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Business Venture Analyst at The Nigeria Climate Innovation Center (NCIC)

Location: Ajah, Lagos
Department: Client Service Unit
Reports to: Operations Manager
Manages: Venture development support
Contract Type: Six months to Full time permanent contract
Probation period: Six months during which notice period is one month on either side


  • Ensuring organisational effectiveness by providing growth support to business incubation and acceleration functions

Main Tasks

  • Main tasks will include performing detailed requirements analysis, documenting processes, and venture development support.
  • To succeed in this role you should have a natural analytical way of thinking and be able to explain difficult concepts to non-technical users.

Business Analyst 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 startup operational systems.
  • Conducting meetings and presentations to share ideas and findings towards startup growth.
  • Performing requirements analysis, documenting and communicating the results of your efforts.
  • Effectively communicating your insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management.
  • 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 support to startups and businesses in the NCIC.
  • Allocating resources and maintaining cost efficiency.
  • Ensuring solutions meet business needs and requirements.
  • 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 ventures and NCIC incubation team (including Mentors, facilitators and coaches).
  • Managing competing resources and priorities.
  • Monitoring deliverables and ensuring timely completion of projects.

Business Analyst Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business or any field or an MBA (added advantange).
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in business analysis or a related field in startup management.
  • Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills towards innovation entrepreneurs needs.
  • The ability to manage innovation driven entrepreneurs to determine acceptable solutions.
  • Advanced technical skills.
  • Excellent documentation skills and experience creating detailed reports and giving presentations.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • A track record of following through on tasks.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Experience leading and developing top performing teams in startup related programs.
  • A history of leading and supporting successful startup development projects.

Remuneration Package
NGN 1.8 million p/a

How to apply

Applicants should forward their Applications and inquiries to:

Deadline: 11th March 2019

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