Job Vacancies At MTN Nigeria | Manager, Order Management

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We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Manager, Order Management

Job Description

  • 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.
  • Extract value from what we already have by focusing on optimizing processes within the Unit/Department in line with the value creation philosophy.  This includes individual contributions and recommendations to improve existing business project/initiative, capital/budget efficiency activities within the Unit, contracts review and negotiation in collaboration with the Procurement team, structural changes within the Unit etc.
  • Drive Innovation by identifying and taking advantage of new business opportunities, e.g., by stimulating and encouraging new business opportunities, launch of products, product/process innovation, business model innovation etc.
  • Maintain leadership in the ICT/Digital industry by influencing stakeholders within your immediate ecosystem for MTNN's benefit. This includes participation in credible external think-tank sessions, involvement in inter-divisional focus Group sessions to improve business performance etc.
  • Enhance/expand MTN's role in the larger national macro environment by participating in CSR projects and/or NGO's, involvement in recognized professional institutions, think-tank activities etc.
  • Role model the vital behaviours needed to sustain organisational performance and drive people management activities by being the principal coach for your direct reports using the people management framework. Participate in employee engagement projects such as mentorship, facilitating programs, etc. In addition, support recruitment, on boarding and grievance management processes etc.
  • 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.
  • Customer Data Management
  • 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 & Fulfilment 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.
  • Capture and Process Orders
  • 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
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
  • Coach and train the team to ensure understanding of the objectives and goals of the department, awareness of set targets/requirements and regularly review their training needs.
  • Review performance of individual team members and complete appraisals in accordance with the employee performance appraisal procedures and time schedules.
  • Identify training requirements of team members, develop program to address knowledge gaps and implement training interventions for retail participants to ensure adequate knowledge of MTNN products.
Job Condition:
  • Normal MTNN working conditions
  • May be required to work extended hours
Experience & Training    
  • 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
  • Enterprise system knowledge
  • Financial management skills
  • Transport Management systems
Minimum Qualification
  • BA, BEd, BSc or HND

Job location

Application Closing Date
8th December, 2016

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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