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Data Strategist

Are you a Data strategist who is comfortable with playing a critical role in bridging the technical expertise of data engineers and scientists with the operational expertise of marketing and operations? Then start bringing a zero-carbon world closer every day by joining us as our Data strategist!


Are you a Data strategist who is comfortable with playing a critical role in bridging the technical expertise of data engineers and data scientists with the operational expertise of amongst others marketing and operations? Do you get energized by working in a team of data scientists, data modelers, data & ML engineers and data analysts? Then you might be interested in joining BDR Thermea Group as our Data Strategist and start contributing towards bringing a zero-carbon world closer every day!

This is what we see as your role

The business development unit Digital and Controls is responsible for the development of advanced controls and system management solutions for the BDR climate products including heat pumps, gas heated & electrical boilers, solar solutions, and cooling solutions. As part of this ambition we believe in the need of a professional data and analytics team who will fuel our data infrastructure and explore the power of data in supporting the energy transition by providing data driven connected services to our customers. Therefore we are setting up a team with data scientists, data modelers, data & ML engineers and data analysts.

Your role as a Data strategists is to help ensure that BDR thermea’s Digital and Controls team achieves real impact from its analytics initiatives. You are neither a data scientist nor data engineer and you don’t necessarily possess deep technical expertise in programming or modeling. Instead, you play a critical role in bridging the technical expertise of data engineers and data scientists with the operational expertise of our marketing and operations team.

Along with the primary responsibility you will also be successful in the following:

  • Develop, lead and implement specific high-value transformative analytics topics that make step-changes in the generation & implementation of analytics at BDR Thermea (Digital and Controls focused)
  • Help identify and prioritize business use cases:
    • Work with business leaders to identify and prioritize problems that can be solved through data and analytics
    • Define the approach that is needed to produce the highest business value impact, develop the business case and track value impact
  • Guide junior analysts and data scientists in the execution of the business use case, to ensure it is done in the most efficient way, and interpretable for business stakeholders
  • Coach the analysts to synthesize complex insights into easy to understand actionable recommendations that resonate with business stakeholders (incl. Tribe leads and SLT)
  • Implement the proposed solutions, both by driving the business stakeholder agenda and by adjusting existing business processes to fully leverage the generated insights

Your knowledge, skills, experience and character include

  • You’ve got the ability to translate data and technology to business. Therefore you need data engineering awareness, general knowledge of machine learning methods and you need project management skills
  • You preferably hold a Master degree in a quantitative field
  • Preferred experience of at least 5 years
  • Multi-lingual capability: English combined with Dutch
  • Entrepreneurial mindset: enthusiastic, committed and business savy
  • Pragmatic in approach. You use the right techniques to provide the needed quality and detail while avoiding complex solutions
  • Excellent presentation and storytelling skills and ability to influence decision makers

What’s it like to work at BDR Thermea Group?

You will work in a motivated, technical organization with a high level of ambition. You’ll receive an attractive remuneration package, flexible working hours, and many opportunities to remain up-to-date with the latest sector developments through training and courses. In addition to this, we also offer you:

  • An international career in a challenging environment
  • Passionate and professional colleagues who love what they do
  • Working closely along our Strategic Initiatives contributing towards the energy transition
  • Being part of BDR Thermea Group and contributing to this

Are you ready to dedicate your career to winning the energy transition?

Apply by clicking the button below and submitting your CV and motivation.

About BDR Thermea Group

We are a leading manufacturer and distributor of sustainable climate and sanitary hot water solutions and services around the world. We provide smart thermal comfort solutions for residential and commercial buildings with near-zero carbon footprint. With over 6,700 employees across Europe, North America, Turkey, Russia and China and annual sales close to €1.8 billion, we operate in over 102 countries worldwide. We own and sell many of the leading brands for heating products, including Baxi, De Dietrich, Remeha and Chappee.