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Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment & services to mobile & fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, & more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Using innovation to empower people, business & society, we are working towards the Networked Society
, in which everything that can benefit from a connection will have one. At Ericsson, we apply our innovation to market-based solutions that empower people & society to help shape a more sustainable world.
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 Business and Transformation Consultant
Location: Lagos
Experience: 6 year(s)
Course of Study:
Required Grade:
Req ID: 63535
 
Role Description:
    Help define Operator business and operational strategies with attention to their customer lifecycle and enabling improved customer experience
    Shape and lead holistic programs across various technology and service s that translate business and operational shortfalls into transformation programs and related initiatives
    Sell, manage and deliver enterprise transformation projects to telecoms clients in sub-Saharan Africa by leveraging the OSS (Operational Systems Support) / BSS (Business Support Systems) domains to enable business objectives and strategies
    Design and deliver initiatives based on the customer’s current and future enterprise architecture
    Develop roadmaps of prioritized OSS & BSS initiatives with due consideration of processes, systems, people and organizational integration, impact and tangible benefits.
    Provide integrated consulting services across business processes, business & organisational models, organizational change management, business readiness and deployment
    Undertake capability and maturity assessments across processes, systems and people.
    Develop business cases to quantify the benefits and related realizable benefits of initiatives
    Support operators in defining implementation strategies and plans to execute prioritized initiatives drive improved customer experience
 
Skills:
    Business development skills based on a consultative approach
    Strategy development, Systems analysis and Processes development   skills
    Change Management planning and Execution skills
    Analytical and problem solving skills
    Excellent communications skills (both oral and written) – able to explain complex concepts
    Consultative selling and delivery knowledge
    Business centric approach bridging the gap between technology ( IT & networks and business
    Ability to work in complex and sometimes unstructured environments
    Team and stakeholder management
 
Experience:
    Deep telecommunications and IT industry knowledge
    Proven business development, sales and delivery record with a focus on transformation and/or improvement and efficiency programs.
    Operating model development, business architecture development and organisational structuring for telecommunications companies.
    Architecture, TOGAF and Frameworx knowledge beneficial
    Understanding of processes and architecture related to  fulfilment, assurance and billing
    Customer Experience Management and/or implementation of  actionable intelligence programs
    Managing cross functional teams
    Track record, experience and  ability to interact with senior (C-Level) stakeholders
 
Level:
    Senior Manager / Principal Consultant
 
Requirements:
    MBA degree preferred
    Minimum relevant 3 year Bachelor’s degree (postgraduate qualification recommended)
    6 years + experience in consulting
    5 years + experience within  telecommunications and IT industries
    Willingness and ability to travel in Africa up to 75% of the time
    Strong references from senior management in reputable Telecommunications companies
    References to projects where above skills and experience were demonstrated
 
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