Business Analyst

Job description

Protix is looking for a Business Analyst to support the international roll-out strategy for the construction of new facilities in Europe and North-America. By collecting and analyzing the information needed you help to identify the best opportunities and in making well-founded decisions. 

The team

The goal is to roll-out several production facilities worldwide in the coming years. We make this possible with a team of people within Protix which is multidisciplinary in nature. Your role as Business Analyst will take part in the Project Development team. The Project Development team is responsible for the assessment of the feasibility of different locations and markets, so that a well-funded growth strategy can be executed.

The position

You are involved in different activities to support the international roll-out of Protix. This will be both in the development of international projects for new facilities, as in generating overall business intelligence to support the company strategy. Your core task will be to support the decision making process at Protix by finding reliable sources of information, collecting and analyzing information and by presenting conclusions based on this information. The activities are mostly related to business case development, market research, feedstock mapping and opportunity assessment. This requires learning about a new local business climate and feedstock ecosystem, including:

  • Connecting and building relationships with local parties that can provide useful information, including local governments;
  • Understanding feedstock sources & global opportunities;
  • Understanding the economics and price mechanisms and alternative uses of feedstock such as anaerobic digestion, incineration and use as feed.


Experience and education

  • Bachelor or Master degree, preferably in agro-food or business & economics or related fields
  • Relevant previous work experience is not required, but would be beneficial
  • Good with data analysis. Experience with Tableau or similar data visualization tools are preferred
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English, Dutch & French would be an added value
  • Living in The Netherlands, preferably close to Protix headquarters (Dongen)
  • You like to travel if this is beneficial for the project

Skills and competencies 

  • Analytical and organized; you are excellent with data
  • Results-driven and long-term focus, you keep the bigger picture in mind and are goal driven
  • You have the drive to work independently on projects
  • A social person that is clear in communication
  • Nice to have's: knowledge on animal nutrition and (feedstock) sourcing. Background and experiences in feed/food & industrial by-products, or alternative uses (e.g. digestion, incineration).