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Manager Strategy and Special Projects

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

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Job Summary

The Role:
Reporting to the Managing Director under Directorate Department, the Strategy and Special Projects Manager will be responsible for generating business strategies targeting products, services and markets in the media and the identification of relevant special projects to be undertaken to enable the Corporation compete effectively in the market.
Specific Terms:
Three (3) years renewable contract subject to good performance.
Minimum Requirements:
Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Accounting/Economics/ICT/Social Sciences or related field from a recognized institution
  • Masters degree in a related field will be an added advantage.
Minimum Experience
  • At least 10 years experience in the media industry with 7 years in managerial role
  • At least one (1) year experience in project and strategic management
  • Must be a registered member of a recognized and regulated professional body.
Skills & Abilities
  • Strong influencing, interpersonal, analytical, negotiation and communication skills
  • Ability to lead change management in a complex business environment.

Responsibilities

  • Formulating and undertaking initiatives (Intel and Research) that will provide the much needed market intelligence to give the Corporation a competitive edge
  • Re-defining the business in which the Corporation will compete, leveraging on its good will, history, heritage and nostalgia
  • Harmonizing the core business departments of the Corporation on their various undertakings towards positioning the Corporation favorably in the larger broadcasting industry
  • Planning and coordinating the implementation of approved projects and proactively monitoring their progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective actions
  • Ensuring effective quality assurance and standards as per the Corporation’s editorial and regulatory policies and oversight of any risks and issues thereof
  • Managing the approved projects’ budgets, monitoring expenditure and costs against delivered and realized benefits
  • Facilitating the appointment of teams to deliver on  assigned projects to enable effective delivery of the expectations of the Corporation’s stakeholders, clients and viewers
  • Managing effective communication with all stakeholders.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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