Job @ Medialaan: Data Quality expert

Are you passionate about Data Crunching and keen on having business impact?

We are looking for a talented Data Quality Expert!

You will be part of our dynamic Research & Marketing team and report to the CRM manager of our central unit.

The Central CRM unit is a department in the organization that gives strategic and operational advice in how to build a trustworthy 2-way relationship with our customers. Our unit is charged with supporting a wide range of internal users and we help them to take important business decisions and to steer the strategy of the company.

Your Challenge:

Set up a Data Governance program together with all stakeholders (IT, Marketing, Sales…) that describes the establishment and deployment of roles, responsibilities, policies, and procedures concerning the acquisition, maintenance, dissemination and disposition of our data.

You main tasks are:

  • Identify, assess, fix, document, and communicate potential quality issues in the way data are collected, stored, processed, or used.
  • Understanding the data, looking for discrepancies, inconsistencies, data redundancy and taking steps to solve data deficiencies.
  • Be responsible for the enrichment of our data to create added value.
  • Continuous Monitoring output data quality through KPI dashboards and reports and make recommendations based on the outcome.
  • You are the person that leads all data quality related projects, which includes writing business requirements, managing the scope, budget and risks etc.
  • You have a crucial role in helping the organization to understand the value and impact of good data quality.


Additionally you will:

  • Setup business and validation rules together with stakeholders that govern our data.
  • Be responsible for business processes that create or change data.
  • Automation of solutions for data quality issues associated with all sorts of data (customer data, mobile data, online data, financial data etc.).
  • Design, implementation and testing of (automated) DQ processes; for example data cleansing operations or deduplication.
  • You contribute to the continuous improvement of our Data Governance methodology to keep it tuned with technology evolution (unstructured data, cloud, data privacy, …)
  • You act in a cross-functional team and work closely with our IT department.


Your profile: 

  • You have a passion for information management and you are challenged by the data struggle many companies are facing at the moment. You have good analytical skills and you are able to communicate both in business as well as in technical language.
  • You have at least 3 to 5 years’ experience as an analyst in a Data Quality and/or Business Intelligence environment.
  • You possess a basic understanding of data models and architecture, data governance/data management concepts, approaches, methodologies and tools.
  • You are good in translating analytical results into business concepts.
  • You have strong programming skills, preferably in SQL.
  • Knowledge of Tableau is also a plus.
  • You have strong communication skills and like to take initiative.
  • You like to work independently, to take ownership and you are accountable.
  • You have a solid understanding of the business and the importance of Data Quality.
  • You have excellent communication skills.
  • You are an objective and diplomatic person that likes to work in a team.
  • You are solution-minded.


Intrigued? Please send your motivation letter and resume to Maybe you can join our new CRM unit and build a great data story at MEDIALAAN.

Coached Mooc opportunity – Learn Apache Spark this Summer with edX

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This would fit perfectly in our coached Moocs sessions.

Data Science 101

edX has just announced a new series of Big Data courses. The series consists of 2 courses focused around Apache Spark. If you are not familiar with Spark, it is a very fast engine for large-scale data processing. It claims to perform up to 100 times faster than hadoop. Here are the 2 courses:

  1. Introduction to Big Data with Apache Spark
  2. Scalable Machine Learning

The first course starts June 1, 2015, and lasts four weeks. The second course starts in late June and lasts five weeks.

The courses are free but verifiable certificates can be purchased for $50 per course.

If you have been hoping to learn Spark, this might be just the opportunity your were waiting for.

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Job – Isabel – Business Intelligence (BI) Developer



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Goal of the Function

The function of Business Intelligence Developer is to develop new and to enhance/maintain existing reporting solutions within the context of Isabel.

The BI developer will also define and maintain a set of guidelines and best practices on developing reporting solutions in an Agile environment. Furthermore, continuous improvement is required to ensure that the reporting solutions are and remain maintainable at the lowest possible cost.

All this is done to ensure that the BICC can provide information that meets the needs of Isabel, to use within the company or to provide it to external stakeholders (like the banks).

All this is done with the highest quality so the users of the BI information can be sure that it is conform the reality. Continuous learning and improvement are as such an integral part of the function.

All this is applicable to all the current and future BI information.


Areas of Result

As a BI developer, you are using SQL Server, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS and Sharepoint to develop ETL-packages, DWH-tables, OLAP-cubes, reports and dashboards.

You are responsible for translating functional requirements into technical details and establishing these on the BI platform.

You implement reports, dashboards and analytic solutions using SQL Reporting Services, Excel, PowerView and Sharepoint, for providing predefined reporting solutions.

You also use these tools to implement end-user self-service reporting solutions, this way allowing power users to use the BI data in SQL Server Analysis Services cubes for analysis purposes.You support colleagues in all departments of the company in using both reporting solutions (predefined & self-service) and, if needed, develop ad hoc queries to meet business requirements.

You follow up the execution of already implemented BI solutions and intervene in case of technical issues or incidents.


Personal skills:

Able to work effectively in a team environment.Work accurate, with eye for quality and details.


Technical skills:

SQL Server database + all products of the Microsoft BI suite (SSIS, SSAS, SSRS, MDS, Sharepoint)

Preferably 3 – 5 years of experience in a similar position


Language skills:

Preferably 3-ligual – English/Dutch/French



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Job – Keyrus – Data Science consultant – Brussels


Vanessa Closset from Keyrus just used our easy job update form  to advertise for free the following data driven job opportunity.


Duties and responsibilities

As a Data Scientist, you will need a combination of business focus, strong analytical and problem solving skills as well as programming experience to be able to analyse large data sets of information with the appropriate tools and techniques in order to deliver insightful and actionable information in an impactful manner.

Your main mission will consist of working with our customers and understanding their business context. This unique role will engage you with the business by addressing strategic and tactical questions through the use of data mining and data visualization techniques, including pattern detection, graph analysis or statistical analysis. You’ll be challenged to propose innovative ways of addressing problems with alternative options and creative and workable solutions. You will also use the new visualisation tools to present your validated findings in a clear and precise manner to non-technical people.

You will be exposed to different sectors and company functions. You will work most of the time at client sites in Belgium.

Qualifications, experience and skills

  • Master or PhD in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering or any related field
  • Passionate about data and/or statistical analysis, with mathematics and causal modeling skills
  • Strong programming skills such as Java and/or Python
  • Knowledge of statistical modeling and tools (SAS, R, Matlab…), SQL and data mining is required. Knowledge of machine learning, Hadoop or other Big Data frameworks is a plus
  • At ease in manipulating and analysing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from various sources
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills: you have the ability to communicate results clearly to non-technical colleagues
  • Strong analytical competencies and excellent creative problem-solving skills
  • Experience in Data Visualisation (knowledge of Business Intelligence Reporting & Analysis tools)
  • Overall knowledge of Business Intelligence is an asset; in particular data modeling, ETL, and reporting tools
  • Fluent in Dutch and/or French and English

What we offer

Keyrus offers a working environment and projects that attract the best people working in business intelligence, data analytics and performance management. Working on diverse and challenging projects, you will have the opportunity to develop multi-disciplinary IT/business skills to help you build a strong career path.

You will receive a training budget to support and sustain your skills and an attractive salary package including a company car and other benefits.


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Job- CSC – Business / Functional Analysts Banking (Credits)


Besides industry knowledge, we look for people who are willing to listen to our clients, have an analytical mindset and are able to participate in large and complex projects.

You will join the existing CSC-team and perform consulting missions with clients in the banking industry.


Your Role:

  • You analyze and document clients’ processes and business requirements for software applications;
  • You construct conceptual data, business rules and process models;
  • You provide business process and re-engineering support to banking companies;
  • You facilitate meetings with clients to gather and document requirements and explore potential solutions;
  • You participate in workgroups and work sessions with business and technical consultants to explore business process improvements and re-engineering opportunities.


Your Profile:

  • You have a higher education background and 3 to 12 years experience within a banking company or as a specialized banking consultant with focus on Credits;
  • You have business process knowledge in the banking industry (with focus on credits), as well as a good understanding of the market and products;
  • You are eager to support banking customers in their transition to customer-centric, multi-channel marketing organizations, in their transition from “bricks” to “clicks”.
  • You are familiar with different kind of credit products and have solid experience and in depth knowledge of the end-to-end credit processes in the banking industry;
  • You are able to construct credit process models;
  • As well as possessing strong communication, interpersonal and entrepreneurial skills, you are capable of working with our clients in English, Dutch and French.


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Job – AlphaCredit – Business Intelligence Expert


Voor onze afdeling Finance Business Reporting en Management Control zijn wij op zoek naar (m/v), Business Intelligence Expert (2-talig N/F)


De Business Intelligence Expert is verantwoordelijk voor de algemene werking van de ‘Business Intelligence’-processen en tools en het beheer van de onderliggende data. Daarnaast zal de Business Intelligence Expert ook een actieve rol spelen in de implementatie van nieuwe ‘Business Intelligence’-projecten. 

Je staat in voor algemene werking van Business Intelligence (BI):

  • Je bent de interface met het management van AlphaCredit voor BI-definities, BI-eisen en BI-behoeften;
  • Je begrijpt de behoeften van de afdelingen die werken met BI en vertaalt deze naar eisen voor de BI-software;
  • Je vertegenwoordigt de BI-belangen in boards en toezichtsorganen;
  • Je bevordert het gebruik van op feiten gebaseerde informatie en implementeert hierop gebaseerde processen in de organisatie;
  • Je definieert en implementeert een BI-strategie voor AlphaCredit, rekening houdend met BNP Paribas groepsinitiatieven;
  • Je begeleidt het bouwen van nieuwe rapporten, je valideert de inhoud van de nieuwe rapporten, en je werkt aan continue verbetering van de rapportering en data definities;
  • Je houdt toezicht op de interactie met IT-teams die werken aan BI-oplossingen;
  • Je fungeert als de primaire expertgebruiker van de BI-installatie(s) en blijft sterk betrokken bij veranderingen in de BI-systemen op basis van behoeften van de diensten;
  • Je waakt over de metadatalaag van de BI-tool en onderhoudt deze.

Je speelt een actieve rol in de realisatie van BI-projecten:

  • Je bent mee verantwoordelijk voor een vlotte realisatie van de BI-projecten. Je kan daarbij rekenen op de bijstand van een business project manager;
  • Je fungeert als expert in de BI-projecten en zorgt daarbij dat de kwaliteit van de BI-projecten gegarandeerd wordt;
  • Je zorgt ervoor dat de ontwikkelingen van nieuwe BI-projecten in lijn liggen met de datadefinities en processen binnen AlphaCredit;
  • Je bent betrokken bij data-gerelateerde projecten om te waken over data-consistentie.

Jouw profiel:

  • Je beschikt over een Masterdiploma in beleidsinformatica of handelsingenieur, of bent gelijkgesteld door ervaring;
  • Je beschikt over een rijke ervaring met ‘Business Intelligence’-systemen en -processen; ervaring in IBM Cognos 10 en/of SPSS is een bijkomende troef;
  • Je bent gepassioneerd door data en je hebt een goede technische bagage;
  • Je bent vlot in het Nederlands en in het Frans (zowel mondeling als schriftelijk) en je beschikt over een goede kennis van het Engels;
  • Je hebt ervaring in Project Management en hebt meegewerkt aan verscheidene BI-projecten;
  • Je hebt een logische en analytische geest;
  • Je hebt uitstekende mondelinge en schriftelijke communicatievaardigheden;
  • Een goede kennis van de financiële sector is een troef.

Ons aanbod:

We bieden je een boeiende en afwisselende job met de nodige opleidingsmogelijkheden en doorgroeikansen binnen een sterke groep. Het niveau van de functie zal afhankelijk zijn van jouw ervaring en competenties.
Je krijgt een contract van onbepaalde duur en een competitief salaris, aangevuld met een uitgebreid pakket extralegale voordelen (verzekeringen, maaltijdcheques, extralegale verlofdagen, …).


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Job – Deloitte – SAP BI (Senior) Consultant

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You will be responsible for SAP BI solution design and development, translating business requirements into solid solutions. Your activities range from business requirements analysis to architecture design, BI development, testing and coaching of more junior consultants in the team. You participate in assessments of existing SAP BI implementations and give advice on structural improvements in the areas of performance, usability, architecture, processes and organization. Besides that you will have the opportunity to work together with several services lines within the Deloitte’s Belgian practice, such as Finance Transformation, CRM, Supply Chain Strategy and SAP Process Excellence.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • You have at least 2 years of experience  (4 – 6 years for Senior level implementing SAP BW, BO or Sybase IQ solutions;
  • You understand Business Intelligence concepts and want to further develop your functional and technical SAP BI competencies in challenging projects, as well as new technologies like SAP HANA;
  • You have a bachelor or master degree;
  • You are a team player with strong communication skills;
  • You have knowledge and relevant experience in BI concepts (Data warehousing, Dashboarding, OLAP, Analytics) ;
  • You have relevant experience SAP BI tools (SAP BW, BO or Sybase IQ);
  • You are eager to learn and implement the newest SAP technology (such as HANA);
  • Having experience in SAP ERP is a plus;
  • You are open to work in an international environment and must be willing to work abroad if needed;
  • You are fluent in English. Knowledge of Dutch and/or French is an asset.

About us

Our Consulting practice within Deloitte has a strong reputation and track record as Business Performance Consultants. We are a recognized leader in helping clients solve complex business problems, differentiated by our ability to execute on the advice we provide. Our multi-disciplinary competencies allow us to address CXO issues from every angle. You will join one the largest BI teams in Belgium. With more than 80 professionals we cover all domains of BI and Corporate Performance Management. Next to SAP we have a focus on other solutions such as IBM/Cognos, SAS and QlikView.

Our services are delivered by exceptional consulting professionals who are encouraged to share knowledge and insights.


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Job – Sandoz – ANALYST MANAGER – Brussels


A health care company with global reach. A product pipeline filled to the brim. A team committed to scientific advancement. Think what’s possible.

The Analyst Hospital Business contributes to the company financial and commercial success by providing management with clear, objective financial and business data to support the decision process in the hospital business.
The Analyst Hospital Business function is a cross-departmental role, in close relationship with the Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain and Finance department.


  • Review and monitoring of current KPIs
  • Review sales force performance, identify needs and suggest improvements
  • Analyze stakeholders needs and propose new initiatives to meet them 
  • Raise attention to risks and opportunities
  • Investigate and suggest improvements
  • Identify and follow-up key market drivers and performance indicators
    Monitoring of profitability of the business by product and by customer

The Analyst Business is active in 3 main areas of responsibilities:

  • Business & Market monitoring
  • Financial processes :
  • Financial planning (Strategic Plan, Yearly targets, revision of targets & Monthly Forecasting)
  • Update of Prices & Rebates
  • Support for commercial offers preparation
  • Ad hoc analyses – cross functional projects and reviews

This is translated in

  • Constantly investigate the market and the environment to gather information from/on all stakeholders of Sandoz activity and inform management
  • Analyze and comment the periodical market and business results
  • Monitor new product launches : pre & post launch activities definition & coordination & KPIs definition, development
  • Examine and analyze statistical or market data to forecast future trends & business results
  • Translate market trends & stakeholder needs into supply requirement (monthly rolling forecast)
  • Manage the forecasting tool in SAP: responsible for country KPI’s (FC modeling)
  • Act as interface between Supply Chain & Sale/Marketing department in the forecasting process – ensures proper flow of information allowing all parties to act and take decisions
  • Coordinate and act in the yearly budget process and its revisions (sales plan definition – market assessment)
  • Coordinate and act in the yearly strategic plan (sales plans definition – market assessment)
  • Ensure Accuracy and Validity of prices and rebates database
  • Sales Force Effectiveness monitoring
  • Participate in multi-function project teams
  • Provide ad-hoc management reports
  • Develop, review and adapt internal control procedures (SOP’s)
  • Ensure proper organization of database set available and act as contact person with data provider
  • Act as point of contact towards HQ for the follow up of different launches and to provide local market information

Minimum requirements


  • University degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration or equivalent through experience
  • Relevant experience in audit, controlling or business consulting preferably in an international company


  • Business Acumen – Curiosity
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Eager to learn – fast learner

o Self-development: continuous learning, acquire knowledge of the company as well as the pharmaceutical environment on ongoing basis

  • Problem solving – Creativity – Strong drive for results
  • Strategic Agility
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects, deadlines & last minute changes – strong level of flexibility

o Priority Setting & strong level of organization

  • Strong critical mindset
  • Excellent communication skills: clear communication, ability to present, to synthesize
  • Customer focus (internal – external)
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), previous SAP experience is considered as a plus
  • Fluent in English, Dutch & French
  • Action oriented & perseverant
  • Poised and confident in dealings with individuals at all levels
  • Teamplayer
  • Dynamic, energetic and committed
  • High ethical standards


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Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 150 countries and employs approximately 69,000 people

This newly created position is a support role within Market Development & Healthcare Solutions, specifically within Market Access & Health Economics for all EMEA area.

  • Improve AV products value propositions  by developing healthcare models in the fields of health economics, risk analysis and business development
  • Develop customized analyzes and evaluations in various areas such as:
    • Preparation of technical risk analyzes
    • Work on issues in the context of reliability and aging models
    • Development and implementation of lifetime predictions on the basis of field and test data
  • Where possible, standardization of risk analysis approaches and tools should be explored.
  • Monitor HealthCare environment using existing tools and database to increase internal knowledge and support decision-making
  • Develop communication tools based on analyses and educate relevant internal and/or external stakeholders to ease/increase use of tools/analyses



  • University degree (Master) in mathematics, physics, electrical engineering, information technology or computer science technical
  • MBA preferred
  • Knowledge of SAS, SPSS or Minitab
  • Minimum 8 years work experience with 3/5 years’ experience as a business analyst & modelling in the private health insurance industry (BtoC) or healthcare consultancy
  • First people management experience is preferred
  • Ideally finance or program development experience prior to health Insurance
  • Solid understanding of statistics (descriptive, exploratory)
  • Experience with databases and analysis tools
  • Know-how in online / internet business and in the associated processes would be a plus
  • High analytical skills, creative solution finding, flexibility and teamwork
  • Strong knowledge in MS-Office
  • High level of initiative, quick learner, flexibility, resilience and teamwork
  • Willingness to travel (should not be more than 20%)
  • Fluent English (spoken and written). Preferred profile: 2 languages minimum: native language and English


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Job – Stepstone – Web Analytics Manager – Brussels


Your responsabilities

In this role, your main responsibilities are:

  • Measure site usability and effectiveness and provide actionable insights and recommendations
  • Explain changes in traffic figures, spot & investigate traffic sources tracking bugs
  • Data analysis to A/B and multivariate testing results, and ad hoc requests
  • Leverage data to gain insight in terms of trends, user experience and behavior in order to adapt our marketing strategies
  • Partner with stakeholders to implement analytics requirements
  • Lead Adobe Analytics trainings internally
  • Advises for new & existing trackings to improve the quality of reporting
  • Review new tracking requests & approve/disapprove them
  • Cooperate with developers to implement new metrics & fix tracking issues

Our requirements

  • Academic background ideally with a focus on analytics
  • Data-driven individual
  • Detail-oriented and organized (multi-task   adapt to priorities)
  • Good communication & presentation skills
  • Minimum 1 year experience in web analytics preferable in an international environment
  • Strong knowledge of web tracking tools especially Adobe Analytics (Omniture SiteCatalyst) and/or Google Analytics
  • Perfect skills for MS Excel, MS PowerPoint are a must.  Experience with SAP Business Object is a plus
  • Experienced in the realization of projects in the area of web analytics, tag management and BI tools
  • Strong team player with excellent relationship skills
  • Fluent in English; any other European language is a plus


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Contact is Carolin Emmeluth
+ 49 (0)211 – 93 4 93 – 5308
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