Operations & Performance Analyst – East

November 11, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Holcim Nigeria

Holcim builds progress for people and the planet. As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving the circular economy as a world leader in recycling to build more with less.
Holcim is the company behind some of the world’s most trusted brands in the building sector including ACC, Aggregate Industries, Ambuja Cement, Disensa, Firestone Building Products, Geocycle, Holcim and Lafarge. Holcim is 70,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Operations & Performance Analyst – East
Job Code: DJOB 
Location: Calabar, Cross River
Contract Type Regular Full-Time
Function: Finance 
Local / International: Local Employment

The Operations and Performance Analyst is responsible for the analysis of plant performance, the review of performance reports to ensure that they are complete and accurate. 
He/She ensures that appropriate controls are applied to information provided by the plant on performance and on inventory of both Raw materials and supplies.


Daily monitoring and analyzing transactions of the plant activity, inter-unit and inter-company transactions.
Review all Statistical Key Figures and perform cost allocations.
Month end review of all maintenance and production orders for closure. Ensures all cost postings are in line with activity of the period and review all accruals requirement as well position.
Completely adheres to MEC (month end closing) activities in terms of activities as well timeline in close coordination with Plant controller.
Collate, Review and analyze all plant KPIs for group reporting in SAP FC
Completely reviews plant P&L and reports major variances.
Performs detailed analysis of plant performance highlighting variances to key performance indicators and undertakes review of plant reports to ensure consistency of information with other reports e.g. monthly production reports, advance downtime analysis program (ADAP) reports, costing tool report etc.
Undertakes root cause analysis to variances and presenting explanations to variances of key performance indicators compared to plan and advising management on corrective actions and enable decision making.
Provides input to the Plant and BU performance management cycle including budget/ monthly & quarterly forecasts to ensure that the business objectives are reflected in the same. Challenge and ensure clear action plans are in place to ensure validity of the planning processes to deliver budget, Performance Improvement Plans & strategic plans for the BU.
Proactively engages with plant management on reporting requirements and uses reporting tool for automating reports, in consultation with reporting team.
Monitors the robustness of the plant control environment and drive any necessary corrective actions to ensure compliance with group policies and procedures. This involves close liaison with Internal Audit section on risk assessments and audit recommendations.
Effective usage of reporting tools to supports internal and external benchmarking with plants within and outside the business unit in order to identify best practices for implementation at the plant.
Coordinate monthly stock and closing meetings and report on status of action points and give update on evolution of balances.
This list of responsibilities is not exhaustive and the job holder may be required to perform duties outside of this as operationally required

Education / Qualifications

First Degree in revelvant course
A professional qualification in Accounting (ICAN, ACCA) is desirable


5-6 years’ experience with at least 2 years in a similar role.
Manufacturing experience
Have a proven track record of working closely with commercial teams, sales and operational teams
Familiarity with Business Intelligence.

Knowledge & Skills:
Technical / Functional Skills:

Good written and oral communication skills
Strong computer Skills especially Excel, word, powerpoint and email applications
Ability to prioritize with excellent time management skills
Good attention to detail

Behavioral Competence:

Good interpersonal skills
Strong team player
Tact and tolerant
Ability to work well under pressure and adhere to set deadlines
Resilient and Motivated

Leadership and Managerial Abilities:

Excellent management skills and ability to organize and plan effectively to meet both short and long range goals and objectives.
Ability to manage multiple project plans successfully and simultaneously.
Ability to motivate individuals and teams
Able to coach and direct a diverse team

Language Requirements:

Proficiency in English Language.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

To apply for this job please visit careers-holcim.icims.com.


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