Posted on :
23 Mar, 2020
23 Mar, 2020
Reports To: Head of Strategy
Direct Reports: N/A
Key Internal Stakeholders: All LMI Holdings Staff
Key External Stakeholders: LMI Holdings Clients and Partners
Location: Ridge – Accra
Job Title: Strategy Analyst
The Strategy Analyst’s role will help support the day-to-day activities of the LMI Strategy desk. This includes project development, government relations, project stakeholder relations, compliance and project administration.
The LMI Strategy desk is primarily in charge of new project development (70% of workload) while contributing to operational performance enhancement and subsidiary business development activities on an ad-hoc basis.
The Strategy Analyst will work as part of the LMI Strategy team, reporting to the Head of Strategy. S/he will be responsible for a range of activities to support the development of new LMI projects, including but not limited to the following:
i. New Project Development. S/he will work closely with the CEO and Head of Strategy on developing new LMI projects from conception through feasibility, bankability and construction—until handover to a dedicated project team. This will entail managing a range of stakeholders from government officials to consultants and engineers, keeping them updated and following up on key project deliverables.
ii. Government Relations. S/he will build and maintain a directory of government officials and liaise directly with them to support project requirements. This will require soft skills, executive presence and the ability to coordinate engagements with multiple government agencies.
iii. Subsidiary Operations. Working together with line managers, s/he will assist with data collection and market research activities to support business planning of LMI subsidiaries as/when the need arises.
iv. Project Administration.
S/he will support the Head of Strategy with a range of project administrative tasks including but not limited to the following:
o Organizing regular project stakeholder forums (1st forum held in Feb 2019)
o Drafting of written correspondence: average of 2-3 outbound letters a week
o Filing of all written correspondence (in-/outbound): e.g. 97 in-/outbound letters over an 8-month period in 2019
o Field trip logistics: e.g. 7 field trips in an 8-month period in 2019
o Organizing all trips and site visits by consultants and other international partners: e.g. 6 visits over an 8-month period in 2019
o Keeping track of all project development costs
Formal Education & Certification
§ 4-year university degree or college diploma in the fields of Business Administration or Management
§ MBA an added plus (not required)
§ Numerate, technically literate, computer savvy
Knowledge & Experience
§ 2 years’ work experience in project development, finance and/or business operations
§ Strong Excel modeling skills
§ Ability to prioritize and execute in a fast-paced setting
§ Ability to manage business relationships with both internal and external associates
§ Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities with high attention to detail
§ Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
§ On-call availability
§ Significant travel and on-site visits
§ Occasional work after-hours and on weekends
Sample of Group Projects:
· Development and promotion of 2,000-acre Dawa Industrial Zone and Dawa City Project
· Development of a $200M multimodal logistics corridor on Lake Volta
· Development of a logistics park at the Tema Free Zones Enclave comprising a container terminal, 100,000-sqm warehouse and 6-km rail linkage to Port of Tema
· Development of 12MW rooftop solar project at Tema Free Zones Enclave
· Development of 107,000 m3/d water treatment plant at Dawa Industrial Zone
How To Apply
Qualified applicants should send a one-page cover letter and CV to [email protected] not later than 31st March 2020