Regional Director For West Africa: AfricaMagic in Lagos, Nigeria

at Multichoice

Media Production
Executive Office
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description


External factors which will Influence the work environment:

    Competitive Global business environment

    Technology, Media and telecommunications sector

    Pay television environment

    Digital media content environment

    Multi-cultural environment

    Regulated environment

    Fast changing environment

    Corporate governance ethos

    Dynamic organization


External and internal individuals or groups within the organization to whom products, services, programmes and Information are provided:

    Chief Executive Officer

    Channel Directors

    All business units within M-Net


    Media Sales


The individual must provide to external and internal groups services ln4ine with the mission, strategy and objectives for all AfricaMagic West Channels But must also:


    Liaise with relevant Individuals regarding obtaining and managing programming and content for specialized channels

    Implement the Strategic Positioning of the channels and increase audience figures

    Effectively manage Channel budgets and continually implement cost efficient processes.

    Refine and effectively manage Programme Rights and ensure inventory is scheduled in a competitive, creative and in the most efficient manner.

    Ensure that consumers viewing needs are met and aligned with local and global trends

    Drive commercial sales to generate appropriate consumer attention, as well as increase in revenue.

    Lead and manage all internal operations within relevant business units to ensure work flows are efficient, deadlines are met and excellent standards delivered alone the value chain.

    Ensure branding and marketing of all channels remains fresh, relevant and reflects the organization’s overall aims and objectives.

    Oversee the day by day scheduling, log editing and TX producing functions of the Channels to ensure smooth and fault-free transmission.

    Staying abreast of global and local programming and movie trends.

    Lead teams of competent, dedicated staff members and inspire them to achieve performance excellence.

    Actively and constructively contribute to the wide range of business, strategic, managerial and Leadership Issues that the Division’s management team deals with on a daily basis



    Excellent Leadership skills


    Excellent networking and relationship building skills

    Strategic thinking

    Strong analytical thinking

    Excellent judgment

    Strong negotiation skills

    Excellent interpersonal skills

    Strong communication and presentation skills

    Calculated risk taking

    Proven ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

    Investigative ability

    Quick response / bias for action




    Self confidence


(Personal capabilities which are critical to the production of quality outputs)

Functional Knowledge

    Extensive knowledge and passion for African content

    Excellent knowledge of Pay TV industry a Pay TV operations

    Comprehensive knowledge of digital content industry

    Strong financial background and financial management experience

    General management experience

    Project, product, services & market feasibility analysis skills

    Economic and Market research experience

    Strategic planning and consulting experience

    Minimum Qualification: A degree in related field, preferably with a post-graduate qualification

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