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Director, Enterprise Analytics

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Union Beach, New Jersey, US, 07735

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Requisition  ID : 140361 

Job Description


It’s an exciting time to be part of the IFF IT team at location. With Frutarom combined, IFF is 129 years old, has greater than $5BB Revenue, contains over 13,000 employees, supports 160 locations, serving 33,000 customers with 150,000 products.   IFF is transforming our services to meet the heightened expectations of a highly creative, international and mobile workforce.

The Director of Enterprise Analytics will provide the thought leadership and strategic direction of the organization’s business intelligence initiatives, manage tools and processes for retrieving, analyzing, and reporting data across the organization while directing daily operations.  

The platform includes several SAP BW systems, with native Hana solutions as well, using a combination of AO, Lumira, SAC, Tableau and Power BI as front-end tools
The role will balance multiple projects, analyze business trends and strategy, and adapt to a rapidly evolving company to inform system requirements and to guide solution decisions. The successful candidate will collaborate extensively with key stakeholders and lead efforts to improve visibility and efficiencies for different functions of IFF through centralized business analysis and reporting.  Proven ability to envision and execute on systems/platforms integrations is key.


About You…


  • Curious by nature – easily identifying data requirements and reporting solutions to address business needs.
  • Obsessively organized – prioritizing & matching demand to available capabilities.
  • An interpreter – easily able to translate business requirements to technical solutions.
  • A genuine leader – who sets the standard for delivering value that inspires direct reports and peers to deliver their best work, and has experience overseeing direct reports
  • A partner – to internal and external stakeholders alike, partnering with both to implement reporting solutions that support key business needs, while being able to clearly and concisely communicate complex information to a variety of audiences, in the most effective medium to deliver maximum impact
  • You have good exposure to multiple technologies and a successful record of designing and building some creative solutions to help the organization become more sophisticated in its use of data – you are used to large scale integration challenges, and multi-cultural teams. 

You will spend your time doing…



  • Provide leadership and guidance on design and management of data for data applications, formulate best practices and organize processes for data management, governance and evolution. Build processes and tools to maintain high data availability, quality and maintainability.
  • Become a trusted analytical leader and partner to the functional areas of support and proactively identify improvement opportunities through analytics.
  • Articulate technology solutions as well as explain the competitive advantages of various technology alternatives. 
  • Evangelize best practices to analytics teams 
  • Manage demand pipelines, identifying key impacts on reporting solutions, driving budgets & deliveries
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, other product development groups and software vendors to identify and define solutions for complex business and technical requirements.
  • Provide technical guidance for new projects/initiatives to ensure proper data capture and enable necessary reporting.
  • Perform vendor management including Project delivery, Service delivery, SLA/SLO achievement, finances and relationship management

Job Requirements


Required Skills…


  • 10 years or more as an experienced technology leader with a minimum of 10+ years of software development experience, including data application or data platform architecture experience with deep technology expertise, especially in the SAP BI area – fluency in ABAP is an advantage, as will be core knowledge of Hana tools.
  • 8 years+ of management and leadership experience
  • Functional understanding of Finance processes (P&L, currency impacts) as well as Supply Chain (Order to Cash, Shipments) is required
  • Technology competencies:  SAP (BW/BI, SAC, HANA, ECC, etc.), Microsoft (Power BI, SQL Server, Azure), Snowflake, Talend (Data Fabric, Data Catalog), Erwin, Theobald Software, AWS and related technologies
  • Ability to influence multiple stakeholders and handle conflicting priorities
  • Ability to understand and communicate the larger picture behind how data drives a business
  • Analytical mind and business acumen
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills, including both oral and written – at ease presenting roadmaps to C-level executives, as with discussing finer points of code with developers
  • Demonstrated excellence in project management and organization

Leadership Behaviors: 


  • DRIVE INNOVATION. Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business (encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation)
  • OWN. Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders
  • INSPIRE OTHERS. Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2025 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give customers a reason to believe our vision, too


Our business is fueled by a sense of discovery; by consistently asking “What If?” To learn more about the possibilities please visit

We are IFF. We are the catalyst for discoveries that spark the senses and transform the everyday. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. is a leading innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. At the heart of our company, we are fueled by a sense of discovery, constantly asking "what if?" That passion for exploration drives us to co-create unique scents and tastes in fine fragrances and beauty, detergents and household goods, as well as beloved foods and beverages.

Visit us at to learn more about how we’re using Uncommon Sense to challenge expected, champion creators, and do more good for people and planet.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey