Lagos Jobs Area Sales Manager at Airtel Nigeria

Area Sales Manager at Airtel Nigeria

  • Full Time
  • Lagos
  • Applications have closed

Airtel Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited) is a leading telecommunications services provider in Nigeria headquartered in Lagos, the commercial nerve-centre of Nigeria. The telco ranks amongst the top four mobile service providers in terms of subscribers with a customer base of more than 39.8 million. The company’s product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G wireless services, mobile commerce and enterprise services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Area Sales Manager

Location: Lagos
Job Type Full-Time

Job Description

  • To maximize revenue and subscriber acquisition (gross and net additions) opportunities in assigned territory through channel effectiveness (wholesale & retail), adequate recharge availability and implementation of planned sales & distribution and marketing strategies.

Job Responsibilities
To achieve recharge sales target within state/area:

  • To ensure adequate availability of all recharge denominations in sub-CP and retail points.
  • To ensure channel partners are making stock available and distributing to their network of sub-CPs and retailers.
  • To achieve ERC, RCV and E-pin target in agreed ratios.
  • Constantly identify opportunities for driving activation and recharge sales within territory.

Achieve Share of Gross & Net Additions:

  • Ensure full-fledged achievement of Gross Adds targets by driving market initiatives in assigned area.
  • Effective management of direct activation teams and monitoring of CP bus activation activities.
  • Other initiatives to increase GAD including new site launch.
  • Ensure activation of Quality GADs in assigned area.
  • Develop and implement activities that will increase SONA in assigned area.
  • KYC Optimization at Trade level by ensuring adequate and functional deployment of KYC kits.
  • Drive KYC inactivity to nil.

Channel branding and visibility:

  • Ensure appropriate and effective outlet branding is carried out in line with the “look of success” within the territory.
  • Identify visibility opportunities for Airtel brand within the territory.
  • To ensure ITP increases and gives impetus to iCMS and iRMS.
  • Effective management of POS stock in warehouse to avoid damage, wastage and obsolete materials.
  • Train Market Developers on POS deployment in line with “look of success”.

BTS Management:

  • Ensure constant CLS elimination.
  • New Site Launch Plan and Distribution Preparedness.
  • Effectively drive and manage target driven initiatives and projects.
  • Develop subscriber acquisition and other marketing initiatives to drive revenue in CLS site locations.

Industry Awareness/Competition Intelligence:

  • To effectively report competitive activities within assigned territory and implement adequate counter initiatives.
  • Track on-going initiatives in Market.
  • To immediately address or escalate any unusual competitor activity and sale support that may be a threat to performance of the business.

Distribution Infrastructure:

  • To recruit appropriate number of Retailers- in line with scientific distribution requirements.
  • Migrate all other retailers to become one stop shop.
  • To identify and recruit suitable sub channel partners in territory for effective product re-distribution.


  • Implementation of customer driven activities (product launches, town storms etc.) in assigned area.
  • Drive voice and data business performance implementation of revenue generating activities and initiatives in assigned territory.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Marketing, Business Management, Engineering or computer science.
  • Master’s in business administration or management will be an advantage.
  • Project management qualification will be an advantage.

Relevant Experience & Skill:

  • 3+ years of commercial/ business management experience.
  • Team leadership experience.
  • Product/ Service development.
  • Product/ Service management.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Customer orientation.
  • 1 – 2 years of relevant experience in Airtel products
  • Computer literacy.
  • Sales knowledge.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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