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Head, Regulatory & Compliance at 9mobile Nigeria

9mobile is a Nigerian private limited liability company. EMTS acquired a Unified Access Service License from the Nigerian Communications Commission in 2007. The License enables EMTS provide Fixed Telephony (wired or wireless), Digital Mobile Services, International Gateway Services and National/Regional Long Distance Services in addition to spectrum assignments in the 900 and 1800 MHz bands.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Regulatory & Compliance

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • Oversee the activities of the Regulatory Affairs unit in maintaining effective relationships with relevant telecoms regulators to ensure an enabling environment for EMTS activities

Principal Functions

  • In-house regulatory expert, providing advisory service with regards to regulatory requirements and ensure compliance with all relevant statutes and laws.
  • Provide input in the articulation of a regulatory compliance policy in line with EMTS’s overall corporate goals and objectives.
  • Continuously review the unit/team’s activities, make recommendations for improvement, and implement approved initiatives to ensure enhanced performance of the team.
  • Lead the preparatory activities for interactions with regulatory authorities and lead or co-lead face to face meetings.
  • Identify required resources, personnel, and funding to achieve the unit’s strategy.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders including the major telecoms regulator in Nigeria, NCC.


  • Provide legal and regulatory opinion on all issues that impact on EMTS’s operations from a regulatory perspective, including new legislatures, government policies, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory obligations within the business.
  • Monitor and track trends in the telecommunications regulatory environment likely to impact EMTS and ensure initiation of appropriate response.
  • Liaise with the Operations and Carrier unit and assist in the negotiation of interconnect agreements with incumbent telecom operators and new entrants.
  • Advise EMTS on possible financial impacts of regulatory developments and trends while highlighting potential revenue generation/cost saving opportunities.
  • Monitor and escalate unfair/non-compliance practices by competitors to the Director, Regulatory &Corporate Affairs. Implement the unit’s work programs and plans in line with agreed upon procedures and guidelines.
  • Plan and manage the human and material resources of the unit to optimize performance, 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 the achievement of overall team objectives.
  • Monitor and control the budgetary needs of the Regulatory Affairs function.
  • Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the Director, Regulatory& Corporate Affairs
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director, Regulatory & Corporate Affairs.

Educational Requirements

  • First Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.
  • Postgraduate/professional qualification in a related field is a must.

Experience, Skills & Competencies

  • Nine (9) to twelve (12) years work experience, with at least three (3) years in a managerial role.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online