Manager (GSM: Prepaid & VAS) at Airtel Nigeria

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:Job Title: Manager (GSM: Prepaid & VAS)Location: LagosJob DescriptionsThe  Manager (GSM:Prepaid & VAS) will be responsible for leading the definition, delivery and in-life management of GSM/ VAS products/ services for Airtel Enterprise Business.The role holder manager will have full ownership of product management and development portfolio for GSM and VAS. These portfolios will continually evolve as one initiative is delivered and a new one is identified and will form a core part of the individual’s objectives.Job ResponsibilitiesCommercial lead for the development of Airtel Business products and proposition from concept to launch, taking responsibility for conceptualization, scoping, implementation and operationalizationDevelop new products and services within the distinct Airtel Business brand and ensure effective hand-over to the segment management team and relevant in-life product managersDevelop new products and services within the distinct Airtel Business brand and ensure effective hand-over to the segment management team and relevant in-life product managersManage each in-life products and services on a profit and loss account basis, using financial performance data to make individual product investment and withdrawal decisions, proposing and implementing changes required to optimize performance throughDevelop the standard for ensuring companywide operational readiness and go /no go decision gates for all product launchesDocumentation of detailed business, process and functional requirements for product concepts to support product and proposition launchesWork with Segment teams and all stake holders to develop financial appraisal model as a decision gate prior to product development kick offUse market gap analysis and segmentation data on the Nigerian enterprise solutions market to identify opportunities for additional products and services. Present compelling business cases for new products, demonstrating return on investment.Work with all relevant stakeholder in the definition, impact assessments and development of new products. Stake holders include but are not limited to IT, Networks, Legal and Regulatory, Marketing, Customer service, Supply chain, External vendors, HR, and Regional sales teamsCarry out training needs analysis and deliver appropriate training to support every product launchEffectively liaise with all relevant stake holders in analyzing competitor’s activities as well as relevant market development and proposing pre-emptive counter measures which may be in the form of new product initiativesProvide clarity of purpose to team membersEnsure effective prioritization of product development activities and alignment of such to the overall SBU and company wide objective

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