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Job Summary:

Manage CAPEX and Project activities and provide effective financial tracking of all CAPEX projects to ensure that project goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding. The role is also responsible for program management reporting and governance in line with MTN Project Management Methodology.

 Job Role

  • Ensure alignment and integration of the cross-functional areas required to facilitate project initiation, execution, close, financial and benefits tracking
  • Review cost-benefit analysis and business cases for defined projects for the portfolio and evaluate against financial projections, strategic alignment, risk and other industry-related factors.
  • Manage annual CAPEX budget preparation.
  • Liaise with all divisions with Capex portfolio to prepare their Capex budgets based on their plans for the following year
  • Review budget inputs from various Capacity Planning Units (CPUs) and make necessary corrections (if any).
  • Consolidate the inputs in the CAPEX Budget Templates and submit to Group Technology and Group Capex Management for review.
  • Liaise with relevant teams for commercial budget inputs
  • Submit completed CAPEX budget templates to Finance & Services for inclusion in the overall Business Plan.
  • Liaise with all CPUs for the consolidation of CAPEX Board Papers for the Board.
  • Track and control project expenditure according to approved CAPEX Steering Committee (CSC) projects.



  • Analyze and reconcile CAPEX spend relative to approved spend request.
  • Compile and report monthly CAPEX Budget utilization and capitalization for all Capacity Planning Units (CPUs) to Finance & Services and Group.
  • Coordinate and compile CSC Presentation pack
  • Coordinate and compile Monthly Capitalization inputs from all Capacity Planning Units for CSC meetings.
  • Coordinate and organize monthly CSC meetings, maintain records of all signed CSC meeting minutes and follow up on actions for closure.
  • Communicate CSC Spend Approvals to Finance & Services and other relevant Stakeholders.
  • Monthly Coordination and Compilation of OPCO rollout update to Group.
  • Ensure compliance to MTN policies, processes and procedures in the context of CAPEX Budgeting and expenditure reporting.
  • Review and update Policy, Process and Procedures documents for CSC where applicable.

Context :

  • Dynamic and highly competitive telecommunication & ICT industry
  • Partial outsourcing to third-party – ATC
  • Highly regulated environment
  • Regionalization structure implication
  • Diverse Cultural environment
  • Group best practices & standards alignment
  • Continuous Infrastructural expansion
  • Performance-driven environment


  • A Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Professional Finance or Accounting qualification is an advantage
  • 5 years relevant experience in CAPEX/OPEX environment
  • Telecom Industry experience is an advantage.

Professional/Technical competencies:

  • Adequate Knowledge of Program Portfolio Management
  • Advanced Knowledge of Business Analysis
  • Advanced Knowledge of Reporting & Assurance
  • Advanced Knowledge of Stakeholder Management
  • Advanced Knowledge of Communication & negotiation
  • Advanced Knowledge of Budgeting and Cost Control
  • Basic Knowledge of Supply Chain Management
  • Advanced Knowledge of Contract Management
  • Advanced Knowledge of Data gathering and consolidation
  • Local accounting regulations and International Accounting Standards
  • Advanced Knowledge of Data tools and analytics
  • Adequate Knowledge of Financial Management
  • Adequate Knowledge of Risk Management
  • Advanced Knowledge of MS Office Suite and Enterprise Reporting systems
  • Basic Knowledge in GSM Network elements
  • Basic Knowledge of Project Management tools and techniques



Physical Skills/ Competencies:

  • Ability to manage conflict, accountability, self and team performance.
  • Innovative, takes initiative, result oriented and develops self consistently
  • Leadership skills, customer-centric, collaborative and ability to coach & develop direct reports
  • Trustworthy, integrity and ethical in dealings
  • Ability to focus on priorities and plans, manages and monitors work effectively
  • Good written and verbal communication, presentation skills,
  • Facilitation and consulting skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Global thinker, Analytical thinking and Problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to handle issues with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to manage own time and workload and juggle conflicting priorities
  • Ability to manage own time and workload and juggle conflicting priorities
  • Professional approach with a can-do attitude

How To Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should send their Curriculum Vitae to

[email protected]

CLOSING DATE : 9th April,2021


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