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Manager, Programme Management At MTN Nigeria

Date Posted: 09/May/2017
Deadline: 22/May/2017

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
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Manager, Programme Management

Job Description 

  • Manager Programme Management role’s core purpose is to supervise multiple supply chain projects and outsourced partners for outsourced functions in the Opco’s supply chain. This role works closely together with the capital projects to ensure the supply chain activities are executed effectively and efficiently.
  • Set KPIs and provide regular performance feedback through a well-defined and implementable performance review program
  • Performance manage resources in accordance with HR policy and legislation where necessary
  • Actively participate in leadership team and develop skills of own team
  • Set up /participate in ad hoc and operational meetings
  • Report at process and functional level
  • Manage and resolve escalations that have impact on critical path of service delivery
  • Escalate issues that will result in significant time, scope, employee/client or cost impact if not resolved
  • Manage and provide solutions to issues that require formal resolution
  • Set up and manage project status meetings
  • Lead creation of sub-divisional strategy in line with overarching divisional goals
  • Ensure effective implementation of sub-divisional strategy by means of providing direction, structure, business plans and support
  • Source, induct, and manage talent in accordance with legislative guidelines
  • Ensure open communication channels with staff and implement change management interventions where necessary
  • Provide definition of roles, responsibilities, individual goals and performance objectives for the team
  • Review and identify key risks, issues and dependencies and set mitigation actions
  • Manage budgets Sign-off / make decisions regarding operational changes
  • Review performance of CoE against agreed KPIs and their compliance to SLAs and reverse SLAs
  • Review the Master Demand Schedule by various projects to leverage economies of Scale in procurement
  • Approve decisions to expedite / delay the sourcing / logistics based on changes to project schedules
  • Ensure skill transfer for staff development, motivation and business continuity
  • Ensure the team is led, motivated and rewarded to achieve high performance areas
  • Manage team (including recruitment, on-boarding, attrition)
  • Set goals and objectives for direct reports, monitor progress, and maintain motivation
  • Set up appropriate structure to meet departmental management objectives
  • Create and monitor plan for continuous improvement
  • Review performance of CoE
  • Review reports on a monthly basis from CoE relating to progress made within the sub-division and in accordance with the measurement metrics set by the organisation
  • Review reports on specific projects as per the defined timelines
  • Sourcing, R2O, Inventory, Warehousing, Logistics
  • Resolve issues/ queries between Capital Projects Team and Supply Chain Management Team.
  • Be responsible to ensure timely delivery of items to ensure smooth functioning of the Projects

Job Condition: 

  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours

Experience & Training     

  • First degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management or related discipline
  • Fluent in English
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) and/ or equivalent (preferred)
  • Relevant certification in procurement or supply chain
  • Working experience in Oracle
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience which includes:
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience in supervising/managing others
    • Experience working in a medium to large organization
    • Supply Chain Management experience
    • Vendor management Experience
  • Working experience in Oracle Training:
  • CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management)
  • CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional)
  • CBAP(Certified Business Analysis Professional)
  • SCOR-P (Supply Chain Operations Reference Model – Professional)

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