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Strategy & Business Intelligence Manager - Brussels

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Active since 12-09-2018 Job category Senior Management / Board
Location Brussels Level Manager
Educational level Master / Post-Graduate / ... Employment type Fixed term contract with option...
Hours 40 Salary A competitive salary
Strategy & Business Intelligence Manager

Are you passionate about developing people?
Do you have the ambition to work with multicultural teams around the world?
And do you want to play an active role in your professional development and career evolution?

Reach your potential as a Strategy & Business Intelligence Manager, guide strategic and commercial decisions and create maximum value for our business.

Our GBU “Soda Ash & Derivatives” is the global leader in the production and commercialization of sodium carbonate and bicarbonate, with 3,200 employees and an annual turnover of EUR 1.6 billion. We serve customers in the Glass, Agro Feed & Food, Consumer Goods & Healthcare, and Resource & Environment markets. Our Strategy & Business Intelligence (SBI) team is looking for a new leader this is where you come in.

Your mission as a Strategy & Business Intelligence Manager
You’ll be leading our GBU’s SBI team, consisting of three team members, based in Paris and Brussels. With this team, you’ll delve deeper into the business of our customers, end markets and the competitive landscape. yYou’ll provide support to all aspects of the strategic decision making, as well as to the commercial teams on their commercial campaign.

Your main focus will be on:
  • Creating maximum value for our business by effectively leading your team.
    You’ll create a vision for your team and ensure full alignment with our overall GBU objectives by periodically reviewing your team’s priorities and workflow. Building your team is part of the game: You’re eager to develop the capabilities and skills of your people, and provide daily coaching to ensure tasks are delivered efficiently.
  • Building our SBI community and infrastructure with regional BI Managers.
    You’ll represent your SBI team during interactions with other corporate units of the GBU and broader Solvay organization, and will ensure state-of-art BI tools are available for your SBI team and the regional BI Manager.
  • Delivering value for our business by managing special projects aligned with our strategic goals.
    You’ll be directly impacting our commercial and strategic decision-making process by translating SBI insights into valuable formats for C-level executives. In addition, you’ll participate in or drive our special projects in collaboration with external consultants.

The experienced analytical mind we are looking for? That someone fits the following profile.
  • A university degree in engineering or economics (additional Master’s in business administration is considered a plus)
  • At least 8 years’ experience in an international environment, of which preferably 4 years as a strategy consultant and/or business analyst in a chemical company
  • Outstanding quantitative and modeling skills to coach a team
  • Ability to absorb information quickly and solve complex conceptual and creative problems
  • Fluency in English, French and ideally a third language

In addition, you are by nature curious, digitally savvy and well organized. You enjoy working with multicultural teams from different countries around the world – and are available to travel within your role. You can communicate easily with the intention to influence and make an impact. In a team is where you flourish, and you’re committed to helping others develop. New tools and technologies are of great interest to you and you understand the value they create for your work area.

What joining Solvay means
Commitment, passion and an innovative mindset. Our strong group culture empowers you and fosters your creative and collaborative mentality. We offer you space to invent, create and flourish, both personally and professionally. You’ll be working in a multinational environment where great career opportunities are only one step away.

A competitive salary, good benefits and perks, and continuous investment in training and individual development are all part of what we offer. We nurture your talent and skills in our Solvay Corporate University, and offer you a combination of learning, personal contact and networking during our Talent Days.

Help us get more from chemistry by providing continuous development to our team. We need your rigorous influence on our business.

Are you looking for a challenge on an international level? Get ready to be a pioneer!

Make a lasting impact: Apply directly by using the 'Apply' button and join a leader in the chemical industry. For more information, you can contact Mar Castello (Talent Acquisition Specialist Benelux) on +32 2264 3218.

Our background story: Meet Solvay
Solvay is a multi-specialty chemical company, committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. We innovate and partner with customers in diverse global end markets. We’re proud that our products and solutions are used in airplanes, cars, smart devices, medical devices and batteries, promoting sustainability. Headquartered in Brussels, we have more than 27,000 employees working in 58 countries. We invent, market and engineer solutions by empowering people to explore what chemistry can do for a sustainable world.
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Job category Senior Management / Board
Industry / Industries Chemical
Region Brussels Capital Region (BE)
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Name Mar Castello
Phone +3222643218

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