Job Description

Why Airtel Malawi Plc?
 At Airtel Malawi Plc, we act with passion, energy, and a can-do attitude. Innovation with an entrepreneurial spirit drive us. If you like “ordinary”, then we are not for you.
We champion diversity. We anticipate, adapt, and deliver solutions that enrich the lives of communities we serve. we roll up our sleeves to win with our customers.
By choosing Airtel, you choose to be part of a winning team. All this in addition to a brilliant opportunity to build a career in your field of expertise, across our different operating companies in Africa.
Airtel Malawi Plc is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and remain fully committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.


1.Cost Planning:

• Preparing Network Annual Opex Budget with liaison of various functions within the Department and Network Director + Finance Director
• Preparing Monthly Opex Plan and Monthly Opex Reporting

2.Cost Optimisation:

•Designing cost optimization initiatives for the year, quarter and month in liaison with networks team members
•Carrying out monthly opex analysis to flag out potential areas of wastage and recommend actions to be taken to control
•Tracking all cost within networks department

3.Partner Cost Management:

•Carrying out reviews and analysis of all TowerCo invoices and facilitate the monthly signoffs with all relevant personnels in the organization
•Preparing Purchase Orders for all network partners and track the monthly consumption to avoid work without Pos
•Carrying out reviews and analysis of signoffs for MS Partners and recommend for signoffs
•Conducting monthly reviews with all MS Partners regarding cost

4.Opex Reporting:

•Preparing monthly opex report for circulation to Finance Department and within Networks Department
•Preparing annual opex report for the networks department with analysis for action to improve

5.Opex Control:

•Control Networks Opex spend through reviews and aligning stakeholders on optimized spend
•Track and control fuel spend for the GSM sites and Data Centers
•Track and control all network PO generation and issuance for Partners from NFA/OPEX Form to PO and tracking PO to Invoice
•Working with Finance and SCM Departments of Cost control initiatives
•Fuel Management for GSM Sites which includes issuance and reconciliation with partners
•Any other duties assigned from time to time


Educational Qualifications & Functional / Technical Skills

▪Bachelor of Accountancy  or Business related field

▪3 -5 Years of Working in a Finance Department and preferably within a Telecoms Sectors

Other requirements (Behavioral etc.)

▪High skill in the use of Analysis Tools like Excel
▪Must be skilled at the use of Microsoft Packages like, Word, PowerPoint
▪Be willing to work extra hours
▪Should possess analytical skills
▪Be able to communicate clearly both verbal and written communication