Business Analyst Job Opportunities – Umeme

Job Title: Business Analyst
Organization: Umeme
Limited
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Chief
Operations Officer
About Umeme:
Umeme Limited is an Electricity
Distribution Company listed on the Uganda and Nairobi Securities Exchange, with
Actis’ Infrastructure 2 fund as a majority investor. Actis is a leading
investor in the emerging markets, managing over US$4.8bn worth of investment on
behalf of more than 100 institutional investors, including the Commonwealth
Development Corporation (CDC), a UK Government owned company..     Umeme operates under a concession with a
structural monopoly in the distribution of electricity across Uganda,
distributing 99% of electricity in Uganda through a single buyer model.
Job Summary: The
Umeme Business Analyst will offer Business and performance insight support to
Operations Department through business process analysis; making recommendations
to desired process states through strategic business analysis, providing an
in-depth and broader understanding of problem identification; analysis and resolution
in the Operations Department.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible
    for strategic planning for the Operations Department.
  • In
    charge of designs, develops and delivers management information for
    Operations Department.
  • Drive
    KPI dashboard reporting for operations.
  • Actively
    co-ordinates Operations Budget preparation and monitoring.
  • Oversees
    and controls financial elements of CAPEX including submissions, controls
    and closure.
  • Monitors
    expenditure on behalf of Operations including all payments certification
    processes and controls.
  • Works
    closely with the Regional Managers, Income Department and District
    Managers to deliver the operations AOP
  • Delivers
    monthly and quarterly performance insights for COO
  • Monitor
    and ensure key projects are delivered in time, in according to business
    requirements, on budget while meeting customer needs
  • Assist
    in the identification of opportunities for improving business processes
    through non-system driver changes or information systems
  • Compile
    and prepare statistical reports. Consolidate information into cohesive and
    understandable formats for use in management decision making
  • Carry
    out change impact analysis to assess potential implication of changes
  • Provide
    work direction and act as a lead team member on specific projects
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should have a degree in Accounting, or Bachelor of
    Statistics, or Bachelor of Economics.
  • Past
    experience in entity wide audit is a MUST
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. Proficiency in MS Excel
  • Deep
    interest and aptitude in data analysis & trends
  • High
    degree of initiative and independent judgment
  • Willingness
    to take risks and seek challenges
  • Open
    to extensive travel across the country
How to Apply:
All interested candidates should send their applications clearly detailing your
suitability for the position in terms of required qualifications and experience
to recruit.hr@umeme.co.ug .
NB: Please
DO NOT send CVs. Please indicate your name and the job you are applying for in
the subject line.
Deadline: 28th July 2014 by 5:00p.m.

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