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LEX00JEH Requisition #

Strategy and Analytics Manager

 

At LexisNexis South Africa we combine unparalleled legal and business information with analytics and technology to help our client’s achieve more and go further. We do this by delivering powerful new decision tools that apply artificial intelligence to our global legal database. We help lawyers win cases, serve their clients better and grow their practices. We assist corporations in mitigating business risk. We feel privileged to work in a business that truly has a higher purpose, advancing the rule of law around the world, which is vital for building peace and prosperity in society.

The COO’s team includes the three divisional executives who have P&L responsibility for LNSA’s three operating divisions. The team also includes the GM for Strategic Partnerships & Alliances and the GM for Branding and Corporate Communications. The Strategy and Analytics manager will be an addition to the team and will report directly to the COO. The COO’s team is responsible for developing LNSA’s growth strategy and driving its implementation throughout the organization.

As a Strategy and Analytics Manager, you will derive insights from complex data and inform decision-making for the company. You will develop plans and recommendations that influence the actions of the executive committee and their teams. You will drive the implementation of strategic projects as well as core operational improvement initiatives. This role will involve collaborating with key functions including Sales, Finance, HR, Marketing, Operations and Technology. We are looking for a leader to amplify the team’s impact across the company. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define and drive strategic and analytical initiatives to improve internal- and external-facing processes and operations, working closely with cross-functional teams, executive stakeholders and leadership
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders in developing and refining the company’s strategy, defining and tracking key organizational performance metrics and leading other operationally strategic projects
  • Develop junior staff on the team: establish priorities, set objectives, and provide guidance and feedback
  • Lead and develop the strategy and analytics team to drive material benefits to the company
  • Establish and maintain a culture of rigor and data curiosity to drive tangible business impact
  • Be a strategic advisor to LNSA’s leadership


Qualifications   

Minimum:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, mathematics, engineering, science or other relevant field that demonstrates a quantitative orientation
  • 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in management consulting, corporate strategy, investment banking, private equity or equivalent project management experience
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented and able to translate big-picture analysis while never losing sight of the finer points
  • Strong communication/presentation skills with experience presenting complex analyses to senior management 

Preferred:

  • MBA or Master's degree in a quantitative field
  • Experience executing complex strategic and operational enterprise initiatives with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent business acumen, with the ability to successfully navigate and influence diverse stakeholders within a complex, fast-moving business environment
  • Experience in creating business models and scenarios to drive decision making
  • Project management experience with the ability to work effectively cross-functionally and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work comfortably with incomplete information and deal with ambiguity in a high-pressure environment 

To find out more, please contact:

Anneri Lombard

Talent Acquisition & Recruitment Specialist

LexisNexis | Legal & Professional

anneri.lombard@lexisnexis.co.za

 +27 (0) 21 6589776 (office)

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