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Senior Business Analyst / Project Manager at Owens and Xley Consults

Owens and Xley is a Small Business Advisory and Consulting Company in Lagos, Nigeria. Our services include of Small Business Startup and Set up, Business Plan preparation, Business Process Design and Business Strategy Formulation.

We know the role good planning plays in any business and its associated costs; and the initial capital challenges faced by a small business which is why we have developed solutions which ensure that small business owners have access to technical skills but at a fraction of the cost.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Business Analyst / Project Manager

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The Senior Business Analyst is responsible for reviewing business operations from end-to-end to identify and address operational, financial and technological risks and identify opportunities to improve efficiency.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in process improvement and apply this to the development and execution of process improvement plans
  • Elicit and clearly document business and systems requirements ensuring that requirement statements are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, and verifiable
  • Develop wire frames, workflows, use case diagrams, flowcharts, and other analysis-type documentation.
  • Complete and document any process mapping and process improvement requirements and documentations accordingly.
  • Understand and negotiate needs and expectations of multiple stakeholders
  • Meet with project team regularly to review project deliverables and deadlines
  • Keep an updated schedule and status of all projects
  • Recommend and provide insight into the best techniques in delivering solutions
  • Prepare business reports, PowerPoint presentations, executive updates, task lists etc.
  • Lead and facilitate project meetings and presentations for diverse audiences
  • Provide leadership to team members and peers by collaborating with others; articulating ideas and viewpoints to senior management, peers, and others.
  • Identify and initiate projects, manage resources, driving the resolution of issues, and hold self and team accountable for results
  • Create and maintain project schedules by developing project plans and specifications, estimating time and resources, monitoring milestone completion, tracking all phases of the project lifecycle, providing timely reporting of issues that impact project progress, coordinating actions and resolving conflicts
  • Bring inconsistencies and problems to the attention of management
  • Outline and administer requisite training (internal and external) when needed
  • Ensure smooth transition from Project to Support with necessary documentation
  • Participate in the problem resolution
  • Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible new ideas to management
  • Perform other tasks to support the organization

Requirements

  • Must exhibit good knowledge of business operations
  • Strong understanding of indices, fundamentals, business frameworks and analytical data etc.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times
  • Must have strong business analysis skills
  • Must be able to lead self and others to meet deliverables
  • Must be process-oriented with sound judgment, attention to detail, accuracy, and follow-through including the flexibility to perform in an ever-changing work environment.
  • Must have strong project management, relationship building and communication skills
  • Ability to create detailed spreadsheets, charts and presentations
  • Advanced knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office and Visio
  • Able to prepare reports using MS PowerPoint and Publisher

Educational Qualification

  • B.Sc in Computer Science, Statistics, Marketing, Business Management, Communication Psychology or any related discipline
  • Candidates should preferably live along the Lekki-Ajah axis

Experience:

  • 3 or more years’ experience in a strategy or operational consulting role
  • Previous experience as a Business Analyst or Process Analyst is preferred.

Salary Range
N120,000 – 150,000/month

Deadline: 5th March, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: recruitment@owensxley.com using the position as subject of the email.

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