Head, Digital Content and Innovations at Airtel Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited) is a leading telecommunications services provider in Nigeria headquartered in Lagos, the commercial nerve-centre of Nigeria. The telco ranks amongst the top four mobile service providers in terms of subscribers with a customer base of more than 39.8 million. The company’s product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce and enterprise services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Digital Content and Innovations

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full-time
Level: Mid-Senior

Purpose of the Job (Brief)

  • To grow VAS Content revenues and VAS Content customer adoption.

Responsibilities

  • Establish revenue targets for the VAS team and apportion accountability accordingly to each direct report
  • Ensure adequate reporting on revenues and initiatives are in place as expected
  • Manage, monitor & track all VAS revenues providing an overall view of performance of each VAS verticals
  • Segment and target VAS according to specific customer breakdowns in line with CSD and Voice
  • Support Networks & IT (where applicable) or third parties in dimensioning for all such platforms
  • Ensure proper and professional stakeholder management
  • In conjunction with CMO & COO, decide on strategic partnerships and services to advance VAS revenues and innovations
  • Hold regular review sessions with key WASPs in order to grow revenues and solidify partnerships – with over thirty (30) major active relationships
  • Manage relationship with company to ensure smooth two-way cascading of information
  • Oversee relationship with Other Marketing Verticals (MARCOMs, U & R; BI, Acquisition; etc.); CSD; Finance (BRT, SCM, RA, etc.); Regulatory; Business Excellence; Networks; IT; Legal; PR; HR amongst others
  • Revenue and cross vertical leadership responsibility of this role includes working with Vice Presidents and General Managers in IT, Network, Finance and CSD.
  • Establish revenue targets for the Digital team and apportion accountability accordingly to each direct report
  • Ensure adequate reporting on revenues and initiatives are in place as expected
  • Manage, monitor & track all Digital revenues providing an overall view of performance of each Digital verticals
  • Segment and target Digital according to specific customer breakdowns in line with customer Service and Voice Usage & Revenue
  • Manage relationship with Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in collaboration with Regulatory team concerning WASP management
  • In conjunction with CCO, decide on strategic partnerships and services to advance Digital revenues and innovations.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Minimum of First Degree in Marketing, Economics or IT. MBA from a recognized institute will be an advantage.
  • At least 5 years Digital experience
  • Preferably higher qualification and experience in Product Development; Innovation; Marketing
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a Technology and/or Marketing Product Development background

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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