Specialist - Portfolio Management & Business Analysis in Lagos, Nigeria

at Etisalat

Project Management
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job Summary   

  • Support delivery of business strategy through the implementation of a Portfolio management framework to guide successful program/ project outcomes.
  • Understand the vision, scope and business change needs by assessing the impact of changes, capturing, analysing & documenting requirements and provide communication on delivery of the requirements to relevant stakeholders
  • Drive maximum ROI and Benefit Realization through delivery of products and solutions that satisfy business and customer requirement   

Principal Functions       

  • Manage/resolve conflicts between programs (e.g. conflicting goals, resource needs, etc.)
  • Establish and guide the selection, prioritization, balancing, and termination processes for portfolio components to ensure alignment with organizational strategy.
  • Provide key stakeholders with timely assessment of portfolio and component performance.
  • Carry out quality assurance of projects via reviews to ensure conformance to the approved Project Management framework and processes
  • Manage and analyse portfolio trends, issues, change, dependencies, risks, and metrics.
  • Conduct continual improvement on Program Portfolio framework/process
  • Compile and validate periodic project status/progress reports for presentation to Management/Departmental Project Meeting
  • Support process KPI performance measurement by generating monthly strategic process reports
  • Support the deployment of internal customer satisfaction surveys.
  • Support the Project Owner in Identifying business problems and opportunities
  • Elicit, analyse, validate, specify, verify, prioritize, author and manage detailed requirement documents.
  • Lead User Acceptance Tests of delivered solutions to ensure fitness for purpose using Test cases, Use cases, test scenarios and test report
  • Document bidirectional traceability matrix to verify and validate user requirements against delivered product/solution
  • Manage user requirement throughout the project lifecycle
  • Perform additional assignments and responsibilities as assumed or requested by line supervision.

Educational Requirements  

  • First degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized university.
  • Certification of Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) or Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA)

Experience,Skills & Competencies   

  • Three (3) to Five (5) years work experience
  • Experience of Business analysis preferably telecoms Industry
  • Good Knowledge of Management of Portfolio (MoP) in the telecoms industry
  • Data Gathering and Analysis
  • Requirement management
  • Project Management
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • High standards of attention to detail
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Communication/Presentation/Facilitation skills
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Empowering people
  • Growing people
  • Team work
  • Customer Focus



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