Business Associate job at True North Consult


True North Consult

Business Associate job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 22 August 2022

Hiring Organization: True North Consult

Job Details:

Our Client is one of the leading Investment Advisory Firms within the country in providing advisory services related to finance, management consulting, operations engineering and data analytics to add value to actors in the private, public and development sector. Our Client works across the entire ‘Investment Value Chain’ from project preparation (research and planning), fund raising to project development and management for these actors.

Position Description
Job Location: Kampala-Uganda
Job Title: Business Associate
Reports to: Manager - Strategy, Training & Partnerships
Supervises:
Direct:
Business Analysts

Job Purpose
The Business Associate role involves providing leadership to teams on assignments and has essential functions as detailed below.

Roles and Responsibilities
• Lead a team of Business Analysts working in varying areas of management consulting, operations management, planning, program management, research and learning among others
• Conduct market research and build business cases to support strategic business initiatives, process improvement initiatives, or organizational transformation.
• Quantitative and Qualitative analysis of data with ability to identify and infer key highlights as well as provide analytical results on the state of a sector/business/project.
• Conduct interviews and facilitate meetings with clients and key actors to collect information and develop ideas relevant to projects or sectors.
• Translate concepts and ideas into tangible plans and goals for teams to deliver against.
• Produce easily understandable reports and polished presentations highlighting findings and recommending changes for varying audiences
• Consistently drive process improvement through devising new strategies and ways of work.
• Able to develop complex excel based financial models and use them to create and implement new modelling and forecasting strategies.
• Leverage strategic thinking and problem-solving skills to design strategies for organizations.
• Overseeing modules of major projects/programs to ensure that we achieve project defined milestones and deliverables.
• Ensuring team compliance to agreed methodology and contract.
• Project management support on current investment and business advisory projects that includes compliance and performance against project, assignment of tasks to teams, and update on the optimal project/business flow.

Skills, Abilities and Competencies
• Strong report writing skills that are adaptable for a variety of audiences. Evidence of these skills are an added advantage.
• Interest in data analytics, business strategy, and research. Excellent Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills.
• Strong, pro-active communication skills
• Displays a high level of energy and personal commitment to teamwork. Able to take on tasks outside of academic specialties.
• Strong analytic and quantitative skills.
• Passionate about solving problems, creating impact, and thinking innovatively and creatively to deliver value in their work

Person Specification
Education & Training
• Graduate with a second-class degree and above in Engineering, Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Computer Science, Actuarial Science, Economics, Commerce and Mathematical Sciences. MBA or related Master’s level qualification would be highly considered for the associate position.
Experience
• Relevant working experience in planning, research, capacity building or consulting services to businesses.


 

Application procedure

To apply please e-mail your CV and cover letter to ACASLsearch@truenorthafrica.com and copy f.mukalazi@truenorthafrica.com before 22nd August 2022.

Date Posted: 2022-08-18

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