The IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. We do this by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. We operate in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Philippines – and have an ambitious expansion plan to bring a little bit of Sweden to new markets in the region. We are part of the Ikano Group of companies and the only IKEA franchisee owned by the Kamprad family that founded IKEA.
We also develop, own and operate Shopping Centres that are anchored by IKEA and create walkable communities by including residential, office and other types of real estate in our development plans.
We work towards making sustainability a natural part of our everyday work. We are active in our communities, driving and supporting social initiatives that benefit children, women and the environment.
About the job
We are looking for a proactive enthusiast who drives data strategy, implementation and development, and share our overall vision of “creating a better everyday life for the many people”. As a Business Analyst, you take on regional responsibilities, striving to deliver high quality products focusing on the following key responsibilites.
Implement and operate a near real-time, large scale, high volume, high performance data infrastructure and high performance production systems to support data science and machine learning.
Drive data-driven decision making across the business, supporting digital and data transformation as well as new ways of working.
Lead business requirement gathering and able to capture and translate business requirements into functional documentation which includes but not limited to use cases, process flows, business rules and data specification.
Lead user acceptance testing with power users/super users from various functions. Write test plans and test cases to ensure compliance to the requirements. Ensure other documentation of data solutions (i.e. Business Requirements Document, user manuals, training materials) are in place, in collaboration with super users, vendors and IT.
Part of the Data Management & Business Intelligence team and Data to Insights project team to build up new capabilities for Business Intelligence and Operational Reporting to support business.
As a Business Analyst, we are looking for potential candidate who can motivate & drive the business to a greater height with knowledge, skills & experience that match the needs of the job.
A digital native, passionate about data solutions, with user experience and business effectiveness on top of mind.
Broad business understanding, through having at least 3 years of experience working with data management and business intelligence.
Demonstrable knowledge of end-to-end data and business intelligence solution management, with strong focus on multi-dimensional concept.
You are curious, meticulous, flexible with a positive attitude and equip with strong problem solving and communication skill.
Familiar with data visualisation tools. Familiar with QlikView or Qlik Sense is a plus.
Excellent analytical and planning skills, with a drive for result and optimization.
Excellent listening skills, and able to communicate complex scenarios in a structured and comprehensive way.
High proficiency in English, both written and verbal.