Job Description   
     To relate with and manage the legislature at the
Federal  and State level; and for that purpose to undertake analysis
(Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) of Bills and activities
of the legislature to ensure that threats to MTN’s business are
defused and opportunities are promoted. And to manage the stakeholders in
the Federal and State legislature.
    Identify Bills and laws impacting on MTN’s
operations and conduct SWOT Analysis on same.
    Monitor said Bills and laws and advise Senior
Manager, Government relations on potential impact on MTN’s
    Ensure customer queries are handled appropriately
and in compliance to the MTNN regulatory framework.
    Support management and advice MTNN on interconnects
agreements/relationship, licence conditions and compliance with regulations
and legislation.
    Manage relationships with the members of the
Federal and State legislature and ensure benefits for MTN, including
proactively identifying risks and advising the business.
    Professional and consultative relationships with
senior executive stakeholders and demonstrated ability to manage challenges
with integrity, tact and diplomacy
    First level interface with officials and members of
relevant Working Committees (i.e. Communications, Environment, Science and
Technology, Commerce, Taxation, etc.) of the Senate and House of
Representatives  as well as the State Houses of Assembly
    Coordinate mandatory Submissions to the above
listed Committees and State Houses of Assembly
    Leads the Department’s implementation of the
Government’s regulatory reform measures and oversights monitoring and
reporting processes to meet whole of state government requirement.
    Monitors legislative and regulatory activities,
oversees the implementation of policies that support MTN’s goals
    Monitor and influence the legislative process for
the development of said Bills into law
    Manages staff who liaise between legislative
entities and the organization, leads the communications and interactions,
which aligns with corporate business strategies.
    Cultivate and maintain an excellent relationship
between the company and the National Assembly and all State Houses of
    Develop detailed legislative policy on complex and
sensitive issues that have nationwide -wide implications
    Provide advice on complex policy and legal issues
relevant to legislative projects, and ensure that policy and legislation is
consistent with Departmental and Government priorities, policies and
    Continuously seek self-professional development to
sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital
    Foster active collaboration and relationships with
employees across all levels and divisions in line with MTN’s VB and
Job Condition:
    May be required to work extended hours
    Normal MTNN working conditions
    LLB law degree from a recognized university
    BL and call to the Nigerian bar
    Fluent in English and language of country
    Minimum 6 years ‘post call to bar experience
which includes:
        Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area
of specialization with experience in supervising/managing others
        In depth experience and understanding of the
Nigerian telecommunications industry and regulatory framework
        Experience in a commercial legal environment,
alternatively within a legal and regulatory control body
        Experience within the telecommunication
environment is desirable.
        High level oral and written communication
skills including the ability to prepare substantial policy documents
    Courses, Seminars, Conferences and workshops in
Telecommunication Regulation
    Management Development Program

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