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Advisor, Regulatory Affairs (Commercial)-Supervisory at MTN Nigeria


MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Advisor, Regulatory Affairs (Commercial)-Supervisory

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Provide advisory service with regard to regulatory requirements to enable MTN identify and avoid risks, as well as identify and harness opportunity within the regulatory context.
  • Provide advisory support in a manner that makes business units’ obligations explicit and enables them operate in a manner that does not expose the business to fines and sanctions.
  • Facilitate creation of opportunities and access to strategic regulatory resources that are required to influence business decisions.
  • Collaborate with business units to develop inputs and responses to regulatory interventions by Regulators and overlapping regulatory agencies (CBN, SEC, FIRS, etc.).
  • Identify risks in a regulatory context and advise mitigation measures.
  • Identify and advise on harnessing regulatory opportunities.
  • Periodically conduct environmental scans to identify regulatory risks and issues relating to ICT/telecoms, emerging technology, digital & financial inclusion and advise on strategies for addressing same.
  • Proactively research and propose regulatory interventions for adoption by regulatory agencies.
  • Prepare periodic reports to provide executive management and the MTNN Board with updates on key regulatory/policy developments
  • Draft responses to a broad spectrum of regulatory correspondence (customer complaints, network/subscriber or other corporate information requests, etc.) and ensure compliance with stated timelines (minimal incidence of exceptions)
  • Provide business advisory support relating to license & regulatory obligations to mitigate risks and create/advance business development opportunities
  • Ensure prompt and timely cascade of customer queries from regulatory authorities to relevant internal units in compliance with MTNN consumer code of practice
  • Review of relevant regulations & business processes to ensure they are attuned for an optimal customer experience.
  • Cultivate and maintain positive relationships across various cadres of relevant regulatory agencies and other key stakeholders in the telecommunications industry.
  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.
  • Foster active collaboration and relationships with employees across all levels and divisions in line with MTN’s VB and values.

Job Condition

  • May be required to work extended hours
  • Open plan office
  • Normal MTNN working conditions

Experience & Training

  • First Degree in Law/Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences (MBA or a commerce/business-focused LLM would be an advantage)


  • 3-7 years’ experience which includes:
    • Experience within a corporate, commercially-driven environment
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills (writing samples required)
    • Demonstrable evidence of expertise in research and issue analysis (using a variety of MS Office tools including PowerPoint)
    • Excellent judgment, communication and persuasive skills; knack for creativity, the ability to work with minimal supervision in a dynamic sector
    • Sound understanding and knowledge of Regulatory environment.
    • Passion /Keen interest in issues of public policy and regulation


  • On the job training and exposure
  • Industry conferences

Minimum Qualification

  • BA, LLB, LLM, BSc or BEd.

Application Closing Date
13th November, 2018.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online