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Position :  Manager, Ethics

Position: Manager, Ethics
Division: Risk & Compliance
DepartmentRisk & Compliance
Location: Accra
Level: MTN Level 3
Reports to: GM, Risk & Compliance

Job Summary:

Ensure that ethics is part of the identity of MTN through the implementation of ethics governance, management and culture change strategy and ongoing ethics training to support the ethics strategy.
This is inclusive of reporting to the business on risk management processes, in line with Enterprise Risk strategy and best practices, offering specialized advice and recommendations, where necessary.
Ultimately, the role is responsible end-to-end to assist in identifying ethics risks faced by MTN Ghana (current and anticipated), prioritizing risks depending on its material impact and working with Senior Management and other leaders within the business to mitigate these as effectively as possible.

Job Role

Ensure effective implementation of the Group-wide ethics strategy by means of providing direction, structure, business plans and support
Ensure that appropriate ethical measurement metrics are set to track progress made across MTN Ghana
• Drive and maintain good level of Ethics and Fraud Awareness across the business and with third parties
Implement and monitor the established Ethics Risk Management (ERM) programme and methodology for their area, within the established Enterprise Risk Management standards, frameworks and solutions, in accordance with both internal and industry benchmarks
Collaborate in building and entrenching a risk-aware culture, by formulating Risk Management education content and arranging appropriate briefings and trainings
Ensure open communication channels with staff and implement change management interventions where necessary
Implement Group Ethics Management strategies, frameworks, policies and procedures in line with the overarching business goals and ensure that MTN Ghana maintains and improves its Ethics Management leadership positioning and reputation
Promote an ‘MTN centric’ and ‘partnership approach’ to develop strong relationships with other working groups and ensure adherence to Group governance
Regularly liaise with Executive Management and CEO on various ethical matters especially tracking, ownership and mitigation of ethical items identified
Ensure accurate updating of ethics items identified on ethics management system
Define the standards and set targets for performance across various activities and identify the parameters for measurement of performance
• Set up / participate in ad-hoc and operational meetings
Participate and provide inputs in tactical meetings
• Report at process and functional level


Required profile for job ad :  Manager, Ethics


• Bachelors’ Degree in Risk Management/Financial Risk Management/Business Administration/Finance
• Professional qualification in Ethics Management and Enterprise Risk Management is an added advantageous


• Minimum 5 years’ experience in Enterprise Risk Management, preferably in the Telecommunications industry
• Experience in working within a medium organization
• Experience in supervising others is advantageous
• Experience in working across diverse cultures and geographies is advantageous
• Understanding of emerging markets is advantageous
• Experience as an ethics officer in a medium to large organization an advantage.


• Ethics Management
• Stakeholder Management
• Strong Risk Assessment and Analytical skills – preferably in the context of Technology
• Project Management
• Change Management
• Corporate governance
• Strong knowledge of ethics related issues and concerns within the telecoms industry

Skills / physical competencies;

• Demonstrated ability to build partnering relationships across the company at all levels.
• Persuasive, good listener and assimilator of ideas and perspectives.
• Analytical and detail conscious
• Proven ability to deliver agreed outcomes/deliverables.
• Ability to think strategically to ensure operational resiliency.
• Articulate and proven ability to communicate clearly and appropriately based on audience with excellent facilitation skills at all levels
• Ability to deliver briefings and presentations to senior management
• High degree of self-motivation, creativity, initiative, enthusiasm, and determination.
• Ability to multi-task and work effectively under pressure
• Able to work independently and unsupervised with minimal guidance.
• Sound analysis, judgment and decision making skills.
• Teamwork & Cooperation
• Customer Focus
• Performance Excellence
• Team building abilities
• Ability to think and articulate thoughts logically
• Result Orientation

NB: The Incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality at all times

Kindly indicate the Position (exact role you are applying for) in the email subject and note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing Date: 22 March, 2019

Job criteria for job ad :  Manager, Ethics
Job category:
Employment type:
Permanent contract
Region :
Greater Accra
City :Accra
Experience level:
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Number of Position(s):1

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