Business Analyst (Ethical Fashion) Job in Nairobi 2019

Business Analyst (Ethical Fashion)

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.

Job Summary: Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, 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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and implementing solutions.
  • Leading ongoing reviews of business processes and developing optimization strategies.
  • Staying up-to-date on the latest process and IT advancements to automate and modernize the VRP/ ERP.
  • Conducting meetings and presentations to share ideas and findings.
  • Performing requirements analysis.
  • Effectively communicating your insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management.
  • Using predictive modelling to identify future product opportunities and generate data-backed ideas for design and marketing departments
  • Helping to create and maintain (on the data side) living dashboards that effectively summarize our business key performance indicators and other key metrics.
  • Developing analysis that allows deep insights into the business and helps inform future strategy
  • Work with Managers across the business to improve performance using data-driven decision making.
  • Gathering critical information from meetings with various stakeholders and producing useful reports.
  • Working closely with clients, technicians, and managerial staff.
  • Providing leadership, training, coaching, and guidance to junior staff.
  • Allocating resources and maintaining cost efficiency.
  • Ensuring solutions meet business needs and requirements.
  • Performing user acceptance testing.
  • Managing projects, developing project plans, and monitoring performance.
  • Updating, implementing and maintaining procedures.
  • Prioritizing initiatives based on business needs and requirements.
  • Serving as a liaison between stakeholders and users.
  • Managing competing resources and priorities.
  • Monitoring deliverables and ensuring timely completion of projects.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field or an MBA.
  • 3+ years of analytical experience in a high transaction business.
  • Excellent SQL (MySQL specifically) and advanced Excel skills (Think VLOOKUP, SUMIFS, Macros)
  • Experience with Business Intelligence Tools eg Metabase,Tableau
  • Proactive in data mining methods and data warehousing.
  • Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
  • Experience creating detailed reports and giving presentations.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Experience leading and developing top performing teams
  • Possess a great work ethic with the ability and willpower to just get things done.
  • History of leading and supporting successful projects.

Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 27th February 2019

Correspondence: Detailed CV to be submitted online at

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.