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NV Brouwerijen Alken-Maes Brasseries SA

Business Analyst

Company description

At Alken-Maes, which is part of the global player Heineken, you are given all the room you need to develop an inspiring career. Our strong brands – such as Maes, Grimbergen, Cristal, Mort Subite, Affligem and Desperados – are all produced by people capable of working independently. They learn and grow as part of an international group with wonderful prospects.


Job description

As a Business Analyst, you are responsible for the accurate analysis and monitoring of commercial and financial data in order to support and implement strategical choices. You are in a continuous endeavour of enhancing sales drivers. You are part of the Channel Development Team and you report to the Business Development Manager. 


  • You support on analysis of figures of competitors in the beer industry, to support the channel development team. 
  • You identify business drivers and work on strategies to drive top line sales improvements.
  • You play an active role in and are able to develop new business cases. 
  • You play an active role in the creation and amelioration of existing processes regarding channel development within Alken-Maes.
  • You assist in the operational integration and optimization of expansion targets. 
  • You assist in setting up an implementation process and provide support to attain the expected synergies and increases in top line sales. 
  • You support the creation of assessment reports on the company’s sales performance by
  • Deep dive analytics in the company’s results.
  • Conduct scheduled and ad hoc analyses on continuous data sources.

Searched Profile

  • You have a Master degree in Finance/Economics/Legal or equivalent through experience. 
  • You have 2 to 3 years relevant working experience. You are a data cruncher and an expert in Excel.
  • You are a bright analytical thinker and problem solver with eye for detail.
  • You are a fast learner with the ambition to evolve in responsibility level. 
  • You have an attitude of constructive criticism. 
  • You have an affinity with the brewing industry. 
  • You have a good knowledge of Dutch, French and English.

We offer

Working at Alken-Maes feels good. As a Maester you can count on all sorts of opportunities and benefits. Not only are we offering a competitive salary package, but also a whole range of other benefits, such as flexible working hours. Your personal development will also be actively encouraged and guided through regular assessments and coaching.
You will also be combining a 100% local product with the kinds of opportunities that an international group has to offer. If you like taking the initiative, then that’s great: as a challenger, Alken-Maes encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking. You will also experience a personal ambience every day here. All that in a company that not only focuses on Product, but also on People and Planet.

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