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What is it like to be a One Day Manager at Telenor

March 24, 2021
What is it like to be a One Day Manager at Telenor

Telenor took part in the first virtual edition of the Manager for a Day. On March 23, the telecom gave a chance to 20 young people to immerse themselves in a real business environment and work on a practical business case, supporting the traditional Junior Achievement Bulgaria initiative.

What is it like to be a Telenor manager, what qualities and knowledge do managers need to have? How to create a software robot, what criteria determine successful sales - these were some of the questions  to which the young people who chose to visit Telenor as part of the initiative received the answers.

"I congratulate you for your interest and courage to participate in the Manager for a Day initiative. This proves that you understand that your future development is associated with work and challenges. I can share from personal experience that a lot efforts will accompany your career development path, but you will also achieve a lot of success. Along with that, new ideas and various development opportunities come, so don't be afraid to look for them. Do not stop learning, this is for life", advised Spas Velinov, Chief Technology Officer at Telenor, in his greeting to the young people.

After the general introduction, the participants in the initiative were divided into two groups. They immersed themselves in the role of Team Manager "Robotization" and Team Manager "Management of the results ofthe physical sales channels". They were hosted by Rozalia Pandauzova - Senior Expert Digital Solutions and Transformation and Svetlana Polonova - Trade ChannelsManagement Results Manager. The participants in Manager for a Day worked on real business cases and received practical knowledge and advice for their future careers.

"The rapid development of technology and the situation over the last year have challenged us to be more adaptable to educational models in a physical, virtual or hybrid environment and to rethink the professional skills of the future. At Junior Achievement, we support young people in this process through programs and initiatives that build entrepreneurial and managerial attitudes, and teamwork skills, flexibility and a mindset for continuous improvement. In this context, we see a huge interest in this year's "managers for a day" in the field of technological innovation. We thank our partner Telenor that they managed to challenge young managers and to show them the real business environment in a leading telecommunication company, shared Irina Ilieva, Director Organizational Development, JA Bulgaria.

Telenor's participation in the Manager for a Day is part of the company's long-term strategy in support of early-career guidance. The company makes sustained efforts to identify talented young people and ensure appropriate conditions for their realization. One of the long-term sustainable initiatives in this regard is the internship program Hub by Telenor.

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Telenor Bulgaria

Telenor Bulgaria, part of PPF Group, is a leading telecommunication company delivering an advanced mobile network experience and world-class connectivity to over 3 million customers. Telenor customers benefit from the unrivaled three-time winner Best in Test quality network, unparalleled customer experience, unique blend of digital services, mobile technologies and entertainment solutions. Telenor has a sector-leading approach in creating value to consumers and investing in next generation technologies driving positive impact and change for the society and the environment.

 

 

 

PPF Group

PPF Group is an international investment company investing in multiple market segments including financial services, telecommunications, biotechnology, real estate and mechanical engineering. The reach of PPF Group spans from Europe to North America and across Asia. The Group owns assets worth EUR 44 billion, employs 98,000 people globally (as at 30 June 2020) and operates in 25 countries.


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