Business Analyst

Business Development & Support

Job description

The duties of the Expert group Business Development & Support (BD&S) are the development of business and valorisation activities as well as legal and business support of SCK•CEN. BD&S is also in charge of setting up prices and project management (tools, method and reporting).
The Business analyst‘s role offered here will report to the support manager and will have the following duties:

• Draw up analysis reports and business indicators for the Management Committee and BD&S to reflect upon in order to guide the goals, projects and strategic programs of SCK•CEN
• Define business related KPI’s and systems to follow up the progress and smooth running of business development, commercial and marketing actions
• Draw up and follow up internal and external costs and tariffs of various products and services of SCK•CEN
• Suggest improvements for the cost centre structure in order to simplify the financial follow-up of activities
• Support preparation and follow-up of tenders for services together with the internal expert groups and business development colleagues
• Offer finance-related assistance in drawing up project submissions to the European Commission
• Become the single point of contact for project managers for the financial management of SCK•CEN’s strategic projects
• Analyse and follow up the financial risks of SCK•CEN’s customers
• Be in contact with the SAP coordinator/SAP senior analyst of SCK•CEN

Required qualifications

• Master’s degree (university) in economy, finances or management
• At least 3 years’ experience in the aforementioned fields
• Good knowledge of Dutch, French and English
• Good knowledge of MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Access)
• Analytical mind for quantitative and qualitative data
• Being able to meet deadlines and be accurate
• Knowledge of SAP or any other ERP is an asset (SAP-CO, Oracle...)
• A good command of project management techniques is an asset
• Showing initiative and being proactive
• Organisational skills and capacity to anticipate
• Team spirit and flexibility
• Having good listening skills in order to understand the different points of view of various participants
• Good communication skills


Should you have any questions, please contact

Caeyers Daan
+32 (0)14 33 22 50