MTN Nigeria Job : Senior Consultant – Business Development

MTNs purpose is to enable the benefits of a modern connected life to everyone. The MTN Group Strategy is anchored in building the largest and most valuable platform business with a clear focus on Africa. This rests on a scale connectivity and infrastructure business – mobile and fixed access networks in the consumer, enterprise and wholesale segments. 

Within the changing finance, regulatory and governance environment the role must ensure successful delivery in the context of:

MTN Nigeria is a telecommunications company and a subsidiary of the South African multinational mobile telecommunications company MTN Group Limited. 

  • Background: MTN Nigeria is one of the largest telecommunications operators in Nigeria, providing a range of mobile communication services, including voice, data, and digital services.
  • Services : MTN Nigeria offers various services, including prepaid and postpaid mobile plans, data plans, mobile banking services, and other value-added services.
  • Network Coverage: The company has an extensive network coverage across Nigeria, serving millions of subscribers.
  • Mobile Money : MTN Nigeria operates a mobile money service known as “MTN Mobile Money,” allowing users to perform financial transactions through their mobile phones.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility : MTN Nigeria is involved in various corporate social responsibility initiatives, contributing to community development, education, and health projects.
  • Regulatory Compliance : As with other telecommunications companies, MTN Nigeria operates in compliance with the regulatory requirements set by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and other relevant authorities.
  • Diversifying telco-to-techo landscape
  • Evolving industry ecosystems
  • Multi geographic landscape and cultural context
  • Implementing transactions which will support overall shareholder value creation and stakeholder management
  • Achievement of top quartile operating efficiency and effectiveness through scale and common policies and processes
  • Driving growth through business intelligence and standardization to maximize business impact
  • New imperatives concerning data privacy and security and building strong digital trust partnerships


The Senior Consultant: Business Development role is responsible to achieve the following objectives:

  • Provide insights into shaping the organisational long-term corporate strategy through strategic foresight, innovation, communication and knowledge sharing that includes new product development, diversification and new market penetration opportunities.
  • Continuously analyse the business landscape to identify opportunities for growth and innovation.
  • Provide intelligence, assisting business to maintain competitive edge and drive sustainable growth.
  • Apply systematic approach and execution of M&A lifecycle for the successful delivery of initiatives and opportunities.

Key Deliverables

  • Trend analysis
  • Bid documents
  • Project management dashboards
  • Business case vs. benefits analysis
  • Investment returns analysis
  • Risk and compliance monitoring and reporting
  • Capital raise

Role Dependencies

  • Understanding of MTN business strategy
  • Understanding of Commercial Business
  • Understanding of Telco to Techo
  • Understanding of the industry and market trends



  • Minimum of 4-year tertiary degree in Finance/Business/Telecoms Engineering Degree.
  • CA (SA) / ACMA (CIMA) preferred.


  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in M&A Management role or in Capital Investment.
  • Proven track record of successful M&A activities focusing on business development.
  • Experience in strategic planning and strategy implementation.
  • Experience in Global/Emerging Markets.
  • Experience with managing various stakeholders and deadlines.
  • Experience in leveraging AI tools is advantageous.

Interested Applicants Should Apply Now