Specialist, Government & Community Affairs

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December 05, 2019
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9mobile Nigeria is recruiting for fulltime Specialist, Government & Community Affairs.

Job Details

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.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Specialist, Government & Community Affairs

Location:
 Port Harcourt, Rivers
       
Job Summary

  • Coordinate the development, establishment and maintenance of cordial relationships with all stakeholders i.e. government agencies and host communities within the Region 1 and leverage on all existing relationships to achieve the company's objectives.

Principal Functions   

  • Monitor and analyse political, economic and policy trends and activities in Region 1, working with all internal stakeholders to mitigate potential threats to EMTS operations.
  • Maintain relationships with host communities after sites are integrated. Identify initiatives or programs to develop the communities and ensure proper implementation in assigned Region.
  • Collate data, prepare periodic reports and conduct research on policies, laws, regulations and data relevant to EMTS.
  • Track, monitor and analyse state legislative bills, local government bye laws, public policies and directives from Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) in Region 1 and collaborate with relevant stakeholders to drive strategic initiatives to protect EMTS policy interests
  • Manage senior government officials in Region 1 to ensure their participation in all EMTS events
  • Engage the relevant MDAs in the Region to prevent multiple taxation, acquire permits/approvals and minimize adverse actions by such bodies which may disrupt operations of any EMTS outlet
  • Liaise with Finance to ensure timely payment of all government statutory fees.
  • Maintain cordial relationships with all stakeholders in host communities within which EMTS operates or/and has outlets and leverage on relationships to achieve the company's objectives.
  • Participate in the evaluation of prospective cities, towns and communities identified for outlets and make recommendations in line with best practice and the company's interest
  • Identify all issues (Government or Community) and work within company procedures and guidelines to resolve them within agreed timelines.
  • Ensure all stakeholders Radio, Transmission, Site Acquisition, Rollout, Legal and Finance teams are aware of all government or community related issues and follow through with them to ensure resolution
  • Initiate and carry out dialogues, meetings, negotiations where necessary on behalf of the organization to resolve issues relating to roll-out and post roll out operations in host communities
  • Provide input in the development/modification (where necessary) of company procedure and guidelines regarding government and/or community relations
  • Ensure due diligence and integrity is employed for stakeholder discussions and all dispute resolutions
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head, Government & Legislative Affairs.

 

    Job Requirements

    Min Required Experience:

    3 year(s)

    Min Qualification:

    Bachelor's Degree/HND

    Desired Courses:

    Not Specified

    Other Requirements:

    Educational Requirements

    • First degree in a relevant discipline.
    • Three to Five years post NYSC relevant work experience

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    About 9mobile Nigeria

    • Type: Private
    • Headquarters: Ceddi Plaza, 264, Tafawa- Balewa Way, Central Business District, Abuja.

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