The Opportunity

Nova Scotia
Can work Remote
Information Technology
Full-time - Permanent

Clearwater Seafoods is one of the world's largest vertically-integrated seafood companies with over 1,900 employees in offices, plants and vessels across the globe. The Canadian company operates from ocean-to-plate, owning its own fishing licenses, vessels and processing facilities, while also providing delivery to its customers worldwide. Clearwater is recognized globally for its superior quality, food safety and diversity of premium wild-caught seafood, including scallops, lobster, langoustine, clams, whelk, coldwater shrimp and crabs.

As a leading harvester, processor and marketer of sustainably-sourced seafood, Clearwater supplies its products to wholesalers, retailers and foodservice distributors throughout the world. Selling its products globally under the Clearwater, Macduff and various private label brands.

Since its founding in 1976, Clearwater has invested in its science, innovative technology and management approaches to support sustainability and grow its wild seafood resource. This commitment has established Clearwater as a global leader in sustainable seafood excellence.

Clearwater Seafoods' Global Business Solutions department requires a Business Analyst, Logistics. The position is a Full Time position with a hybrid remote work schedule .

Purpose of Position:

The Senior Business Intelligence Analyst's primary role is to lead in providing reporting solutions to meet our business needs. This position will work in partnership with the business, external vendors and team members to discover and document functional and technical needs, to design, develop and test solutions using one or many of the integrated enterprise reporting.

Reporting Structure

  • This individual will report to the Director, SAP Integration.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Apply a variety of techniques to elicit and gather business and user requirements from stakeholders. Understanding business issues and opportunities.
  • Driving the development of functional and system specifications, including: conducting fit/gap analysis, business process modeling, and clearly documenting functional requirements and business rules to describe what the system, process, or product/service must do in order to fulfill the requirements;
  • Developing Data Models in both SAP BW and SAP HANA to meet the business requirements, building interactive dashboards.
  • Support the development of the test strategy and test plans. Ensure traceability of requirements back to business need as well as through to solution and testing. Validate the solution meets the business need and verify it conforms to specifications.
  • Communicate requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information systems to technical and business teams as well as creating user guides and training.
  • Providing Operational Support for Clearwater's existing SAP BW and Business Objects footprint as well as providing SAP BW and Business Objects problem resolution and assistance and support to other team members.
  • Lead or participate in multiple projects by completing and updating project documentation; managing project scope; adjusting schedules when necessary;
  • Determining daily priorities; ensuring efficient and on-time delivery of project tasks and milestones; following proper escalation paths; and managing business and external partners relationships.
  • Provide leadership to team members and peers by collaborating with others; articulating ideas and viewpoints to senior management, peers and others; identifying and initiating projects; managing resources; driving the resolution of issues; and holding self and team accountable for results.
  • Provide and support the implementation of reporting business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes and new responsibilities.
  • Identify improvement opportunities (proactive and reactive).

Key Behavioral Competencies (Personal Characteristics)

  • Strong communication skills - both written and oral - with technical and non-technical staff and with management
  • Strong problem solving/documentation skill set
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Be a proactive team player and effective communicator with ability to work independently and manage other development resources
  • Attention to detail and quality of work
  • Expertise in facilitation, negotiation, gaining consensus and managing conflicting set of requirements


  • Strong hands-on experience in SAP Business Intelligence (BI) in at least 2 SAP Implementations
  • 5+ years of SAP BW on HANA / BW4HANA Lead experience designing end-to-end solutions starting from requirement gathering to implementation and post Go-live support
  • Experience working with business stakeholders and translating the business requirements to technical best-practice based solutions
  • Experience planning for SAP (Native) S/4 HANA or SAP BW implementations including sizing, scoping, high availability, and disaster recovery strategy
  • 3 - 5 years of experience working as a Business Intelligence Analyst
  • 3 - 5 years of working experience in designing SAP Business Objects (BO) reports and dashboards
  • 5+ years of experience in integrating BW Queries with business object suite of tools
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in BW on HANA modeling, CDS Views and LSA++.
  • Hands-on knowledge in designing all types of ADSO and HANA Composite Providers.
  • Strong knowledge of ABAP and AMDP Scripting-Optimize Existing ABAP Code in Transformations.
  • Migration experience on BW on HANA
  • Strong knowledge of Eclipse Modelling Tool
  • 3 - 5 years of Native HANA experience building HANA Calculation views, DB procedures, HANA table functions and XS jobs
  • Experience in designing the HANA Security framework using analytic privileges and repository roles
  • Experience optimizing the performance for both SAP BW queries and SAP BO reports/dashboards.
  • A University degree or equivalent in IT or Business and/or relevant discipline
  • Familiarity with Agile concepts and practices
  • Experience in testing strategies and procedures and documentation

Working Conditions

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Status - must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as per Company policy
  • Travel - may be required to travel to Clearwater locations from time to time

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A little bit about us

Clearwater Seafoods

Clearwater Seafoods is one of North America's largest vertically-integrated seafood companies and the largest holder of shellfish licenses and quotas in Canada. It is recognized globally for its superior quality, food safety, diversity of species and reliable worldwide delivery of premium wild, eco-certified seafood, including scallops, lobster, clams, coldwater shrimp, sea cucumber, langoustine, whelk and crab.

Since its founding in 1976, Clearwater has invested in science, people and technological innovation, as well as resource ownership and management to sustain and grow its seafood resource. This commitment has allowed it to remain a leader in the global seafood market and in sustainable seafood excellence.