Russelsmith is in need of a Business Strategy Analyst
Business Strategy Analyst
Provide support in eliciting requirements for strategy through interviews, document analysis, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, case study, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis.
Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver the needed functional requirements (Business Requirements Document).
Utilize experience in using enterprise-wide requirements definition and management systems and methodologies required.
Work with the BSS to define concepts to users and under direction of departmental managers.
Provide necessary support to the BSS to drive and challenge business units on their assumptions of how they will successfully execute their plans.
Develop requirements specifications according to standard templates.
Identify, distinguish and analyze multiple components of a problem and then make conclusions using high-level quantitative skills and where necessary make recommendations for business change.
Perform strategic operations analysis, identifying performance trends, scanning business/industry trends, reviewing sales/financial analyses and interpreting data.
Use strategic thinking to see the big picture, determine the problem and understand fundamental parts of the problem.
Work actively to identify business/industry trends in customer lifestyle and technology, scan competitive landscape; analyze consumer data.
A university degree. Masters degree in Business Management is an added advantage
0-2 years of strategic analysis job experience is required
Experience in working within fast-paced, complex, dynamic, multi-cultural business environment
Advanced and strategic thinking skills
Ability to drive components of large multi-functional projects
Self-starter, strong initiative & leadership
Strong quantitative skills such as statistics and data analysis
Good reasoning skills
Ability to adapt quickly.
Method of Application
Please note that all applications will be reviewed and ONLY suitable applicants will be contacted.
To apply, send directly to [email protected]