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Strategy Analyst

Mississauga, ON, Canada
September 18, 2018

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ADELEKE ONI e-mail: Mob: 647-***-****

**** *********** ****** ****, *********** ON

Strategy & Planning Specialist

Strategy Planning & Execution Research analysis Product Development Project Management


8+ years of experience in detailed business strategy development and implementation.

Project Management Professional (PMP), MBA.

Excellent Leadership and Communication Skills to foster collaborations between multiple teams, management and stakeholders.

Proven analytical abilities: business modelling, forecasting and market assessment.

Demonstrated success in product launches & execution of marketing strategies.

Proven ability to develop competitive and comparative value proposition through continuous environmental scanning and development of business cases.

Excellent appreciation of the financial system and models.

Dedicated, resourceful problem solver with ability to negotiate and encourage corporates changes to develop best business practices.

Proficient in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Think cell, SharePoint and Tableau.


Senior Strategy Analyst, Jan 2013 to Mar 2018

Heritage Bank PLC, Nigeria.

Accountable to the Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Execution, I managed key strategic projects tied to the corporate objectives of the bank. Responsible for planning, monitoring and reporting the progress of various product developments. Also responsible for evaluating performance of these products to validate the delivery of projected value post implementation.

Led 5 direct reports and 3 project teams in conducting sprint reviews and daily scrum meetings, mapping out project delivery strategies, functional and non-functional requirements, business rules on key product development.

Efficiently analyzed historic business metrics for trends, market conditions and opportunities.

Researched, reviewed & reported on competitors & rival products. Performing sales, trend, and profitability analysis. Developing content for product and company collateral.

Managed and maintained the Product performance dashboard to ease information flow and decision making.

Prepared Management presentations/ reports to the Board of Directors and industry regulators.

Organised and led quarterly business performance reviews to identify gaps in strategy / product performance and agree on new initiatives to improve performance.

Managed the planning and implementation of new products from initiation to completion this includes analyzing and setting product pricing for new product releases to meet revenue & profitability goals.

Consolidated and established business plans and financial forecasts utilizing business-based and data-driven methods.

Updated stakeholders on the status of key projects/ initiatives.

Special Assistant to the Executive Director (Senior Strategy Analyst) Aug 2011 to Dec 2012

Keystone Bank, Nigeria.

Reported to the Executive Director of Business Banking Division with the mandate to manage the strategy development and implementation of the directorate whilst also managing a variety of initiatives/ strategic projects which ensured 50% improvements in the directorate’s performance.

Developed and implemented new product strategies which improved performance by 50%.

Turnaround performance of 25 non-performing branches through the identifications of local opportunities around the branches and development and deployment of market specific products and initiatives.

Organised quarterly business performance review in conjunction with business managers to harmonize operating strategy

Performed market research analysis and delivered business intelligence report; analyzed and maintained ongoing business metrics and business segments opportunities

Benchmarked the performance of the branches with other banks within the same geographical location to identify gaps and improve on customer offerings.

Supported strategic business units with analysis and insights from key performance indicators relative to business opportunities.

Strategy Analyst Jan 2009 - Aug 2011

Keystone Bank, Nigeria.

Supported the corporate strategy development of the bank, by analysing and evaluating market trends, identifying internal and external opportunities for growth, cost containment and developing of business cases.

Delivered ongoing business metrics and analyzed historic product metrics for trends

Considered detailed cost breakdowns and recommended areas for cost containment which led to about 20% reduction in operating expense.

Developed and implemented competitive information, market and business forecasts, relative performance data, and fulfilled SBU data requests and analyzed market conditions and opportunities.

Created and implemented strategies to balance customer’s needs and company requirement.

Consolidated business plans and financial forecasts using business-based and data-driven methods, facilitated strategic corporate initiatives using depth qualitative data analysis on scenarios affecting the bank in short, medium and long term.

Analyzed business problems and developed insights into root causes and improvement opportunities, involved in developing the bank’s corporate strategy.


Leadership skills in a Canadian Context- Humber College Canada. 2018

Scrum Fundamental Certified, (SFC) Scrum Study. 2018

Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute. 2017

Master of Business Administration, (MBA) University of Surrey, Guildford, UK. 2007

Bachelor of Science (Hons), Sociology,) University of Ilorin, Nigeria. 2003

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