Location: Victoria Island, Lagos Employment Type: Full-time
We need a skilled and experienced candidate to fill the position of Business & Market Analyst. In this position, you will be required to leverage your research and analytical skills to gain market insight and consumer trends relevant to the industry in order to proffer solutions to complex problems.
Constant communication with higher management
Excellent communication skills especially in public-dealings
On-time and precise financial reporting along with the preparation of analytical reports
Forecast budgets, prepare variance reports
Assist management team in budget planning
Review and submission of weekly, and monthly sector-specific reports that analyze industry variances
Assist in the pro forma creation for new hotels and management contract opportunities
Ad hoc reporting as per need and as per request
Facilitation in business requirements analysis and designs
Effective communication and documentations
Working with cross-functional team analysts, project managers and owners Creation of user story documentation and acceptance criteria evaluation Understand process mapping, user journey, as-in and to-be entity diagrams Determine creative solutions
Collaborate and work with external and internal vendors for obtaining additional insights, approaches and demonstrations of PMS Solutions. Documentation of functional, integration and testing requirements as well as SLAs and operating-level agreements
Determining, identify and analyze alternative solutions to complex hotel requirements along with the provision of guidance to the teams
Top-notch analytical skills to analyze and conceptualize solutions forcomplex problems.
Conduct process re-engineering, strong process management, negotiations, influencing and problem-solving.
Train mentors and other team members as per requirement
Partnering with corporate and regional teams
Participate in conferences, meetings, group calls with the business partners to make sure precise forecasting
Develop innovative analysis on all the aspects of retail and rental sector trends and also competitor trends
Participate in business review meetings
Conduct in-depth analysis about return on investment
Organize the data, highlight issues, and propose solutions
Collaboration with operations, marketing, and finance for the development of all sales performance
Present financial modeling in the most simplified form to higher leadership.
Skills & Qualifications
Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Business Analytics, Hospitality Business Management or any relevant Degree course.
Experience with the hospitality sector, hospitality IT or Hotel property Management Software Products
At least 2 years of initial experience in a similar role
Preferred experience in Hotel or hospitality sector
Ability to read and interpret cost-benefit analysis, loss statements and balance sheets
Proficiency in modeling and database skills
Professional experience in MS packages such as VLOOKUP, Index & Match formulas, pivot tables, macros, and conditional formatting
Passionate, brave and ambitious to take on challenges head-on.
Demonstrate high levels of history in intellectual curiosity
Advanced skills in MS Office Excel
Excellent quantitative, qualitative and presentation skills
HOW TO APPLY Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.