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Job Title: Specialist – Blackberry and VAS

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Division: Products & Services

Reports To: Manager-Data (Product Development)

Company: Etisalat Nigeria

Job Summary:

Conducts and/ or supports all functional and technical product development and management, commercial proposition development and management and segment marketing and management of all Blackberry and VAS to ensure that identified and approved products are rolled out and effective management is applied throughout the product life cycle

Principal Functions:

•   Develop Blackberry and VAS products utilizing network bearers and technology (voice, data, SMS, USSD, etc)

•   Conceptualize and execute all Blackberry and VAS-related propositions

•   Ensure alignment between product roadmap and business objectives, targets and processes

•   Act as key lead on Blackberry and VAS-related research, trends investigation and other related developments in the telecoms industry

•   Ensure compliance with approved product development and management process in service creation

•   Develop business case for all new projects in line with specified framework

•   Propose modifications to enhance products and services, as well as provide

•   relevant inputs in the implementation of projects involving the Products and Services team

•   Ensure that all service quality enhancement guidelines are met in the course of implementing all product development and enhancement projects

•   Co-ordinate cross-functionally with relevant Commercial teams on projects for product roll-out

•   Provide inputs in the technical requirements process leading to implementation of new technology

•   Work with the Technical team for solution/ platform selection and deployment of data technology and services

•   Generate actionable recommendations through the effective presentation of operational reports to relevant stakeholders

•   Manage external-party relationships with regard to Blackberry and VAS product development to ensure realization of Etisalat Nigeria’s commercial objectives

Educational Requirements:

•   Bachelor’s degree in any numerate discipline

•   Relevant industry certifications (project management, product development, etc) desirable

•   Post-graduate degree, e.g MBA, will provide an advantage

Experience & Skills:

•   Between three (3) and five (5) years directly-relevant post-NYSC work experience

•   Ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate continuous experience in the following areas:

• Product Development and Marketing, Technical Solutions Deployment, Project Management

• Knowledge of Value Added Services (corporate and consumer) with specific emphasis on mobile environments (IT and/ or wireless communications)

• Good understanding of mobile communications technology

• Sound documentation and presentation skills

• Good understanding of technology trends and evolution in mobile VAS solutions (software, mobile OS, mobile platforms) and consumer trends (productivity, entertainment, lifestyle)

• Experience in relationship management within technology-driven industries

• Experience with established product/ solution delivery framework/ methodology

Apply on or before 16th August 2012.

Specialist - Blackberry and VAS Job

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