Friday, April 8, 2011

Suburban Telecom Jobs for Business Analysts

Suburban West Africa isthe largest provider of IP Backbone services in Nigeria. With the launch of our IP Backbone services over a year and a half ago, we have increased the available bandwidth in the Nigerian market by over 800%. About 70% of Nigeria’s internet traffic is carried over our backbone network. Through our partnerships and investments in technologies such as MPLS, we can now connect our customers to over 220 global cities

Suburban is an organization where we offer people the opportunity to realize their complete professional potential. The management team is comprised of seasoned professionals who have built a successful organization by thinking out of the box.
Our vision is clear and focused - To be West Africa’s first Tier-1 IP Backbone provider. We are recruiting for the position below.

Job Title: Business Analyst

Job Location: Abuja

Job Description:
The business analyst will capture, evaluate and synthesis financial, market, product and customer data; he/she will act as a bridge between the business and technical spheres of the company.

He/she will be responsible for;
  • Providing detailed financial reports on products and business units
  • Financial, market and product analysis
  • Perform and compile market research data
  • Provide detailed financial analysis on various business units, and products (Fortnightly)
  • Structure systems requirements including, billing and management reporting frameworks around products and may also include core product functionality. (Fortnightly)
  • Prepare pro forma financial forecasts and statements; assist in the preparation of business plans and scenario analysis (Monthly)
  • Prepare documentation for banks, investors and other stakeholders
  • Well versed in finance and financial modeling
  • Business process modeling and presentation (case analysis, flow charts and/or formal notations)
  • Person must be familiar with banking, loan and financial processes
  • Excellent writing, presentation and communication skills
  • A proven track record within process re-engineering and systems analysis
Qualifications and Experience
  • A good first degree from a reputable university
  • MBA/Post graduate degree in Management would be an added advantage.
  • Five (5) years experience years working in banking/financial industry, telecommunications, management / strategy consulting role, two (2) of which should be in a supervisory role in a similar position.
Competency and Skill Requirements
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the Nigerian economic and telecoms industry trends
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of strategic planning and corporate scorecard and performance measurement
  • Good appreciation of emerging trends and convergence in the communications industry
  • Good knowledge of the telecommunications industry and an appreciation of the dynamics of emerging markets
  • Ability to think strategically and holistically and to appreciate the systematic impact of various policies, issues and solutions
  • Good data gathering and analysis skills
  • Good appreciation and working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools
Application Deadline
15th April, 2011

Method of application:
Please forward suitability statement and resume as a single (one document) in MS Word or PDF format with the position applied for as subject of mail, to: