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Business Analyst

Application Deadline: 30 May 2018

How to apply: Email shamim@staffableafrica.com with your CV/resume and brief cover letter or e-mail introducing yourself with the subject line: Business Analyst

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Start Date: As Soon As Possible

About the Company

Inyenyeri is a high-growth energy start-up, dedicated to eliminating household air pollution and reversing the national wood deficit in Rwanda. Inyenyeri utilizes an innovative business model to provide the world’s cleanest solid biomass cook-stoves and fuel pellets to its customers at affordable monthly prices. Inyenyeri works in four districts in Rwanda. Headquartered in Kigali, with an office in Rubavu and a project in Kigeme refugee camp, Inyenyeri currently has over 110 employees and plans to rapidly expand its team as it scales the business model across Rwanda.

Job Summary

Inyenyeri seeks a highly motivated and experienced professional to fill the position of Business Analyst to conduct operational and financial analyses in support of strategic decision making by senior management.

Key Responsibilities

This individual will report to the Chief Operating Officer. Responsibilities include:

  • Provide quantitative and qualitative analyses that inform strategic and operational decision-making. For example:

    • Analyse dynamics between supply and demand of pellets (e.g. provide impact analyses of changes in pellet production and changes in pellet sales)

    • Translate operational plans into cash flow forecasts and budget planning for different departments

    • Forecast production capacity needs, stove inventory requirements and the optimal path to growing Inyenyeri's customer base

    • Analyse the impact and effect of different pricing models

    • Conduct COGS and unit-economic analyses

    • Utilise data from Inyenyeri’s CRM system to analyse customer behavior and to advise on operational improvements and on opportunities to optimise Inyenyeri's products and services

    • Use census data to conduct market analyses and advise on most favorable geographies for market expansion

Key Qualifications

  • A minimum of five-plus years of relevant professional experience in a fast-paced business environment

Education

  • Master’s degree in Business, Accounting or Systems Dynamics

Skills

  • Excellent quantitative, analytic and financial modeling skills
  • Outstanding written (including reporting) and verbal communication skills

Your Profile

  • Strong team player while also being able to operate independently and with minimal supervision
  • Someone who is organized and pays attention to detail
  • Fast and strategic thinker

Desired Experience:

  • Advanced knowledge of systems dynamics and skills in systems modeling