Vodacom Vacancies in Midrand – Finance & Commercial Operations Principal Specialist

Website Vodacom

Job Description:

To review, evaluate and drive new business opportunities across the Vodacom Group which will include financial analysis, commercial structuring of deals, negotiation of commercial agreements, all related governance, and the project management of the execution. It will further include the development and maintaining of strategic partner relationships.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Alignment with finance on the accounting and tax structuring of deals.
  • Develop and automate a business intelligence process to ensure the availability of strategic information for decision support.
  • Develop and standardise high-quality investment decks for presentation to EXCO and Boards.
  • Commercial and pricing modelling.
  • Alignment of new business opportunities with existing Budgets and Long Range Plans within the Group ensuring that projects are executed within available resources.
  • Group financial effect modelling assessing deal implications on the operating company as well as the overall Group.
  • Co-ordinate the collection of information, forecasts and analysis of market dynamics to formulate business evaluations of opportunities.
  • Ensure best practice sharing across the Group on new business ventures.
  • Challenge the financial & commercial information provided to ensure its rigour, consistency & integrity.
  • Development of business support teams in the Vodacom markets.
  • Detailed business case modelling for proposed ventures.
  • Structure and monitor the execution of the business ventures in accordance with terms and timelines.
  • Develop and maintain a standardised approach to business analytics which will include business case standardisation & automation.
  • Support the business with the execution of new business ventures.
  • Consider, review and recommend for evaluation, selected new business opportunities based on standardised investment criteria and business KPIs.
  • Work with internal & external advisors to develop the optimal deal structure.
  • Post-implementation reviews on executed projects.
  • Drive the due diligence process for new business ventures.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 8 years experience in a finance environment, financial modeling, and business support role. Experience in telecommunications, the industry with a basic understanding of the mobile and fixed networks preferred.
  • Strong management accounting and pricing experience.
  • Research ability (‘questioning mind’).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (presentations, report writing, etc.).
  • Strong Project management experience.
  • Experience in the structuring of commercial deals and negotiation of commercial agreements.
  • Strong financial and complex business modeling background (Advanced Excel and Powerpoint).
  • Sound understanding of legal principles and contract negotiations.
  • Bcom or equivalent qualification. CA(SA) preferred.
  • Engagement with senior leadership & business leads.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Sound understanding of the Telecoms business and the workings of the network (Fixed and mobile infrastructure).

Job Details:

Company: Vodacom

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Midrand, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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