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BI Specialist ENA

Date: 14-Mar-2023

Location: Antwerpen, BE

Company: Zespri Group Limited

About Zespri


Zespri is the world’s largest marketer of kiwifruit with over 800  people in New Zealand and throughout Asia, Europe and the Americas.

We  help people, communities and the environment thrive through the goodness of kiwifruit. We sit at the heart of an interconnected industry working with 2,800 growers in New Zealand and 1,500 growers in Italy, France, Greece, South Korea and Japan. We supply the world’s healthiest little superfruits to people in more than 50 countries. We are fruit on a mission.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do. We commit to guardianship; putting people, the community, and the environment first. We are results-driven, challenging ourselves to grow and deliver better value. We cultivate personal connections, listening and acting with empathy and humility – and treating each other better for it.

We are growing quickly, driven by our success in engaging more and more consumers and by offering the world’s best kiwifruit 12 months of the year. We have bold ambitions and aim to grow sales from approximately $3 billion in 2018 to $4.5 billion by 2025.

To achieve our goals, we’re empowering our people to achieve their goals, designing our work for wellbeing, through flexible work practices and self-leadership.

We have bold ambitions for the future and we want all of our people to live and perform at their best.


About The Role


Zespri is on a journey of transformation as it pursues its Global Strategy to deliver sustainable growth and results for Growers.  A key part of this strategy is to capitalize on advancements in enabling digital technologies and embed the use of Business Intelligence and Data-Driven decision-making across the Zespri global user community.


Reporting to the Head of Digital Services ENA, and dotted line to the Global BI Leader, the Business Intelligence Specialist is at the core of this mission and is part of a centralized team of experts.  You will help by designing and implementing Business Intelligence solutions by working closely with Zespri’s global user community and improving analytics capability through education and training on how to use data to achieve business outcomes.


This will include displaying the information in new forms to derive insight and helping business users understand what best practice looks like across the analytics spectrum (from data design and analysis through to visualization).


You will understand how data is turned into information and knowledge and how that knowledge supports and enables key business processes.  As such, you must build an in-depth understanding of the business environment and foster an interest in going beyond the obvious, delving into the source, the definition, philosophy, and foundational roots of a data element to create information.




Strategy & Roadmap


  • Support the ENA Team and BI Leader to assess and cultivate long-term strategic goals for BI, data and analytics development in conjunction with end users, managers, clients, and other stakeholders.


User Community


  • Support research and make recommendations on BI, data and insights products, services, and standards to support procurement and development efforts.
  • Act as evangelist for BI, data and analytic benefits across the organization; promote BI usage to relevant departments.
  • Develop and implement Zespri’s BI Training Program; provide technical support as needed
  • Administer the user community portal and SharePoint site
  • Helps develop and promote the “BI Brand”
  • Helps develop and support reporting standards


Delivery of Business Insight & Analytics


  • Support, direct, organize, and lead projects to implement and  use of new BI, data and Insights software tools and systems.
  • Develop reports and report definitions.
  • Develop graphs and portal interfaces.
  • Work with business and development teams to design and document dashboards, alerts and reports.
  • Assist in the design of databases and data warehouses to ensure interoperability with BI solutions.
  • Owner of business approved standard reports
  • Report scheduling, notification, and publication
  • Analyze user requirements and, based on findings, design functional specifications for BI front-end applications.


Support and Service


  • Resolve Day to day issues and exceptions that occur with BI Scheduled Processes; e.g. systems failing to deliver data, badly formatted data 
  • Troubleshoot BI tools, systems, and software; performance-tune these applications as necessary


Qualifications & Experience


  • College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or computer engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years of direct work experience.
  • Comprehensive data warehouse analysis and design experience, with full knowledge of data warehouse methodologies and data modeling.
  • Experience with tier-one applications, databases, and data warehouses, such as MS SQL Server, Crystal, SAP, SCM, and so on.
  • Expertise in Business Objects tools, such as Scheduler, Designer, Data Integrator, and BO Universe design.
  • Proven expertise in Power BI, SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC), SAP BW, and CDS Views
  • Demonstrated ability with data design tools.
  • Strong ability to analyze user requirements and build front-end BI applications according to specifications.
  • Knowledge of scripting language.
  • Strong understanding of relational database structures, theories, principles, and practices. 
  • Experience with database design applications.
  • Experience with data processing flow-charting techniques.
  • Strong understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Good knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.

What's In It For You

  • Competitive overall remuneration package, including a Short-Term Incentive scheme opportunity.
  • FlexWELL flexible work ethos
  • Additional paid annual leave day per year (Zespri Day).
  • Additional paid volunteer day to volunteer within your community (Volunteer Time).
  • Global Life and Permanent Disability Insurance.
  • Group Medical Insurance benefits.



Zespri will not accept applications or contact from any temporary staffing agency, placement service or professional recruiter for this vacancy (“Agency”).


Where Zespri requires the support of an agency to fulfil a vacancy, we will proactively seek this support from our network of Agencies.  We respectfully ask that you do not contact Zespri or any of its affiliates/employees regarding vacancies, and reserve the right not to reply.


Zespri will not be responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions or other payments related to such unsolicited resumes.