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Date posted:  Feb 2, 2023

Rotterdam, NL Berlin, BE, DE Porsgrunn, NO Brussels, Brussels-Capital Region, BE

Job Function:  Engineering
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  5914

Digital Business Analyst (f/m/d)

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.


Yara People, Process, and Digitalization (YPD) has the overall responsibility for Yara’s people and culture development, as well as for technology, architecture, and solutions that enable the digitalization of Yara’s core processes and operations. By bringing people and transformation resources, as well as process, digital, and tech capabilities into one cross-functional area, YPD is set to accelerate the transformation.

About the role


We are now elevating our focus on digital solutions to help us achieve this ambition. To lead this effort, we are ramping up our global Digital Production team. We believe our operational data in combination with digital technologies can help us to significantly improve the design and performance of our production facilities.


We are currently developing a digital platform that will ensure uniform data access to all our production facilities. On top of the digital platform we are also developing scalable, solid and user-friendly digital products that will help our employees at the sites, or in global functions, improve the efficiency and safety of our processes and operations.


Our unit is responsible end-to-end for the impact of the digital products, which means that we establish the vision, develop, and deploy the products at the production sites


We are now hiring several Business Analysts for the following digital programs:

  • Production Optimization: Optimize production in our plants by digital solutions providing real-time process monitoring, decision support and autonomous plant operations.
  • Digital Operations: Enable a digitally connected workforce with technology, information and insight to continuously improve work processes, deliver insights and support safe operations.
  • Digital Reliability & Maintenance: Improve the reliability of our production assets, and ensure efficient, effective, and safe maintenance execution


Location (hybrid contract):

  • Germany, office in Berlin
  • The Netherlands, office in Vlaardingen
  • Norway, office in Porsgrunn

What you will be doing


  • Work closely together with the Product Manager and support him/her on all activities
  • Detail out product requirements as user stories with defined acceptance criteria
  • Support documentation of business cases, perform benefit calculations and reconcile actuals
  • Act as product evangelist to create awareness, understanding, and buy-in
  • Facilitate workshops, stakeholder interviews and other discovery activities
  • Support product implementation and change management needs

What you will bring


  • Masters / Bachelors degree in relevant field
  • Experience in digital product development, industrial technology development, operations improvements, or similar
  • Experience as part of an agile product development team
  • Curious, a quick learner, and collaborative
  • You like to explore how technology can solve real business problems
  • Able to challenge ideas and views of stakeholders in a cross-cultural work environment

Additional Information


Please note: This recruitment process will be managed by Korn Ferry, and by submitting your application you acknowledge and confirm that your application details can be shared with them. Korn Ferry will manage your data according to their privacy policy ( and Data Processing Agreement entered into with Yara.


As a global organization we actively strive to reflect the diversity in society. We, therefore, encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to creating a work environment that fits gender equality and allows combining career progress with the needs of a family or other personal circumstances.

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