Jewelry Industry Business Analyst Job in Nairobi Kenya

Aug 7, 2017

Job Vacancy: Business Analyst - Jewelry Industry

Location:
Ngong Road, Nairobi

Our client, a producer of innovative, handcrafted jewelry and accessories from sustainable materials, is looking for Business Analyst to join their growing company.
 
Role Summary: The Business Analyst will support upper management with a broad range of deliverables including supporting strategic initiatives and projects, forecast reporting and project management. 

 
The job holder will play a critical role contributing to their day-to-day business operations duties and partnering with the US and Kenya teams.

Responsibilities:

Core
  • Support leadership team with The Analyst will support the leadership team with generation of weekly forecast reports through monitoring, analyzing and summarizing key data points.
  • Drive plan and execution of
  • Responsible for reporting on and providing the Supply Chain Director with the appropriate data to ensure production functions and goals are tracked to accomplish goals.
Scorecard Management
  • Manage Scorecard reports to monitor, analyze, and summarize Supply Chain Activities by accounts, format and life cycle.
  • Organize reports into visually appealing presentation and distribute reports internally
  • Prepare analysis and  forecasts to enable management to monitor performance and drive strategy for maximum profitability.
  • Create and design scorecards and other reports that deliver insightful and timely reporting.
Candidate will have
  • Strong business analysis and decision making skills.
  • Persistence in obtaining critical information from key sources and proactively communicating it.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with senior level leaders via in person presentation and written communication.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and pay close attention to detail
  • Have a strong sense of urgency and commitment to deadlines.
  • Solution oriented and have the ability to prioritize.
  • Ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment. Consistently meets or exceeds current job responsibilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to define goals, implements processes and maintain deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Strong strategic, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and respond to tight deadlines
  • Experience with retail landscape, entertainment and/or consumer packaged goods industry
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
Required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Finance, Economics, Statistics or similar degree from an accredited university, MBA or related Master’s degree is a plus
  • More than 4 years working experience in an analytical role within the fashion or home goods industry collaborating with both internal and external sales and management team
  • Experience in quantitative demand planning highly desirable
  • Flexibility in managing competing priorities and changing expectations while achieving results is required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills including written, verbal, listening, and presentation are required
  • Knowledge of supply chain management, global distribution practices, inventory management, business, economics, basic accounting, statistics and project management methodologies is desired.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
 
Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 13th August 2017
 
Correspondence: Applications and detailed CV to be submitted online at http://goo.gl/T8sryH

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




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