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Job Opportunity at Airtel Tanzania IT Business Manager

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Job Opportunity at Airtel Tanzania IT Business Manager VAS and Products

Job Opportunity at Airtel Tanzania IT Business Manager VAS and Products

IT Business Manager – VAS & Products  

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Airtel Tanzania PLC is one of the leading providers of telecommunications and mobile money services with operations across Tanzania.

Job Opportunity at Airtel Tanzania IT Business Manager VAS and Products

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.

Role Purpose

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.

Job Opportunity at Airtel Tanzania IT Business Manager 

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;

Project prioritization

Gathers information on competitor technology

3.  Develop long range technology strategies;

Job Opportunity at Airtel Tanzania IT Business Manager VAS and Products

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

Job Opportunity at Airtel Tanzania IT Business Manager VAS and Products

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 Languages Java, PHP, JavaScript, HTML, C, C++, Python, CSS, Pearl, Shell Script

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

P&L Management

People management

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”.



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Job Opportunity at Airtel Tanzania IT Business Manager VAS and Products


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