Senior Strategy Analyst at Wema Bank


Wema Bank is the pioneer of Africa’s first fully digital bank, ALAT, and one of Nigeria’s most resilient banks. With decades of experience in the business of banking, the Bank has remained innovative in delivering value to its stakeholders.

The publicly quoted Nigerian company has successfully built a legacy of trust and resilience that has won it the loyalty of its customers.

The Bank is constantly introducing products and services tailored to the needs of its customers at every stage of their lives. It is a proud partner to more than one million individuals, families and businesses across Nigeria, helping them to achieve their personal and financial goals.

Job Summary

Collaborate with the Head of Strategy to formulate and refine the company's overall strategic vision, goals, and objectives. Contribute to the creation of long-term plans and initiatives to position the organization for sustainable growth. Conduct comprehensive market research and competitor analysis to identify emerging trends, opportunities, and potential risks. Provide strategic insights to support decision-making processes.


·        Oversee the tracking and evaluation of key performance indicators (KPIs) and strategic goals. Continuously analyze data to assess the effectiveness of implemented strategies and recommend adjustments as needed.

·        Develop weekly performance tracker for all branches and SBU's; Mid-month reports, weekly income reports, etc.

·        Provide advisory service to line management and supervisors with respect to executing on their targets

·        Lead and manage strategic projects, ensuring successful execution within established timelines and budgets. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive project outcomes and ensure alignment with strategic objectives

·        Develop and present oral and written reports, presentations, and informal feedback to line management and supervisors on relevant issues.

·        Advise line managers on performance, evaluation process and the need to link performance mgt skiII to aid improvement throughout the organization.

·        Provides internal advice and support to all levels of the organization on the quality of economic analysis, methodologies and frameworks on Key issues.

·        Conducts analyses of policy proposals with macroeconomic implications

·        Monitors and interprets current economic developments and domestic fiscal and monetary policy

·        Analyzes economic conditions and policy initiatives of major trading partners

·        Makes projections of the economic outlook; and analyses major economic policy developments

·        Ensures best practice in economic development research methods and technologies to develop all products and services

·        Conduct economic analysis relevant to operational and policy issues in the organization

·        Supervise and mentor strategy department team members. Encourage professional growth, foster a collaborative work environment, and ensure efficient resource allocation.

·        Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Effectively communicate strategic plans and initiatives to gain support and alignment.

·        Identify potential risks and challenges related to strategic initiatives. Develop contingency plans and risk mitigation strategies to ensure successful outcomes.

·        Drive a culture of innovation and continuous improvement within the strategy department. Encourage creative thinking and the development of cutting-edge strategies.


·        Strong leadership and team management skills, with a track record of guiding and developing high-performing teams

·        Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen eye for detail and the ability to translate data into actionable insights.

·        Excellent communication and presentation skills, capable of conveying complex ideas to diverse audiences.

·        Proven project management expertise, including the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

·        Strong business acumen and a deep understanding of industry dynamics and market trends

·        Strong statistics and econometric background

 Skills/Competence Requirements:

·        Knowledge of the bank’s products.

·        A sharp eye for detail excellent attention to details

·        Exhibit high level of initiative

·        Assertiveness

·        Strong people skills

·        Creativity

·        Data processing/collation skills.

·        Manages work effectively.

·        Data Analytics and Intelligence skills

·        Presentation /communication skills.

·        Strategic thinker.

·        Training and facilitation skills

·        Strong Leadership and influencing ability.

·        Interpersonal skills.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified applicants should follow the link below to submit CV and application letter.

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Application Deadline: Not Specified


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