Business Technology Analyst

Sahara Group nutures businesses in the energy sector. These companies operate essentially within the energy industry and its associated sub-sectors. The Group consists of individuals, who are determined to make a positive impact on the business environment.

We are recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Position: Business Technology Analyst
Job Location:
Job Grade: Supervisor
Line Manager: Business Innovation Manager

Purpose Statement

  • The Business Technology Analyst will implement, support, and enhance all internal business applications and processes across Sahara Group.
  • The role performs these activities by evaluation of technology solutions, process design and re-engineering as well as synthesis of innovative business solutions.

Key Deliverables

  • Working with business stakeholders to gather, understand, and define business requirements.
  • Help balance business requirements with technical feasibility.
  • Recommends changes in business process in place of complex solutions where possible.
  • Synthesis of out-of-the-world tech ideas to solve current and future business problems.
  • Documentation of business cases to evaluate new ideas and concepts i.e.  “as is” processes and “to-be” process flows
  • Documentation of data flow diagrams, flowcharts .i.e. communication of ideas to application developers
  • Evaluation of solutions presented by app developers to ensure they meet requirements.
  • Creation of business solutions from analysis of simple to complex datasets.
  • Championing activities that can funnel innovative ideas to the department.
  • Communicate effectively and persuasively in a business context.
  • Supports team goals and perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Business Innovation Manager.


  • Stron quantitative and analytic skills
  • Excellent business writing and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Intermediate to advance modelling skills
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio for effective presentation of ideas.

Minimum Qualification/ Experience

  • University degree (Preferably in Computing, Engineering or Management Sciences)
  • 2 - 5 years of cognate (Post-NYSC) working experience in a similar role
  • Experience soliciting, gathering and analysing user input and requirements.
  • Experience with data querying and data mapping work
  • Experience documenting user stories/requirements, and creating to-be process flow diagrams

Personality Traits:

  • Candidates must be highly imaginative and open-minded
  • Candidate must be able to multitask and manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Candidate must be result-oriented
  • Candidates must be tech-savvy
  • Candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills

Working Relationships

  • Board of Directors
  • Application Developers
  • Business Heads
  • External stakeholders  

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