Wednesday, December 7, 2016

US EMBASSY ZAMBIA EMPLOYMENT


GEO MARKETING & REPORTING ANALYST WANTED AT AIRTEL ZAMBIA


JOB TITLE: Geo Marketing and Analysis Executive

DEPARTMENT: Marketing

VACANCY: Geo Marketing and Analysis Executive

LEVEL: 6

LOCATION: Lusaka

JOB PURPOSE

Assist in performing complex regional business planning and analytics that involves the development and coordination of commercial business plans which ensures timely network rollout, accurate forecasting, customer centric network quality monitoring, and the overall tracking of adherence to agreed commercial plans.

REPORTING TO THE GEO MARKETING AND ANALYSIS TEAM LEAD, THE MAIN REPSONSIBILITIES ARE;

Site performance in line with capital investment board (CIB) submissions

Analyze Revenue and Marketing data to help the businesses to achieve the Targeted Revenue
Monthly traffic reports per site/town

Site analytics mentioned in (1) summarized into weekly and monthly performance
War Room Management

Be well knowledgeable of all KPIs impacting Zonal/ Location performance to be able to drive discussions with the ZBMs in the zonal business review meetings.
Responsible for updating all Site Dimension data as and when updates are available
Deliver a detailed and extensive weekly War room report for sharing with EC & Marketing managers.
Manage trail of issues raised from the zones and action plan resolution
Profile of new areas

Using tools such as “Landscan” and other geo marketing tools, provide detailed business case justification why sites should be deployed in suggested areas. i.e. projected revenues, customers to give a CIB approved return on investment.
Knowledge of local economic activities and planned settlement expansion.
Knowledge, Understanding and interpretation of Central Statistical Office (CSO) publications that impact locations.
Network rollout plans and subscriber projections

Knowledge and use of Map info and other geo mapping software
Team member of network planning committee, must have a presence in meetings and or sessions that have an impact on location based activities
Participate in the annual AOP exercise
Geo marketing surveys of new areas

REQUIREMENTS

Degree in Marketing/Business Administration/Demography/mathematics and Statistics with knowledge in GIS  OR Degree in Geography/Geomatic Engineering/Cartography and certificate in Finance
 2- 3 years of marketing experience (preferably product management) in Telecom.
Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills
Excellent planning skills
PERSONAL BEHAVIOUR REQUIRED IN THE POST.

Ability to work through cross functional teams
Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks
High personal standards and goal oriented
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent and effective communications skills, both orally and in writing
Good Team Player

CLOSING DATE

Suitable candidates are required to send their application & Curriculum vitae to jobs@zm.airtel.com. Closing date for applications is Friday 9th December, 2016.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

REVENUE REPORTING ACCOUNTANT WANTED AT AIRTEL ZAMBIA


JOB TITLE: Revenue Reporting Accountant

DEPARTMENT: Finance

VACANCY: Revenue Reporting Accountant

LEVEL: 5

LOCATION: Lusaka

JOB PURPOSE

The role is key to providing support on Revenue Accounting and Debtors management for Credit, Bank Guarantee, Corporate & Postpaid accounts and Site rentals.

REPORTING TO THE CHANNEL ACCOUNTING MANAGER, THE MAIN DUTIES WILL BE:

Prepaid and postpaid Revenue reporting

Provide RA validated Revenue reporting inputs from IT and Marketing to ACE for prepaid and postpaid and Review of revenue output from ACE team
Prepare and analyze revenue, monthly/quarterly revenue review
Ensure compliance with report input SLA
Debt Management

Proactive monitoring of potential bad debt and follow up with sales and commercial to expedite collections for Credit customers, Corporate, Partners & Postpaid debtors.
Liaison with Customer Service team & Credit Collection team on collections and representation at collections meetings held regularly.
Timely follow up on settlement of dues from collection partners.
Ensure completeness of bad debt provision every month end in line with SOP.

Distributor claims management

Monthly validation of Distributor Incentives calculation versus targets in liaison with S & D.
Ensure completeness of Incentive processing to avert omissions and inaccuracies.
Tracking and approval of Incentive orders duly validated by tax team through Order Management System and S&D portal are within SLA.
Ensure credit notes are passed based on Incentive schedule as incentive stock orders are booked to prevent debit balances on accounts.
Liaison with SCM/FR & AP for timely payment of incentives where applicable.
Responsible for accurate Target Incentive provisioning monthly to reflect true balance of Incentives Payable
Credit Management – Distributor debtors

Approval of distributor orders for credit accounts and Bank Guarantee to line with credit policy and within billing SLA
Provide twice weekly reconciliation of debtors to sales, marketing and Enterprise departments to facilitate timely collections on credit accounts
Daily review of age analysis for appropriate action.
Ensure compliance with terms & conditions of Bank guarantees & performance bonds held as security i.e. overdue amounts, limits, validity & release instructions from banks where applicable.
Initiation of timely reminders for renewal of security in line with Credit Policy.
Seeking waivers from group where in breach of policies to ensure smooth business operations and mitigate audit findings
Aligning of payment terms in place with those reflected in S&D portal and ASI
Overall management of bad debt on the portfolio to ensure no incremental provision is booked.
Daily monitoring of Bank Guarantee accounts
Dealer reconciliation & confirmation

Responsible for reconciliation of dealer accounts in line with SOP & distributor categorization.
Confirmation and sign off of balances for portfolio accounts
Obtaining No due certificates on all accounts
Report unusual transactions and discrepancies to Channel Accounting Manager
Balance Sheet Integrity

Reconciliation of revenue, deferred revenue accounts and debtors accounts.
Review and closure unreconciled items within SOP
Analyze various balance sheet accounts and reconcile monthly
Controls & Compliance

Adherence to SOPs in revenue accounting and reporting
Ensure compliance with SOP, credit policy and bad debt provisioning guidelines.

REQUIRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance and/Must have completed Part two of ACCA/CIMA
 3 + years in accounting
Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills
Excellent planning skills

PERSONAL BEHAVIOUR REQUIRED IN THE POST.

Strong personal commitment to meet deadlines and ability to align other contributors in the organization
Strong Communication Skills – written and oral
Ability to function under pressure
Proactive
Ability to network and leverage on network to deliver results

CLOSING DATE

Suitable candidates are required to send their application & Curriculum vitae to jobs@zm.airtel.com. Closing date for applications is Friday 9th December, 2016.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CORPORATE SOCIAL INVESTMENT COORDINATOR WANTED AT MTN ZAMBIA


Job Title: Corporate Social Investment Coordinator

Responsibilities

Receive and screen proposals for corporate social investment support for basic requirements
Prepare and maintain data bank for Corporate Social Investment and Communications plans
Scan the press on a daily basis and prepares a weekly report capturing reported activities on MTN, Competition and the industry
Provides support for media events organized by the sub-unit & drafts all internal communications
Scan all internal communications sent by various departments and provide editorial comments

Publish approved communications on SharePoint for MTN Zambia staff consumption
Properly stores videos, pictures, press cuttings, newspapers, magazines, and other materials and collateral
Prepare and submit on a timely basis and agreed formats any weekly, monthly or special reports required
Stay abreast of developments in areas of expertise and performs to the highest ethical and professional standards
Candidates Requirements

Diploma – Journalism and Media Studies or related qualification
Minimum 2 years’ experience in fast paced and dynamic commercial environment
Media (including social media) Relations
Knowledge of telecommunications environment will be an advantage

Contact HR jobs: jobs.ZM@mtn.com

Please indicate the job title in the subject of your e-mail and use your full name and the job title you are applying for as the filename of your application. Application should consist of your letter and CV only, in a single document.

Hand delivered or posted applications will not be accepted.

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date: 09/12/2016

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