Job details Cognos Planning Analytics (TM1) Developer and Administrator

Posting Period

From April 25, 2022
to May 31, 2022

Country or region

South Africa


May vary

Business Unit

Corporate Group


Information Technology

Entry date

As soon as possible

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

4 to 5 years

Minimal education level required

Bachelor's Degree

Work schedule

Flexible, 40 hours per week.


Based on experience

Cognos Planning Analytics (TM1) Developer and Administrator

Main Functions

In collaboration with the multiple teams throughout the company, the TM1 Developer and Administrator will participate in the definition, development, and implementation of business solutions, to help the company evolve towards innovative decision support solutions. In this role you must have an excellent ability to understand and translate business needs into effective solutions, both at the business and technical levels.

Key Objectives:

  • Work within a team to deliver solutions that is adding value to the business.
  • Participate actively in the overall project cycle, which consist of: requirements capturing, modeling & design, development, testing, deployment, integration, and documentation.
  • Design and development of cubes, dimensions, hierarchies using MDX functions.
  • Work with multi-Functional teams to develop solutions that enhances performance and automate manual tasks.
  • Maintain a scalable and up to date environment that will support current and future business growth.
  • Evaluate and fine tune the overall performance of TM1/PA Applications to meet business needs and avoid downtime.
  • Help plan and schedule project deliverables, goals, and milestones.
  • Design and maintain technical documentation, including the platform roadmap.
  • Be an active participant in the areas of mentorship and knowledge sharing.

Technical skills

An asset

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong knowledge in designing TM1 security and user access management.
  • Strong Knowledge in writing TM1 TI Scripts/Processes.
  • Development experience in PAW/PAX dashboards and reports.
  • Strong knowledge of relational databases, multidimensional data, functional databases, SQL.
  • Highly proficient in reading and writing advanced SQL queries and experience with at least one programming language such as Java, C++, and Python.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in understanding and implementing business solutions and processes.
  • Experience with continuous integration/deployment environments.
  • Relevant finance and manufacturing experience exhibiting knowledge of financial planning functions and related processes.

Personal abilities

An asset

  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical viable solutions
  • Ability to resolve escalated problems quickly and efficiently with proven success in handling conflicting demands and priorities effectively using a proactive approach to resolving problems.
  • Excellent time-Management and organizational skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Bilingual English and French an asset.


Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company founded in the late 19th century, which develops, produces, and markets microorganisms for various markets. The administrative offices of the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 4,500 people working in more than 45 countries on 5 continents.

Lallemand's corporate division encompasses all of the support services offered to our branches. Its goal is to optimize internal processes, ensure that your operation is running smoothly, and that your strategy is well thought-out.

Our corporate branch's head office is located in Montreal, Canada, and relies on a team that specializes in: Management; Finance and accounting; Engineering; Research and Development (R&D); Human Resources (HR); and Information Technology (IT). If you want to help bring enthusiasm, collaboration and innovation to our workplace, we'd love to get to know you!

Please take note that accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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