Connect Rail Services Limited – Our company, Connect Rail is at the cutting edge of leveraging rail and in-land waterways in transporting heavy-lift goods by taking the pressure off the road network. Our vision is to build a Pan African logistics business committed to unlocking the challenge of moving goods across the continent.
Our business model focuses on using proprietary technology platforms to disrupt the logistics industry and reinvent supply chains for businesses and industries across Africa.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Business Research & Strategy Analyst
Business & Enterprise Intelligence (B&EI) conducts primary and secondary research to develop actionable intelligence and insights for key strategic decisions.
We work closely with senior leadership and other stakeholders across multiple functions, such as strategy, business development and marketing.
As part of the B&EI team, the Business Research& Strategy Analyst will be responsible for the following:
Assist business development and executive management in preparing variety of document and presentations including business reports, proposals and presentations in PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
Ensures the completion of prospect-oriented due diligence and competitive analyses for new business pursuits including research, analytics, data mining, and data collection.
Assist with project management tasks (scheduling and coordination of activities)
Support periodic strategic planning process as well as ad-hoc strategic projects as new business opportunities arise.
Conducting research on the industry and market opportunities, performing deep dive research and analysis and providing impactful deliverables that include expert insights and business implications
Perform in-depth industry research on critical areas for future growth
Create presentations for multiple stakeholders including executives, board members, and strategic business development resources.
Ability to work successfully in a service-oriented, matrixed environment
Demonstrated leadership, organizational and team-management skills
Exceptional writing and editing skills; ability to translate complex solutions and strategies into easily understandable and compelling content
Ability to work under pressure and always maintain professional demeanour
High level of energy, creativity and orientation towards value-add results
Self-starter willing to work in an entrepreneurial, demanding, and fast-paced environment
Bachelor or Master’s / MBA degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or Economics
3 years relevant experience Ideally experience in Investment Banking or Management consulting, Technology startup, Marketing Agency etc.
Advanced proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel, financial literacy and a keen interest in adopting innovative technology
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.