Regional Exams Commercial Analyst at British Council

Employer
British Council
Location
Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 20, 2021
Closes
Feb 26, 2021
Ref
dfd734a4bde4
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
18 Nov 2020

Regional Exams Commercial Analyst at British Council



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  • Company: British Council
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Education Jobs in Ghana
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    The British Council builds connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language. We work in two ways - directly with individuals to transform their lives, and with governments and partners to make a bigger difference for the longer term, creating benefit for millions of people all over the world. We help young people to gain the skills, confidence and connections they are looking for to realise their potential and to participate in strong and inclusive communities. We support them to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications. Our work in arts and culture stimulates creative expression and exchange and nurtures creative enterprise. We connect the best of the UK with the world and the best of the world with the UK. These connections lead to an understanding of each other's strengths and of the challenges and values that we share. This builds trust between people in the UK and other nations which endures even when official relations may be strained. We work on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2019-20 we connected with 80 million people directly and with 791 million overall, including online and through our broadcasts and publications.

    Regional Exams Commercial Analyst, Sub-Saharan Africa

    Pay band: 6

    Post Location: Ghana, Mauritius or Zimbabwe

    Department: Exams

    Contract type: Locally Engaged

    Duration: 2-year fixed term contract
    Role Purpose:

    This role is responsible for analysis on commercial offers and contracts to ensure that they are viable and profitable from a business perspective. The post holder will support commercial strategy implementation through commercial planning, demand forecasting, data mining and reporting, and the overall financial performance of the region, supporting analysis and advice to deliver business growth. The postholder will also be required to produce and contribute to organisational responses to issues identified as well as regular planning cycles. This work is essential in creating the most efficient production and marketing strategies.

    Opportunities / Challenges
  • ▪ Harnessing insightful market data on specific segment /opportunities
  • ▪ Adapting to shifting conditions in the commercial environment in SSA
  • ▪ Provide effective financial and decision support services

  • Requirements

    Essential:
  • Business/Statistics Degree
  • Commercial Analysis and Planning Experience
  • Data Analysis
  • Experience of conducting commercial/contract analysis
  • Experience of reviewing B2B and B2B2C contract standards/templates governance
  • Commercial and business reporting
  • Reviewing bids, Costing and pricing for large scale opportunities
  • Building and maintaining internal stakeholder relationships
  • Exceptional analytical skills, collaboration and forecasting
  • High degree of proficiency in Excel

  • Desirable:
  • Financial qualification in related field
  • Knowledge and experience of the education sector

  • Additional Information: Candidates must have current legal right to live and work in country of application. Successful candidate will remain in their current location. (Ghana, Mauritius or Zimbabwe)