Job at Inyenyeri : Business Analyst (Deadline: 12 October 2018)

Job at Inyenyeri : Business Analyst (Deadline: 12 October 2018)

Job at Inyenyeri : Business Analyst (Deadline: 12 October 2018)


Title: Business Analyst

Place of Work: Kigali

Reporting to: COO

Staff directly reporting to this post:  TBD

Contract length:                                  Open ended contract with 6 months probation period

Tentative start date:                            ASAP

Who We Are

Inyenyeri is a high-growth energy start-up, dedicated to eliminating household air pollution and reversing the national wood deficit in Rwanda. Inyenyeri utilizes an innovative business model to provide the world’s cleanest solid biomass cook-stoves and fuel pellets to its customers at affordable monthly prices. Headquartered in Gisenyi, with an office in Kigali and a project in Kigeme refugee camp, Inyenyeri currently has over 174 employees and plans to rapidly expand its team as it scales the business model across Rwanda.

About the Role

Inyenyeri seeks highly motivated and experienced professionals to fill the position of Business Analyst to Conduct operational and financial analyses in support of strategic decision making by senior management.


  • Provide quantitative and qualitative analyses that inform strategic and operational decision-making. For example:
  • Analyse the dynamics between supply and demand of pellets (e.g. provide impact analyses of changes in pellet production and changes in pellet sales)
  • Translate operational plans into cash flow forecasts and budget planning for different departments;
  • Forecast production capacity needs, stove inventory requirements and the optimal path to growing our customer base;
  • Analyse the impact and effect of different pricing models;
  • Conduct COGS and unit-economic analyses;
  • Utilise data from Inyenyeri’s CRM system to analyze customer behavior and to advise on operational improvements and on opportunities to optimize our products and services;
  • Use census data to conduct market analyses and advise on most favorable geographies for market expansion



  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modeling Inyenyeri values
  • Detail oriented


  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals take responsibility for own personal development
  • Engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated thinks strategically


  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, members, and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.


  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence
  • Displays consistent excellent judgment
  • Acts in the best interests of Inyenyeri


  • Excellent quantitative, analytic and financial modeling skills;
  • Outstanding written (incl. reporting) and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong team player while also being able to operate independently and with minimal supervision;
  • Someone who is organized and pays attention to detail;
  • Fast and Strategic Thinker;
  • A minimum of 5+ years of relevant professional experience in a fast paced business environment
  • Master’s degree in Business, Accounting or Systems Dynamics
  • Desirable: Advanced knowledge of systems dynamics and skills in systems modeling

Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to

                       The deadline for receiving applications is 12th October 2018


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