Business Analyst for Laboratory Operation

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Job Purpose:

This role is positioned within the Laboratory Operation as part of our Manufacturing Division, responsible for contributing to the solution design, implementation, and continuous improvement of the business processes.

The Business Analyst will have advanced experience in the life sciences industry, Quality Management Systems, Quality Control and respective technologies; specifically Chromatography Data Systems, Scientific Data Management and/or Laboratory Information Management; will have knowledge of GxP and will play critical role during the solution design to satisfy business needs.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Applies a structured approach to discover, document, and manage business process, user and stakeholder needs, including opportunity statements, use cases, insights, and requirements.

  • Gathers insight into user journey, behavior, motivation, and pain points. Exposes unarticulated problems and unmet needs.

  • Documents business process, business, and user needs in the form of problem statements to make up the backlog. Facilitates the “how” with the Development team.

  • Gains expertise in the business area as well as technical aspects of the solution

  • Manage business analysis per agreed priority.

  • Participate in impact assessment activities, reviewing proposed changes and ensuring impact understood.

  • Deliver product enhancements through agreed backlog process to meet business needs

  • Ensure compliance through verification testing, documentation, and validation efforts

  • Collaborate across the Manufacturing, IT, Quality teams and work closely with Product Manager and IT Architects, and Value/Product Line teams

  • Knowledge/Education Required:

  • Minimum Level of Education Required – Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, and Science OR in a related field. The job requires a solid academic background on how Information Technology supports the delivery of business objectives

  • Minimum Level of Job-Related Experience Required – 3+ years’ experience working as an IT Business or Technical Analyst

  • Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Understanding of Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), and current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) processes.

  • Familiarity with advanced/emerging technology trends such as Cloud, Mobility and Data Science

  • Experience in working in a large global matrix organization

  • Working knowledge of any Manufacturing Laboratory System, (i.e., Empower, Nugenesis, LIMS)

  • What we need from you to be successful in this role:

  • Strong communication skills. Strong business acumen, and easy rapport with peers and executives

  • Able to adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to business needs.

  • Problem solving skills are required to solve business process issues identified in the backlog. Be capable to resolve potential conflicts between differing user requirements.

  • Written and verbal communication skills including the ability to communicate with both a business and a technical audience.

  • The ability to work independently and effectively as a team across global hubs, and maintain a highly collaborative, transparent effort.

  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems with a sense of ownership, enthusiasm, and innovation

  • Ability to work in a global, multi-cultural, English-speaking environment

  • What we offer:

  • Exciting work in a great team

  • Competitive salary

  • Position in leading global healthcare company

  • Global projects, international environment

  • Opportunity to learn and grow professionally within the company globally

  • Representative office

  • Wide range of benefits:

  • Flexible working hours, home office

  • Yearly Bonus based on company and personal performance

  • Pension and health insurance contributions

  • Edenred Benefits + meal vouchers

  • Internal reward system – INSPIRE – with redeeming option as services, goods or vouchers

  • Up to date laptop and iPhone mobile device

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    Current Contingent Workers apply

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