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Business Performance Analyst

ICEYE

ICEYE

IT
Espoo, Finland
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Role highlights:

  • Business Performance Analyst
  • Espoo, Finland
  • Permanent contract
  • Hybrid

Who are we?

ICEYE is the global leader in synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite operations for Earth Observation, persistent monitoring, and natural catastrophe solutions; owning and operating the world's largest SAR constellation. ICEYE is headquartered in Finland and operates from five international locations with more than 600 employees from nearly 60 countries, inspired by the shared vision of improving life on Earth by becoming the global source of truth in Earth Observation.

Our satellites acquire images of Earth at any time – even when it’s cloudy or dark – providing commercial and government partners with unmatched persistent monitoring capabilities. Information derived from our SAR images helps customers make data-driven decisions to address time-critical challenges in various sectors, such as maritime, disaster management, insurance, and finance.

Our team is a tight-knit group of experts across many disciplines (e.g., engineering, software development, radar technology, etc.). We’re innovative, driven people who strive for excellence in everything we do. Teamwork, curiosity, and having fun are core values at ICEYE, and contribute to Making the Impossible possible!!

Why should you work for us?

ICEYE is at the cutting edge of new technology and we are continuing to build and operate our commercial constellation of SAR satellites. Working with ICEYE, you will be part of making the impossible possible, whilst shaping the Earth Observation industry. You will work with varied, diverse and engaged colleagues to further the ICEYE mission. At ICEYE we realise that without great people we can not succeed, therefore you will be an integral, valued and appreciated colleague, with the ability to directly shape the vision and direction of the business.

We actively support Continuous Professional Development, and will provide access to a range of avenues to allow you to succeed, including courses, training and attendance at conferences. ICEYE is a place where your development, your growth and your success is a priority.

What is the role?

ICEYE Business Transformation is looking for a Business Performance Analyst to be our champion for data-driven decision making and high quality reporting, building a performance focused culture through collaboration and passion in bringing our KPIs to life. In this role you are reporting to the Head of Business Transformation.

As Business Performance Analyst, you will be responsible for developing a strong understanding of our performance across all our activities, and to develop and implement a repeatable process for monitoring and reporting it. You’ll have the opportunity to work across teams, getting to know all that is going on in the organisation and challenging teams on how they assess and improve their performance.

You will be responsible for creating material reporting on the organisation’s performance for the Business Transformation and to various stakeholders as business owners. You will also be instrumental in creating forecasts for business cases, using statistical and analytical techniques to understand the key drivers towards achieving target outputs.

You will have a mentality of continuous improvement and strong analytical and interpersonal skills. You will enjoy working in a delivery focused, agile scaleup environment. It is a stand alone role so one must have the maturity to work independently on a day-to-day basis and have the wisdom to know when to collaborate, delegate and/or escalate.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Influence decision-making through quality and depth of analytical insights and recommendations for improvement. In particular, you will focus on the following:
    • Performance Reporting and Analysis - focusing on strategic initiative related business cases and operational excellence improvement opportunities
    • Develop and optimize our performance reporting structure and repeatable process
    • Develop our KPI´s and the KPI dashboard with focused approach
    • Synthesise performance trends and business performance
    • Identify and highlight opportunities for performance improvement
    • Develop reporting material in a succinct, visual manner
  • Analytical support for various use cases and forums
    • Develop business cases for business transformation and/or operational excellence opportunities from case definition, data gathering through to the analysis
    • Drive strategic analysis and prepare insight with recommendations
    • Collaborate with Finance business partners and other experts with input on performance forecasts and targets for business cases through scenario modeling
  • Building a performance focused culture
    • Work with the Business Transformation team and functions throughout the lifecycle of initiatives to ensure that the right KPIs and targets have been set.
    • Support the functions and performance leads to monitor performance to develop continuous improvement opportunities
    • Make sure that a focus on outcomes and performance are integrated into all our activities and events.