Head, Strategy & Business Development in Lagos, Nigeria

at Etisalat

Sales/Business Development
Minimum Qualification
Post Graduate Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job Summary     

  • Development and communication of the company's business strategy, associated 5-year strategic plan & annual supporting operational plan
  • Develop new business opportunities with a focus on technology / technical modelling/ analysis and business case development
  • Lead technical analysis of Strategy & Business Development projects / opportunities
  • Develop and/or promote key functional/ cross-functional strategies across the business
  • Lead the syndication and stakeholder management for technology strategy development
  • Develop in-house available technical analysis capabilities   

Principal Functions           

Corporate Strategy Development

  • Develop and disseminate the company's 5-year business plan; co-ordinate and refresh the corporate strategy annually
  • Communicate the company's strategic direction and drive objectives to ensure understanding of roles and responsibilities
  • Drive, monitor and assess the implementation and effectiveness of the 5 year strategy and supporting operational plan in light of competitive performance and context
  • Track and record progress driving towards objectives

Functional Strategy

  • Lead development of cross-functional strategies that serve as key components of the overall corporate technical strategy
  • Develop broad guidelines into specific operational plans and programs and drive implementation
  • Participate in negotiations for potential acquisitions, partnerships or divestments

Strategic initiatives

  • Develop technical / analytical frameworks and assess existing and new business opportunities (partner, acquire, build, divest)
  • Develop, analyze and communicate business cases that support the assessment and underlying valuation of potential opportunities to enhance management decision making
  • Enhance and drive technical analysis as above where applicable
  • Promote internal evolution of technology strategy where applicable

Market and Competitive analysis

  • Assess and monitor industry trends, competitors' activities and new technological developments highlighting impact of the company's strategy and operations
  • Drive the prioritization and reaction to new technology developments.
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