FLOCERT is a leading global certification body, providing sole certification to Fairtrade and offering verification services for social, trade and environmental standards as well as private
codes of conduct.

Founded in 2003, FLOCERT remains mission-driven and dedicated to working with all types of organizations, from small producers to internationally recognized brands, in order to promote
fairness in global trade. Our accreditation as a “Social Enterprise” demonstrates our commitment to social business values.

With four international offices conducting business in over 120 countries, FLOCERT specializes in offering global reach with local expertise. For more information, visit us at www.flocert.net
FLOCERT is currently looking for an

Reporting Specialist / Business Analyst (m/f)


  • Job Share: Full-time (38,5 hrs. p.w.)
  • Position is based in the FLOCERT GmbH Office in Bonn, Germany
  • The salary and benefit package depends upon qualifications and experience
  • Start date: 15th August 2018 (or as soon as possible)


FLOCERT´s Business and IT Services department (BITS) develops, maintains and supports software and information solutions to innovate FLOCERT´s product portfolio. As reporting specialist you will address upcoming information needs formulated by internal and external customers. This include the delivery, improvement, and implementation of existing information driven services, integration processes, and connections to data sources as well as the development of new information or business solutions for customers. Beside a good IT knowledge you would have a core focus on service continuity and strong affinity to data; the role of the reporting specialist requires willingness for cross departmental/supplier collaboration and strong communication skills.


  • Support, administrate and maintain FLOCERTs BI applications (dashboards and reports)
  • Develop and design FLOCERT’s BI applications
  • Adviser & be the go to expert on Business Intelligence (BI) tools and data modeling
  • Gather, analyse, and document BI and data warehouse requirements based on stakeholder needs
  • Perform Data Analysis to meet the stakeholders’ needs and requirements
  • Design, implement, and maintain ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes using the Microsoft Integration Services  
  • Back up data architect and thus ensuring system maintenance, monitoring delivery mechanisms behind information services and perform data flow troubleshooting
  • Lead and contribute towards data governance topics
  • Identify data quality issues and bring forward suggestions on possible improvement measures to assure data quality assurance
  • Manage and support information and integration projects and provide trainings
  • Participate in project work and coordination in the general frame of departmental activities, data governance and cross-departmental


“Must haves”

  • Any professional office, business, commercial, IT related education (e.g. office-, trade-, merchant apprenticeship IHK) or equivalent (university) education (e.g. B.A.) in a relevant subject, preferably in Computer Science
  • Minimum of 2 years of working experience as reporting specialist / business analyst
  • Strong understanding of SQL databases and very good command of MS SQL Server, MS integration Service and SQL programming
  • Relevant experience in Business Intelligence tools and knowledge in system administration and management of a data warehouse
  • Experience part-taking or developing data governance projects
  • Project/Service management experience
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to present technical matters in a comprehensible way also to non-technical customers and colleagues
  • Very good command of computer skills (MS Office, proficiency in Excel)
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills
  • Problem solving attitude
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills working in an intercultural working environment
  • Excellent Business English written and spoken

“Nice to have”

  • Experience with Windows Azure or other cloud computing environments
  • Experience with ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes
  • Good command of data modelling software and BI software such as Qlik and/or Power BI
  • Software/web applications development and design experience
  • 2nd level support / vendor management or collaboration experience
  • Experience with IT standards/best practices (e.g. ITIL)
  • Any practical experience as a trainer/support
  • Working experience in process analysis, optimization and/or harmonization
  • Technical knowledge of international trade or supply chain of agricultural products
  • Good knowledge of any additional language especially Spanish, French, German, Portuguese and / or Italian

How to apply

Do visit our website: https://www.flocert.net/about-flocert/careers/ 

Please apply by submitting your application documents in English, with curriculum vitae, reference letters or reference contact data as well as a motivation letter with salary indication.

Please do kindly note that only those applicants invited for an interview will be contacted.