MTN Foundation Portfolio Manager (Special Programs) - Contract Job Placement - MTN-Uganda

Organization: MTN-Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Manager Corporate Affairs

About US:
MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services.

Job Summary: The MTN Foundation Portfolio Manager (Special Programs) – Contract will oversee and co-ordinate all programmes and projects within the MTN Foundation that seek to drive active brand application and strategic stakeholder partnership and ensure that the Foundation  activities are leveraged to validate MTN Uganda’s commitment to being a responsible Corporate citizen.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Develop and manage the MTN Foundation business plan and budgets for all the portfolio programmes.
  • Oversee the implementation of all projects from concept to final reporting on all the projects under portfolio.
  • Develop and propose Innovative, Impactful and Sustainable CSR initiatives
  • Manage the implementation of MTN Foundation and MTN Group CSR activities and projects and develop periodic reports thereof.
  • Manage the documentation and archiving of all CSR/Foundation material for the company through a centralised data base
  • Ensure publicity of MTN Uganda’s CSR and Foundation activities as per the approved strategy.
  • Drive the need for the Foundation to fulfil on CSR at the same time actively driving brand awareness and activation. 
  • Actively pursue corporate relations, influential relationships with internal and external partners that share the same ethos in the CSR and afford branding opportunities.
  • Project management and administrative support across the varied and deadline driven Foundation environment.
  • Stay abreast of the business changing needs and adopt a proactive approach to address them and ensure continuous improvement in all aspects of service delivery.
  • Understand internal stakeholder and customer needs and develop and ensure customer needs and requirements are satisfied through appropriate systems, processes and procedures.
  • Identify trends and patterns pertaining to customer requests and needs to continually improve all aspects of service delivery
  • Follow up and track implementation and compliance of Projects to the Foundation Policies and procedures.
  • Identify and assist in the management of all the risks identified as material to the reputation of the MTN Foundation programmes and the company.
  • Manage the flow of information material to the delivery on the projects.
  • Manage all the relationships with the suppliers, beneficiaries and staff in delivering on the special projects, offering administrative support to the Foundation team to meet the deliverables of the all projects
  • Ensure effective implementation of the integrated project management model and support sustainability reporting for MTN Group.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the MTN Foundation Portfolio Manager (Special Programs) – Contract must hold a three-year Degree/Diploma in Commerce (Marketing/ Communication) or related
  • Additional qualification in PR or project management will be added advantage
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in project related work 
  • Previous experience working with or in NGO environments is desirable
  • Executes tactical plans to achieve strategic requirements
  • Has the mental agility to identify and solve relevant business challenges
  • Executes and identifies opportunities for commercial innovation and continuous improvement
  • Role models ethical practices by living the MTN values and vital behaviours for others to follow
  • The incumbent must be self-aware and supports team capability development through opportunity creation for realising potential
  • Builds professional networks across teams through collaboration and co-operation
  • Produces sustainable business results through ethical practices
  • Sets priorities, plans, organizes and co-ordinates the work of others

NB: Please note that presentation of false academic documents and certification will lead to criminal prosecution.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees to Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O. Box 24624, Kampala, (MTN Towers).

Deadline: 17th July 2017 by 5:00 pm

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