IT Business Analyst

CH Robinson

As part of the continuous growth and development of C.H. Robinson in Europe we are now looking for a dynamic and talented:
IT Business Analyst
C.H. Robinson European branches are in the Netherlands, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
Office location for this position: Teleportboulevard 120, Amsterdam 1043 EJ NLD
What’s the opportunity?
We seek a highly motivated, and uniquely creative, software business analyst to join our European IT team. This role requires a highly motivated person, who is looking for a challenging and rewarding environment that has an entrepreneurial culture in which creativity, personal initiative, team collaboration, and fun are promoted. The IT team is C.H. Robinson’s messaging authority for trading partner integration.
We provide a full suite of electronic data exchange solutions including message management, transformation, routing, security, and monitoring. Our goal is to provide solutions that minimize manual effort, reduce total operational costs, and increase the speed of C.H. Robinson’s global logistics operations. You will work in a demanding and exciting environment that is creative, detail oriented, and absolutely vital to the success and strength of the company.

What will you be doing?
Lead mid to large sized electronic integration projects
Collect, review, analyze, evaluate, and document business and system requirements
Work with technical leads, programmers and developers to translate requirements into system designs
Create test plans, test cases and do functional testing
Actively coordinate the user acceptance testing, defect and issue tracking processes related to integration with customers and internal partners on validation of data and functionality of applications
Establish project scope and effectively manage scope utilizing change control processes
Address issues and mitigate risks, communicate status to business, IT Management and other IT teams that are impacted by the project
Estimate and build project schedules and drive projects to successful completion on-time with high quality
Proactively maintain an understanding of CHR business practices
Provide innovative ideas and solutions in a dynamic environment
Possess solid communication skills and a strong customer focus
Effective management of schedule and time on multiple active and pending projects
Displays ‘team first’ strategy by focusing on learning from team and sharing with teams
Able to multi-task and keep stakeholders informed
What are we looking for?
At least 5 years’ experience in an analytical role in an IT or business environment
Experience with delimited flat files, XML, EDI X12, EDIFACT, iDOC, and other standard data exchange formats
Strong written and verbal communication skills specifically the ability to take technical details and make them understandable to non-technical internal and external facing individuals
At least 5 years’ experience in an analytical role in an IT or business environment
Advanced process mapping skills
Proven ability to quickly learn new enterprise custom applications and functionalities, and apply to electronic integration setups
Experience with logistics or supply chain will be advantageous and is strongly preferred
Ability to think strategically and detail oriented
Highly motivated
Accepts accountability
Highly skilled analyst (able to see the story in the data)
Advanced process mapping skills
Highly efficient in Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint Ability to demonstrate ROI awareness
Must be a strong facilitator; adept at running meetings with end users, elicitation and management of business requirements, and balancing priorities
Proven track record of effectively delivering results in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities
Should be a self-starter and able to work under minimal supervision
Ability to understand and use basic SQL Agile, Lean and SDLC knowledge and experience will be advantageous
Able to travel internationally 10-20% of time

What does C.H. Robinson offer you?
Real career possibilities and the opportunity to develop your talent in a fast moving, global organization.
A fun, positive and open environment which encourages thinking outside the box.
Use and develop your language skills in our international work environment. Our people speak over 26 European languages each day.
Compensation includes a monthly salary and bonus based on personal, team performance and business growth.
Career opportunities and workplace:
C.H. Robinson – accelerating careers with immense opportunities and professional growth within the global supply chain industry. Start here. Accelerate here. Every individual working at C.H. Robinson is integral to the success of our customers and our company.

C.H. Robinson is a Fortune 500, global company that values teamwork, initiative, accountability, and integrity from its employees. We work globally and innovate daily to enhance and execute supply chains that move goods around the world. The fast pace of the logistics industry translates into a high energy and collaborative workplace environment. We are empowered to make decisions, help our customers grow, and accelerate our careers.
No matter the product being shipped or from which corner of the globe, C.H. Robinson can help make it happen: quickly, securely, and reliably. Through personal connections and solid relationships, our employees use their indepth knowledge, robust tools, and global network to help customers reach their goals quickly. Whether shipping by plane, rail, ship, or truck, C.H. Robinson has the knowledge, flexibility, and dedication to deliver the goods that make our world go around.
Join over 13,000 employees worldwide who are accelerating their careers at C.H. Robinson.
Please note that any CVs that are emailed directly in to the business and not via our recruitment portal, will not be considered. In order to be considered for a career at C.H. Robinson apply through our recruitment portal *****************************************
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