Data Analyst

Job Location

Expiration Date

23 May 2021

About European Aluminium

European Aluminium, founded in 1981 and based in Brussels, is the voice of the aluminium industry in Europe. We actively engage with decision makers and the wider stakeholder community to promote the outstanding properties of aluminium, secure growth and optimise the contribution our metal can make to meeting Europe’s sustainability challenges. Through environmental and technical expertise, economic and statistical analysis, scientific research, education and sharing of best practices, public affairs and communication activities, European Aluminium promotes the use of aluminium as a material with permanent properties that is part of the solution to achieving sustainable goals, while maintaining and improving the image of the industry, of the material and of its applications among their stakeholders. Our 80+ members include primary aluminium producers; downstream manufacturers of extruded, rolled and cast aluminium; producers of recycled aluminium and national aluminium associations are representing more than 600 plants in 30 European countries. Aluminium products are used in a wide range of markets, including automotive, transport, high-tech engineering, building, construction and packaging. 

Job description

We are looking for a full-time data analyst to join our Trade & Statistics team. This role is responsible to support the Trade & Statistics department by collecting and analysing industry datasets related to market intelligence, trade, recycling and sustainability to develop our aluminium industry knowledge and our industry advocacy with facts and figures.

Reporting to: Director Trade, Statistics & Economics

Main tasks and duties

  1. Market intelligence & Statistical analysis
  • Collecting and processing of data (e.g. production, consumption, by market end uses) from the aluminium producers in Europe, from metal supply (primary and recycling) to semi fabrication (rolling and extrusions) and users with respect for confidentiality
  • Extracting and analysing customs trade data (on regular and on ad hoc basis) for various aluminium products
  • Aggregating and visualisation of the results (e.g. graphs, tables) in ad hoc MS pack office solutions (e.g. Power Point, Excel, Word). The knowledge of data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau software) is a plus
  • Assisting the team in organising (e.g. logistic and content support) twice per year the various statistical committee meetings (e.g. Primary Division Statistics Committee, Short Term Panel Committee)
  • Supporting the Senior Manager Sustainability & Economic data on other data collection / analysis related to sustainability (e.g. safety, environmental and life cycle assessment data) and to develop further recycling / circular economy (e.g. aluminium waste & scrap) statistics
  • Supporting on ad hoc basis members related to their market intelligence or trade data requests.
  1. Trade
  • Quarterly data collection of company information in the frame of trade defense case (anti-dumping etc.): very confidential work
  • Processing of data & develop visuals for presentation (graphs, tables, slides etc.), editing documents, updating database, etc.
  • General help depending on the needs (may include taking minutes and setting up calls)

         3. Office/General support

  • Support in preparing and organising internal and external meetings, calls or web-conferences, drafting minutes, preparing presentations and background notes
  • General support: members database (Extranet), travel arrangements and accommodation, depending on the needs

Knowledge, experience, interests and skills

  • Relevant studies on university level: Economics, Business, sciences or similar
  • Strong analytical skills. Experience in collecting and analysing data. Knowledge of data visualisation tools (e.g. Tableau software) is a plus
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook
  • Strong organisational skills, ability to work in team and willingness to help and learn
  • Ability to work autonomously, ability to prioritise workload effectively
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English
  • An interest in EU affairs

What we offer:

  • A full-time position with a competitive salary package
  • Excellent team spirit
  • A young, dynamic, and professionally enriching international working environment
  • Multiple opportunities for development and learning about Management, association and event management
  • Opportunity to work for an industry committed to the EU sustainability and climate agenda
  • Starting date: as soon as possible
  • The contract will be initially concluded for one calendar year with the option to extend in an indeterminate period

Application process

Interested candidates shall send their CV and motivation letter by the 23rd of May to Bob Lambrechts, Director Trade, Statistics & Economics: Please specify in the subject line of your email your name and the position you are applying to: “Data analyst - Trade & Statistics – [Your full name]”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

European Aluminium ensures equal opportunities, treatment and access to all candidates regardless of their sex, race, colour, ethnic or social origin, genetic features, language, religion or belief, political or any other opinion, membership of a national minority, property, birth, disability, age or sexual orientation.


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