SAP SD Business Analyst (permanent position)

Job Type: Analysis
Contract Type: Permanent position
Job Location: Brussels
Sector: Agronomie Chimie
Languages: FR & EN

Company description

Our client is an industrial group that is a global leader in many different sectors, including agriculture, valorizing bio-residuals, energy, and providing industrial solutions with a focus on water. The group employs more than 4,800 people, they are a leader in most of the markets in which they operate, and they recorded a consolidated revenue of 2.1 billion EUR in 2021.

The group’s conviction conveys their shared optimism about the potential of our planet and its people. They believe in the power of smart industry to create a positive impact. Whatever they do, they seek to further valorize the resources at our disposal. This counts just as much for the end products they make, which they constantly optimize, as it does for the by-products from our processes, which they consistently seek to repurpose as best they can, respecting the planet and its resources. 

As an international company with Belgian roots, the Group promotes personal and local entrepreneurship, creating opportunities for all of their employees to take on challenging roles and real responsibilities. On top of this, their people are encouraged to further develop their competencies through regular training initiatives, and they are rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits packages.

Job description

For the realization of their ambitious worldwide Digital Roadmap, including the implementation of the newest SAP S/4HANA platform, the ICT department, located in Brussels, is looking for a Business Analyst, to manage SAP SD modules and application activities peripheral. In this role you:

  • Perform business (process) analysis and translate business requirements into workable SAP solutions and/or functional design for specific projects and changes, including development.
  • Write functional analysis for specific configurations, reports, business documents (e.g. invoice, …) and developments. Develop and execute functional (integration) test scripts.
  • Advice others as the subject matter expert for the relevant SAP modules.
  • Have end-to-end process and/or functional knowledge of the relevant Sales & Distribution applications (e.g. Pricing, Rebates processing, Foreign Trade & Licenses, Orders types, EDI, ATP, Configurable materials, Sales invoicing & FICO accounting rules, Shipments & costs, Tariffs, Stock Transport orders, …)
  • Train key-users and provide/manage key-user functional documentation (processes, how-to documentation, …)
  • Offer 2nd and 3rd line user support and solution maintenance for incidents and changes.
  • Assist in preparing and loading the necessary master data.
  • Partner with vendors where needed, ensuring a good balance between in-sourcing, out-sourcing and co-sourcing.
  • Support in defining, benchmarking and updating the roadmap of the SAP applications and the functional design and architecture for the newest SAP platform.

You report to the Global SAP Team Lead.


  • Bachelors’ or Masters’ Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Applied Economics, Commercial Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • At least 3 years of successful work experience with SAP customization and changes in an international industrial environment. A background in process/chemical industry and/or wholesale environment would be useful.
    • Design, upgrade and support of applications with expertise in implementing and integrating SD module under different versions of SAP R/3 ECC 6.0 environment.
    • Practical experience in SAP S/4 Hana migrations is an asset.
    • Knowledge of EDI applications and processes (linked to ERP) is an asset.
  • With your profound understanding of SAP applications and of business processes, you are able to think of long-term strategies, detect synergies between technologies and businesses, and translate them into pragmatic and efficient solutions.
  • With your eagerness to learn and your entrepreneurial spirit, you continuously strive to optimize the performance of the technology.
  • As a service minded team player, you are happy to collaborate in a multicultural context and advice business colleagues towards feasible solutions.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in French-English is a must. Good knowledge of Dutch is a good asset.
  • Willing to travel occasionally within Europe.

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