Business & Product Analyst

Bandai Namco Europe Lyon France Finance
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Company Description

Bandai Namco Europe is a leading global publisher and developer of entertainment content for platforms including all major video game consoles and PC.

BNEU is the western content hub of Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc.(BNEI), and is building its reputation with franchises such as LITTLE NIGHTMARES™, THE DARK PICTURES ANTHOLOGY, and the upcoming UNKNOWN 9™ Awakening - developed by the recently acquired Reflector Entertainment based in Montreal, QC.

Part of the Japanese Bandai Namco group, an entertainment industry leader with a presence in video games, toys and amusement parks, Bandai Namco Europe has 15 international offices with operations in 50 countries around the world.

Our company motto is ‘Fun for all into the future’! Find out why you should join the Bandai Namco Europe family in Lyon, France by watching this video:


Within the Business Intelligence team, the Business & Product Analyst provides analysis and tools to the Production, Business Development and Marketing Teams, as well as other members of the Business Intelligence, Finance teams, and Management.

Under the supervision of the current Business & Product Analyst and supporting him in his missions, the Business & Product Analyst contributes to the evaluation of the quality and profitability of our portfolio of products.

Your main responsibilities include (non-exhaustive list):

Data Analysis:

  • Collect, clean, and analyze data related to sales, product performance, player testing and key performance indicators – both on existing Bandai Namco titles and future opportunities
  • Work closely with the DataLab team and the Consumer Insight Manager to find the relevant dataset and/or for support.
  • Update and improve the current tools used to predict sales and trends in the video game industry
  • Prepare reports and dashboards to visualize trends and outcomes
  • Support the Data & Business Analyst in providing quarterly forecasts to the Finance team

Sales estimations / Forecasting:

  • Assist the Business & Product Analyst in establishing sales forecasts for new and existing products using historical data and predictive models
  • Providing regular forecasts throughout the different phases of production
  • Deep and regular collaboration with all Bandai Namco’s subsidiaries and HQ
  • Implication in the different decisional committees

Project Support:

  • Participate in project management related to product improvements and strategic initiatives (game testing, product presentation)
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure effective implementation of recommendations


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant field (Business Management, Computer Science, Economics, etc.).
  • Any courses/certification in Data analysis is a plus
  • Previous experience in data analysis or a similar role (including internships)
  • Understanding of entertainment (ideally video game) processes
  • Previous experience in an international environment is essential
  • Fluency in English is mandatory (French is a strong plus)
  • Unmatched passion for data, gleaning insights from data, and making decisions based on data
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel (including VBA, Pivot Table, modelling techniques, forecast, selling curve)
  • Strong software skills including data visualization tools: Power BI (preferred), DAX language, Tableau software, Looker, Qlik
  • Skilled in Python, R, SQL and Power Query
  • Ability to work in a team and collaborate with different stakeholders
  • Knowledge of business processes and product management
  • Ability to present information in simple terms and synthetize data from various source
  • Curiosity and proactivity
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
  • An interest in the entertainment industry is a plus

Other information

Sounds interesting?

Please send us your CV and cover letter in English (applications submitted in other languages will not be reviewed).

Additional Information

Job location: 15, rue Felix Mangini, 69009 LYON – FRANCE / This position is not eligible to full remote

Start date: ASAP

Contract: full time (permanent)

Remuneration: fixed and variable compensation

Benefits: flexible working hours, 2 teleworking days per week, lunch vouchers, profit sharing, reimbursement of public transportation costs, work council advantages (gift vouchers, discount on services..), new building with various facilities (gym room, gaming room, nap room, car/bike/scooter parking, cafeteria and coffee corners..)