Senior Manager; Competition At Safaricom Kenya

Senior Manager; Competition At Safaricom Kenya

Safaricom Kenya

Senior Manager; Competition At Safaricom Kenya

Details of the offer

Safaricom is a leading communications company in Kenya with the widest and strongest coverage. The home of the famous Mobile Money service- M-PESA
We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Regulatory & Public Policy department of the Corporate Affairs division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.
Brief Posting Description
Reporting to the Head of Department – Regulatory & Public Policy, the Senior Manager provides day-to-day advisory and support services in relation to competition to help shape the business’s long-term strategy and commercial policies. The Senior Manager also ensures full compliance of the business with competition legislation and comes up with forward-looking solutions to help Safaricom navigate an increasingly competitive landscape.
Job Responsibilities

Providing timely, clear, accurate and practical advice to Business Units on competition issues;
Proactively monitoring and reviewing legislation/regulations relating to competition and advising the business on the impact of such legislation and any compliance required thereunder;
Participating in implementation of regulatory interventions introduced by regulators affecting competition;
Developing and enhancing an effective competition compliance programme within the business;
Embedding the competition compliance programme throughout the business by partnering with a wide range of cross-functional teams to coordinate and implement the compliance program and initiatives;
Conducting training sessions and preparing policies, checklists and guidelines relating to competition;
Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of competition risk management processes and conducting internal compliance investigations, risk assessments and ensuring that any remedial actions are implemented;
Managing investigations and inquiries by regulators and developing Safaricom’s legal position and strategy on competition matters;
Representing Safaricom’s position at any regulator convened hearing/decision making forum when required including the preparation of briefs and submissions;
Consistent engagement with key internal and external stakeholders on competition matters as shall be necessary; and
Developing best practice as well as benchmarking with external markets in competition management.


Degree in Economics, Business, Commerce or related business-related discipline form a recognized University. An MBA is an added advantage.
5+ years’ work experience in the Telecommunications or affiliated industry in a similar role
Strong exposure through either regulatory or direct competition authority or oversight.
Demonstrable awareness of local and global market activity with knowledge of trends and patterns in competition policy.
Deep understanding of the Safaricom’s business, it’s market and industry alongside key decision-makers and influencers in account organisation
Good grasp of competition regulations in Kenya and globally
Proven ability to influence at senior levels, particularly in dealing with internal and external senior executives on a range of issues
Strong team player and excellent report writing, interpersonal skills and presentation skills

Source: Jobwebkenya




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