Location : Lekki Pennisula, Lagos
Employment Type : Full Time
We are looking to recruit a Business Strategy Associate who will contribute to the development of our business
The Business Strategy Associate will actively support the provision of business strategic planning initiatives for the company while working as part of the Strategy and Organisational Effectiveness Division.
The Strategy and Organisational Effectiveness Division strives to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of all units while providing checks and balances, thus, managing quality control.
Strategic Responsibilities :
Document and implement process and enterprise models that support achievement of business strategy and objectives.
Keep abreast of global and local best practices on process standards and tools.
Assist in continuously reviewing the division’s activities, make recommendations for improvement and implement approved initiatives to ensure enhanced performance of the team.
Establish and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
Conduct research and utilizes business Intelligence tools to carryout data analysis and reporting.
Analyse work systems and processes to propose ideas and support the implementation of innovation initiatives within the organization.
Operational Responsibilities :
Actively support strategy formulation and policy documentations
Assist in developing and implementing business process framework and recommend suitable process modelling tools to drive effectiveness
Assist in developing organisation wide process documentation standards and tools in line with globally accepted standards.
Ensure the implementation of defined and documented process documentation standards organization-wide
Conduct checks to determine if activities are performed in accordance with SOPs.
Collate feedback from team members and determine potential improvement opportunities to existing SOPs
Identify needs and opportunities for innovation initiatives within the functional area
Assist in pilot testing and / or prototyping to determine effectiveness of innovation initiatives. Participate in the rollout of process updates / improvements.
Document operational functions of the organisational performance systems within the department
Support the development of weekly / quarterly / annual performance reports
Support cross-functional business and product performance reviews. Track the progress and performance of business processes by comparing test results against key performance indicators
Provide administrative support in all process improvement / re-engineering projects.
Assist departmental leaders and managers in driving and optimizing improvement of key-value levers that will give the business a sustainable competitive advantage.
Manage business intelligence analyses that will provide valuable benchmarking for management as well as timely insights to various departments.
Analyze long-term market trends for the purpose of providing recommendations to leadership and management across the business in regard to business development opportunities, inclusive of acquisition and disposal strategies.
And Any other task assigned by your supervisor from time to time based on business priorities of the business.
Bachelor's / Master's Degree
Experience : 3 - 5 years.
Knowledge of the finance industry business operations
Possesses an understanding of FinTech businesses and products.
Demonstrate basic leadership skills.
Strong strategic and analytical orientation
Highly developed collaborative nature.
Attention to details.
Good stakeholder and engagement abilities.
Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles
Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, plans, and projections
Excellent communication & presentation skills
In-depth knowledge of company products and services
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant accounting tools.
Relationship Management Skill
Communication Skills - Written and Oral