Business Analyst

Basel ( Pratteln )
24.02.2020 | Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties | 100%

Business Analyst

Company Description

IKEA Supply AG (ISAG) is the main wholesale company within the Inter IKEA group – Core Business Range & Supply. We are the owner of the goods in the distribution centers worldwide and are the buyer of goods delivered from suppliers globally and the main supplier of goods to IKEA retail companies.

IKEA is on an exciting growth journey becoming more accessible to the many people. We are investing heavily to develop and digitalize IKEA into the future. IKEA Business Solutions will support this journey by delivering expertise in business development while safeguarding running business. This way we empower our co-workers, customers and suppliers with the right solutions to optimise the customer experience and contribute to a growing IKEA.

Solution Area Wholesale Finance ensures that our global financial processes within the wholesale business are supported by information technology today and in the future.

We are now looking to grow our Solution Area Wholesale Finance even more!

Job Description

As Business Analyst you will be in close collaboration with relevant stakeholders, clarifying business needs, requirements management and solution evaluation, to deliver business value in a fast growing business (initiatives and releases).

This means that you will – for one or more solutions:

  • Identify potential improvements: to elicit, analyse, challenge and document all business needs.
  • Identify the business consequences and risks with solution alternatives for process, organisation, tools and information.
  • Assure quality and traceability of stakeholder needs and business requirements, and support the evaluation of solution alternatives.
  • Communicate, clarify and safeguard evolving business needs along a project or solution life cycle.
  • Clarify business needs during definition and validation of high level & low level design in cooperation with architects and developers.
  • Review test plans and test cases to ensure compliance to the requirements. Support the planning and execution of testing activities. 
  • Responsible for securing and handing over requirement related artefacts to development and line organisation.


Is this the challenge for you?
We offer you a challenging, exciting and fun global role where you will be an active and important part in driving the future of Business Analysis within Solution Area Wholesale Finance. 

We believe that:

  •  you have extensive knowledge and experience in business analysis and modelling, requirements management process according to BABOK.
  • You have excellent analytical skills. You are able to see the big picture as well as the details, find patterns and to structure complex information.
  • You are eager to work in a global environment, to learn and to know “Why”. 
  • We believe you have knowledge of test methods and tools with focus on acceptance testing as well as understanding of unit, system and integration testing.
  • You have excellent listening skills, able to interact with stakeholders – understand them and their needs as well as making them understand you. 
  • You act as role model for IKEA values and you have strong communication skills and the ability to build trustful relationships.
  • You are able to work in an environment where the pre-conditions may change from one day to another and where we need to deliver these changes within short notice.

We also believe you have: 

  • University degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in working with global and/or virtual teams

NOTE: Due to long permit process we prefer candidates with valid Swiss work permit or EU/EFTA citizenship

Does this sound like your next challenge?
We look forward to receiving your application in English by 29th of March 2020. 
Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, which means that we may close the application process earlier than stated if we find the right candidate. 

For more information about the position, please contact recruiting manager Henrietta Aulin at +4179 222 1996. If you have questions about the recruitment process, please contact Louise Orstadius, People and Culture leader on +4179 667 9654

We look forward to receiving your application!

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