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Business Analyst - Filtration & Life Sciences EMEA

Job location : Toulouse, France
Created moment : 12/27/2021 - 01:00
Job reference : REQ - 05138

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Business Analyst - Filtration & Life Sciences EMEA

Job Summary

Challenge, Support and provide inputs to sales team to ensure the alignment of the group strategy and the sales performance, and to deliver the business targets and customer satisfaction

Key responsibilities :

  • Business partner to cluster manager and their team 

  • Analyze commercial key performance KPIs, support and challenge on continuous improvement of the same on daily, monthly and quarterly base.  

  • Analyze profitability and pricing and propose improvement opportunities. 

  • Provide predictive analysis to support sales forecasting in cooperation with demand planning

  • Drive forecast and budgeting exercise

  • Provide ad hoc analysis based on the available data on a wide 'control tower' scope

  • Run analysis for sales management (rebate schemes, price negotiations,..) 

  • Run analysis for cluster marketing (price range, cluster strategy, NPD business case)

  • Analyze client / product profitability 

  • Support commercial roadmap (Smiles, quotations) & Installation Capex 

  • Support  key business development projects (business case, returns) 

  • Produce Sales KPIs – Sales: volume / price / mix analysis; Order book, Book to Bill, standard gross margin 

  • Support CIP bonus (commercial incentives plan)  set up and calculations

Competencies and experience :

  • Key competencies

  • ​Strong quantitative and analytical capabilities

  • Exceptional understanding of commercial KPI and revenue and profitability drivers 

  • Financial controlling skills  

  • Strategic understanding of business drivers 

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Others: result and solution oriented, strategic thinking, interpersonal skills, ability to propose solutions

  • Advocate for data integrity

  • Ability cooperate in complex data and systems environment 

  • Ideal background/ experience

  • Previous experience in controlling 

  • Strategy experience is added advantage

  • Google Workspace (Google sheets, Slides, Drive, Data studio) and advanced level in Excel

  • Database management skills would be a plus

  • Typical profile

  • Bac + 5 level / Master's degree graduate from an University or Business School with a major in Finance, Economics or related disciplines

  • 2-3 years of relevant experience in financial/business controlling or similar roles

Position Type

Full time



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IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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