Airtel Tanzania PLC is one of the leading providers of telecommunications and mobile money services with operations across Tanzania. Headquartered in Dar es Salaam, Airtel Tanzania ranks amongst the top 3 mobile services providers in Tanzania in terms of subscribers. Airtel Tanzania offers an integrated suite of telecommunications solutions to its subscribers, including mobile voice , data services as well as mobile money services both nationally and internationally. Airtel Tanzania aims to continue providing a simple and intuitive customer experience through streamlined customer journeys.
Airtel Tanzania PLC was launched in October 2001 and is Tanzania’s most innovative mobile phone operator, which has introduced many “firsts” in the telecommunications sector.
Airtel Tanzania PLC wishes to recruit for an IT Business Manager – VAS & Products Position. The role reports directly to the IT Director in IT Department. He/She will be responsible for liaising between IT and the business, to assist in prioritizing of projects, ensuring that projects align with the best technology that provides maximum return on investments and direct IT strategy in support of the overall business..
The Role Holder duties will include but not limited to;
1. Overall Solution Delivery;
Evaluate project objectives
Gains understanding of business strategies
Pre projects Business solutions
2. Project Issues resolutions;
Gathers information on competitor technology
3. Develop long range technology strategies;
Participating in technology aspects of business sponsored -RFx’
Stays abreast of industrial trends in business & technology
Has relationships with research firms
Involved with the advanced technology groups within organization
Has relationships with external technology vendors
4. Provides initial project estimates for cost benefit analysis;
New Business initiatives analysis
Acts as a single point of contact for IT
5. Ensure all issues are escalated to the respective stakeholders
Has relationships with internal technology team
Identifies opportunities for operational efficiency
Academic and Qualifications and Experience;
University degree in any Technology field BSC in Computer Science, MBA
Professional qualification/certification in Project Management Techniques and related disciplines
Conversant with Databases Oracle, Mysql or MSSQL
Competent with MS Office Applications
5+ years with a minimum of 2 years in management role preferably within the IT/Telecoms industry
Experience on delivering multiple complex projects and institutionalizing IT Process is Key
Competencies and Behavior required;
Able to Drive Execution Excellence-Focused & Results Oriented
Customer- Centric-Disciplined & Responsible
Able to build collaborative Relationships-Listens to understand, curious/ respectful
Able to build teams, develop talent and also work on self-Development.
Be entrepreneurial -Has a growth mindset, Aspire to win, challenge & question
Deadline for receiving applications is 8th October 2021.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We therefore do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of; among others, their race, disability, religion or gender. All employment opportunities are decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
“Airtel Tanzania Plc does not charge any fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it”.