Airtel Nigeria Recruitment 2019

Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited), a leading mobile telecommunication services provider in Nigeria and a member of Airtel Africa Group, is committed to providing innovative, exciting, affordable and quality mobile services to Nigerians, giving them the freedom to communicate, rise above their daily challenges and drive economic and social development.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

  1. Job Title: Brand Lead – Data Enterprise, Content & Trade Marketing

Location: Lagos

Job Objectives

  • The position will have overall responsibility for ensuring that set media objectives are achieved via in-depth understanding and application of scientific, creative media strategy development and implementation.
  • The Senior Media Manager should set the parameters for measuring media planning and buying based on the realities of the market and media environment

Other job objectives will also include:

  • Agency Management – Manage the agency and assess their input to media planning by ensuring that the following elements are comprehensively consider in media plans
  • Market analysis – Airtel Brand Tracker
  • Media scene analysis using monthly/quarterly diaries
  • Media Strategy and Plan Implementation – The Senior Media Manager is required to provide expert support to Supply Chain Management on all media price negotiations aligned with company’s objective of least cost but creative media planning and buying
  • Review all media strategies, plans and schedules with detailed attention to: Budget allocation by zones/regions
  • Media selection rationales based on product/service objectives/target consumers
  • Outdoor Media Management – One of the rigorous aspects of media function is the outdoor management. The Senior Media Manager is required to carry out the following functions: Rental/Space Management
  • Work with the agency/regional offices to agree on billboards distribution matrix based on agreed market factors such as customer base, competition, ARPU and overall revenue by region
  • Conduct physical site inspection with the agency/regional office marketing team to ensure that billboards are strategically distributed and located across selected markets pan Nigeria.
  • Media Compliance Review and Control for Payment
  • Review Agency invoices and third party documents accompanied with compliance reports for payment with attention to the following parameters:
  • Plan spots vs carried spots as reported by independent media monitoring watchdog reports
  • Carried spots vs value invoiced by third party.
  • Customers Management – He/She is required to work with both internal and external customers: in resolution of challenges, Rectification of problems associated with campaign executions
  • Development of creatives and delivery to media planning and buying agency & Marketing Departments
  • Response to product briefs as articulated in the communication brief

Requirements
Relevant Skill and Experience:

  • Must demonstrate sense of urgency in jobs execution, and willing to treat media owners and other stakeholders with integrity and respect. She/he must be prepared to put in extra work hours when necessary
  • 10 – 15 years media planning and buying experience from Media Independents Practitioners Association of Nigeria (MIPAN) agency and involved in managing a multinational account.
  • An M.Sc qualification would be preferred in addition to other qualification.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

  1. Job Title: Lead – Digital, Media & Brand Sponsorships

Location: Lagos

Job Objectives/Responsibilities

  • The position will have overall responsibility for Leading Execution of Go To Market Plan across all Media Touch points. The Holder will also ensure Go to Market Lead End to End the creative development, planning and execution of all Digital Brand and Communication initiatives for Airtel Brand within the framework of an agreed strategy, meeting operational targets for Consumer Engagement, TOMA, Revenues, Profitability and increased Brand Equity.
  • In addition, the successful candidate will also Lead End to End the development, planning and execution of All Media campaigns strategy and execution that are rooted in a deep understanding of target consumer and their media behavior across traditional (TV, Radio, OOH, Print) , Digital & Mobile Channels to achieve a relatively high share of voice and increase communication awareness.
  • The Holder will also Lead Acquisition and Leveraging of all Brand Sponsorships, Assets, Properties and Brand Ambassadors to deliver on key brand benefits, build brand equity and achieve maximum return on investment.

Other job objectives will also include:

  • Media Management to improve communication awareness & drive saliency
  • Develop overall brand media strategy and create rationale for quarterly media spend to keep brand
  • Review of Media strategy and execution plan for campaign plans based on media behavioral patterns and audience spread to reach the right target audience with detailed attention to: Budget allocation by zones/regions, Media selection rationales based on product/service objectives/target consumers
  • Develop and manage campaigns across a variety of technology platforms, inventory sources, and ad formats, leveraging both internal and external opportunities.
  • Provide an insights-based mapping of current path-to-purchase, inclusive of the role of media, influencers & digital channels
  • Develop and maintain a test and learn agenda built to pilot new content formats, ad technologies, partners, and platforms
  • Digital Brand Management to improve TOMA, Build Brand Love and Loyalty for Airtel Brand – Development of Airtel Brand Digital Strategy, governing all communications (for master brand and sub brands) and creative/advertising developments in a manner that will reinforce the key brand benefits, awareness and drive consumers engagement and action
  • Drive consumer engagement strategy using content and engagement strategy. Create periodic digital activations that leverage followers areas of interest
  • Manage and optimize all brand digital assets across all touch points; social media, websites, mobile apps. Grow brand online community and create bonding
  • Provide strategic brand support and make recommendations on digital engagement initiatives per regions/opcos to drive brand performance for Airtel Brand.
  • Sponsorship & Brand Activation – Champion strategy and approach to sponsorship(properties, icons and assets) for the entire Airtel Nigeria business inclusive of regional strategies
  • Evaluate current and future potential for sponsorship initiatives and build leveraging strategy around the platforms
  • Execute the strategy guidelines and Provide governance and support to the regions for events and sponsorship priorities per region
  • Drive business discussions and co-ordinate business case articulation in conjunction with the support functions for identified sponsorship platforms
  • Manage Leveraging of smart Icons – use of ambassador to drive brand engagement and affinity
  • Agency & Customer Management – Lead the management of agencies; Digital creative, Media agencies , Monitoring Agencies and ensure outstanding output and good turnaround time on projects
  • Ensure regulatory compliance on All advertising guidelines s and keep Airtel on the good side of the related regulatory bodies

Requirements
Relevant Skill and Experience:

  • Must demonstrate strong knowledge in communications and brand building
  • Must demonstrate sense of urgency in jobs execution, and willing to stakeholders with integrity and respect.
  • She/he must be prepared to put in extra work hours when necessary.
  • She/He must be willing to travel
  • A recognized university degree
  • Master’s in Business Administration would be preferred additional qualification dependent on experience.
  • Good interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Use of media, brand activation, digital campaign
  • Understanding of the rudiments of Brand Management and execution
  • Project Management qualification will be an advantage
  • Media (Traditional & Digital) experience, Sponsorship & Brand Management experience (No less than 8 years).

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Application Deadline 8th May, 2019.

  1. Title: Early Career Recruitment Program

Location: Nigeria

Job Description

  • Are you a high flyer looking for the next big challenge? Do you have a passion for selling? If you are, Airtel Nigeria is looking to hire young, smart graduates to join our Sales teams across Nigeria through our Early Career Recruitment Program.

Jobs never done before!

  • As a global telecommunications giant with footprint in over 17 diverse countries across Africa and Asia, and consistently ranked amongst the top four telecommunications companies globally in terms of subscriber numbers, we truly have a unique opportunity to bring you into our family.
  • If you are focused, passionate, driven to succeed and hungry for growth, we are offering you an opportunity to excel that is unrivaled through our Early Career Recruitment Program.
  • Our Sales focused program provides a development opportunity to build your skills in all areas of our product lifecycle while ensuring that your understanding of the various market drivers are highlighted through field trips. The program will take you through a three-month intensive onboarding curriculum building both your leadership as well as your functional skills.
  • Working in a hyper-fast sector like ours will stretch the boundaries of your skill and experience but provide exciting rewards as well. With a focus on doing jobs never done before, come join us and grow your career at Airtel Nigeria.

Essential Requirements

  • A recent graduate with between 1 – 3 years’ post NYSC work experience in any field
  • Minimum of a Second Class Lower degree or a Lower Credit on your Higher National Diploma
  • Completed the mandatory National Youth Service (NYSC)
  • Analytical mindset with a well-developed verbal and written communication skill in English
  • A fast learner, resilient and ambitious with a passion for selling

Deadline: 17th May, 2019.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note:
 If you think that you are the one we are looking for, we will be excited to welcome you to our Airtel Nigeria family.

Job Title: Business Support Engineer, RAN SME

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The main activities of the RAN Business Support Function will be to support Airtel RAN customer complains quick resolutions , improve revenue and act as Subject Matter Expert to support Regional Operation on ZTE RAN technology
  • In addition, the successful candidate will also Support in design, monitoring, troubleshooting, wireless networking, configuration, routing, and load balancers. Strong ability to lead a RAN team, communicate with all levels of the organization, and anticipate potential problems, and solutions for potential and occurring issues, is required. This is a fast pace environment that require quick thinking, and rapid solutions.   .

Other job objectives will also include:

  • RAN Implementation & Support – Maintains and implement RAN “BSC/RNC/Node B/RBS” environment by providing onsite hardware and software system support; identifying system improvements; upgrading, installing, and configuring systems; monitoring system performance.
  • Support to reach quality performance of RAN equipment in Airtel network
  • RAN Planning & Optimization – Coordinates with Planning, Optimization and Performance section for all required configuration changes.
  • Ensure the availability of RAN network of Airtel
  • Handling of emergencies outages in RAN domain “BSC/RNC/NodeB/RBS”
  • Network Operations – Manage all network operation and maintenance tasks related RAN for Airtel Network.
  • Organize the activities with other stakeholders in order to meet Airtel’s requirements.
  • Implementation of urgent network changes to meet network KPIs and improve revenue.
  • To implement effective monitoring procedures
  • Daily routine maintenance and performance on the network
  • Supporting field engineers in troubleshooting daily Node-B and RBS faults when required
  • The job is located in Lagos and other requirements include;

Relevant Skill and Experience

  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Telecommunications
  • A minimum of 8 years work experience in the Telecoms environment and ZTE expert level of proficiency is highly required.
  • Must have good and strong telecommunications radio knowledge in RAN domain
  • Good Knowledge on network evolution and standards bodies 3GPP, ITU.
  • Good Knowledge on IP Networking and design
  • Good knowledge about RAN design and dimensioning.
  • Knowledge about Airtel  business processes and organization.
  • Product knowledge within the indicated solution area

Application Deadline: 8th May, 2019.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants. If you have not been notified of the outcome of your application within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.Do you want to be up to date.

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