MTN Manager - Regulatory Affairs Jobs in South Africa

MTN Manager - Regulatory Affairs Jobs in South Africa

Mission/ Core purpose of the Job

The Manager Regulatory Affairs will form part of a highly skilled team at MTN Global Connect to:

  • Review, draft and negotiate regulatory applications and memoranda.

  • Manage legal risks and legal disputes.

  • Monitor and manage regulatory and compliance landscape together with MTN’s regulatory and compliance teams for all jurisdictions in which Global Connect operates or plans to operate.

  • Monitor corporate governance and policy framework, corporate licensing in all active markets, currently and in the future.

  • Assist with internal and external regulatory stakeholder management

    Key Performance Areas: Core, essential responsibilities / outputs of the position (KPA's)

    The Manager Regulatory Affairs will be accountable to achieve the following objectives:

  • Provide regulatory assistance to the various internal and external stakeholders.

  • Negotiate, draft and implement legal and regulatory applications, memoranda, and letters.

  • Provide guidance in respect of compliance with applicable legislation.

  • Manage compliance of regulatory risk.

  • Manage and monitor corporate governance rules as per the legislative universe.

  • Internal and external stakeholder management.

  • Maintain regulatory reports and status.

  • Partner effectively with MTN Global Connect’s critical high-value customers/vendors to enhance shareholder value

  • Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving landscape.

  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and coordinate lobby efforts with the relevant stakeholders.

  • Deliver business value through partnership with MTN Global Connect’s ecosystem partners.

  • Advise the organization on possible financial impacts of legislation and regulations.

  • Guide the organization with regards to Telecommunications Regulations, Legislations, License Conditions and impact of the proposed regulatory/legislative policies on MTN Global Connect’s business with respect to the changes in key operating markets.

  • Manage the coordination of stakeholder input to achieve optimized regulatory results

    Role Deliverables

  • KPI’s / targets as set by Head of Legal and Regulatory Global Connect and Group Regulatory and Group CLO

  • Support to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Management of corporate and regulatory services to support MTN Global Connect functions.

  • Completion of transactions/projects on schedule and within agreed budgets.

  • Compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • Legal and regulatory risk reporting.

    Role Dependencies

  • Relationships with key areas and resources across MTN Global Connect.

  • Strategic direction and guidance from MTN Group.

  • The morale, effectiveness, and co-operation of all associated staff.

    Job Requirements (Education, Experience and Competencies)


  • LLB or other recognized law degree, admittance to a bar council

  • Fluent in English and additional language advantageous


  • Minimum of 8 years working experience which includes:

  • Commercial/Corporate/Regulatory Law experience in a large local law firm or an international law firm or inhouse legal or regulatory body.

  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies.

  • Experience in telecom environment.


  • In depth knowledge of laws and regulations.

  • Working knowledge of business practices and working knowledge of IT tools for business.

  • Effective oral and written communications.

  • Work under pressure -Attention to detail -Team player.

  • Organized and self-motivated.

    How to Apply

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