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Business Analyst

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Business Analyst

Your challenge

NxtPort offers an innovative data sharing platform where logistics parties connect with each other. Sharing their data with all stakeholders makes the Supply Chain transparent, which is crucial for digitization, operational efficiency, security and sustainability. "API first" is our motto. NxtPort builds APIs that are used for various applications in an effort to build the port of the Future. Check out our marketplace to learn more about the 30+ APIs in use today.

To make all this (and more) possible, NxtPort is looking for a business analyst.

As a business analyst you can estimate, recognize and translate the needs of the business into useful, value-creating solutions. You are responsible for the editing and prioritization of business requirements. You can convert these into complete and correct functional specifications that allow you to develop or purchase supporting systems. As a business analyst you are the bridge between business and supporting disciplines and you take into account all aspects of business operations.

A selection of your challenging tasks

  • You provide support to the Product Owner and Software Architects with a focus on detailed mapping of development requirements. You will analyze problems and describe needs, model business processes, observe and describe personas, story mapping and elaboration and design user journeys and wireframes.
  • You proactively coordinate with the internal stakeholders involved (business, key users, application managers and the project team). You take on a connecting role between business and development teams, acting as a proxy for business in agile development teams
  • You follow up the issue back log of applications, advise on make/buy/stop decisions and during the development of project ideas
  • You actively build an internal and external network within which you communicate in order to share knowledge and gather information in order to be able to handle files with maximum support. You communicate insights and associated actions and advice in a clear, concrete story for various stakeholders
  • Security is in the NxtPort DNA (ISO27001 certified, NIS essential service provider). You apply the NxtPort best practices for security and privacy

Your profile

  • You already have several years (+ 3 years) experience in a role as a business analyst
  • You speak Dutch and English
  • You have knowledge of Agile/Scrum working
  • You have a result-oriented can-do attitude, with a healthy dose of curiosity and the willingness to learn to continuously contribute ideas in a rapidly changing context
  • You work accurately and you can analyze problems and describe needs, model business processes and clearly document them
  • You are communicative and you take on a connecting role between business and development teams
  • Passion, connecting, daring, simplicity and trust are values you can identify with
  • A good sense of humor is not important but welcome. No wait, it's important!

Our offer

Nxtport is a subsidiary of the Antwerp Port Authority. You will end up in a small, but inspiring company full of opportunities. You will come into contact with groundbreaking projects, new technologies and interesting tools. We have an open, flexible corporate culture where people are the cornerstone and knowledge is shared.
We offer you an attractive salary supplemented with a large package of fringe benefits (meal & eco vouchers, hospitalization insurance for you and your family, mobile phone, laptop, hybrid work atmosphere,...)

Interested?

More information about the selection process can be found under our step-by-step plan. If you are ready to build the port of the future together with us, you can apply for the job of business analyst here: Port of Antwerp Job page (Dutch)

The Antwerp Port Authority believes in the passion and talent of its employees and strives for equal opportunities. With respect for diversity and a good balance between men and women, different ages and cultural backgrounds.

Business analyst

Join us and let's build the port of the future. Together!

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