Entry-level Research & Development Analyst at the Place

The Place is a trademark of Smackers Limited. It is a profitable player in the QSR industry in Nigeria with great prospects and staff strength of +1400 employees. Currently, our operations span across 17 locations (15 stores and 4 central operation units) in Lagos, Nigeria, with rapid expansion plans to penetrate more locations in the short to medium term.

Our current management team consists of experienced hands with over 60 years of experience that spans industry as well as management consulting in foremost multinational professional services companies.

 

Job Title: Entry-level Research & Development Analyst

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time

Job vacancies at The Place

Job Description

  • We require a naturally creative, versatile and open-minded research/development analyst for our restaurant business.
  • The candidate will be heavily involved in conducting research and proffering improvement solutions in varied aspects of our restaurant business.
  • Primarily, he/she will work with the operations Manager to champion development of new innovative, food products while also maintaining the Company’s approved operational standards across all outlets.

Responsibilities
Other responsibilities include:

  • Conduct research on industry best practices with regards to restaurant operations – bench marking with top foreign and local brand and make recommendation based on this.
  • Be deeply involved in business process improvement initiatives bore out of analysis of key issues
  • Gather information, compile, organize, and analyze large amounts of data to identify and articulate actionable insights.
  • Gather information, compile, organize, and analyze large amounts of data to identify and articulate actionable insights.
  • Train and guide Internal Stakeholders in the use of research tools and systems
  • Build analytical tools/models for use in the formulation of research analysis

Qualifications

  • This is an Entry Level Role. No work experience is required. However, a plus.
  • Must be a fast learner, with abilities to multi-task and successfully work with a wide range of stakeholders across various career levels.
  • It will also be critical for the candidate to be willing to take up new challenges, have a knack for identifying improvement opportunities and the wherewithal to assist in the implementation of operations enhancement initiatives.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Candidates who do not meet the above criteria need not apply.