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    Head, Public Policy and Government Affairs at 9Mobile

    Jul 19, 2018

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    9mobile, is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.

    Head, Public Policy and Government Affairs


    Job Summary

    • Oversee the activities of the Public Policy and GovernmentAffairs Unit in maintaining effective relationships with relevantfederal/state/local government departments and agencies to ensure an enablingenvironment for EMTS activities.
    • To further track and manage policies ofgovernment across Nigeria through lobbying at formulation stages and advise theCompany on compliance when policies are issued.

    Principal Functions

    • Represent EMTS atgovernment functions as approved by the Vice President, Regulatory &Corporate Affairs to achieve corporate presence and promote the EMTS brand.
    • Continuouslyassist in reviewing the unit's activities, make recommendations for improvementand implement approved initiatives to ensure enhanced performance of the team.
    • Establish and maintainrelationships with key internal and external stakeholders (including ministriesand government agencies).
    • Lobby and makeinputs to public policies across all tiers of government in Nigeria
    • Provide PublicPolicy leadership and develop strategic Public Policy agenda for the Business
    • Develop and manageeffective working relationship with key public Officials at the Federal, Stateand Local levels.


    • Identify KeyMinistries and Agencies of government at all tiers for effective tracking ofpolicies of government
    • Maintain a matrixof key policy directions and provide Quarterly review to the company
    • Identify keygovernment stakeholders and initiate regular meetings with them as required.
    • Provide relevantguidance to EMTS on issues relating to government regulations and requirements.
    • Establish, developand maintain effective corporate relationship with identified governmentstakeholders. Ensure that EMTS's management has adequate access to such keystakeholders as required.
    • Track, manage andlead lobby effort on public policies during formulation and at implementationstages
    • Provide advisoryon public policies and also periodic audit of such policies to ensure theCompany is aware of these policies.
    • Provide advisorysupport on key government matters especially as it relates to the telecomsindustry.
    • Conduct regularpolitical audits and provide periodic intelligence reports on emerging issues,developments/trends as required.
    • Implement theunit's work programs and plans in line with agreed upon procedures andguidelines.
    • Plan and managethe human and material resources of the unit to optimise performance, moraleand enhance productivity.
    • Manageinter-functional relations to ensure synergy across the various departmentalfunctions.
    • Provide leadershipand guidance to team members and manage subordinates' performance towards theachievement of overall team objectives.
    • Monitor andcontrol the budgetary needs of the Head, Public Policy & Government Affairsunit.
    • Prepare/compileagreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the VicePresident, Regulatory & Corporate Affairs.
    • Performany other duties as assigned by the Vice President, Regulatory & CorporateAffairs.

    Educational Requirements

    • First degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.
    • Postgraduate/ professional qualification in a relatedfield will be an added advantage.

    Experience, Skills & Competencies:

    • Nine (9) totwelve (12) years work experience, with at least three (3) years in amanagerial role.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to 9Mobile career website on to apply

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