Manager, Legislative Affairs

Company Overview

MTN Nigeria is the largest provider of mobile network access and ICT solutions in Nigeria, connecting whole communities with each other and with the rest of the world.

In 2001, MTN Nigeria was one of the first telecom operators to receive a GSM licence from the Federal Government of Nigeria. Since then, we have led the growth in the voice market and today, we offer an integrated suite of communications products/services, including mobile voice and data, digital and mobile financial services as well as enterprise services to SMEs, public sector and corporate clients.

Position Summary:

Core purpose of the Job

  • Provide regulatory guidance and support on various business issues, input into regulatory policies/regulations, legislative framework and future impact of new regulatory policies and legislation on MTN N operation in line with best practices.
  • Provide input and guidance into proposed regulatory policies/ legislation ensuring that MTN N’s interest is taken into account.
  • Draft and manage interconnects agreements and prepare capacity leasing agreements with incumbent operators and new entrants.
  • Influence the telecommunications sector competitive policies to attain a level playing field as well as monitor compliance with interconnect agreement and all interconnect related issues in the industry.
  • Review prepared infrastructure sharing guidelines/ agreements and national and international roaming agreements.
  • Research and identify new ways to generate revenue, as well as cost saving opportunities arising from competitive or regulatory developments.
  • Monitor and update MTNN on developments; bills, new policies, within the legislative/ regulatory arena; and follow up with regulatory authorities on submissions and other regulatory issues.
  • Manage relationship with Regulatory authorities and make presentations to key stakeholders such as Regulatory Agencies, National Assembly and other relevant fora. .
  • Support management and advice MTN N on interconnects agreements/relationship, licence conditions and compliance with regulations and legislation.
  • Review the performance of individual team members and complete appraisals in accordance with the employee performance appraisal procedures and time schedules.
  • Identify training requirements of team members, develop program to address knowledge gaps and to enrich knowledge repository within the department

Job Condition:

  • Standard Working Condition
  • Experience & Training

Qualifications
Education:

  • First degree in any relevant discipline
  • LLB or other recognized law degree
  • Fluent in English and language of country preferable

Experience:

  • Minimum 6 years’ experience which includes:
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialization with experience in supervising/managing others
    • In depth experience and understanding of the Nigerian telecommunications industry and regulatory framework
    • Experience in a commercial legal environment, alternatively within a legal & regulatory control body
    • Experience within the telecommunication environment is desirable

Training:

  • Courses, Seminars, Conferences & workshops in Telecommunication Regulation
  • Management Development Program

How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should click the link below to apply.
  • All applications should be completed on or before the 18th January, 2018.
  • Multiple application is not allowed.
  • Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.
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