Business Management Associate

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

ABSA Group

Job Description

Join the Business Management & Strategy team and play a pivotal role in our Wholesale Banking department. As a valued member of our team, you will:

  • Collaborate with fellow team members to conduct essential business analyses integral to the successful execution of our country strategy, including active involvement in the budgeting process.
  • Take an active role in executing and monitoring key strategic projects, initiatives, and plans, contributing significantly to our department’s success.
  • Serve as the management information coordinator, establishing effective communication with crucial stakeholders as needed to facilitate smooth operations.
  • Engage in daily monitoring, management, and data retrieval from our management information system, with a focus on preparing daily income, balance sheet, and pipeline reports for thorough review.
  • Offer support to colleagues in the preparation of presentations and reports for Absa Mauritius stakeholders and our central team.
  • Contribute to the efficiency of our department by assisting in the procurement process and handling various administrative tasks.
  • Embrace and tackle any spontaneous requests with a can-do attitude, showcasing your willingness to go the extra mile and support our team’s achievements.
  • Provide valuable assistance to the Head of Function by managing day-to-day administrative responsibilities and maintaining an organized calendar.

If you’re ready to take on this diverse and dynamic role, we encourage you to apply and become a vital part of our team’s success.Preferred Education:

  • A bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2.1.

Preferred Experience:

  • While not a requisite, having previous work experience in a related field, such as banking, finance, or audit, can be advantageous.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills, including a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools like Excel and Power Tools: Power Query and Power Pivot.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills are essential, as there will be a need to prepare reports, communicate with colleagues, and present findings or recommendations.
  • Being able to identify issues, propose solutions, and work collaboratively to implement changes is important in this role.
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks are crucial.
  • Familiarity with common office software (Microsoft Office Power Point and Teams) and the ability to learn and use banking-specific software and systems are important.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Ability to quickly adjust to changes in tasks and priorities.
  • Good planning, organisational and time management skills.
  • Displays accountability and a willingness to take on additional responsibilities.
  • A strong team player with the drive to continuously learn and grow whilst also taking the initiative to seek opportunities for improvement and suggesting innovative ideas.


Further Education and Training Certificate (FETC): Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

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