Data Analyst / Researcher (m/f/div)

  • Bonn, Germany
  • 16/12/2021
Full time Data Engineering Data Analytics Artificial Intelligence Software Engineering

Job Description

Fair global trade everyone can believe in

FLOCERT is a leading global certification body. Besides providing sole certification to Fairtrade, FLOCERT also offers an array of services to support companies in sourcing on Fairtrade principles, where no Fairtrade Standard applies.

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 six international offices conducting business in over 120 countries, FLOCERT specialties in offering global reach with local expertise. For more information, visit us at
FLOCERT is currently looking for a

Data Analyst / Researcher (m / f / div)

  • Job Share: Full-time (38.5 hrs. Pw)
  • Position is based in the FLOCERT GmbH Office in Bonn, Germany
  • The salary and benefit package depends upon qualifications and experience
  • Start date: as soon as possible


FLOCERT is looking for a person to drive research, development and improvement of our assurance and information products, and to support internal data analytic and our digital future. Through this we want to highlight business opportunities / improvements and bring more data driven solutions and decision making into our core assurance service.
The ability to analyze data sources, be inquisitive and creative with data; connect data models to business needs to highlight its potential, and ability to present complex topics and information in a meaningful manner to a wide range of audiences is a must for this role!
The person will need to liaise with multicultural teams and partners to develop concepts, dashboards, data models, and information products for both internal and external customers, whilst continually innovating our business processes, our understanding of data, and its future potential.


  • Research and develop FLOCERTs assurance, supporting data sets and information products
  • Lead the framing and conceptualization of data initiatives and services, its supporting infrastructure and information tools and coordinate developments
  • Assess potential partners and incubate early stages of development whilst incorporating operational unit to run and maintain solutions
  • Understand and model FLOCERT's data in terms of variables, indices and hierarchies
  • Act as adviser on data related questions and highlight business opportunities together with the potential to innovate and leverage our data
  • Manage the design, development, and customization of concepts, dashboards, reports, and information services / processes together with internal and external partners
  • Gather, analyze, and document business needs and related functionalities
  • Research new trends and techniques relating to data (eg machine learning, AI, predictive analytics and their potential for FLOCERT)
  • Support FLOCERT's data governance
  • Support with ad-hoc (non-standard) data requests


"Must haves"

  • University Degree in Economics, Business, data science, computing, mathematics or IT
  • Professional work experience as business / data analyst / data scientist of at least two years
  • Relevant experience in Business Intelligence / Presentation tools (Such as Power BI)
  • Curiosity and passion for data analysis and modeling
  • Strong analytical skills and data affinity (modeling and analysis)
  • Experience with SQL Databases, data preparation and data analysis
  • Strong dedication towards customer service
  • A pragmatic - solution oriented spirit
  • Project management experience
  • Positive attitude and ability to work independently (Being the expert)
  • Good communication skills and ability to present technical matters in a comprehensible way also to non-technical colleagues.
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office
  • Fluent in English verbal and written.
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills working in an intercultural working environment
  • Motivation for Fairtrade and sustainability

"Nice to have"

  • Technical knowledge of assurance, certification, international trade or supply chains
  • Knowledge of sustainability and human rights
  • Working experience in process analysis, optimization and / or harmonization
  • Understanding of Python and / or R Linear regression / statistics
  • Understanding of AI / Machine Learning
  • Understanding of additional languages, ideally Spanish, and / or French, German, Portuguese Italian