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Thursday, October 11, 2012

Safaricom Limited Wholesale Reporting and Special Projects Manager Job in Kenya

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy within the Finance Division. 
In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Manager - Wholesale Reporting and Special Projects
 
Ref: FIN – MWRSP– OCTOBER- 2012

Reporting to the Senior Manager- International Carrier & Wholesale Relation; the successful candidate will be responsible for  analysing all the wholesale streams activities and provide relevant reporting and business modelling for the section to ensure projects are well justified and enhance performance monitoring, reporting and fulfilment of the planned targets and activities.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Prepare Business cases for all wholesale reviews or Projects to aid in informed decision making;
  • Carry out interconnect rates and margin analysis of the various interconnection partners and undertake negotiations for termination rates with these partners to ensure acceptable margins;
  • Manage the wholesale special projects ensuring that all the responsible parties perform their tasks and report progress and escalate any bottlenecks for further action;
  • Participate in company projects and cost saving initiatives in relation to wholesale or where wholesale forms a key input;
  • Analyse the performance of all the wholesale activities in line with the set targets and generate weekly or monthly performance report; Gauge performance against set targets; specifically against wholesale targets;
  • Monitor the costs and margins for the entire wholesale streams and escalate adverse trends that requiring urgent remedial action;
  • Participate in the setting of financial targets and re-forecast for the respective financial year cycles;
  • Liaise with Finance to ensure submitted plans are in line with the agreed forecast;
  • Coordinate with the relevant parties to ensure that the wholesale revenues are reported correctly and that the source data is synchronised and harmonised to ensure correct capturing of the revenues and costs;
  • Develop and maintain all wholesale quality monitoring and tracking dashboard to ensure that this enhances wholesale impacts on CDI and works out with PMO office wholesale deliverable or responsibilities to enhance the CDI.
The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree or Business or Economics or related degree from a recognized University;
  • 4-5 years experience in analysis using key tools such as excel spread sheet, report preparation, costing, and  planning;
  • Experience in telecommunications industry and sound knowledge of International Telecommunications  Services is a mandatory requirement;
  • Knowledge of interconnection and roaming will be an added advantage;
  • Computer proficiency -Ms Word, Excel, Power-point, Access, and MS project is a mandatory requirement.
  • High resilience and have impeccable character with good communication skills;
  • Excellent report writing skills;
  • Have a positive approach to ensuring complete customer satisfaction;
  • Highly innovative, with excellent analytical skills and ability to meet stringent deadlines.
If you meet the requirements and are self driven, proactive, highly innovative and up to the challenge, please send your resume and application letter quoting the job reference number to the address below. All applications must be delivered on or before Wednesday, 17th October 2012.

The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition,
Safaricom Limited.
 
Via email to: hr@safaricom.co.ke