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Etisalat was established in the UAE in 1976; it has over its 35 years of experience, pioneered various innovative technologies in emerging markets and extended the reach of millions of subscribers globally.

Etisalat is recruiting to the position of Head of Regional Government Relations for its location Lagos in Nigeria to Government and Regulatory department.

Position Summary
Oversee activities of the Government Relations team in maintaining effective relationships with relevant federal, state and local government departments and aganecies to ensure an enabling environment for Etisalat Nigerias activities

Principal Functions
  • Represent Etisalat Nigeria at government functions as approved by the Director-Government & Regulatory Affairs in order to promote corporate brand and presence
  • Continuously assist in reviewing the units activities, make recommendations for improvement and implement approved initiatives to ensure enhanced performance of the team
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders (including ministries and government agencies)
  • Identify key government stakeholders and initiate regular meetings as required
  • Provide relevant guidance to Etisalat Nigeria on issues relating to government regulations and requirements
  • Establish, develop and maintain effective corporate relationships with identified government stakeholders. Ensure that Etisalat Nigerias management has adequate access to key stakeholders as required
  • Provide advisory support on key government matters especially as they relate to the telecoms industry
  • Conduct regular political audits and provide periodic intelligence reports on emerging issues, developments and trends as required
  • Implement the units work programmes and plans in line with agreed procedures and guidelines
  • Plan and manage the human and material resources of the unit to optimize performance, boost morale and enhance productivity
  • Manage inter-functional relations to ensure synergy across the various departmental functions
  • Provide leadership and guidance to team members and manage subordinates performance towards achievement of overall team objectives
  • Monitor and control budgetary needs of the Government Relations unit
  • Prepare/ compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the Director-Government & Regulatory Affairs
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director-Government & Regulatory Affairs
Candidates must have the following Requirements, Experience, and Skills & Competencies:
  1. First degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline
  2. Relevant postgraduate/ professional qualifications in related fields will be an added advantage
  3. Between nine (9) and twelve (12) years directly relevant post-NYSC work experience, with at least most recent three (3) years in a managerial role
You can submit application only online through Etisalat's careers page http://careers.etisalat.com.ng.

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