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Vacancy! Regional Director West Africa Wanted At Multichoice Nigeria Ltd



Photo Credit: MultiChoice Uganda

Photo Credit: MultiChoice Uganda

Job description


External factors which will influence the work environment:

  • Competitive Global business environment
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector
  • Pay television environment
  • Digital media content environment
  • Multi-cultural environment
  • Regulated environment
  • Fast changing environment
  • Corporate governance ethos
  • Dynamic organization


External individuals or groups, as well as individuals or groups within the organisation to whom products, services, programme and information is provided:


  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Channel Directors
  • All business units within M-Net
  • MultiChoice
  • Media Sales


Services and information which the individual must provide to external individuals or groups, as well as internally to accomplish the organization’s mission and strategy and objectives for all AfricaMagic West Channels.

  • Liaise with relevant      individuals regarding obtaining and managing programming and content for      specialized channels.
  • Implement      the Strategic Positioning of the channels and increase audience figures.
  • Effectively      manage Channel budgets and continually implement cost efficient processes.
  • Refine      and effectively manage Programme Rights and ensure inventory is scheduled      in a competitive, creative and in the most efficient manner
  • Ensure      that consumer viewing needs are met and  aligned with local and      global trends
  • Drive commercial sales to      generate appropriate consumer attention, as well as increase in revenue.
  • Lead and manage all internal      operations within relevant business units to ensure work flows are      efficient, deadlines are met and excellent standards are delivered along      the value chain.
  • Ensure branding and marketing      of all channels remains fresh, relevant and reflects the organization’s      overall aims and objectives.
  • Oversee the day by day scheduling, log editing and TX      producing functions of the Channels to ensure smooth and fault-free      transmission.
  • Staying abreast of global and      local programming and movie trends.
  • Lead      teams of competent, dedicated staff members and inspire them to achieve      performance excellence.
  • Actively      and constructively contribute to the wide range of business, strategic,      managerial and leadership issues that the Division’s management team deals      with on a daily basis.

Desired Skills and Experience



(Personal capabilities which are critical to the production of quality outputs)           


Functional Knowledge


  • Extensive knowledge and passion      for African content
  • Excellent knowledge of Pay TV      industry & Pay TV operations
  • Comprehensive knowledge of      digital content industry
  • Strong financial background and      financial management experience
  • General management experience
  • Project, product, services      & market feasibility analysis skills
  • Economic and Market research      experience
  • Strategic planning and      consulting experience
  • Minimum Qualification: A degree in related field, preferably with a      post-graduate qualification


Behavioural Competencies  


  • Excellent Leadership      skills
  • Creativity
  • Excellent networking and      relationship building skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Strong analytical thinking
  • Excellent Judgment
  • Strong negotiation      skills
  • Excellent interpersonal      skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Calculated risk taking
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and meet      deadlines
  • Investigative      ability
  • Quick response / bias for      action
  • Self-motivated
  • Teamwork
  • Integrity
  • Self confidence



If you wish to apply, please forward a copy of your CV to [email protected]

The closing date for applications is 4 December 2013.


Please note that if you have not received any feedback by 10 January 2014, your application has been unsuccessful.

Job Opening originally published on linkedin

 About This Company

MSS Local Productions Nigeria Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary in the Multichoice group) seeks to appoint a dynamic and innovative individual who has a passion for Television to assume the position of Regional Director for West Africa: AfricaMagic reporting to the CEO. This position will be based at our offices in Lagos.

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