We are looking Technology Business Analyst ERP to join our team based in Hoofddorp, Netherlands.

About Barentz

Barentz is a leading global life science and specialty performance ingredients distributor. The company sources branded specialty ingredients from leading manufacturers worldwide and its ingredient experts provide value-added technical support which includes pre-mixing, blending, ingredient formulation, and ingredient testing from its state-of-the-art, customized formulation centers and application laboratories in EMEA, Americas, and Asia-Pacific.

Established in 1953, Barentz has operations in more than 70 countries with a strong presence in Europe and North America and a rapidly growing network in Latin America and Asia-Pacific. With a turnover of €2.5 billion, the company employs over 2,600 people worldwide and serves over 25,000 customers. For more information, visit: www.barentz.com.

About this role

This role works as a member of a small team of analysts with in-depth knowledge of the organization’s processes and IT. This assignment will be dedicated to the ongoing ERP Implementation (MS Dynamics 365, F&SCM), where they must work closely with internal colleagues as well as third-party consultants working on the project. The team is also tasked with the design, implementation, and execution of IT projects for Barentz. Within the team, individual ownership and self-sufficiency are expected, as well as the ability to collaborate with remote colleagues.

Among others, you will

  • Analyze the identified gaps and define the details required to implement them.
  • Collaborate with regional teams to ensure the business process standards are implemented
  • Bridge the gap between technical needs and the requirements of users including providing detailed product requirements for the implementation of changes to our systems
  • Communicate with internal colleagues across departments to understand the needs of departments and the organization as a whole about the benefits of recommendations, and address uncertainty and concerns.
  • Use data modeling practices to analyze findings and create suggestions for strategic and operational improvements and changes based on stakeholder requirements
  • Identify processes and information technology required to introduce recommendations
  • Consider the opportunities and potential risks attached to the suggestions
  • Gain agreement, usually from senior management, on the best method of introducing recommendations to the business
  • Support the staff and teams in implementing recommended changes, including helping to resolve any issues
  • Pursue analysis and monitoring to discover issues and propose process improvements to deliver better value and solutions to the organization
  • Perform service operations management escalation change and implementation management
  • Act as an active project team member

Critical results

  • Work with external stakeholders to understand and investigate feedback on the service/function/product provided
  • Define configuration specifications and business analysis requirements
  • Perform quality assurance
  • Perform user acceptance testing
  • Own and develop a relationship with partners, vendors/suppliers and work with them to optimize and enhance our integration
  • Perform requirements analysis
  • Document and communicate effectively
  • Ensure that the solutions meet business needs and requirements

About You

Education and Experience

  • Proven experience in MSD365 ERP implementations, preferably in F&SCM
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including technical writing skills (English / Dutch)
  • Previous experience in Business / Systems Analysis
  • Proven experience in gathering requirements and testing
  • Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills
  • Experience in analyzing data to draw business-relevant conclusions and in data visualization techniques and tools
  • The ability to influence stakeholders and work closely with them to determine acceptable solutions
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Experience creating detailed reports and presentation skills
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills
  • A history of evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement

Key interactions

  • Internal Customers
  • External Suppliers
  • IT Infrastructure Operations/Technology/Telecom/ Network/Servers/ End User Technology/ peers
  • Central and local business units
  • Security Officer

Why Barentz?

Barentz is a great company to work for, with a positive and warm company culture, and a One Team, One Goal mentality. It is an inspiring multinational company, with fast-growing market segments and global coverage. In the Netherlands, we offer:

  • Competitive package including 27 days annual leave + bonus structure.
  • An inspiring multinational company in a fast-growing and innovative business
  • Commuting allowance, up to 50 Kilometers one way
  • Flexible and hybrid working environment.
  • Fringe benefits like private health care, private pension schemes, company Fitness scheme, etc.


Looking for an exciting position? Then you can join us. We’re investing in our future and that starts by adding talented people (like you) to our rapidly expanding team. We kindly ask you to send your resume in English, by using the apply button. Any questions regarding this position, please contact Jill.Lan@barentz.com

Job ID: No.111