Business Analyst

Job description

Do you like fully immersing yourself in a specific part of a process to find ways to improve it? Do you like helping implement a solution, and keeping both IT and the business aligned? And, last but not least, do you want to play an important role in speeding up the energy transition? Then this opportunity might be for you!

About Sungevity

Our mission is simple but important: covering all roofs with solar panels to boost the energy transition. To spark this ‘rooftop revolution’, we are dedicated to making solar energy easy, affordable and fun. To accelerate our mission, we are looking for new solar warriors to join our passionate and international team.

Our 150 committed employees work hard to make our mission reality. We do this from our laid-back office in the north of Amsterdam or flexible from home. Together with our partners, installers and customers, we are building a new generation: Generation Sun. Curious to get to know our organization and culture? Have a look at our job page!

What to expect of the Technology & Innovation department?
The Technology & Innovation team has great humour (really we do). We support each other, and we love to learn from each other. We like to hang out together: we go for drinks or do other fun activities.

We have 3 roles in our department:

  1. IT Helpdesk Technician

  2. Full Stack Developers

  3. Business Analysts

Our department has 12 members, consisting of 5 nationalities! We are currently implementing Odoo ERP, with which we are transitioning from a heavily customized environment to a mainly standard ERP/CRM environment. We work in an agile way, aiming to keep the time between designing a solution and having it online as short as possible. We prefer simple over complicated solutions. The Technology & Innovation department is self-organizing, and we expect you to actively participate in improving the team and our way of working. The department is active in all parts of our business, from sales to installations, from customer portals to solar-system performance monitoring. You will be supported by, and reporting to the Head of Technology & Innovation in this role.

Your role

  • Assist the business in defining and analyzing a problem when a department reaches out to you with a business improvement request. Help the business in defining clear requirements for a solution;

  • Come up with your own ideas on how to better support the business processes and how these processes can be automated. In other words: translating business needs into IT solutions;

  • Feasibility studies: investigate multiple potential solutions for strategic and operational improvements and advise on the best solution;

  • Investigate existing solutions or platforms that could solve the business problem;

  • Configure, test and train key-users in Odoo and other standard applications to support new or changed business processes;

  • You will be involved in both support of standard (ERP/CRM) applications, enhancements, projects and BI/Data Analytics;

  • If it’s decided to build software ourselves to solve a problem, help the software development team in designing the solution and creating user stories;

  • Support colleagues during the process of solution implementation;

  • Keep the business and the Technology & Innovation department aligned and on board during these projects;

  • Stakeholder management and alignment.


Our wishlist

  • HBO/WO thinking and working level;

  • Preferably 2-3 years working experience in a similar position;

  • Good understanding and experience of how IT can be used to solve business problems;

  • You prefer simplicity over complexity;

  • Able to work independently;

  • Fluent in English;

  • You communicate easily with people across all levels of the organization to better understand the problem, or explain the chosen solution;

  • Strong stakeholder management skills;

  • You negotiate and consult effectively;

  • Strong interpersonal skills;

  • CBAP or other IIBA certifications are a plus.

The benefits

  • A dynamic job in an mission-driven company where you can make a real impact;

  • A full-time contract (we prefer 40 hours, 36 or 32 hours is negotiable);

  • Working in an ambitious, international team;

  • A work environment that values inclusivity, teamwork and fun;

  • Monthly drinks & 4x a year a company event;

  • Continual learning & development opportunities (we work with  Lepaya for specific training modules);

  • Unlimited and anonymous access to e-health platform ‘OpenUp’  that provides access to webinars, self-help programs, health checks and professional psychologists. At Sungevity, we care about your wellbeing, both at work and privately;

  • A competitive salary between €3000 and €4000 based on your skills and experience;

  • Hybrid working: the option to work from home a couple of days per week or together in our office in the north of Amsterdam;

  • Benefits such as travel allowance, pension, insurance and 25 vacation days.

The diversity of backgrounds, cultures and perspectives within Sungevity is essential to achieve our mission. Our challenges are unique, we need as many different voices as possible to solve them together - voices like your own. So wherever you come from, who you love or what you believe in, you are welcome to be you at Sungevity. So feel free to omit this from your resume, if you want to!

Studies show that women and people from underrepresented groups only apply for jobs if they meet 100% of the qualifications. Do you recognize yourself in this? Then we want to encourage you; When in doubt, just apply! Together we will find out if there is a match.

Excited? Then hit the apply button! We have a look through applications as they come in.

You can also submit your application in Dutch!

The application procedure consists of two interviews.