Transport & Logistics: Analyst-Absa- Sandton

job requisition idR-15954166

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Job SummaryResponsible for the monitoring and analysis of economic, regulatory, technological and other relevant variables, in understanding the international and domestic Transport & Logistics Sector. Collate the relevant data on current customer & economic trends that identify opportunities for market share growth, thereby building knowledge as an emerging subject matter expert. In addition to providing day-to-day support, the role will require assisting the manager in collation of customer insights which will, along with other insights, help establish and influence the Transport & Logistics Sector strategy.

Job Description

Accountability: Business Management

  • Ensure a climate of collaboration between all businesses supporting Transport & Logistics sector (Communications, Compliance, Credit, Customer, Distribution, Finance, Fraud, IT, Marketing, MI, Pricing, Product, and Risk).
  • Track and share the latest changes in legislation (including environmental, quality, and operational standards) impacting the sector and assist in assessing the impact thereof on the Transport & Logistics strategy and customers across Retail and Business Bank (RBB).

  • Compile monthly reports through the collation of relevant information on monthly progress and industry developments.
  • Conduct reporting analyses to track performance against targets and budgets, informing Monthly / Quarterly reviews as well as the market share growth of RBB Transport & Logistics sector. Provide, via reports, an analysis of the latest trends in Transport & Logistics in terms of sector, economic, customer, product & channel, as well as market share and growth opportunities while including geographical regions (provinces, metropolitan areas, coastal areas) where applicable.

Accountability: Sector Intelligence and support to key internal stakeholders

  • Compile research, monthly reports and newsletters analysing the key variables affecting the sector, the trends therein and the outlook for Transport & Logistics subsectors and the industry.
  • Provide Transport & Logistics sector support to credit teams, in the form of research or feasibility assessment / deal input, as inputs into customer engagements and deals.
  • Assist in building of generic sector financial models as well as assessment of feasibility models for deals.
  • Support the collection and maintenance of data which will contribute to the effective delivery of, as well as in the broader planning of the RB Transport & Logistics sector strategy.
  • Acts as first line of assessment of market requirements for products or services, define the potential market size to determine prioritisation of new development, and provide input for the expansion of business development and marketing plans for RB Transport & Logistics sector.

  • Develop sufficient understanding of RB customers and how their needs can be met through Transport & Logistics sector offerings and the products or services RB have in place to help assist in this solution.
  • Assist in the researching and qualification of value adding and innovative solutions or propositions for RBB and/or Group by participating in Industry bodies, contact with customers and 3rd parties, or related external stakeholders.
  • Prepare and present reports and presentations to stakeholders (Credit, Customer, Distribution and Product) on emerging industry or sector trends.
  • Assist in the identification of complex business opportunities on a continuous basis by researching clients to discover and recognise potential cross-sell opportunities.
  • Participate in relevant Knowledge Management Forums and Communities of Best Practice.

Accountability: Stakeholder Relationship

  • Facilitate appropriate Service level agreements with Business and other function support units.
  • Provide assistance to manager in supporting all stakeholders (internal and external).
  • Assist manager in hosting client events and panels as part of building RB Transport & Logistics Sectors’ brand, insights, and relationships.


Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

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