Business Data Scientist (f/m)

Your Tasks

As the Business Reporting & Financial Analytics department, we ensure that Beiersdorf makes solid financial decisions. We deliver value through summarizing and interpreting substantial amounts of data into actionable insights. We speak both the language of IT and operational Business departments, to empower users to work effectively with their data.

For this role we are looking for a candidate with strong analytical skills that go beyond mastering spreadsheets. We are looking for someone that can think, model and structure data using statistical methods and software. Complex models would need to be simplified into comprehensible results and recommendations – be it verbally or by using appropriate visualizations.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Contribute to the development of our analytical framework and champion machine learning and advanced analytics at Beiersdorf.
  • Proactively search for new approaches and technologies as well as share knowledge across the team.
  • Provide analytical support on an ad-hoc basis to answer complex business questions.
  • Communicate the essence of your technical work as robust and actionable recommendations to audiences at all levels and functional areas within Beiersdorf.
Your Requirements
  • Master's degree esp. desired in Statistics or related field (e.g. Mathematics, Physics, Operations Research, Business Informatics).
  • Two years of relevant work experience, using statistical software (R, MATLAB, S-Plus, SAS, or similar), databases and scripting languages (such as SQL, Python) across relational environments.
  • Statistical skills and preferably experience with big data technologies (e.g. Hadoop, Hive, Spark, etc.).
  • Excellent analytical, project management, communications, quantitative and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to both teach others and learn new techniques.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and self-direction.
  • Ideally SAP experience (ERP / BW / BO / AfO).
  • Ambition for an international career linked to national or international relocation.
  • Excellent command of the English language.
  • Company
    Beiersdorf AG
  • Department
    Business Reporting & Financial Analytics
  • Location
    Germany
  • Contract Type
    Full-time
  • Reference Code
    DE_17_0865
  • Contract Class
    Permanent