Senior Data Analytics Manager – Utrecht, The Netherlands.

We are thrilled to seek a new Senior Data Analytics Manager who is passionate about spearheading the development of IDH’s data infrastructure. In this role, you will ensure that data collected through Inclusive Business Analytics is analysed to generate insights, facilitating IDH into a learning organization with data-driven culture.

At IDH, an impact-driven organization that is neither technical nor digital, you will be the key figure in advising and guiding our leadership on developing robust data infrastructure and analytical capabilities. Your contributions will be essential in fostering a data-driven culture. If you are eager to take on this challenge, this role is made for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the design, maintenance, and development of IDH Intelligence’s infrastructure, ensuring that data collected from our inclusive business analyses is properly stored, analyzable, and compliant with all data standards and GDPR requirements, while also managing and leading open-source assets.
  • Lead the development and maintenance of data models, reporting systems, data automation systems, dashboards and performance metrics that support key business decisions.
  • Lead the design and build of technical processes to provide the critical data that helps IDH to transform agricultural markets.
  • Manage key long term and short-term service provider contracts and relationships and managing an annual budget.
  • Recruit, train, develop and manage highly specialised employees.
  • Facilitate data-driven learning within as well as outside of IDH by ensuring the IDH Intelligence’s data infrastructure and data analytics capabilities are in place, well managed and capable for further growth.
  • Present the requirements for continuation to key stakeholders within IDH to secure their buy-in.
  • Raise IDH’s profile as a leader in data-informed decision-making by providing sector leadership and expertise.
  • Provide advice on the technical aspects of the FarmFit Insights Hub. Ensure it is up and functioning and regular releases and updates are done.
  • Build linkages with data from other S&I and IDH teams and ensure high level data quality and security.

Who you are.

You are a highly adaptable and flexible individual, capable of acting effectively even in the face of changing working conditions, tasks, and responsibilities. Your ability to communicate is exceptional; you express yourself clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing, and you can present data infrastructure and analytics needs to non-experts in an understandable way.

Your learning ability is impressive, you quickly and easily take on, analyse, and process new ideas. Resilience is one of your key strengths; you perform effectively even when under pressure or facing setbacks and opposition.

You possess a strong sense of self-reflection, recognising your own strengths and weaknesses, convictions, qualities, ambitions, and interests. Your empathy enables you to understand and share the feelings of others, fostering a supportive and collaborative environment while thriving in a dynamic environment such as IDH.

What you bring.

  • Master’s level education with strong numeric/process orientated background
  • Excellent process and project management skills
  • Knowledge of broad range of technical topics (data storage, processing, analytics, GDPR)
  • People management skills
  • Strategic planning
  • Budget management
  • Be able to make long-term decisions in situations with high ambiguity and lack of information.
  • Familiarity with potential use of AI for IDH
  • Has experience in data analysis/science/engineering and leading the development of systems.

We offer you.

A challenging, pivotal role within an impacting, international organisation – and:

  • A salary range between EUR 4,762 – 5,952 (excluding 8% holiday allowance) per month (based on a 40-hour work week), job level 18. The job level is evaluated based on IDH methodology; the successful candidate will be placed within the range depending on relevant work experience.
  • A full-time (40 hours) 1 year contract initially, with the intention to extend (as this is a permanent position).

Comprehensive Benefits Package (apply for working in the Netherlands/ other countries will be adjusted accordingly):

  • Vacation: 26 days of paid vacation leave per year (100% FTE). Additionally, IDH offers the flexibility to buy or sell up to 6 days of vacation annually, allowing you to tailor your time off to your personal needs.
  • Health Insurance Support: IDH contributes €66.14 net per month towards your health insurance premium, helping you maintain optimal health coverage.
  • Robust Pension Scheme: A comprehensive pension scheme with considerable contribution by the employer and 3.5% contribution by the employee, ensuring financial stability during your retirement.
  • Commuting support: Provide NS Business Card or full reimbursement of commuting costs. Choose between receiving €0.21 per kilometre or opting for second-class public transport, making your journey to work hassle-free.
  • Flexible Working Hours and Hybrid Work Model: Allows you to balance your professional and personal life effectively.
  • Supportive Work Environment: IDH provides all the necessary work supplies depends on the role (laptop, phone, etc.) to ensure you have everything you need to excel in your role.
  • Work-from-Home Allowance: Receive a monthly work-from-home allowance of €16.53 net, acknowledging the changing work landscape and supporting your remote work setup.
  • Health and Wellness: Prioritize your physical well-being with a sports club/health club allowance of €38.58 gross per month, enabling you to invest in your fitness and overall health.
  • Nutritious Work Environment: Enjoy a range of perks at the Utrecht office, including fresh fruits, organic coffee and tea, fresh mint, and ginger tea, promoting a nourishing and supporting work atmosphere.

For questions about this position, please contact Phat Nguyen our recruiter, at

Who we are.

IDH seeks to transform markets through collaborative innovation, convening and investment in inclusive and sustainable solutions that enable businesses to create value for people and planet. To achieve this, IDH brings together coalitions of committed stakeholders from across global value chains towards joint visions and program agendas for sustainable trade.

IDH’s international presence extends to multiple regions and landscapes, facilitated by a network of around 400 staff including experts who are embedded in key agricultural, manufacturing, apparel and commodity value chains. In 15 years of operation, IDH has mobilized private sector investment and support to test and innovate new business models designed to create better jobs, better incomes, a better environment, and gender equity for all.

For more information, go to or follow @IDHTrade on Twitter and LinkedIn


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We encourage applicants to respond before 30/06/2024. If the right applicant is found, the application link may be closed earlier.

For the successful candidate, a certificate of conduct (verklaring omtrent gedrag) is required to submit as a part of IDH onboarding procedure.

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