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Job Title: Senior Manager, Operations Support & Analysis

Reports To: Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

Location: Lagos

About IHS Towers

IHS Towers is the largest independent mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Founded in 2001, IHS provides services across the full tower value chain – colocation on owned towers, deployment and managed services.

Today IHS Towers has operations in Nigeria, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Zambia and Rwanda. Following the recent acquisitions of MTN and Etisalat’s tower portfolios in Nigeria, IHS owns over 23,300 towers in Africa.


Functioning as a Strategic Finance Business Partner to our Technical organization, providing commercial and financial decision support to the leadership team and acting as a trusted point of contact and expertise on financial and operational performance insights linked to achievement of business priorities.


Business partner with Technical by working with key stakeholders and decision-makers across the function to understand business drivers, elicit both financial and operational performance expectations, and implement strategy.

Advise Chief Technical Officer (CTO) and Director-Financial Planning & Analysis on viability of various technology projects.

Provide budget support to the Technical organization by analyzing variances, commitments, and efficiencies, and recommending potential savings opportunities.

Build and maintain a KPI Scorecard for Technical Department. Analyze network performance and other relevant KPIs on an ongoing basis.

Perform scenario analyses on various Technical KPIs and inform CTO and other members of the Technical leadership on potential risks and opportunities.

Manage Capex reporting for Technical, including production of monthly reports on Capex budget performance and generation of intelligence reports on impact of key Capex projects on bottom-line.

Provide advisory and consulting support to Technical leadership on capital and resource allocation.

Translate the company’s strategic objectives into actionable operational plans detailing clear implementation roadmpas and milestones within assigned region.

Support effective preparation of Technical business cases for projects and initiatives.

Ensure delivery of various site performance-related reports and their availability for management decision-making. Coordinate and deliver ad hoc reports in required presentation formats.

Leverage expertise to support project and product teams in financial modelling and reporting deliverables.

Manage performance analytics of raw data from primary and secondary sources to facilitate decision-making.


Organizational Competencies:

Customer Focus



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Behavioural Competencies:

Business Communication

Collaboration & Teamwork

Leading & Influencing

Relationship Building

Organizational Alignment

Analytical Thinking

Workload Management

Functional Competencies:

Financial Modelling

Data Analysis & Reporting

Advanced Use of MS Office Tools, e.g. Excel & Powerpoint

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s in Economics, Finance, and other relevant discipline.

CFA, MBA or ACA qualification is a plus.

Demonstrable experience applying statistical tools & techniques to guide management decision-making.

+11 years’ cognate experience

To Apply

To apply for this position, click here. Advert closes on April 9, 2019.

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