Project Implementation Manager, Facilities

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

  • To provide overall control and delivery of MTNN technical and non-technical design and construction building projects in strict compliance to all company requirements and quality standards.
  • Support the Shareholder return strategy by developing and implementing Finance  Processes that are aligned to achieving all elements on the business score card. (I.e. Grow Market Share, Grow ICT & Data Revenue, Increase EBITDA margins, Assure Revenue, CAPEX Returns Management and Net Subscriber Additions).
  • Participate in the review of Business Processes (headcount, process optimisation, etc.), to drive efficiency gains to ensure at least 5% reduction in Divisional budget year-on-year.
  • Negotiate, secure and monitor contracts with manufacturers in terms of terminal equipment warranty in line with MTNN corporate strategy.
  • Strategic Partnerships with MTNN leadership team to drive awareness on expected behaviours and impact on non-compliance on bottom line results and company image/reputation.
  • Drive planned strategy for the successful delivery of MTN Group and MTNN transformation initiatives focusing on Customer centricity, including Perfect 10 Project.
  • Drive an increase in MTNN’s Net Promoter Score.
  • Promote a sustainable organizational culture that enhances employee productivity and oversee the management of the year on year performance of all dimensions of the Group Culture Audit.
  • Network and build solid relationships with internal units and relevant third parties (e.g. strategic investors, technical and finance partners, business consultants etc.) and develop a close working relationship with relevant information sources to provide an integrated service.
  • Manage all stakeholders and maintain good relationships to ensure proper execution of plans.
  • Liaise with Project Planner to convert overall program into individual project schedules and develop baseline schedule for each project by integrating schedules from various stakeholders.
  • Confirm user requirement specification (URS) based on philosophy.
  • Define scope and initiate best practice procedures for ensuring proper implementation of building infrastructure and systems in technical and non-technical facilities
  • Review facilities plans and construction contract bid documents and specifications for technical and/or non-technical projects applying knowledge of design, construction procedures, building codes and byelaws.  Make necessary amendments in liaison with the user departments and in compliance to MTNN building policies and specifications.
  • Develop project status reports, reviewing progress and milestones and identifying and addressing issues and risks.
  • Manage project execution, ensuring compliance to user requirements, quality, budget and time constraints Advise on the selection of appropriate project development life cycle, selection of project resources and allocation of tasks.
  • Assist Process & Standards function in compilation of Quality Control Procedure (QCP).
  • Coordinate project completion, hand over to the user department and to maintenance and operations.
  • Develop PPoE and conduct implementation; document best practices and lessons learned and facilitate project closure and “post mortem” activities.Advice clients (user departments) on nature of design and suggest changes in design briefs.
  • Recommend reputable contractors for different aspects of each project.
  • Guide the contract documentation process with consultants and contractors.
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
  • 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.
  • Review 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 conditions

Experience & Training

  • First degree in Architecture, Engineering or Project Management or equivalent
  • Fluent in English


  • Minimum 6 years’ experience which includes:
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialization; with experience in supervising/managing others
    • Experience working in a medium to large organization.
    • Proven experience in project management of construction work.


  • Advanced Project Management
  • Advanced Management Programs
  • New technologies seminar / training
  • GSM / 3G conferences and workshops
  • Finance for non-finance managers
  • HR for non-HR personnel

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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