Graduate Research & Product Development Officer Jobs At EPAYPLUS  In Nigeria 2014

Graduate Research & Product Development Officer At EPAYPLUS

EPAYPLUS is recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Research & Product Development Officer

Location: Head Office, Lagos
Reports to whom: Managing Director

Job Summary & Purpose
The Research & Product Development person will be in charge of general research for the company i.e. Research to be carried out for a product, place, industry or person.
It involves specifying the objective of the business venture or project and identifying the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable to achieving that objective. Swot analysis, business models, competitor analysis, company strategy, product development, environmental scan. Etc.

Conduct research, collect data, analyse information and write reports for the company.
Effective competitor analysis, environmental scan, strategy formulation and business model development.
Helps the company’s decision makers to be as effective as possible. The decisions that would be influenced by the research will have an impact on every department.
Extreme thorough and accurate data collection and analysis of information via surveys conducts, interviews, process data, examine research papers.
Manage company information resources, including identification and selection of sources of information.
Identify, research, and qualify major prospects. Provide concrete recommendations to companywide on prospect strategy and priorities.
Supervises projects from the early planning stages until the final project completion.
Person Specifications, Academic Qualification, Professional Qualification, Experience:

A Tertiary qualification – Preferably in Economics, Statistics, business administration An added advantage Zero (0) to two (2) years’ experience preferably within strategy, business development, planning and any other Business Intelligence related information analysis.
Experience in working with large amount of data and coming up with recommendations to enable strategy formulation and decision making.
Key Skills and Competencies:

Proven ability to guide strategic planning
Competencies in deal making and development
Experience in building a fact base to support strategy
Proven ability to provide direction, understand resource capability and turn findings into executable plans to drive results
Ability to link strategy with financial plans
Excellent oral (spoken English), good written and formal presentation skills including ability to communicate complex ideas in a simple way
Willing to work in a high volume, fast paced environment
Ability to cope with changing priorities and meet deadlines
Flexible individual with adept business knowledge
Capable of carrying out quality investigation alongside market trends, indices, and capabilities
Team Player
Well-developed analytical and problem solving abilities, ability to constructively share objective analysis and insights
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Tools (MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Project, MS Visio & MS Outlook)
Physical Exertion on the job
Sitting for extended periods of time.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other computer components.
Some physical movement around to collate data
Key Performance Metrics:

Performance Area Performance Measure
Strategy Enterprise strategic focus
Strategic alignment
Competitive positioning/ Competitive intelligence gathering
Opportunity identification and cultivation
Project profitability
Enterprise Profitability
Dynamic business modeling
Business Development Enterprise profitability
Competitive positioning
New business development
Collaboration opportunities exploited
Business Expansion
Communication Enterprise unity of purpose
Environmental scanning and business insight
Cultivation of market insight
Communicates with team members and verifies that all projects and tasks are on schedule.
Project Management Follow through on projects.
Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: