Director- Legal & Director – Procurement

Job Description

Ncell is a part of Axiata Group Berhad, one of Asia’s leading telecommunication groups.
At Ncell, we care about our people and their development. Here you will find opportunities for continued education and training. We are working on the process and strategies to empower our people through leadership programs. At Ncell, we are committed to help our people learn, develop & enhance their functional skills, leadership capabilities & personal effectiveness. Our leadership development focuses developing leaders who think before they act and act according to the values that the organization embraces.
At Ncell, we lay much emphasis on our corporate values: Uncompromising Integrity, Exceptional Performance and Customer Loyalty. These values are the integral part of our business. We carry out our daily business by keeping these values in mind as we as an organisation strongly stand for it.
Applicants must have the highest ethical standards, strong leadership skills, excellent judgement, a sense of personal initiative and problem solving abilities.
Ncell offers competitive package that is designed to make you feel an integral part of the team and directly involved in the company’s success.

Director- Legal

Job Category: Legal Services

Job Level: Top Level

No. of Vacancy/s: [ 1 ]

Job Location: Kathmandu

Job Specification

Education Level: Bachelor

Experience Required: More than or equals to 15 years

Other Specification

Your qualification and experience:

  • Dynamic Legal professional having Bachelor’s Degree in Law, preferably a Master’s degree in political science, public policy, economics or Law
  • Should be above 40 years of age having at least 15 years of prior legal experience (8-10 years at the management level) with strong knowledge and understanding of legislative and judicial system of Nepal
  • Have managed team of 5 or more than 5 professionals
  • Prior experience in a multinational organization with multi-cultural exposure, preferably a returned Nepali having worked in Asia subcontinental market.
  • Prior telecom exposure will be an added advantage

Your profile:

  • Well versed with legislative and other normative acts of Nepal as well as current civil, labor, financial, taxation, administrative legal practices
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Labor Code of Nepal
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Labor and Information security norms and regulations
  • Experience in drawing up and providing conclusion of contracts
  • Understanding of Legal processes in government organizations in Nepal
  • Demonstrated competence in team building, strategic planning and organizational management
  • Strong leadership skills, with the proven ability to direct and guide the team of highly-skilled legal team and be able to draw upon each’s strengths and assist in weaknesses
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, superior oral and written capabilities, including the ability to build professional relationships with government and judiciary bodies
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders and the ability to respond to member needs (strategically and tactfully) as well as exercise leadership and diplomacy amongst diverse perspectives and priorities
  • Fluently bilingual (English and Nepali) – both spoken and written

Job Description

Department: Legal

Duty Station: Current requirement is in Kathmandu but it can be anywhere in Nepal as per business needs and future requirements.

Main responsibility areas:

  • Develops Legal department’s strategy, vision and roadmap for the organization keeping in view short term & long term perspectives
  • Understands Business Focus Areas and requirements, and give recommendations to the management from legal point of view enabling organization to attend its planned objectives
  • Provides legal observations in company performance and security of its legal interests ensuring full compliance of all statutory provisions
  • Formulates and guides counsels on legal issues of the company as well as on projects of normative acts ensuring compliance
  • Ensures that legal services requirements are regularly assessed by the legal team to devise relevant strategies for effective service delivery
  • Ensures smart spending, zero based budgeting and revenue focused planning in legal services
  • Ensures high employee engagement for creating passion for excellence in service delivery
  • Regularly reviews planned performance as per planned and agreed KPIs, and provide guidance and directions to department colleagues ensuring departmental objectives are met
  • Provides legal expertise on projects, orders, instructions, regulations, standards and other legal acts prepared in the organization
  • Oversees and supervise all litigation and casework of Ncell ensuring protection of the best interest of the company
  • Participate in Management Committee Meetings and meetings of Board of Directors /Board Audit Committee and Board Remuneration Committee to understand internal customers’ requirements at a broad level and plan strategies ensuring effective service delivery
  • Ensures legal team takes regular updates on legal provisions of Nepal to make sure updated legal services are rendered to the whole organization.
  • Ensures legalization and execution of contracts, agreements, as well as results of claims perusals, & provide suggestion to the management on revealed deficiencies
  • Verifies compliance of draft orders, instructions, contracts, letters and other legal documents submitted by the administration are as per the requirements of current legislation
  • Represent Ncell on legal related matters during meetings with relevant external bodies as per operational requirements of the business
  • Represent Ncell by participating in various meetings, negotiations and workshops ensuring protection of best Interest of the company

Director – Procurement

Job Category: Commercial / Logistics / Supply Chain > Purchase/ Procurement

Job Level: Top Level

No. of Vacancy/s: [ 1 ]

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Location: Kathmandu

Education Level: Master

Experience Required: More than or equals to 12 years

Other Specification

Your qualification and experience:

  • MBA with ME Degree (preferably in Information and communication) from a reputed institute
  • Should be above 40 years of age having at least 8 years of managerial position experience
  • Minimum 12 years of experience in Telco industry of which preference will be given to those having 10 years of experience in technical function with involvement in procurement process
  • Ability to establish strategic direction and functional leadership to procurement department
  • Ability to develop stakeholder relationship while managing local key accounts
  • Ability to drive procurement plans and sourcing initiatives in alignment with Group Procurement

Your profile:

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  • Able to translate the functional strategy for their function
  • Thinks ahead of the curve, considering both short-term and long-term implications when making a decision
  • Has a robust understanding of the business, industry, externalities (market, regulatory, media, technology, competition, etc.) and changing trends.
  • Able to triangulate all data and metrics in order to size up the overall business performance
  • Puts customers first when making a decision and establishes a culture of high customer obsession
  • Encourages and fosters collaboration across functions, levels and borders.
  • Committed to getting the job done and takes accountability for the team’s actions and outcomes
  • Develops high-performing teams, keeping future capabilities and business needs in mind

Job Description

Department: Finance and Procurement Department

Duty Station: Current requirement is in Kathmandu but it can be anywhere in Nepal as per business needs and future requirements.

Main responsibility areas:

Role Objective:

  • Establish strategic direction and functional leadership to centralized procurement, logistics and warehouse operations of Ncell
  • Ensure compliance of Ncell’s procurement policy and processes in line with Axiata Group procurement policies, procedures and Delegation of Authority requirements
  • Ensure efficient and effective procurement operations
  • Develop stakeholder relationship
  • Drive procurement performance and transformation by ensuring alignment with regional and global directions
  • Partner with the Axiata Procurement Centre as well as other Axiata Operating Companies Head of Procurement/Supply Chain Management, to ensure effective alignment, support and information sharing
    Collaborate with group procurement to develop and manage medium to long term company procurement strategy.
  • Collaborate with group procurement to develop and manage vision and strategies of procurement
  • Provide strategic inputs for overall business strategy and planning with focus to optimize costs and capex
  • Drive procurement plans and sourcing initiatives in alignment with group procurement
  • Ensure clear understanding of supply market dynamics to form sourcing and supply chain strategy
  • Ensure incorporation of internal customer requirements in category strategy plans
  • Review and approve category strategy plans for local key accounts
  • Manage execution of long term capability objectives for the procurement organization
  • Assess impact of local sourcing initiatives
  • Oversee development of long term and short term goals for company procurement function
  • Oversee development and implementation of local purchasing and contract management policies and ensure alignment with regional and global policies
  • Establish appropriate internal reporting system, manage procurement process business risks and internal controls
  • Build cross-enterprise company relationships to ensure internal customer satisfaction
  • Develop relationships with local key vendors / contractors
  • Ensure performance of company procurement organization meets corporate objectives and business requirements
  • Supervise logistics & warehouse team to understand procurement projects execution strategy
  • Oversee finalization of IT requirements to enable more efficient sourcing & procurement
    Provide management support and mentoring to procurement, warehouse, Inventory functions and internal clients.
  • Act as point of contact for strategic advice to company business unit stakeholders
  • Lead operations team to ensure service delivery and operational support activities meet timeliness and quality standards
  • Lead and develop negotiation strategies to drive optimal financial outcomes for Ncell
  • Ensure proper evaluation and selection of suppliers/ vendors/ partners
  • Supervise sourcing team to develop or support category strategies and drive initiatives
  • Ensure effective and efficient management of Ncell’s warehouses and inventory – assuring timely supply of goods and equipment to support Ncell’s business requirements whilst managing efficient inventory levels
  • Supervise logistics & warehouse team to analyze logistics spend for better terms from vendors
  • Provide in-depth knowledge and experience in contract negotiations and contract management
  • Participate in key negotiations with large local contractors or vendors.
  • Provide inputs to the demand departments and procurement functions to reduce costs
  • Review compliance and ensure global and regional compliance standards are met in all company procurement functions
    Develop and manage operating model for procurement and internal service level agreements.
  • Establish/complete to establish, lead and manage Ncell’s procurement function
  • Lead and establish direction and build out To-Be procurement organization by implementing the transformation roadmap
  •  Lead procurement functions to develop service agreements with internal clients and ensure the service level agreements are met
    Oversee procurement operations and ensure optimal efficiency of the function.
  • Be accountable for the Ncell’s procurement and logistics team’s compliance to Ncell procurement policies and procedures
  • Track and evaluate best practices and benchmarks for procurement organization
  • Review usage of IT systems for efficient transactions
  • Lead reviews of processes employed and identify re-engineering opportunities to enhance efficiencies
  • Foster organization and people development e.g. provide leadership & open communication, and motivate people in developing and sharing procurement competence
  • Ensure set competency standards for all team members, implement training and development plans to close gaps and maintain high level of competency.
  • Develop a passionate ownership culture with the skills and capabilities to take responsibility and make decisions

Last date to apply: 12 June, 2018

Note: merojob on behalf of Ncell will carefully assess your qualifications for the position you applied with regards to job requirements. In case of not meeting the job requirements entirely, you will be notified accordingly at any stage of recruitment process. Canvassing at any stage of the processes shall lead to disquali¬fication of the candidate for this vacancy and any future recruitment process.

HOW TO APPLY

We encourage experienced candidates having above mentioned competencies who can encourage and foster collaboration across functions, level and borders to apply and be a part of the Ncell winning Team sending an email with cover letter and resume to ncell@merojob.com

This job announcement was published in Himalayan Times on 30 May, 2018

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