Absa Analyst: MEA Corridor - Sandton Jobs in South Africa

Absa Analyst: MEA Corridor - Sandton Jobs in South Africa

Job Summary

The Middle East & Asia (MEA) Corridor team is tasked to identify and execute on client opportunities where the clients are headquartered within that geography. We cover the MEA region whilst engaging closely with colleagues across the Absa footprint in Africa to deliver banking solutions.

The Analyst for the team will work closely with the bankers, key stakeholders and finance teams to ensure we deliver both to our clients and on the performance expectations for the team.

The Analyst role is crucial in tracking and reporting of the team performance, as well as to aid in the execution of the team strategy. The Analyst will assist with all reporting functions and to assimilate the key performance metrics into review packs as required.

An integral part of the review pack is to understand the underlying client data and trends and proactively highlight trends. The analyst will also work closely with the bankers to help prepare submissions for the business and credit committees at a client level.

The MEA team have a number of strategic activities in progress, and the Analyst will assist in the planning and execution of these activities to identify new opportunities for the bank. The analyst will help set the foundation for the team’s success in growing market share and identifying new markets and client opportunities.

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 3 years relevant Banking experience, be an energetic self starter, curious and able to think analytically whilst appreciating the broader strategic imperative for the bank to build its International franchise.

Job Description

  • Performance Tracking and reporting

  • Development of presentations for senior management and clients

  • Assist in Strategic Business Development activities to support the bankers

  • Client, Industry
    and Geographic analysis to spot trends and opporutnities

  • Data analysis of financial performance by revenues, products and returns

  • Assist to compile client planning, briefing and committee documents

  • Support the banker in administrative tasks as required to achieve the sales objectives

  • Engage stakeholders both internal and external as it relates to clients, internal reporting and strategic activities

  • Engage banking colleagues across the group to support our client objectives

  • Ability to think analytically, but also able to act strategically to support the team

  • Attention to detail, understand client data and ability to prepare reporting and strategy presentations to a high standard

  • Sales Planning and Management: Building and optimising sales strategy and plans, in line with business view to continually deliver to business performance ensuring that business meets or exceeds the forecasted targets.

  • Sales activation and campaigns: Ensure that the operational management teams are thoroughly briefed through engagement prior to the commencement of new campaigns.

  • Development and maintenance of relationships:

  • Trade Tools for business enablement: Providing support across Sales channels with the relevant training tools to drive awareness, understanding and sales


  • Bachelors Degree and Professional Qualifications: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Absa Analyst: MEA Corridor - Sandton Jobs in South Africa

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