IT Technical Business Analyst CPM

Belgium, Brussels
Information Systems
Information Technology, Finance

Posted on 18-01-2022

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?

About our Business Supporting Functions (IT and others)

A global organisation. It’s not just those in our industrial sites and technical centres that are vital to Umicore’s growth. Across our business supporting functions we ensure that we continue to grow and evolve – whether it’s by making sure our decisions are commercially viable, enhancing our reputation, building new customer relationships or finding the right people who can build on what we’ve already achieved. The variety of our work means we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new ideas. Which is where you come in.

What you will be doing

As Business Analyst Corporate Performance Management (CPM), you employ considerable technical skills as a technical solution expert in the domain of Business Intelligence (Cognos BI, SAP BW, SSIS) and Corporate Performance Management (Cognos Controller, Cognos TM1 Planning Analytics). 
Your activities will include problem solving, bug fixing, implementation of change requests, access and authorization management and leading small projects. Aside from the specific application skills, broad knowledge of the Microsoft suite and supporting infrastructure (OS, MS-SQL, TCP/IP networking) is an important added value. 
You report to the CPM Manager and will be located in Brussels.

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • You execute Incident handling mainly on Corporate Performance Management (CPM) Applications based on the incidents and problems reported by the user and/or coming from monitoring activities (Access and authorization management, Incident detection and recording, Classification and initial support, Investigation and diagnosis, Resolution and recovery, Incident closure, Incident ownership, monitoring, tracking and communication)
  • You assist the CPM Operations Manager in managing the incoming demands on enhancements or extensions of existing BI applications through release management where possible and/or direct action when needed.
  • You will support client needs in a timely and efficient manner demonstrating a sense of urgency, tenacity, and commitment to quality and excellence
  • You will gradually grow in understanding the business processes and support the business key users in proposing added value changes or additions
  • You work in close collaboration with project managers, business key users and other analysts for designing, developing and testing of new Business Intelligence and Performance Management applications. You play a key-role in the coordination and follow-up of requests and issues with external specialists.
  • You will develop & maintain the in-house design and development guidelines for BI-applications

Who we are looking for

  • You hold a bachelor or master in information technology, applied computer sciences or a related field, or equivalent through experience
  • You have a sincere and proven interest in the area of Business Intelligence, ETL development and Data Warehousing
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including Excel
  • You can rely on technical and functional knowledge in at least 2 of the following applications
    • Cognos Controller: 1 (or more) years of experience administration
    • Cognos BI: 1 (or more) years of experience in report and model design
    • Cognos TM1 Planning Analytics: 1 (or more) years of experience in report and model design
    • Microsoft SQL Server: 1 (or more) years of experience in basic administration
    • SSIS: 1 (or more) years of designing models and documents
    • SAP BW or other BI tools: 1 (or more) years of experience in design and build
  • Having experience with Corporate financial reporting processes is a plus
  • You have a mature, assertive and dynamic personality, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • You are a team player with strong communication skills and with a collaborative spirit
  • You are customer oriented, result driven & focused on delivering quality
  • You are fluent in English and either Dutch or French

What we offer

We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

If our technologies can tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges, IMAGINE WHAT YOU COULD DO


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