Job Description

Job Summary
Address critical business issues, to shape the strategic agenda for the company, and to develop practical plans to capture growth opportunities across client segments, markets, products and regions.
Responsible for supporting the development and execution of the business strategy including business growth, partnership strategies.
Bears responsibility for the operational performance of Strategy & Business Development team and providing leadership and guidelines for staff activities

Roles And Responsibilities

Strategy Formulation
Strategy formulation – Support team director in developing and launching strategic initiatives to include, developing strategic frameworks to analyze the existing activity as well as new market opportunities (partner, acquire, build).
Lead and/or manage staff in the execution of the Department’s strategy projects, directives and objectives as dictated by the market’s needs or senior management.
Translate broad guidelines into specific operational plans and programs.
(Business Development) Support the creation and capture of incremental revenue opportunities for the company within the existing client base.
Business Case Creation and Communication – Lead or assist with the creation of all phases of a business case (e.g. market analysis, value proposition, strategic fit, economic models and launch) to support a new initiative.
Financial Analysis – develop the financial and economic models that support the assessment and underlying valuation of potential opportunities i.e. market sizing, financial forecasts as well as additional financial analysis as appropriate.

Collate and document the company’s strategic business plans.
Monitor the implementation of the company’s, short, medium and long term strategic goals and objectives
Develop, communicate and manage relevant business/financial models to assist with management decision making.
Continually review and assess the effectiveness and efficiency of the department’s policies, procedures and processes and identify improvement opportunities in line with the defined corporate performance framework for EMTS.
Coordinate the assessment and monitoring of industry/competitor activities, new developments and identify impact on company’s operations.

Negotiation – act in unison with Director in the negotiation of potential acquisitions and partnerships.
Review key expenditures/transactions of the department in line with approved budget.
Identify and cultivate internal and external sources to build a common fact base for and analysis of the market and our competition, especially pertaining to the above subject matter area.
Analyze, and report on key market trends, potential market discontinuities and new business opportunities and pass feedback to relevant stakeholders
Provide leadership and guidance to subordinates.
Manage the department’s annual budget and monitor its implementation.
Prepare periodic management reports on the activities of the department.
Perform other roles/task as required by the Director

Desired Skills & Experience
Education And Experience
First degree in Business, Management or relevant discipline.
MBA preferred, post graduate education an advantage;
8+ years cognate experience, of which at least three (3) years at management level in a large/multinational operational business environment or 3-5 years post MBA experience. Strong operational telecom experience or consulting or investment banking/finance within a telecom operator background is a strong advantage. Combination of consumer and business insight experience, coupled with brand strategy expertise on major consumer brands.

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