Telecom Jobs – Head Broadband – Airtel Uganda

Job Title:    Head Broadband
Organisation: Airtel
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief
Commercial Officer
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 Uganda Limited is the
country’s fastest growing telecom company, and a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel
Limited – a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 16
countries across Asia and Africa.
Job Summary:  The Head Broadband will be driving the overall
Home Broadband business including subscriber numbers and revenue in Uganda and
delivering on distribution channel buildup for the Home Broadband Business
cutting across Own Retail, Device & IT channels and Direct sales.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Create multiple channels for the sale and recharge availability for
    the Home broadband devices
  • Understand solutions across both Wireless and Fixed broadband.
    Should be able to guide and drive cross functional teas in this regards
  • Generating key customer insights on use of home broadband solutions
  • Developing product / service proposition based on the customer
    insights and current market landscape in conjunction with the group teams
  • Create a clear financial model for prospective partners and support
    their infrastructure development for fulfill the customer proposition.
  • Developing the Go To Market strategy.
  • Managing the overall proposition and product roadmap for the Home
    Broadband portfolios from initial product to more comprehensive offerings.
  • Overall responsibility of the meeting the aggressive business growth
    targets and defining the optimal capacity for future growth requirements
  • Ensuring excellent execution of agreed distribution plans

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Airtel Uganda Head Broadband job must hold a Bachelor
    of Technology with in-depth understanding of telecom trends
  • MBA in Marketing
  • Ten years of experience in leading a highly qualified and experienced
    team in a highly complex environment
  • Seven to ten years of in-depth Sales and Marketing experience in the
    telecom/Handsets/Organised Retail Satellite TV industries
  • Channel Understanding of the various channels used by immediate
    competition and related industries such as Satellite TV, Computer
    peripherals etc.
  • Proven team Leadership skills
  • Ability to influence and get things done quickly is critical.
  • Resilience and ability to deliver against stretch targets
  • Strong entrepreneurial spirit
  • Analytical skills and ability and strong commercial acumen
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates should send their applications, copies of all academic documents,
updated CVs with a day phone contact, address and an email address to The
Resourcing Team. Email to:
Deadline: 28th February 2019
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