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Project Based Operations Analyst

Mwenda Phineas

Nairobi Kenya

1 year ago

Job Description

Job Summary Description Asoko Insight, Africa’s leading corporate data and engagement platform, is currently looking for project-based operations analysts across Anglophone African markets, particularly based in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia and Botswana. Applicants based in other countries in the respective Anglophone regions are also welcome to apply. Do you have access to corporate information sources in the region, including ministries, associations, registries, and other relevant agencies? Do you have a strong network of contacts in the private sector? Then this role is for you. Join Asoko Insight as a project-based Operations Analyst on our fast-paced Data Team! Qualification, Key Skills and Experience: Undergraduate degree in business, finance, economics or related field At least 1 year of experience in a similar role Highly organised, proactive, and able to multitask in a fast-paced environment Creative problem solver and decision-maker; resourceful Attention to detail and an ability to deliver to deadlines Stakeholder management and engagement skills Strong team player/collaborator attributes Strong IT skills – Word, Excel, Powerpoint, SharePoint Excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to work autonomously and collaborate with a highly distributed team. Demonstrable ability to think creatively, handle unstructured challenges with tenacity About You: We are also looking for the following skills and experience in relation to this role: Fluent in English and French required; Portuguese is an added bonus You love data and using it to inform your strategy and drive better decision-making You care about what we do at Asoko Insight: You know this isn’t just about getting companies to connect, it’s about addressing the deficiency in information between the global business community and Africa’s most dynamic companies You have the ability to juggle conflicting demands on time and prioritise effectively

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Role Responsibilities & Requirements: Data Acquisition for Client Projects: Spearhead data acquisition and research to build market and supply chain maps for clients
  2. Operations Analysts will discover and validate data on companies, sectors and markets as per project contracts
  3. Sources can include but are not limited to government institutions, regulatory bodies, industry groups, credit reference bodies, audit firms, NGOs, financial services institutions, industry event organizers and industry analysts/experts
  4. Research methods will include phone calls, meetings and interviews with private and public sector officials, and analysis of literature on the target market, among other sources you deem necessary and relevant
  5. The role also involves precise data entry and data management capabilities
  6. Analysts need to be very reactive to client requirements and deliver under tight deadlines
  7. Key Relationships: External Contacts within companies and industry stakeholder bodies: Tactical relationships to enable rapid retrieval of valuable corporate information; Key government institutions, regulators and ecosystem partners: Tactical relationships to extend Asoko data and research capability
  8. Internal Operations Department: All analyst staff; Content Department: Collaborative production of analytical reports to accompany datasets delivered as part of client projects

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