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Business Analyst

Ibadan, YO, Nigeria
March 20, 2018

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ADEKOYA, Adegboyega Olalekan

*****, ******* ****, **********, ** 20705, Maryland Mobile 120*******


Over 20 years related working experience over 10 years of it as a Business Analyst defining business solutions in consulting, human capital development, manufacturing sectors.

Comprehensive knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), having thorough understanding of the various phases like Requirements gathering and documentation or User Story development, Analysis/Design, Development and Testing in the Waterfall or Agile Methodologies

Good project and business leadership/coordination skills

Strong listening, interpretative, presentation and conflict resolution skills for facilitating communication of issues and solution designs to stakeholders

Adept at decomposing business requirements into functional requirements as well as designing business models using Use Case diagrams/Documents, Charts and Mock ups

In depth working knowledge of MS office Suite, Visio, Balsamic, MS Visio, SQL, Agile Central, VersionOne and JIRA applications

Excellent facilitation skills in conducting walkthroughs, surveys, questionnaires, interviews, brainstorming and JAD and JAR sessions.

Aiming to utilize my strong prioritization skills and analytical ability to achieve the goals of your company.

Ability to analyse complex business problems and issues using data from different sources to provide

clear, accurate, meaningful, value-added reports and analysis for decision-makers.

Experience with Six Sigma, Project Management, and System Development Methodologies.

Good knowledge of SQL and relational database management systems

Strong technical, management and leadership skills.

SCRUM Fundamental Certification from SCRUM STUDY

Certified Professional Scrum Master from


2006 UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS: M.Sc. Operations Research

2000 (Pan African University) Lagos Business School, Certificate in Business Management

1992 – 1997 UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS: B.Sc. Mathematics & Statistics (Combined Hons.).

Oct 2005 Associate Certified Institute Pension of Nigeria (ACIPN)



Business Analyst January 2014 – Present

Facilitated requirement Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions with stakeholders to elicit business and systems requirements.

Develop clients’ business architecture using requirements such as scope, processes, alternatives, and risks.

Conducted solution assessment and validation by defining transition requirements and determining organizational readiness to operate the new solution.

Determined that systems were in line with local existing regulations e.g. Accounting, Banking or Health management standards and Policies

Document, analyse and translate Business, stakeholders, Solution and Transition requirements into tangible deliverables - user cases, user stories, workflow/process diagrams, data flow diagrams.

Performed traceability for requirements, use cases, Front-end contents, user stories, test cases, to yield strong understanding of requirements dependencies.

Communicate client’s business requirements via easy-to-understand data and process models.

Liaise between the business stakeholders and development team to ensure a shared understanding of processes and expectations through effective communication and guidance

Created prototypes and user interface design specifications, and performed walk-though for project sponsors.


Business Analyst August 2011 – December 2013

Facilitated requirement Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions with stakeholders to elicit business and systems requirements.

Worked with vendor developers to implement organisations ERP system to managing product lifecycle - purchasing, manufacturing and distribution

Collaborated with stakeholder groups across the organization to ensure business and technology alignment. Proposed solutions meeting defined specifications and needs.

Extensive usage of MES (Manufacturing Execution System) to captured and analyse data, processes and outcomes of the manufacturing process with a bid to reduced waste, capture cost-information, increased uptime and incorporate paperless workflow environment

Work closely both with Factory and corporate office to maintain a consistent and predictable flow of goods to the retail and distributors locations.

Co-lead bi-weekly meetings with the production, marketing & sales and logistics team to review performance metrics and agree improvement actions, recommendation of promotional activities to boost sales and market share.

Generation of consolidated quarterly report of activities (production, supply chain, pricing) in comparison with industry/competitor

Introduced an initiative to increase efficiencies in the organisations warehouses thru analysis of products velocity optimising inventory local shipping operations.


PA to CEO - Market Development Operations Analysis February 2008 – July 2011

Contributing to and building analytical frameworks and conducting complex business analysis

Performing quantitative and qualitative analysis to support including market segmentation and sizing, market trend and competitive landscape analyses, client portfolio analyses, business and financial modelling, operations analyses, etc.

Data gathering, interview support, conducting internal and external research, issues analysis

Co-develop content that will support/be included in executive level presentations and reports to communicate and achieve buy-in for strategic recommendations

Conducted periodic Gap analysis to identify marketing channel usage trends and interactions focusing on possible efficiency state and prevention of customer-base erosion.

Support the CEO thru collaboration with the Business Development team in tracking new market channel expenses by creating monthly reports stating abnormalities and trends

Team member on Ad-hoc committee that created and managed internal process documentation and archiving system

Provided detailed documentation describing the Process Improvement identified and the Workflow Chart/Diagram associated with the Market Development Process Flow.

Developed test plans based on requirements documentation, perform database queries to identify test data, and create test procedures/test cases with expected results.

Analysed test results, including user interface data presentation, output documents, and

database field values, for accuracy and consistency.

Facilitated user acceptance testing of software; train system users on software use.


(A Human Capital Development and Management Consulting organization)

Functional Manager –H.R. Strategy & Research Jan ’05 - Nov ‘07

Documenting and analysing consulting team’s existing roles and processes, interviewing the team’s stakeholders (client organisation) to understand the broader context of their work, and initiating delivery process improvement

Development and implementation of various H.R.M systems platforms like Training Needs Analysis (TNA), Training Plans and Human Resources management policies in line with clients business goals and objectives

Active team member of Cultural Transformation Processes – which involves proposal development, GAP analysis of client organization’s culture and processes, implementation, reorientation/reinforcement of resultant policies and evaluation activities.

Development of proposals for Human Capital Development, Project financing and development and Management Consulting assignments

Development of new products and services after strategic analysis through survey of the market

Act as the In-house I.T. Administrator; revamped the I.T. infrastructure and reorganize the organisation’s electronic filing system, one-on-one tutoring of colleagues on effective and efficient use of Window based applications saving the organisation over $35,000 in external training cost.

Support & Training Entrepreneurship Program (STEP), Ikoyi, Lagos

(A SME Capacity Development Organization established/Funded by the IFC/World Bank Group)

Head, Communications & Business Strategy Sept ‘00 – Dec ‘04

Coordinated the development, generation and analysis of a functional platform to manage the database of SME structure in Lagos State, Nigeria

Work closely with both internal and external stakeholders/program sponsors (IFC) to identify reporting requirements and KPIs on which a functional operational system was developed and adopted

Active team member in the development and institutionalisation of performance indication tools and system based reporting solution e.g. timesheets, monitoring & evaluation, and expense reports thereby increasing fieldwork productivity by +20% and eliminated field paperwork/input errors

Set up statistical analysis, predictive modelling, data query building, and data mining) across multiple data sets to determine Micro and Small business performance insights before and after intervention.

Co-facilitated corporate development grants of over $200,000 from IFC Washington in support and direct procurement of I.T. related equipment in 2004 through effective negotiation, communication and relationship management process

Design and delivery of 20% of the training products/services that increased the revenue of the organisation by + 40%

Made project impact presentations to donor institutions including the British, French and American Consulates in Nigeria, USAID, Ford Foundation, Citicorp Foundation, World Bank and IFC

Received award for Outstanding Performance as best staff of the year 2001


KPMG, Lagos: Professionalism in a Developing Economy

ANDERSEN CONSULTING, Lagos: Team Effectiveness

FATE FOUNDATION, Lagos: Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in Nigeria

PHILIPS CONSULTING, Lagos: Basic Management Practices

WANGONET, Lagos: NGO Operations in Nigeria

IFC/UNIDO, Lagos: Workshop on Scaling Up Business associations in Nigeria:

ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING SCH: Practical Approach to SME Consulting

Feb 2002 German Technical Corporation (GTZ)/ Lagos LCCI: Competence Economy For Enterprise Development (CEFE) for Consultants (Trainee)

April 2002 GTZ/LCCI. Lagos: CEFE For Bankers (Trainer)

May 2002 GTZ/LCCI. Lagos: CEFE For Consultants (Trainer)

October 2002, In-House: Basic Accounting Techniques

December 2002, FOS, Lagos: Survey and Sampling Methodologies

2004, POISE Finishing School – Communications and Business Writing Skills

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