Strategy and Planning Analyst at SunTrust Oil Company Nigeria Limited


Strategy and Planning Analyst at SunTrust Oil Company Nigeria Limited

SunTrust Oil Company Nigeria Limited (“Suntrust”), was incorporated in April 2001 as an oil exploration and production company with a focus on West Africa and the Gulf of Guinea as its core business areas. In 2003, Suntrust and its Joint Venture partner, Midwestern Oil and Gas Company PLC, were awarded the OML 56 Umusadege field by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Job Title: Strategy and Planning Analyst
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
Experience: 3 – 5 years
Location: Lagos


  • The Strategy and Planning Analyst supports the Strategy & Planning Manager in carrying out SunTrust Oil strategy, planning and performance monitoring functions.

Scope of Responsibility & Accountability

  • Provide assistance in periodic updates of the 5-year strategic plan documents, including update of financial forecasts
  • Data gathering/studies and analysis on identified subject areas as required by Management and the Board from time to time
  • Carrying out bench-marking of SunTrust Oil activities against competition and best practices
  • Coordinating SunTrust Oil retreat and brainstorming sessions on specific issues
  • Facilitation of special projects aimed at achieving certain objectives
  • Coordination of preparation and collation of quarterly Board papers and reports and follow up on action points emanating from Board meetings
  • Co-ordinates preparation and review of periodic reports and follows up on action points with the responsible offices
  • Co-ordinates monthly performance review (MPR) for all the entities within SunTrust Oil.

These reviews will include:

  • Review of customers connects against set plans
  • Review of project status against milestones
  • Interacting with entities and departments in OG&P to gather budget inputs
  • Reviewing the budget inputs for consistency with set budget instructions and top down directions
  • Supporting the Strategy & Planning Manager in budget consolidation activities
  • Summarises departmental and entities’ business plans into company wide operating plans
  • Coordinates SunTrust Oil quarterly budget review activities including quarter budget
  • Reviews and updating of short term projections
  • Preparing monthly cashflow planning and forecasting for all the entities.
  • Providing assistance in setting standards that will enable us properly implement the Group Financial policies and best practices
  • Serves as anchor point for gathering relevant information required for effective decision making by the SunTrust Management Team
  • Putting together presentation materials required by the Group, Directors and Management
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Manager

Job Requirements

  • Experience in Budgeting and Performance Reporting functions of a reputable organisation or a consulting firm will be an advantage
  • 3-5 years on-the-job post qualification experience
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft office (word, excel and power point)
  • Not more than 27 years of age
  • Minimum second class lower degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics,
  • Additional qualifications such as ACA, CFA and Master’s degree will be an added advantage

Method of Application
Applicants should send a one-page write-up why you are most suitable for the job and CV’s in MS Word Format to:

Deadline: 31st May, 2017



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