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BI Senior Analyst

Date: May 7, 2022

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia - Vacancy

Senior BI Analyst (SAP BO)


Glanbia PLC is a global nutrition company, grounded in science and nature, and dedicated to providing better nutrition for every step of life’s journey.  Glanbia has an ambitious strategy to play its part in addressing climate change by taking comprehensive action to reduce carbon emissions, water usage and waste disposal.  Glanbia’s Sustainability targets are aligned to the Paris Climate Agreement and have been validated by the Science Based Targets initiative.  An ESG Board Sub-Committee has been established to oversee delivery of this Sustainability agenda, as well as Glanbia’s continued commitments in the areas of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and Health & Safety.



An opportunity has arisen for a Senior BI Analyst (SAP BO) to join Glanbia’s Centre of Excellence for Business Intelligence and Data Analytics. This a permanent role and will report to the BI Team Lead within the CoE for BI and Data Analytics. The ideal candidate will be a self-directed BI expert who enjoys developing impactful reporting solutions and is excited by the prospect of working with our best-in-class BI reporting technologies.


The base location of this role will be Aurora, Illinois, with a blended working arrangement available through our Smart working model which allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.


Key Responsibilities

•            You will liaise with the business team to gather requirements for reporting and work closely with the BI CoE team and your counterparts in other regions to build advanced BI solutions to enable business decisions and efficient operations

•            Develop rich, interactive, visually striking graphics and data visualizations using large amounts of data

•            Designing, developing, and maintaining business intelligence solutions: Craft and execute queries upon request for data, create visualizations and reports to present information 

•            Promoting a data culture within the organization - advocate and implement data education and literacy

•            Advice business contacts of existing solutions to prevent duplication and support them to align with their counterparts across the organization

•            Improve existing dashboards, reports, and data transformations

•            Develop ad-hoc reporting and provide analytics services to support business decision-making processes

•            Help define or revise business and project KPIs, and create supporting reporting and dashboards where needed

•            Provide support to the development of training materials and training activities related to the BI tools and applications



•            Primary degree in IT or Engineering



•            5+ years of prior experience developing SAP BO reporting solutions.

•            Expertise in at least 2 of SAP BW, SAP BO Analysis for Excel or SAP SAC

•            Proven ability to partner across numerous functional areas to deliver business intelligence capabilities

•            Experience in an S4 HANA environment would be a distinct advantage.

•            Experience in designing and delivering high quality data visuals


Skills and Competencies

•            Able to take complex processes and document into understandable artifacts

•            Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage, influence, and inspire partners and stakeholders to drive collaboration and alignment

•            Able to represent and quantify business value provided by BI solutions across the enterprise

•            Proactive, self-starter with excellent project management skills and ability to manage multiple tasks effectively

•            Experience with data modeling techniques and tools a plus



At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.


Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago