New Opportunities at Airtel Tanzania PLC


IT Applications & Solutions Manager at Airtel Tanzania PLC

Dar es Salaam

Airtel Tanzania PLC

Tanzania’s leading provider of prepaid, postpaid mobile, Internet services & Mobile Money.

Airtel Tanzania PLC wishes to recruit for an IT Applications & Solutions Manager The role reports to the IT Director in IT Department. He/She will be responsible liaising between IT and the business, to assist in prioritizing of projects, ensuring that projects align with the best technology that provides maximum return on investments and direct IT strategy in support of the overall business


The Role Holder duties will include but not limited to:

1. Overall Solution Delivery;

Evaluate project objectives
Gains understanding of business strategies
Pre projects Business solutions

2. Project Issues resolutions.

Project prioritization
Gathers information on competitor technology

3. Develop long range technology strategies;

Participating in technology aspects of business sponsored -RFx’
Stays abreast of industrial trends in business & technology
Has relationships with research firms
Involved with the advanced technology groups within organization
Has relationships with external technology vendors

4.Provides initial project estimates for cost benefit analysis

New Business initiatives analysis
Acts as a single point of contact for IT

5.Ensures all issues are escalated to the respective stakeholders

Has relationships with internal technology team
Identifies opportunities for operational efficiency

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Academic and Qualifications and Experience:

University Degree in Computer Science
Professional qualification/certification in Project Management Techniques and related disciplines.
8+ years with a minimum of 3 years in management role preferably within the IT/Telecoms industry.
Experience on delivering multiple complex projects and institutionalizing IT Process is Key
Good understanding of data models and various IT platforms/solutions
Project management and planning skills
P&L Management
People Management
Excellent Analytical skills

Competencies and Behavior:

Able to operate in a performance driven organization
Good organizational and teamwork skills
Self-motivated, enthusiastic, energetic
Attention to detail
Confident, assertive with good negotiation skills
Excellent time Management Skills
The deadline for the Application is 5:00 PM on 10th October 2023

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We therefore do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of, among others, their race, disability, their race, disability, religion or gender. All employment opportunities are decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need