and security architecture
  • Recommends & enforces compliance to Group architectural
    blueprint, considering local & international developments     in business and architectural

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the MTN Uganda Senior Manager IT Design
    & Delivery job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree preferably
    Computer Science or equivalent
  • Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline will be an added advantage
  • 10 years’ work experience covering Enterprise Architecture and
    planning within a Medium to Large Telco or Multi-Media organisation
    especially the business/technology planning.
  • Manager track record of 5 years or more; with at least 3 years in
    relevant sector/ industry
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies advantageous
  • Detailed experience of integrating Enterprise applications and
    technology in a complex environment
  • SOA and end-to-end Portal and Social media expertise
  • Detailed working experience of IT governance and standards.
  • At least six years of experience in enterprise architecture and
    NGOSS, EA frameworks and Telco 2.0 frameworks especially proven and
    applied knowledge of Telco business model.
  • Trainings & Knowledge:
  • Emerging Enterprise Architectures
  • Systems design
  • Software development methodologies e.g. Rational.
  • Leadership development programmes
  • ISO 9000
  • ISO1404
  • Testing tools for various products
  • Configuration management tools
  • Software Development and management
  • Interpersonal and  
    communication skills
  • Leadership and  people
    management skills
  • Problem solving
  • Results / goal oriented
  • Strategic Thinking
NB: Please
note that presentation of false academic documents and certification will lead
to criminal prosecution.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should email their Job Applications with
detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be
presented at the interview), recent pay-slip and copy of driving permit
to Please use this format in the Subject Line
i.e. Key Account Manager -Surname First Name-current Dept.
Deadline: 13th December 2018
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