Chief Marketing Officer

Position: Chief Marketing Officer 
Company: MTN Rwanda
Deadline: Thursday 28th Sep 2017

MTN Rwanda seeks to recruit highly competent and self-motivated individual to join its Marketing Department at the position of Chief Marketing Officer, reporting to Chief Executive Officer.
About MTN Rwanda:

In its vision of leading the delivery of a bold, new, digital world to our customers, MTN is specifically focused on Africa and the Middle East. MTN RWANDACELL Ltd has been in operation since 1998 with over 4 million subscribers and still growing. The company offers new and innovative packages and services, and keeps up with the latest trends in communications to satisfy its customers

Core job responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and facilitate implementation of MTN marketing plans to maintain its strategic competitive position through research
  •  Product planning, product pricing, modelling of tariffs and other competitive analysis’s
  • In charge of translating business unit objectives and strategies to develop brand portfolio objectives, strategies to facilitate business unit growth
  • Ensure that marketing strategies are based on knowledge of established policy, nature of market, royalty requirements, and cost and mark-up factors
  • Brand-building strategies via advertising, sponsorship, promotions and public relation
  • Develop advertising strategies, execute plans and establish a comprehensive communication programmer to build MTN brand/image   which stimulates connections, usage and retention
  • Responsible for sponsorship and promotions/marketing plan and subscribers and revenue forecasts
  • Responsible for tariffs for existing and new products and service
  • Carries out analysis of actual market performance against plans.
  • Ensures market intelligence and analysis for appropriate actions.
  • Overseeing customer management and interconnect
  • Manages the marketing department
  • Plan and administer the department budget
  • Ensures identification of MTN Rwanda customer needs to enable development of value propositions and integrated hybrid solutions for the Market
  • Coordinates the cross-cutting Customer Management plans & initiatives  
  • Leading the Marketing department
  • Design and run the marketing budget
  • Provide guidance to all subscriber related departments in the Company to meet set objectives
  • Budgeting & management

Job qualifications & abilities:

  • MBA - Majoring in Marketing
  • 8 years of experience in Marketing field, of which 5 years are in high leadership roles
  • Sound experience in telecommunication industry
  • Diploma in Communication is an added advantage
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Leadership & management skills
  • Planning & decision-making skills
  • IT skills
  • Budgeting and budget management skills
  • Cross -cultural skills
  • Analytical skills
  • High level of integrity and service excellence
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent public relations

How to apply:

All interested candidates are requested to send their application letters and updated curriculum vitae together with copies of their academic credentials not later than 28th September 2017 on;

MTN Rwandacell Ltd is an equal opportunity employer
Note: Qualified applicants will be contacted within fifteen (15) days after the submission deadline.


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