Manager, Order Management at MTN Nigeria

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Job Title: Manager, Order Management


  • Manager Order Management is part of the Planning & Fulfillment team at the Opco supporting the Customer Order Management processes.
  • The Customer Order Management process covers sales to MTN Dealers/Distributors, MTN Owned Stores, and Direct Shipment to Customers (Bulk Orders). It also covers management of customer master data including customer catalogue and order prices.
  • These processes would involve interactions as well as direct interaction with MTN customers i.e. dealers and distributors.
  • Manager, Order Management is supported by Supervisor and Clerk to perform order management activities at the Opco.
  • Support the Shareholder return strategy by developing and implementing Sales & Distribution Processes that are aligned to achieving all elements on the business score card. (I.e. Grow Market Share, Grow ICT & Data Revenue, Increase EBITDA margins, Assure Revenue, CAPEX Returns Management and Net Subscriber Additions).
  • Participate in the review of Business Processes (headcount, process optimisation, etc.), to drive efficiency gains to ensure at least 5% reduction in Divisional budget year-on-year.
  • Assist department in conducting demand planning, develop budgets for the upcoming year and implement plans to achieve the desired targets.
  • Serve the Division’s internal customers and provide solutions to improve the customer experience.
  • Strategic Partnerships with MTNN leadership team to drive awareness on expected behaviours and impact on non-compliance on bottom line results and company image/reputation.
  • Drive planned strategy for the successful delivery of MTN Group and MTNN transformation initiatives focusing on Customer centricity, including Perfect 10 Project.
  • Drive an increase in MTNN’s Net Promoter Score.
  • Approve request for creation of customer data
  • Approve all price updates prior to submission to Master data team
  • Liaise with master data team for any updates/amendments to data regarding customer master data updates
  • Ensure all customer records are up to date and ensure all customers have valid agreements- review annually
  • Ensure customers receive correct promotions/ pricing/ discounts
  • Validate customer creation or master updates including updates to price masters
  • Oversee liaison with Master Data Management Team and CoE for Customer Master Data related information / queries
  • Focus on improving and maintaining customer relationship
  • Support Senior Manager, Planning & Fulfillment in development of corrective actions or improvement initiatives based on customer order report reviews
  • Network and build solid relationships with internal units and relevant third parties (e.g. strategic investors, technical and finance partners, business consultants etc.) and develop a close working relationship with relevant information sources to provide an integrated service.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with internal and external suppliers.
  • Coordinate, coach and influence external partners and essential support departments across MTNN’s business units to deliver a seamless pre-sales and post-sales service experience.
  • Build and maintain productive relationship with key regional stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient regional stock availability and distribution and deal with related issues and problems.
  • Review and release customer orders based on assigned delegation of authority
  • Validate applicable restrictions or promotions on items to customers at the time of release of customer order
  • Manage credit limits assigned to the customers and ensure orders are within credit limit
  • Review credit limits to ensure credit worthiness- consider insurance cover for customers if applicable
  • Monitor SLAs for customer order processing and take corrective action, where required to ensure compliance with SLAs
  • Cancel orders - ensure reasons provided for cancelled orders are reasonable
  • Review the status of order on a periodic basis and analyse the reason for delay/open orders
  • Authorize any amendments to orders where Delegation of Authority is applicable
  • Hold discussions/escalations with relevant departments to ensure orders are processed/ dispatched in a timely manner
  • Take corrective measures in case orders are not processed within defined SLA
  • Liaise with customers to resolve any query/issues with related to customer order
Job Condition
  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
  • First Degree in Engineering or Supply Chain Management or Finance or any related discipline
  • Fluent in English
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience which includes; minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialisation; with experience in supervising/managing others
  • Experience working in a medium to large organization
  • Experience in warehouse/ order management / inventory management
  • Experience dealing with customers (service industry)
  • Working knowledge of Oracle
  • Knowledge of customer database management principles
  • Knowledge of customer order fulfillment, customer delivery, determining availability, etc.
  • Understanding of process for booking, tracking and monitoring of orders Training
  • Enterprise system knowledge
  • Financial management skills
  • Transport Management systems
  • BA, BEd, BEng, BSc, BTech or HND

Location: Lagos

Closing Date
5th May, 2017.


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