Manager - Special Projects in Abuja, Nigeria

at Etisalat

Project Management
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job Summary   

Manage vendors, contract execution and strategic projects; ensure vendors deliver all contractual obligations and commitments based on agreements in line with operational service level agreements (SLAs) and management of operational expenditure within budgetary provisions.    
Principal Functions       

  • Monitor vendor performance against evaluation criteria defined within contracts.
  • Oversee Etisalat contracts SOWs/ SLAs and design documents, evaluate/monitor vendors' compliance to contracts.
  • Manage and analyze RFP technical evaluation in vendor selection process to achieve optimum technical capability as a key vendor selection criterion.
  • Manage and evaluate vendor invoices credibly to align with contract/ service availability and quality
  • Manage operational expenditure and monitor spend within approved budget.
  • Manage strategic operational projects such as conducting financial analysis that compares the benefits and risks of budding Etisalat business decisions.
  • Ensure vendors provide service and support as outlined in the EOT contract terms in order to achieve performance and Etisalat strategic goals.
  • Collaborate with key vendor leadership personnel to provide continuous process improvement.
  • Provide feedback on contracts loopholes and participate in the negotiation of new contracts and changes to existing contracts.
  • Escalate major vendor issues to the Director, Network Operations for resolution.
  • Maintain a strong relationship between vendors and Etisalat related stakeholders to ensure goal alignment, flexibility and productivity of the vendor
  • Mange the vendors to deliver on job training (OJT) to enhance Etisalat teams competencies.

Educational Requirements   

  • First degree in Communication/Arts/Engineering or any relevant discipline.

Experience, Skills & Competencies

  • Six (6) to Eight (8) years' work experience with at least two (2) in a in a role that involves management of OPEX expenditure, budget, contracts and vendors.
  • Business Application Knowledge
  • Service Continuity Management, Monitoring and Control
  • Project Management
  • Contract Management
  • Change Management
  • Communication
  • Problem solving
  • Leadership and People Management
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Team work
  • Customer Focus
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