IT Data Architect / Business Analyst (m/f)

18 May 2018
31 May 2018
Job role
Contract type
Full time
IT Data Architect / Business Analyst (m/f)

Fair global trade everyone can believe in

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. With four international offices conducting business in over 120 countries, FLOCERT specializes in offering global reach with local expertise. For more information, visit us at

FLOCERT is currently looking for an

IT Data Architect / Business Analyst (m/f)

Job Share: Full–time (38,5 hrs. p.w.)
Position is based in the FLOCERT GmbH Office in Bonn, Germany
The salary and benefit package depends upon qualifications and experience
Start date: 1. August 2018 (or as soon as possible)


FLOCERTs Business and IT Services department develops, maintains and supports software and information solutions to innovate FLOCERTs product portfolio. As IT data architect you will address upcoming information needs formulated by internal and external customers. This include the delivery, improvement, and implementation of existing information driven services, integration processes, and connections to data sources as well as the development of new information or business solutions for customers. Beside a good IT knowledge you would have a core focus on service continuity and strong affinity to data; the role of the IT data architect requires willingness for cross departmental/supplier collaboration and strong communication skills.

Maintain and monitor the delivery mechanisms behind our information services
Adviser & be the go to expert on Databases, ETLs and Business Intelligence (BI)
Gather, analyse, and document BI and data warehouse requirements, system/data/information architecture, and implement guidelines and standards to be followed by users
Design, implement, and maintain ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes using the Microsoft Integration Services
Administration and development of FLO–CERTs BI applications and data warehouse
Lead and contribute towards data governance topics
Identify data quality issues and bring forward suggestions on possible improvement measures
Manage 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 activities, data governance and cross–departmental

"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 subject
Minimum of 2 years of working experience as IT data architect / business analyst
Very good command of MS SQL Server, MS integration Service, and SQL programming
Relevant experience in Business Intelligence, system administration, management of a data warehouse
Experience part–taking or developing data governance projects
Project/Service management experience
Excellent communication skills and ability to present technical matters in a comprehensible way also to non–technical customers and colleagues
Very good command of computer skills.
Strong analytical and conceptual skills
Problem solving attitude
Team player with excellent interpersonal skills working in an intercultural working environment
Excellent Business English written and spoken
"Nice to have"
Experience with Windows Azure or other cloud computing environments
Good command of data modelling software and Qlik
Software/web applications development and design experience
2nd level support / vendor management or collaboration experience
Experience with IT standards/best practices (e.g. ITIL)
Any practical experience as a trainer/support
Working experience in process analysis, optimization and/or harmonization
Technical knowledge of international trade or supply chain of agricultural products
Fluent in Spanish oral and written
How to apply

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 do kindly note that only those applicants invited for an interview will be contacted.