Head of Data and Devices | East Africa

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Head of Data and Devices | East Africa Africa
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Telecom DD54 – EA


Head of Data and Devices
– location will be confirmed | East Africa

Part of the Mobile Business Unit
– develop, lead and implement the strategic plan for all products and services under this responsibility and contribute to meet data revenues and devices sales – which includes various financial and sales targets, usage penetration and consumer satisfaction goals
-implementing the regional initiatives coordinated with the Global Category Team

•In charge of the overall performance of the Department and Product related results
•Develop and implement business plans that achieve category and segment business objectives
-Optimizing departmental P&L
-Maximize device sales
-Maximizing penetration and revenue of the category
•Managing the ordering of new device models, managing inventories and subsidy budget
•Set sales targets and initiatives, initiate marketing plans for devices and manage the sales process end to end
•Manage data products portfolio, profitability, and projection of usage (traffic), subscriber growth and revenue growth
•Launch new products, marketing campaigns as well as manage the partnerships with major players in the data space – Google, Facebook, Apple
•Validation of research plan, participates at innovation proposal process. Preparation of a product/process improvement brief
•Validating consumer product needs from Product/Process brief profile
•Validating product brief profile for product/process improvements
•Defining and validating creative brief, and developing internal and external communication strategy (including communication bulletin and launch event)
•Ensure profitability of products by reaching the desired satisfaction of consumer
•Guarantee cross-functional cooperation and communication with other Departmental Managers in order to achieve time to market effectiveness and organizational efficiency
•Ensure that all processes are aligned with corporate policies

Required Qualifications:

•University degree in marketing, communication, engineering and/or business administration
•MBA or Master’s Degree – a plus
•5+ years in a similar position + managerial experience
•Strong leadership skills essential to lead and engage as part of an entrepreneurial team
•Strong interpersonal and communication skills
•Integrity and maturity of thinking
•Use deep understanding of the market trends and consumer insights to formulate a cohesive strategy
•Good English


Attractive basic salary

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