Manager, Value Added Services at MTN Nigeria

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Job Description

  • Responsible for the design, planning and optimization of MTNN’s VAS and Digital services platforms and solutions to achieve a cost effective and optimal design for VAS and Digital Services, and drive timely deployment of quality products and services in line with the business strategic objectives, while managing a team of people, technology and financial resources.
  • Manage the analysis, design and delivery of IT solutions in response to business needs.
  • Manage a team of engineers, analysts, vendors – guide and focus them in achieving business objectives.
  • Manage the planning processes geared towards designing and dimensioning of  VAS services as well as new products and services in line  with the marketing product roadmap
  • Direct the planning of Digital services and Value-Added Service platforms such as, but not limited to, messaging, API Gateways, Subscription Management systems, Mobile data, Rich Communication Services. Multimedia products and other Third-Party applications and services.
  • Be a thought-leader in technology and business imperatives in delivering business solutions across Digital Services, Value Added Services, Consumer & Enterprise Data Products and BSS systems.
  • Manage the evolution within the Data network to place MTN in a position to effectively compete in the challenging telecoms environment
  • Review and approve Functional and Technical Specification documents for new products and services
  • Project management and tracking to ensure that products and services are launched within specified timelines, using Software Delivery Models like Agile Scrum and Waterfall models.
  • Coach and train the team to ensure understanding of the objectives and goals of the department, awareness of set targets/requirements and regularly review their training needs
  • Manage and maintain relationships with internal stakeholders and external partners
  • Direct and mentor the VAS planning engineers to effectively optimize the VAS, Data, Digital Services, API Exchange solution & Microservices architecture/topology and roadmaps.

Job Condition:

  • Normal MTNN working conditions.

Experience & Training

  • 10 years of IT or Telcoms experience with a minimum of 5 of those years working in technical planning, design and integration of Business support systems (BSS) such as SMSC, VMS, Device Management System, USSD Gw, Ericsson Charging System, Customer Management solutions, VAS & Digital platforms.
  • Vast experience in new products and services development using the Product Development Life Cycle and Project Management using PRINCE 2, PMI or Agile/Scrum methodologies.
  • Strong experience in IT solutions designs, architecture, systems integrations and solution delivery.
  • Vast Knowledge of GSM architecture and technologies including circuit switched and packet networks, signaling protocols such as MAP, SIGTRAN, Diameter, SIP, XML etc.
  • Experience in Cloud Solutions, distributed Cloud native applications, API Strategy, RESTful APIs and Micro services.

Minimum Qualification

  • B.Eng, B.Sc, B.Tech, HND or Other

Application Deadline
9th February, 2021.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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