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Posted by: LexisNexis on Jan 19, 2023


Johannesburg, South Africa

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The Strategy Analyst will provide strategic planning and problem-solving support to the organization, as part of the Strategic Projects team within the Strategy Unit.

Duties and responsibilities
The Strategy Analyst will:Work with all team members across the business, to define and build the organizational and analytical processes that will drive the strategy function for Lexis Nexis South Africa.Execute on pillar workplans and deliver on key analyses and projects, including multiple types of market analysis, competitive analysis, internal financial analysis, financial modeling, and scenario planningMaintain and update strategic scorecard and other tools to assess and drive high-quality execution of business strategyPerform certain analyses independently, as neededAnalytical/Decision-Making Responsibilities:Strong analytical skills, including data analysis and problem-solvingSupports the development of a point of view on the current state of the practice by overseeing and conducting research, interviews, and fact-based quantitative analysisSupports identification of key market dynamics that will impact the business over the agreed upon planning horizonDetermine appropriate decision-making processes to answer critical questionEssential RequirementsAwareness of key economic and capital markets issues as well as other business trends that could impact the organisationGeneral understanding of the key business and financial drivers that determine the organisation's successProject management skills and experienceStrong written and oral communication skills (including presentations) as well as listening and interpretation skillsAdvanced aptitude in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPointAbility to work well in a team environmentHigh degree of professionalism and integrityHigh energy and results orientedExperience:Experience in a professional environment with strategy consulting experience preferred.Exposure to a wide range of data and analytical concepts and methodologies, including:Market sizingCompetitive analysisCustomer needs analysis / primary researchFinancial modeling and valuationPortfolio review (e.g. where to invest, where to divest)Forecasting / econometricsSelf-ManagementAct with IntegrityPortray act of Self confidenceAssertivenessBe a Self-starter and quick learnerProblem-solving and solutions orientated Display well organizing skillsAbility to structure self and surrounding environmentStrong achievement, orientation and ambition to perform on sales targetDisplay Determination and tenacity valuesBias for actionPresentabilityQualificationsUniversity/Bachelor's degree in a related subject - e.g. Finance, Economics, etc.MBA advantageousLexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact accommodations@relx.com or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on 1.855.833.5120.

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About LexisNexis

Our teams are combining unparalleled legal and business information with analytics and technology to advance what’s possible for the way our customers work and to advance what’s possible in the world by strengthening the rule of law. We’re delivering powerful, new decision tools to customers by applying machine learning, natural language processing, visualization, and artificial intelligence to our global legal database. Our vision is to help customers increase productivity, improve decision-making and outcomes, and generate value for their organization. We feel privileged to work in a business that truly has a higher purpose, advancing the rule of law around the world, which is vital for building peace and prosperity in society. https://www.lexisnexis.com/en-us/about-us/careers.page

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