BI Senior Analyst

Date: Apr 2, 2024

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60543

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia - Vacancy

Business Intelligence Analyst (SAP BO)

Glanbia PLC is not just a nutrition company, but a pioneer in harnessing the power of science and nature to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. Glanbia recognizes the urgency of tackling climate change and has set ambitious and science-based targets to reduce its environmental impact, including its carbon footprint, water consumption and waste generation. Glanbia’s ESG Board Sub-Committee is responsible for overseeing the implementation of this Sustainability agenda, as well as ensuring that Glanbia continues to foster a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion, and health and safety. 




Do you have a passion for creating powerful and insightful reports that drive business decisions? Do you want to work with cutting-edge BI technologies and collaborate with a team of experts in the field of data and analytics? If so, you might be the perfect fit for the BI Analyst (SAP BO) role at Glanbia, a global leader in nutrition and dairy products. As a BI Analyst, you will be part of the Centre of Excellence for Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, where you will report to the BI Team Lead and deliver high-quality reporting solutions using SAP Business Objects. You will have the opportunity to apply your skills and knowledge to a variety of business domains and challenges and contribute to Glanbia's vision of improving lives through better nutrition. 


Glanbia has a very strong culture of data driven decision making and it places data and analytics extremely high in the organisation’s areas of focus. Our Business Intelligence analysts manage and deliver on a busy programme, across multiple data domains. Each analyst is highly skilled and capable of working independently in any of the SAP BI tools deployed (SAP BW, SAP BO, SAC, Datasphere). We are looking for an equally skilled and capable analyst to join this busy and dynamic team.


The role will aligned to our Aurora office but can be remote.


Key Responsibilities 



  • You will liaise with the business stakeholders to gather, document and refine requirements for reporting solutions, demonstrating an understanding of the business problem and the business data for the particular area in question.
  • Designing, developing, and maintaining SAP BI solutions: Craft and develop queries upon request for data, create visualizations and reports to present information  
  • Ensure robust documentation to support the functional and technical design for business reporting solutions across SAP BW, BO and SAC.
  • Complete the development of SAP BW, BO and SAC technologies to develop rich, interactive, visually striking graphics and data visualizations using large amounts of data 
  • Promoting a data culture within the organization - advocate and implement data education and literacy. 
  • Advise 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 reporting solutions using SAP BW, BO and SAC
  • Expertise in SAP BW, SAP BO Analysis for Excel and SAP SAC
  • Proven ability to partner to develop functional designs for solutions across multiple data areas to deliver business intelligence capabilities (eg: COPA, MM, IM, C4C, AR, AP, Product Costing etc)
  • Experience in an S4 HANA environment would be a distinct advantage.
  • Experience in designing and delivering high quality data visuals
  • Experience of leveraging SAP Datasphere in technical architecture of solutions would be an advantage.


Skills and Competencies


  • Able to take complex business processes and data 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.

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