Saturday, November 29, 2008

Jobs at Fun Mobile: Business Development Analyst & IT Analyst

Fun Mobile is a small but ambitious Mobile Content Company.

We are recruiting for a Business Development Analyst and an IT Analyst to join our team in Lagos.
1. Business Development Analyst
Ideally, candidate will provide Business Development support. The applicant should be familiar with the mobile entertainment industry and offer insights into new or evolving business opportunities and evolving ecosystems.
Applicant should be familiar with new trends in the mobile entertainment market.

The Duties and essential functions of a Business development Analyst is first and foremost to provide general business development support for the company. Below is a specified list of duties:
  • Develop new mobile content ideas, delivery channels etc
  • Perform all liaison functions with mobile operators and other third party partners.
  • Perform all liaisons with Mobile Content Developers.
  • Initiate contact and take over ongoing relationships with rights owners of various content types
  • Perform Liaison functions with Government agencies and/or any other regulatory body that impacts on the company
  • Follow up payment due to or due from content partners and/or operators
  • Perform other duties as assigned by company including but not limited to administrative work.
  • Degree in Business Administration, Management, Law, Economics or any relevant Social Science Degree.
  • Prior Business Development Experience an added advantage.
  • Prior experience working for mobile content company an added advantage.
  • Basic knowledge of mobile content types
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic computer packages
  • Multitasking and working without supervision
  • Good people skills.
2. IT Analyst
  • Uploads audit and Maintenance of Mobile content on operator portal
  • Writing scripts etc for packaged submission on operator portal
  • Formatting various Mobile Content types to make compatible on servers and operator portals
  • Maintenance, uploads and other functions of company website
  • Writing scripts and other basic programs to connect company server to operator systems
  • Evaluating and testing applications to determine handset compatibility.
  • Maintenance, uploads and other functions of company servers
  • Monitoring and recovering download logs from operator systems.
  • Setting up and maintenance of SMS and MMS platforms
  • General IT duties critical to company operations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by company including but not limited to some administrative work during down time.


  • Degree in IT related field
  • Knowledge of various software environments
  • XML/SQL scripting and basic programming
  • Knowledge of mobile content types
  • Previous experience working for a mobile content priovider
  • Knowledge/workings of SMS/WAP/MMS functionality
  • Knowledge/workings of integration with mobile networks
  • Knowledge/workings of Mobile Applications
  • Knowledge of J2ME development for mobile applications
  • MCSE (Microsoft Certified Software Engineer) or MCSD (Microsoft Certified Software Developer) would be an advantage.
Only suitable and qualified candidates need to apply. Please send CV's to: careers at


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