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Business Analyst

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Date: 17-Jun-2022

Location: Amsterdam, NL, 1118 BN


For the Finance team within Heineken Global Procurement we are looking for a Business Analyst to strengthen the Business Control Team in the direct materials domain. Do you get energised by working in as dynamic and challenging environment, want to have a front seat in navigating the company through the perfect inflation storm and make a difference while growing your business partnering skills. The this might be your ideal next job.  


Roles & Responsibilities

1.Responsibility (scope): Acts as a Business Partner for category leaders, sourcing Directors and other business leaders in Direct Materials across the entire field of Business Control for HGP
2.Responsibility (nature of work):
Ensure the quality, completeness and on-time delivery of Procurement Planning cycle (Strategic planning, budgeting, quarterly updates) and proper coordination with all stakeholders involved
Develop business cases (e.g. vertical integration), financial analysis & scenarios, (external) benchmarks and ad-hoc insights to drive (cross)category decision making and intervention
Maximise business performance by working alongside, challenging and influencing the business and advise categories on corrective strategies and/or actions that enhance performance & value.
Ensure the quality, completeness and on-time delivery of Procurement Planning processes and proper coordination with all stakeholders involved
Identify alternatives and opportunities in order to support the development of coherent HGP Category and overall Procurement strategies.
Support Business Controllers & Director Business Control on specific topics or during peak times to ensure delivery as a team.
Drive continuous improvement through new or enhanced solutions to improve efficiency of the process, improve the quality of the data and bring the level of insight to a better level
Lead or participate in projects that improve the effectiveness and/or efficiency of financial process for associated categories or the Procurement function as a whole.
Experience & Profile


§Education: Degree / Master in business economics & control. Preferably studying for RC. Thorough knowledge of business economical processes and preferably of procurement processes.
§Work experience: 3+ years of relevant experience in Finance in business control environment with experience with automated systems (e.g. Zycus, Anaplan) and an affinity with procurement (KPIs, processes)
§Required work experience in field of expertise: Demonstrated experience in business analysis or finance management
§Other fields of expertise: Experience of working within a multinational matrix style environment is valuable
§Functional skills: Finance knowledge, analytical, strong communicator
§Languages: English (excellent verbal & written skills)



§Key Leadership expectations: Connect, deliver and role model HEINEKEN behaviours
§Communication skills: Strong communication skills are essential in order to manage relationships with a broad range of senior stakeholders. Must be able to operate and communicate effectively in a complex environment
§Other skills: Strong analytical skills, Problem solving, building collaborative relationships, influencing skills, perseverance

Embracing and celebrating diversity is core to HEINEKEN’s purpose of “brewing the joy of true togetherness to inspire a better world”. We believe that people as diverse as our brews – including and not limited to gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religious belief, nationality, social background, disability and thinking style – enrich our lives and strengthen our business. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates as we champion a culture of belonging that provides fair and equal opportunities for all.

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