MTN Zambia
MTN Zambia
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Manager Business Planning and Analysis

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Job Description


  • Contributes to, challenge and implement the long-term strategies for MTN Finance functions and ensures alignment of all activities undertaken in the unit to the strategies
  • Translates targets and strategies into operational plans, ensuring alignment of these to business strategy, driving the execution thereof and taking corrective actions where necessary
  • Considers the long-term implications of actions, controls and processes on the viability of the business from a broad perspective, including the impact on other areas of the business units
  • Coordinates the MTN Zambia (MTNZ) forecast, budget and business plan processes, policies and procedures
  • Provides guidance and leads on divisional submissions (assumptions and other inputs- financials and non-financials) into the MTNZ forecast, budget and business plan processes
  • Ensures smooth flow of information and facilitates effective data processing by the financial systems team to ensure efficiency in the forecast, budget and business plan processes;
  • Facilitate the implementation of effective budgetary controls in the organization;
  • Performs detailed analytical reviews and sensitivity analysis of the forecast, budget and business plan submissions to ensure correctness, completeness and accuracy of numbers
  • Ensures an alignment and/or synchronisation of the MTN Group objectives to the MTNZ forecast, budget and business plans
  • Reviews the annual budget and forecast financial and non-financial ratios and reports on variances to management (local and MTN Group) on as-need-be basis
  • Prepares the monthly Management Pack highlighting key performance indicators, for Management and Group reviews
  • Coordinates non-financial reporting to Group; ensuring accuracy and reasonableness of the data and should be loaded on Hyperion as per Group timelines.


  • Grade 12 certificate with 5 credits or better of which English and Mathematics are a must;
  • B.Sc./ BA Accounting/Finance
  • A professional accounting qualification (ACCA/CIMA)
  • At least 5 years practical working experience in Business planning, of which 2 years should be at management level in a multinational organization
  • Good knowledge of IAS, IFRS & GAAP
  • Experience in Telecommunications industry will be an added advantage
  • Experience in external audit will be an added advantage
  • Member of ZICA/ACCA/CIMA.
  • Women are strongly encouraged to apply

Hand delivered applications will not be accepted.

Note: that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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MTN Zambia
Mobile voice and text
Mobile business services
Phones & Accessories
Mobile money
This company started operating in Zambia in 2005 and has grown to become one of the major telecommunications companies covering all the provinces. MTN Zambia offers a quality network with a dynamic tariff billing system that caters for personal and business subscribers. The company provides an extensive range of services that includes but not limited to voice, data, wireless internet and money transfer. MTN Zambia also offers shops that stock phones and accessories.