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23 Mar 2018

Full-time 9mobile: Director, Digital Business Vacancy

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Job Description

9mobile, is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.

The Job : Director, Digital Business

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

Job Profile

Job Summary

  • Responsible for actualizing the Digital Business strategy.  Directly responsible for translating theCorporate Strategy/Business Plan into an appropriate set of commercialinitiatives specific to the Digital Business function
  • Drive the 9Mobile Nigeria Digital Business in the areas of contentacquisition and monetization, Value AddedServices (VAS), mobile advertising and adjacent services, in line with thecorporate strategy
  • Responsible for ideation,evaluation, piloting, product development, partner development, launch,in-service management and P&L for products within portfolio.

Principal Functions

  • Lead the Digital Services Business function with respect toproduct mix development, financial performance, customer experience, channelstrategy through effective use of partners, people, systems and processes;
  • Oversee and direct all operations of the Mobile financial team andensure that all opportunities are maximised by effective collaboration with allstakeholders;
  • Responsible for the identification of opportunities to use digitalservices to strongly deliver on the strategic objectives of the company and thedevelopment of related commercialization strategies;
  • Position 9mobile Nigeria as a leader in Digital Business Servicesspace in Nigeria;
  • Responsible for driving an operating model that delivers strongbusiness value from Digital Business Services – The successful person will beable to assess what is possible and profitable, identify untapped opportunitiesand align activities to capture this value;
  • Keep abreast and drive relevant & commercially-viable adoptionof global and local best practice as it relates to advances in the developmentand monetization of Digital Services;
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, notably the content producercommunity;
  • Contribute to corporatebusiness planning as a member of the senior management team


  • Oversee the design, delivery and in-life management ofpropositions (incl. as add on products and standalone services) for DigitalServices to optimize/improve adoption and drive increased value share &other related performance metrics;
  • Oversee the implementation of all projects related to thedevelopment of Digital Services and ensure timely completion against clearlydefined plans/compliance to quality standards;
  • Oversee & collaborate with any supporting function onactivities targeted at the acquisition and retention of Digital Servicessubscribers.  Establish and drive anoptimal framework/business model for partnering to deliver on businessobjectives and targets;
  • Contribute to the overallcommercial strategy and operating plans;
  • Own annual digital businessoperational plan and contribute at both high and detailed levels in thedevelopment of comprehensive business cases for all related productinitiatives;
  • Monitor and control the budgetary, personnel, operational andmaterial resource needs of the Digital Media unit to optimise performance,morale and enhance productivity;
  • Accountable for managing therisks associated with the Digital Business function;
  • Provide leadership and guidance to team members and managesubordinates’ performance towards the achievement of overall team objectives;
  • Manage team with diverse mix of skills, ensuring strong employeeengagement in line with corporate objectives;
  • Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reportsfor the attention of the Chief Product and Information Officer as well as theExecutive Management Team;
  • Perform any other duties asassigned by the Chief Product and Information Officer

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited college/university preferred.  Possession of an advanced degree, preferably an MBA, will be an advantage;

Experience,Skills & Competencies:

  • Twelve (12) to Fifteen (15) years work experience, with at least 5years in a senior management role in a multinational organization performing asimilar or complimentary role.  Significant experience within the Telecomindustry expected. Strong previous experience in managingcross-functional teams and cross-functional responsibilities, managing businessunits and delivering against key result indicators;
  • Strongworking knowledge of relevant trends and hands-on experience in delivery ofproducts and services in the digital space are strongly required;
  • Strongand verifiable experience in leading organisation change in a commercialcontext is a mandatory requirement;
  • Experiencewith financial management, resource planning, and task prioritization, budget /cost control.  Strong ability to processdata, extract actionable insights and drive timely execution;
  • Strongcommercial orientation and expertise in the execution of a variety of businessmodels is required
  • Previousexperience and capabilities in leading strategy and/or operational teams;
  • A goodworking knowledge of the technologies underlying the delivery of digital servicesis required;
  • Experience inworking / negotiating complex issues, influencing, conflict resolution andproviding alternative solutions; The successful person in this role will have atrack record as a change agent that can combine strategic vision with theknowledge and discipline to make real / tangible change happen;
  • Demonstrable abilities in people and generalmanagement, product portfolio management, negotiation skills; strong can-doattitude, flexible and pragmatic thinking and result-oriented;
  • Highlydeveloped business communications skill (verbal and written), solid teamplayer, strategic and creative, excellent relationship management skills andthe ability to drive performance, consensus from all areas within the company;
  • Strongcustomer-centricity, risk management, and experience developing planningexperience

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Job Categories: Digital Marketing Jobs In Nigeria. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: 9mobile jobs and Director Digital Business jobs. Salaries: N300,000 - N400,000.


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