All categoriesAnalyst

Business Analyst – English

By August 4, 2020 No Comments


Ref. Number:
Contract info:
English (Fluent)
€ 3086 – € 3858 Monthly
Start date:
1 year with view to extension
Teodora Simeonova
+31 (0)70 3117822


Our client, an international company offering supply chain services in the metal manufacturing industry, is looking for a Business Analyst to join their team in the Netherlands.

The Business Analyst is the initial business resource for the internal and external sales teams and operates as a bridge between the company and their customers. You must be able to identify and provide reliable solutions for all Commercial teams, as well as to assure complete customer satisfaction through all stages of the sales process.

Job Profile for Business Analyst
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

The main accountabilities are focused on working with the External & Inside Sales teams in order to meet and, where possible, exceed the customer’s requirements/expectations through the following activities:

  • Maintain expert level of product pricing knowledge and applications
  • Articulate product positioning to both Sales teams and external customers, including competitor substitutions
  • Prepare quotations for customers in a clear, detailed and accurate manner; Negotiate and meet deadlines for the submission of quotations and communicate with customers to gain feedback on the quotations
  • Help with bids for new contracts and support the buying activities
  • Assist your colleagues in resolving technical and engineering issues
  • Build relationships with customers and prospects to understand their requirements
  • Interpret customer performance requirements, gather proposals, specifications and related documents, and liaise with stakeholders in order to convert specifications to cost estimates for new and current products
  • Maintain accurate records of target accounts, opportunities, quotes, projects, contacts and correspondence in company databases
  • Investigate and identify cost reduction opportunities through cost analysis review
  • Monitor relevant targets and KPI's
  • Pursue new business opportunities at existing and prospective customers, aligned with Strategic objectives and in conjunction with the External Sales Team
  • Liaise with stakeholders and support management decisions by providing appropriate cost information and data
  • Coordinate with purchasing department and provide continued feedback to ensure competitive pricing
  • Adopt a flexible approach to workload and assume new responsibilities where appropriate; Handle any other reasonable requests associated with this job function or the smooth running of the department

General Responsibilities:

  • Represent the company and the subsidiaries in the US and India, and be actively involved with their business
  • Manage the contract that the company entered into with it’s subsidiary’s lenders to indemnify the lenders for any FX exposure and the relating hedge position
  • Provide secretarial support and other necessary facility support to the company and its subsidiaries
  • Keep the company and its subsidiaries in good standing in terms of files update with respect to the Articles of Association, resolutions, minutes of members/shareholders' meetings, official registrations, etc.
  • Support the preparation of the annual accounts
  • Assist with the audit of the financial statements, where needed
  • Convene the meetings of members/shareholders for the company and its subsidiaries for approval of the annual accounts and in relation to important business decisions
  • Support the preparation and filing of the tax returns of the company and its direct and indirect subsidiaries, including but not limited to corporate income tax returns, social security contributions, wage tax returns and VAT returns (ONLY simple coordination duties)
  • Control the cash accounts
  • Interact with third party advisors, where necessary
  • Hold a board seat at the level of the company and its direct and indirect subsidiaries and/or arrange directors to these entities

Candidate Profile for Business Analyst

  • Must be fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • An academic higher education qualification
  • A diploma in Project Control, Estimating or Planning and Cost Engineering is highly desirable
  • 4-10 years of previous experience in cost estimating, ideally in a manufacturing or engineering environment, is necessary
  • Highly experienced with Excel, able to use spreadsheets and cost management tools, and to estimate pricing models
  • Strong IT skills
  • Base skills in Engineering/Manufacturing; Able to read and interpret Engineering Drawings and familiar with Schematics
  • Highly numerate with the ability to research, assemble, manage and manipulate numerical information
  • Knowledge and understanding of a variety of manufacturing processes; Capable of evaluating and analysing associated costs
  • Should be customer-focused, with a high level of commercial awareness
  • Great project management and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • Organised, accurate and discreet

What our client offers:

  • Travel allowance – up to €200 per month
  • 25 vacation days per year
  • Laptop
  • Company mobile phone
  • The opportunity to work from home –  2/3 days per week
  • The chance to grow and develop together with the company and to build long-term and stable career
  • A lot of support and training


Reference and diploma checks are a standard part of the Blue Lynx recruitment procedure. Candidates are requested to provide these details in their application.
Thank you for your application with Blue Lynx. Due to the volume of applications we cannot respond to everyone. Therefore, when you have not had a call or email from one of the Blue Lynx Recruiters within 5 working days your CV has not been selected. Please register with Blue Lynx when you have not already done so, click Register Online
You can email queries and question to
For a broader picture of Blue Lynx and all published vacancies please visit
Kind regards, The Blue Lynx Team