FLOCERT is a leading global certification body, providing sole certification to Fairtrade and offering verification services for social, trade and environmental standards as well as private codes of conduct.
Founded in 2003, FLOCERT remains mission-driven and dedicated to working with all types of organizations, from small producers to internationally recognized brands, in order to promote fairness in global trade. Our accreditation as a Social Enterprise demonstrates our commitment to social business values.
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FLOCERT is currently looking for an
IT Data Architect / Business Analyst (m/f)
Job Share: Full-time (38,5 hours/week) Position is based in the FLO-CERT GmbH office in Bonn, GermanyThe salary and benefits package depends upon qualifications and experienceStart date: as soon as possible Description FLOCERT´s Technical Services department explores, develops, maintains and supports software solutions to innovate FLOCERT´s product portfolio. As IT data architect, you will address upcoming information needs formulated by internal and external customers. This includes the improvement and implementation of existing programs, integration processes, and information sources as well as the development of new information or business solutions for customers. Beside a high expertise on technical IT knowledge along with project management skills, the role of the IT data architect requires willingness for cross-departmental/-supplier collaboration and strong communication skills. Responsibilities
Adviser and expert on Databases, ETLs (Extract, Transform, Load) and Business Intelligence (BI)Gather, analyze and document BI and data warehouse requirements, system/data/information architecture, and implement guidelines and standards to be followed by usersDesign, implement and maintain ETL processes using the Microsoft Integration Services Administration and development of FLO-CERT´s BI applications and data warehouseLead and contribute to data governance topicsIdentify data quality issues and express suggestions on possible improvement measuresManage and support information and integration projects Support the integration of application data according to departmental needs and conceptual models Participate in project work and coordination in the general frame of TS and cross-departmental activities Qualifications "Must haves"Any professional office-, business-, commercial-, IT-related education (e.g. office, trade, merchant apprenticeship IHK) or equivalent (university) education (e.g. B.A.) in a relevant subjectMinimum of 2 years of working experience as IT data architect / business analyst Very good command of MSSQL Server, MS Integration Service, and SQL programmingRelevant experience in Business Intelligence, system administration, management of data warehouse technologyExperience in leading or developing data governance projectsProject management experience Excellent communication skills and ability to present technical matters in a comprehensible way also to non-technical customers and colleaguesVery good command of computer skillsStrong analytical and conceptual skills Solution-oriented mindsetTeam player with excellent interpersonal skills working in an intercultural work environment Excellent written and spoken business English "Nice to have"Experience with Windows Azure or other cloud computing environmentsGood command of data modelling software and Qlik Software/Web application development and design experience 2nd level support/vendor management or collaboration experienceExperience with IT standards/best practices (e.g. ITIL)Any practical experience as a trainer/supportWorking experience in process analysis, optimization and/or harmonizationTechnical knowledge of international trade or supply chain of agricultural produc How to applyVisit our website: Please apply by submitting your application documents in English, with curriculum vitae, reference letters or reference contact data as well as a motivation letter with salary indication. Please kindly note that only those applicants invited for an interview will be contacted.