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Strategy Analyst

Employer
RELX Group
Location
Johannesburg Johannesburg, Gauteng Gauteng, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 1, 2024

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Strategy Analyst III

Do you enjoy collaborating cross-functionally to drive a strategy function?

Are you a strategic planner and problem-solver?

Join us in shaping a more just world.

About Us

LexisNexis, a part of RELX, is a leading global provider of legal, regulatory, and business information. We help customers increase productivity and improve decision-making and outcomes. Our 10,500 experts and innovative tools help us shape a better world for our customers and communities.

Job purpose

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 planning
  • Maintain and update strategic scorecard and other tools to assess and drive high-quality execution of business strategy
  • Perform certain analyses independently, as needed

Analytical/Decision-Making Responsibilities:
  • Strong analytical skills, including data analysis and problem-solving
  • Supports the development of a point of view on the current state of the practice by overseeing and conducting research, interviews, and fact-based quantitative analysis
  • Supports identification of key market dynamics that will impact the business over the agreed upon planning horizon
  • Determine appropriate decision-making processes to answer critical question

Essential Requirements
  • Awareness of key economic and capital markets issues as well as other business trends that could impact the organisation
  • General understanding of the key business and financial drivers that determine the organisation's success
  • Project management skills and experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills (including presentations) as well as listening and interpretation skills
  • Advanced aptitude in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • High degree of professionalism and integrity
  • High energy and results oriented

Experience:
  • Experience in a professional environment with strategy consulting experience preferred.
  • Exposure to a wide range of data and analytical concepts and methodologies, including:
  • Market sizing
  • Competitive analysis
  • Customer needs analysis / primary research
  • Financial modeling and valuation
  • Portfolio review (e.g. where to invest, where to divest)
  • Forecasting / econometrics

Self-Management
  • Act with Integrity
  • Portray act of Self confidence
  • Assertiveness
  • Be a Self-starter and quick learner
  • Problem-solving and solutions orientated Display well organizing skills
  • Ability to structure self and surrounding environment
  • Strong achievement, orientation and ambition to perform on sales target
  • Display Determination and tenacity values
  • Bias for action
  • Presentability

Qualifications
  • University/Bachelor's degree in a related subject - e.g. Finance, Economics, etc.
  • MBA advantageous

Work in a way that works for you

We promote a healthy work/life balance across the organization, with various flexible and remote working options available to employees.

Working with Us

LexisNexis Legal & Professional is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Together, we are building a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Working for you

We believe in a healthy work/life balance. We know that your well-being and happiness are key to a long and successful career. These are some of the benefits we are delighted to offer: - Comprehensive, multi-carrier health plan benefits - Disability insurance - Dependent care and commuter spending accounts - Life and accident insurance - Retirement benefits (salary investment plan/employer stock purchase plan) - Modern family benefits, including adoption and surrogacy.

About our Team

LexisNexis is a data and analytics company with 10,500 colleagues serving customers in more than 150 countries. We're one of the largest information and analytics companies on the planet. We design solutions that help our customers increase productivity, improve decision-making and outcomes, and be more successful.

LexisNexis, 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. We are committed to providing a fair and accessible hiring process. If you have a disability or other need that requires accommodation or adjustment, please let us know by completing our Applicant Request Support Form: https://forms.office.com/r/eVgFxjLmAK .

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