About Zain Group:
Zain is a leading mobile telecommunications provider across the Middle East and Africa. Today more than 6200+ employees provide a comprehensive range of market-leading mobile voice and data services to a base in excess of 46.9 million active customers as of 31 March, 2018. We operate under the brand name 'Zain' in Kuwait, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, South Sudan and Sudan; and in Lebanon as 'touch' (under a management contract). In Morocco, Zain has a 15.5% stake in the telecom operator ‘INWI’, through a joint venture. Zain is the market leader in terms of the number of customers in 6 of the 8 countries it operates in. The Group holding company is listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE: Zain), one the largest companies in market capitalization terms.
Zain operates under the firm belief that organizations should focus as much on social responsibility as on pure business performance. It is important to Zain that its corporate social responsibility initiatives have a positive impact on its employees and the communities of all the countries in which it operates.
Zain’s brand signature: “A Wonderful World” looks to encapsulate the sense of energy, inspiration and diversity of our customers, employees and other stakeholders. Our brand essence is perpetuated by the tag line “Live Your Dreams”, revealing that we are keen to be a part of people’s aspirations and goals.
Innovation and Digital Services
You will be responsible for supporting setting up, developing and managing the Group-wide API program. You are to enable Operating Countries (OpCos) to scale up the Group API platform assets.
WHAT DO I NEED?
Experience working with global digital players across different industries.
Multi-disciplinary skills: capable of setting digital strategy, commercial management, strong technical architecture understanding, product development and product lifecycle management.
Negotiation skills and able to review legal partnerships
Minimum experience of 10 years
Combination of business and technical/engineering – i.e.: MBA with technical or MIS background
THOSE SOFT SKILLS?
Able to innovate – someone that can challenge the status quo.
Energetic and passionate about digital – able to spread positive energy to the team.
Excellent presentation skills.