Job Title: Business Analysis Manager (Planning & Reporting) – Cellulant
Location: Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
About the company: Cellulant operates an Agriculture marketplace in Nigeria. Last year their platform fed Nigerians for 1 day – this year the company targets to feed Nigerians for 7 days and to take that to the rest of Africa from 2021.
The company has done this by building a marketplace platform that brings together key actors in the Agriculture market-place; Farmers, Community Aggregators, Warehousing companies, Logistics companies, Food Processors.The model is 24 months old, in 2018 ,the first yr, the company delivered 5,000MT of grains which increased six fold in 2019.
In the last 2 months of the year the company has worked with a top consulting firm to look at the bottlenecks and define ways of working, tools, frameworks to use to increase their logistics capacity, plan better to increase delivery rate and price in a more optimal way. They have also established a control tower which ensures planning, performance analysis and reporting happens seamlessly.
They have started to operationalize these in the business and you as the successful Business Analyst would become part of this control tower team and work with Cellulant in Nigeria to blitzscale the model and feed Nigerians for 7 days in 2020.
About the role: You are the custodian of the 3 year financial model, you prepare plans for the month based on this model that are discussed and analyzed with the team to bring qualitative input on coming up with the optimal plan that is cascaded to team KPIs and individual KPIs.
The plan is used in the day to day stand up sessions to guide discussions that optimally ensure we achieve the goals and gives clear direction on what teams need to get done.
You report to the head of Control tower and work with the team data officers to report on the day to day dashboards on key defined operating metrics, determine deviations from plan and reasons around this and work closely with the Head of control tower, people performance team and COO to remedy the deviations.
You work with the MIS team and Tech to automate the daily and monthly dashboards.
Who you are: You are analytical and have a flair for numbers to guide decision making but have been involved or extremely interested in operations and executing. You love the challenge that being in an unstructured environment brings and you find joy in creating the structure needed to bring sanity to processes without paralyzing growth in search of controls and structure. You are excited about working with teams that really strive to push the envelope so your best self is one where everyone gets value from valuable additions you make in the team to solve problems rather than dwell on the problems and why they exist.
- Degree in Data analytics/Engineering/Statistics/Actuarial Science/ Finance/Economics
- 5-7 years experience in consulting as an associate or analyst in PE/Venture capital firms or investment banking background, or with background in corporate finance.
- Industry experience in technology businesses, FMCG/supply chain businesses is a good addition but not a must
Deadline: Not Specified