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Connectivity Program Manager

  • Location: Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Type: Temporary
  • Job #20884

Connectivity Program Manager

Based in Lagos, Nigeria, our client is renowned for their continuing advancements in online technologies that have changed the world. An ambitious, fast paced forward thinking company with very creative culture.

Our client is currently conducting all interviews online and are onboarding all new workers remotely.

They require a Connectivity Program Manager with 7+ years of project/program management, management consulting experience, along with broad Telecoms experience, and strong Partner Management skills.

The successful candidate will help our client develop and manage their connectivity programs. This role will involve the strategic development and management of programs that combine business model innovation, deployment best practices, and cutting-edge tools and technologies.

Job Reference: BBBH 20884

What will a Connectivity Program Manager do? 

· Work with program and cross functional teams to build strategy for connectivity programs by scoping the problem spaces, developing actionable plans to test hypotheses and prioritising projects to address the most impactful opportunities.

· Collaborate with engineering and other cross functional teams (such as Finance, Legal, Partnerships, Business Development, Regulatory and Policy) to develop business plans, define project requirements, gain broad support and attain project approval.

· Work closely with internal regional partnerships teams to execute program strategy in-country. Work involves deep interactions with network operators, infrastructure providers, and potentially local governments to plan and execute initiatives often with novel business models and/or new tools and technologies in projects from pilots to scaled networks.

· To ensure projects are delivered and connectivity goals are realized, track and report on team progress and determine key milestones. Communicate prioritizations and trade-offs for operational decisions to the broader cross-functional team to drive consensus, and ensure that those decisions are properly implemented.

· Stay abreast of developments in the telecom infrastructure space and share that knowledge with your wider team.

What does the Ideal Candidate look like?

· 7+ years of project/program management, management consulting, operations or a similar strategic space.

· Broad Telecoms experience, with good awareness of network and architect across the telecom and network space.

· Strong Partner Management skills

· Experience in Sub-Saharan Africa preferred

· Fluent English necessary, fluent French beneficial

Benefits?

· Competitive Salary, with great onsite benefits including free canteen, unlimited (top class) coffee, tea, soft drinks and much more.

· Work Laptop, phone (most roles) and latest tools and technologies.

· State of the art modern office.

· 25 days annual leave (pro-rata) plus paid bank holidays.

· Expanding workforce with options for permanent positions and career progress ion for top performers.

· The experience of working with a company that will make your CV stand out from the crowd.

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