J&J Family of Companies Planning Business Analyst in Beerse, Belgium

Janssen Supply Chain PM IT organization is currently recruiting for a business analyst, to support Planning.

The Planning Business Analyst will be part of the Janssen Supply Chain – PM IT organization that supports different areas of the JSC Product Management Organization globally, in terms of Global Planning.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Be primary contact for the Customer Management organization in Global Planning

  • Olympus project focus areas are: Multi Echelon Inventory Optimization, Production Planning and Sales and Operations Planning.

  • Business IT interface

  • Understand the business’s needs and priorities from the product

  • Negotiate with the business to see what items (story points) are built and which are backlogged based on capacity, business value and priority

  • Accountable for the development work getting done correctly

  • Business requirements analysis

  • Creating Epics/User Stories

  • Defines Acceptance criteria

  • Understands development estimates and how levels of effort impact the priority of requirements

  • Reports back to the business on status of the delivery of features, functionality, and applications

  • Resolves business and technical challenges to deliver on time, cost and quality and to ensure realization of business benefits


  • Ability to translate business requirements into Technical Epics/Stories.

  • Experience working across multiple levels of business and IT stakeholders.

  • Knowledge of technology trends and to apply this knowledge to existing business processes.

  • Knowledge and understanding of Planning concepts and principles: forecast modeling, production planning, long term, business planning, safety stock and planning parameters.

  • Strong personal commitment to continuous business improvement, and effectively collaborating and managing our business stakeholders

  • Capable of working as part of a team and on own initiative.

  • Capable to change priorities quickly and influence others to do so.

  • Ability embrace changes and to deliver IT solutions in a fast-changing environment.

  • Ability to work in an Agile environment and working closely with shared services organization

  • Strong problem solving, analytical and design skills are required.

  • Solid written, presentation and verbal communication skills are required.

  • Understanding of software development lifecycle (Agile/Scrum preferred)

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required. Focused degree in Computer Science, Business, Logistics is preferred.

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience

  • Demand and Sales and Operations planning experience is a plus

What’s in it for you…?

“Caring for the world, one person at a time…”

As an employee we consider you as our most valuable asset. We take your career seriously.

As part of a global team in an innovative environment your development is key and our day-to-day responsibility.

Through e-university, on the job training, various projects and programs, we ensure your personal growth.

Our benefits make sure we care for you and your family now and in the future.

Primary Location


Other Locations

Europe/Middle East/Africa-United Kingdom, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Italy, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Ireland-Cork-Cork


Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. (7555)

Job Function

Info Technology

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