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Date posted:  Feb 08, 2019

Zaventem, Flemish-Brabant, BE

Job Function:  Information Technology
Job Type:  Permanent

Business Intelligence Developer

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.

About the Unit


Yara is looking for a Business Intelligence (BI) Developer combining technical know-how, business drive and teamwork, to share the responsibility for the (SAP) Business Intelligence platform. The position is in the Business Intelligence (BI) team, which is placed in the Corporate Finance segment.

The Business Intelligence platform has recently be reshaped with the aim to provide a global and self-service reporting environment. We are currently rolling out this platform in the organization.

At the same time we are implementing a Business Intelligence Competence Center (BICC) to improve the way the Business, BI Team and IT are working together.


As a Business Intelligence developer you will have a role in the BI team to further develop, support and improve the data warehouse setup. You will ensure that the data models are developed and supported according to the requirements from the business. You will contribute to improving development standards and continues improvement of the platform. You will act in close cooperation with BI Analysts, business and other BI Developers.


The two main hubs related to Business Intelligence are Brussels and Oslo. Some travelling between those centers is required.

Your permanent job location is either Oslo or Brussels.





  • Work closely with BI Analysts to develop, change, optimize and deploy the different data models in the data warehouse
  • Design data models, change request management, solution quality control and testing
  • Translate requirements into BI specifications
  • Handle performance, data quality and authorization issues if they arise
  • Provide support in managing the lifecycle of the BI solution(s): patching and upgrade, landscape and capacity management, technical doc, test scenario management, release management…
  • Support our 3rd party service provider with complex dataload problems




  • Degree, preferable master (minimum Bachelor) within Business Administration / Engineering / Computer Science with minimum 5 years relevant professional experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as (SAP) BI Developer, maintaining / developing data warehouses
  • Expertise in SAP BW (hybrid environment)
  • Expertise in SAP (Native) HANA (Calculation views, SQL, Performance optimization etc)
  • Experience in SAP SLT is a plus
  • Experience in self service BI solutions like Microsoft PowerBI and Alteryx is a plus
  • Knowledge about SAP ERP (R/3 or ECC)
  • Proven ability to assess business requirements, design solutions, produce functional analysis / technical document, implement solutions, control and test developed solutions
  • Professional attitude towards colleagues and external parties across different cultures and professions
  • Structured, customer service-minded, team-player, proactive and highly committed.


Additional information

  • English (fluent written and spoken). Other European languages are a plus
  • Comfortable in working in a multi-cultural, multi-language environment.
  • Full time equivalent function.
  • Working location: Oslo or Brussels
  • Request some travel mobility.


Contact details


Dennis van Daalen Business Intelligence Architect +32 477 88 08 44

Jo Van Durme HR Business Partner +32 475 28 22 50


Apply no later than

6th March 2019

Job Segment: Business Intelligence, ERP, Warehouse, Engineer, Computer Science, Technology, Manufacturing, Engineering

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