Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. Our purpose we bond people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress is a call to go beyond, to reinvent future forms of progress and create sustainable shared value for all through the power of science.
In a world facing an ever-growing population and quest for resources, we aim to be the driving force triggering the next breakthroughs to enable humanity to advance while protecting the planet we all share.
We bond with customers and partners to address today and tomorrow’s megatrends. As a global leader in Materials, Chemicals and Solutions, Solvay brings advancements in planes, cars, batteries, smart and medical devices, water and air treatment, to solve critical industrial, social and environmental challenges.
You can count on our innovative solutions to contribute to safer, cleaner and more sustainable future.
The Data, Analytics and AI team is responsible for maturing the data & analytics capabilities within the organization. This includes the deployment of data & analytics related applications required for our digital domains / products as well as identifying and ensuring the delivery of the enterprise enablers ( technology, data culture and literacy, governance).
The data analyst is a key role within the organization acting as a business translator and ensuring the applications are aligned with and supporting the business outcomes.
It is a key role to help bridge the gap between the business needs and the technical teams and play a central role in the delivery of complex, challenging and strategically key initiatives / products.
The Senior Data Analyst will play an active role to implement a strong functional analysis capability with Solvay as well as working with Product Managers and Product Owners on initiatives to drive the implementation of solutions that help to create innovative digital products and implement best in class digital journeys to achieve the Solvay Digital Strategy
Key Responsibilities :
Implement the Business Analysis framework and methodology within the department ensuring it is well integrated with the overall approach to deliver data & analytics services
Provide technical leadership and expertise to ensure the business analysis capabilities is appropriately leveraged and deployed across the data & analytics portfolio
Ambassador to the business analysis community working closely with senior leaders and the rest of the team members to drive the achievement of the team's objectives
Support the data functional analysis pool lead developing strategy and guidelines for appropriate staffing requirements, exercising control over resources, budget management and planning and contributing to defining standards
Resolve issues that have impact beyond own area and apply in-depth understanding of business analysis concepts and procedures and basic knowledge of other areas
Play an active role maturing the data functional analysis capability including active guidance and coaching of junior members
Bridge between business and IT - Engage with the product owners and business experts to review, deep dive and validate the epics.
Challenge requirements and propose potential functional solutions. Development of user stories
Enable delivery of scope - utilize agile tools (JIRA, confluence, etc) to communicate and document clear, unambiguous functional and non-functional business requirements to agreed standards.
Support development teams to clarify functional questions
Actively participate in the Agile delivery ceremonies - daily scrums, biweekly reviews, weekly status meeting, biweekly sprints review and planning
Enable adoption & hypercare - Co-create the end user documentation and deliver training on applications. Support adoption activities (queries,, Q&A sessions,etc).
During hypercare phase, support the resolution of incidents, issues, queries
Education & Experience :
Master in IT, Business or any other relevant field
Proven experience (7 years+) in business analysis experience within the Digital space, and specifically in the finance and / or customer areas
Knowledge of Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK® Guide)
Business analysis certification - PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)®
Solid experience working in an Agile environment
Ability to influence, engage with, and respond to stakeholders with credibility and impact
Creative thinker, have a hunger for novelty and newness with a keen interest in emerging technologies and analytical techniques.
Excellent analytical skills
Able to work collaboratively with others understanding, respecting and leveraging different perspectives, skills and objectives
Able to prioritize and communicate to stakeholders what you’re delivering and when, reliably and independently
Driven to learn and result oriented. Focused on value delivered
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to explain technology solutions in business terms, establish rapport and persuade others
Experience working in International environment - proficiency in English is mandatory
What We Offer :
A competitive package
Access to a wide variety of Company benefits
Exciting learning and development opportunities
Family-friendly policies - 16 weeks of maternity / paternity and co-parenting leave
Free language courses (24 languages available)
Additional local benefits
Paris, Brussels, Lisbon, Lyo