Portfolio Specialist (Mid-level: Senegal)
APPLICATION: firstname.lastname@example.org (Subject line: Portfolio Specialist)
Intellectually curious and detail-oriented
Motivated self-starter with ability to work well in an unstructured environment
Naturally seeks to develop and translate analytical insight into actionable strategies for solving real-world problems
Strong critical thinking and analytical skills with the ability to communicate thoughts clearly to a group
Interest in rural communities, social enterprise or development
Portfolio Appraisal : Development, analysis and reporting of financial and portfolio performance KPI’s.
Field Operation Appraisal: Analysis of field operation efficiency and effect on portfolio performance. Development of improvement strategies, balancing financial and operational burden with portfolio improvement.
Market & Portfolio Intelligence: Investigate portfolio characteristics and customer behaviour using our database and results from pilots, tests and surveys. Development of a predictive model for customer and portfolio performance.
Suggest improvements to pricing strategy by evaluating cost, customer behaviour, market positioning, economic conditions and volume.
Develop and drive creative margin improvement initiatives.
Work cross-function to drive the execution of improvement initiatives.
Skills and Experience:
Relevant degree or more than 2 years experience in a similar role
Strong analytical skills
Background in statistics/behavioural economics/analytics
Experience using Database Management, Data Visualization or Statistical Analysis tools
Proficiency in French and English