Research Analyst at Apata & Ascott Limited

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    Research Analyst

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 4 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Research / Data Analysis&nbsp

    Job Brief

    • We are seeking an efficient, detail-oriented Research Analyst for one of our clients. In this position, you will interpret, manage, and analyze research data in order to translate results into better solutions.
    • You will work to facilitate greater returns through surveys, research calls, meetings, and analyzing habits and data of competitors.

    Responsibilities

    • Perform qualitative and quantitative research and consultation on relative markets
    • Keep up-to-date knowledge of the industry and related markets being researched
    • Understand the needs of the hiring organization or client in order to target research to their benefit
    • Contact companies and agencies who can provide useful financial data
    • Create clear and useful reports and recommendations for organizational use
    • Communicate with business leaders, financial officers and market representatives
    • Interpret markets to conclude financial recommendations for clients
    • Advise businesses to buy or sell products based on market insights
    • Analyze data and information to find ways to improve operations
    • Inform and advise various levels of management and stakeholders
    • Meet with clients and vendors to discuss procedures
    • Develop and conduct user surveys
    • Analyze habits and data available from competitors
    • Research market and industry trends and patterns
    • Create detailed reports of findings
    • Simplify findings into presentations
    • Organize and store data for future research projects
    • Document all data and research procedures
    • Organize and conduct focus groups of project users
    • Compare ROI with past data and reports
    • Create diagrams and documentation to pinpoint problems and find solutions
    • Implement tests of processes, policies, and protocols
    • Identify and understand problems through forecasting, gap analysis, quantitative reporting, research, and statistical analysis
    • Recommend changes and improvements based on research findings
    • Write reports, white papers, and other published documents
    • Compile and analyze data points.

    Qualifications / Requirements

    • Master’s degree in Finance, Computer Science, Business, IT, Management, Administration, Economics, or Information Science
    • Minimum of four (4) years experience in an applied research or data management environment; experience in IT, economics, business/systems analysis, quality assurance, or relevant position
    • Experience collecting, interpreting and organizing data
    • Additional certifications such as Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) will be an added advantage
    • Ability to prepare extensive reports and present findings to companies with clear and concise action advice
    • Working knowledge of the target industry and market
    • Advanced speaking and report-writing skills for effective communication
    • Attention to details and a commitment to accuracy
    • Ability to keep sensitive business financial information confidential
    • Able to manipulate large, complex data sets using a variety of software applications (SPSS, SAS, Excel, Microsoft Office Suite), including the use of relational databases
    • Able to perform statistical analysis
    • Skilled knowledge in generating process documentation
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills with technical writing skills
    • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently.

    Method of Application

    Qualified and interested candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the ”Job Title” as the subject of the mail.

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