Specialist, Compliance Vacancy At Etisalat Nigeria

Specialist, Compliance Vacancy At Etisalat Nigeria

Etisalat’s vision is a world where people’s reach is not limited by matter or distance; a world where people will effortlessly stay in touch with family and friends; a world where businesses of all sizes can reach new markets without the limitations of distance and travel.

Etisalat Nigeria is recruiting to fill the below position of:

Specialist, Compliance

Job Summary
The position works as part of the compliance team in ensuring Etisalat compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies that impact on Etisalat’s business operations.

Principal Functions

  • Understanding the Nigerian Communications Act 2003, all Etisalat License Documents and all other regulatory prescriptions particularly those that relate to competition, national roaming, interconnect, co-location, infrastructure sharing, licensing regime, resale of transmission capacity, international transit rights and wholesale price control and in that regard ensure any potential anti-competitive practices bordering on the aforementioned activities are satisfactorily resolved.
  • Monitoring and maintaining a database of all Regulatory compliance issues and ensuring that Etisalat complies with all Regulations.
  • Providing regulatory support to various user groups to ensure that projects/tasks that they embark upon are compliant with regulatory prescriptions and meet time to market requirements.
  • Showing resourcefulness and creativity in preparing and designing the approach for collecting data, and effectively researching and filtering of relevant information and data.
  • Undertaking research and preparing position papers on topical and developing regulatory issues/trends.
  • Developing and submitting all mandatory reports which may be required from time to time from the NCC.
  • Establishing and maintaining valuable corporate contacts at the NCC and other relevant Regulatory Authorities.
  • Identifying benchmarks, standards, and monitoring changes in applicable laws, Regulations, Guidelines, related trends or International Best Practice which impact on the business activities of Etisalat.
  • Perform any duties as assigned by the Manager, Compliance.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor of Laws degree from a reputable university and a Barrister at laws degree from the Nigerian Law School.
  • A Masters in Business Administration will be an added advantage.

Experience, Skills & Competencies

  • Three (3) to five (5) years work experience with a minimum of two (2) years in regulatory management.
  • Ideally, the job holder will be a lawyer who has worked:
  • within the regulatory affairs or compliance department of a telecoms operator;
  • for a sector-specific telecoms regulator; or
  • within the telecoms practice of a major law firm or a specialist law firm.


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