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ZAIN5932 - Budgeting and Control Senior Manager

About Zain Saudi Arabia:

Zain KSA is the newest player in Saudi Arabia’s mobile telecommunications market, having commenced commercial operations in August 2008. As of 31 March 2018, the operation served 8.4 million customers and had extended its network coverage to 92% of the population via a network of over 8,717 sites. Through its state-of-the-art 4G LTE network, the ever-evolving operator is striving to become the Kingdom’s preferred choice for voice, data and other telecommunications services. Through constant development of the telecommunications infrastructure and proactive marketing initiatives, Zain remains committed to offering customers in Saudi Arabia the most dynamic products and services. The basis of Zain Saudi Arabia’s achievements lies in the company’s ability to inspire its employees to deliver the best and most imaginative services at every level. With an energetic and inspired majority-Saudi workforce, the company is committed to employing high caliber people as well as nurturing the finest Saudi talent. With a strong human resources and training program that develops and nurtures leaders in the workplace, the company has consistently opened new doors for its dedicated staff. For more on Zain KSA please visit


The job holder is responsible for developing financial plans and budgets of Zain in accordance with regulations and policies and perform budgetary forecasts.


Strategy Management:

  • Set related section performance objectives, in coordination with head of related department and continuously monitor progress and development towards organizational and section strategic objectives and communicate periodic performance reports to provide evaluation results and recommend improvements.


Function and Team Management:

  • Implement and suggest improvement to related section policies, process and standard operating procedures to ensure all relevant procedural/legislative requirements are fulfilled.                  

  • Review key performance indicators results, suggest improvement and ensure corrective actions are implemented as needed.


Budget and Control:

  • Assist, in coordination with Strategy and Business Development, in the development of the long-term strategic business plan in order to track the performance of Zain .              

  • Monitor the development and consolidation of capital, operating and manpower budgets in line with plans and projects.                    

  • Assist in analyzing, evaluating and providing recommendations for complex budget and financial management issues.                 

  • Perform budget forecasting to project outcomes.                             

  • Perform 3+9, 6+6 and 9+3 budget forecasts.                       

  • Provide approvals on the budgets of new technical projects.                       

  • Review OPEX spent vs. budget for Technology, control costs, and coordinate approvals for plan adjustments / relocations.                       

  • Analyze reports related to budget impacts and coordinate with related department for variance resolution.


People Management:

  • Act as a focal point between staff and head of related division to enhance internal communication.                          

  • Motivate staff, assist in conducting the performance and conduct guidance on training programs to maximize employees' performance.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance or Equivalent.

  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience with at least 2 years in a similar role.


Behavioral Competencies              Level

Teamwork and Cooperation             Advanced

Achievement Driven                          Basic


Technical Competencies                  Level

Business Modeling                             Advanced

Communication Skills                         Advanced

Decision Making and Problem Solving     Intermediate

Corporate Finance                              Intermediate

Performance Management and Reporting  Basic


Zain Saudi Arabia

Job Group



Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Contract Type

Full Time

Closing Date


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