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Business Analyst

  • Job reference: 925606
  • Location: Newbury, Berkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 22/05/2019

Orion Group is searching for a Business Analyst on behalf of our Pharmaceutical Client based in Newbury, UK. Initially 6-month contract.

Implementing a LIMS system globally and require a business analyst / Lab experienced person to act as a primary business contact for sites helping with data setup and mapping their business process to the LIMS system. The initial site is in northern Spain in the Pyrenees Mountains so Spanish Language skills are ideal but not necessary. The role will mean some travelling with the first 2-3 months needing at least 50% - 70% travelling for training and get up to speed with the site. The Lims being implemented is Labvantage so experience of this or similar LIMS packages is ideal but not necessary. Training on all aspects will be given and the role will be supported by our strong global team.
Primary Tasks and responsibilities-

Analyzes business processes and helps define and document business requirements.

Identifies compliance risks and communicates to the appropriate level of management.

- Applies procedures and processes effectively in compliance with IT standards.

- Tests and troubleshoots new software or enhancements to existing software to ensure solutions are delivered with quality, on-time, and in accordance with business requirements.

- Troubleshoots and facilitates the resolution of issues with existing platforms and takes proactive actions to avoid issues to occur.

- Participates in technical design, contributing insights and ideas that help translate business needs into solution specifications.

- Recommends solutions to management that balance the competing needs for innovation and standardization/process harmonization, leveraging targeted research.

- Builds productive relationships and networks with business partners by listening, clarifying, and responding effectively to questions and problems.

- Gains an understanding of business opportunities and challenges and identifies potential solutions that can add business value.

- Manages to milestones by identifying critical project issues such as resource needs and contingencies.

- Optimizes existing technology by identifying new ways to provide value to the business partner group.

Non-Technical profile requirements

- Some flexibility in working hours is required (occasional over-time or weekend/holiday work)- Accepts personal responsibility for client satisfaction

- Strong tracking, coordination and project planning skills

- Establishes and manages engagement objectives, expectations and quality plan

- Ability to identify and implement process and/or application improvements

- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

- Must be able to work on multiple simultaneous tasks with limited supervision

- Quick learner, motivated self-starter

- Excellent customer service, interpersonal, communication and team collaboration skills

- Able to follow change management procedures and internal guidelines Methodology/Certification requirements

- Master and/or Bachelor Degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, Chemistry or Bioinformatics OR equivalent through experience. Advanced course work in technical systems plus continued education in technical disciplines is preferred- Additional certification is a plus Language proficiencies- English spoken and written


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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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