/Business Analyst

Business Analyst

Computer and IT - Leuven | More than two weeks ago

Are you passionate about building solutions supporting the project lifecycle of our R&D projects? Would you love to join a multi-disciplinary and talented team? Then you might be the business analyst we are looking for! 

Business Analyst 

What you will do

As a business analyst your job is to translate the needs of the IMEC project community into concrete requirements of for project and portfolio management (PPM) solutions. You discuss these requirements with the different IT teams to build, test and deliver the solution on time, in line with the ICT agile processes.  

You are expected to get to know the ecosystem inside out by keeping in touch with relevant stakeholders, end-users and data sources. You are capable to translate your insights into a coherent analysis and elaborate between different solution alternatives.   

You will be a key stakeholder in the Project Lifecycle Journey program, in the which we target a technology and process transformation for the PPM capability spanning the following years.  

You will join IMEC’s ICT department, where we will provide coaching, arrange training, evaluate, and fine-tune your role and responsibilities. Additionally, you will regularly interact with other analysts, architects, and developers across the organization.  

What we do for you

In exchange for your talent, passion, and expertise, imec offers you a challenging high-tech environment and a stimulating diverse culture. Employees enjoy market-competitive compensation and benefits packages, engaging career opportunities, and state of the art facilities. ICT offices are centrally located at imec’s HQ campus in Leuven. We have always been, and will remain, quite flexible with regards to working hours and remote working. Our open-minded and informal working culture offers you a range of possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility. Through our imec Academy, and other training initiatives, we actively invest in the development of all our employees to assure personal as well as collective growth. Joining imec is your opportunity to contribute to the technology that will determine tomorrow’s society. Your valuable contribution and that of your colleagues make imec a top player in its field.  

Who you are

Must-haves (essential skills)  

  • Passionate about solving project and portfolio management challenges  
  • Aiming for the highest quality in delivery  
  • Strong willingness to gain in-depth knowledge of the ecosystem 
  • Affinity with ICT/software development with a problem-solving mindset  
  • Perfect written and oral skills (Dutch & English)  

Should-haves (a great candidate is familiar with these)  

  • A strong technical interest and/or expertise to translate requirements to the technical team.  
  • Working experience in the field of project and portfolio management.  
  • A good understanding of data modelling, data flows and sources.  
  • Experience as functional analyst with knowledge of multiple requirements gathering techniques.  

Could-haves (it is nice to tick this box)  

  • Background in the Microsoft ecosystem (Dynamics, MS project, PowerBi, ...)