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Johnson Controls–Hitachi Air Conditioning was established on October 1st, 2015 as a joint venture between Hitachi Appliances, Inc. (now Hitachi Global Life Solutions, Inc.) and Johnson Controls, Inc. Hitachi Appliances carved out and contributed its air conditioning business to the Joint Venture. Johnson Controls acquired a 60% stake of the carved-out business and Hitachi Global Life Solutions, Inc. continues as a 40% shareholder of this venture. With this joint venture, two rich, 100-year-old cultures and histories have come together to create one exciting new company, serving our combined customers with the most diverse product portfolio in the air conditioning industry.

To support the growth of our Johnson Controls – Hitachi Air Conditioning business for the European market, we are currently looking for a

Business Intelligence leader EU

As a BI Leander your main responsibilities will consist in working very closely with the Business areas such as Sales, Marketing and Product Development managing projects and tools that will support your actions and strategies.

You will:

  • generate a mix of competitor & market analysis by using secondary data, and primary market research.

  • support activities including strategic market planning and forecasting, monitoring marketing and trade marketing campaigns

  • be responsible for leading consumer insights for the company, working with the local marketing team and the regional insights lead to develop market research in the country.

What you will do…

  • Define a vision for business intelligence regarding its sources, inputs, universality, accessibility, and usefulness in terms of driving better decision-making and more productive actions.
  • Understand business strategies – strategic, functional and geographic – as well as current and future required business capabilities.
  • Constantly monitor the developments in the HVAC market and competitive landscape to enable adequate and timely reaction to the changing environment.
  • Identify gaps and opportunities for value creation, recognizing market and technology trends.
  • Convey information effectively to the upper management for making decisions (executive reports, presentations, etc) in order to address strategic and broad cross-functional issues from various data sources (including but not limited to Oracle, internal sales, CRM system, BSRIA, local HVAC association, etc)
  • Attend meeting with Global Sales and Marketing organization to define the global BI platform the company should adopt for a sustainable and profitable growth, and manage pilot project EU will be assigned to.
  • Assess and cultivate long-term strategic goals for Bl development facilitating a positive relationship and buy in amongst key stakeholders throughout the organization.
  • Actively apply marketing excellence framework to support brand plan development.
  • Contribute to overall business development agenda, give support to identification of specific opportunities, assessment of business potential.

What we are looking for…

  • 6 years minimum experience in Business Intelligence
  • Experience working in industry environment. HVAC industry is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft, Oracle system and data manipulation
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools such as Salesforce a plus
  • Demonstrated skills such as leadership, driver for results, analytical thinking, communication,  process management, motivating others and time management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point) as well as internet and E-mail is required
  • Fluent in English / Knowledge of Spanish/ German or French will be considered a plus

Location: Milan (preferable) / Madrid / Barcelona / Dusseldorf / Lyon / or Paris



What we offer


We offer an exciting and challenging position with great personal freedom and professional responsibility. Joining us you will become part of a leading global multi-industrial corporation defined by its stimulating work environment and job satisfaction. In addition we offer outstanding career development opportunities which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents.



Please apply via our website.


Who we are

At Johnson Controls, we’re shaping the future to create a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.

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