Business Analyst - Safety Informatics

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Date Posted
29th June 2017
Job Type
Welwyn Garden City

The Safety Informatics team that supports the global Safety Risk Management business in PD, is looking for a highly skilled Business Analyst with Business Intelligence and Data Analytics/Science domain experience.

This role builds the bridge between end user needs, solution delivery and internal Informatics service providers.


We are looking for an individual with strong customer focus, experience in working in global, multi-cultural environments, with a structured working approach, excellent analytical,communication and presentation skills.

You will be part of a global team participating in the implementation of new projects and changes to existing solutions.

Further responsibilities are:

Ability to bridge the gap between business and informatics, understanding key business processes, and how to transform business needs into Informatics solutions
Engaging with the business in requirement discussions (ad-hoc or pro-actively) to consistently ensure our solutions address or exceed business needs
Analysis and visualization of information and Real World/Big Data to identify new insights
Evaluation of new information sources with techniques for analyzing and processing data
Work closely with customers and stakeholders to turn data into critical information and knowledge that can be used to make evidence based decisions
Plan and deliver end-user working sessions intended to surface requirements and validate report designs
Promote customer satisfaction through close stakeholder management (within or outside projects) to ensure our customer group is heard
Ability to engage in translation of business processes and demands into requirements and overseeing functional specifications
Consult end user groups to transform and innovate business processes in order to advocate harmonization and change
Ensuring adherence to applicable policies and standard governing project delivery, CSV, validation and regulatory standards
Work closely with Business Intelligence Developers to ensure successful transformation of business requirements into technical design / solution
Consult informatics team with input into operational delivery, planning and cross project alignment
Identify and drive new solution proposals to successful implementation

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Who you are
You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

For this position, you bring the following qualifications:

Proven experience and in-depth knowledge as a Business Analyst, in the Business Intelligence and Data Analytics/Science domains
Good understanding of Statistical Modelling
Experience of Data Preparation/Wrangling
Experience in Pharmaceutical space, with solutions delivery in a GxP environment is required
Experience in Pharmacovigilance domain is a huge advantage
Working knowledge of Analytics & Visualization tools, techniques and concepts is highly desirable - e.g. Tableau, Spotfire, Business Objects etc
Keen attention to detail with analytical and data driven problem solving abilities
Well versed in managing customer expectations and relationships
Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience in computer sciences, software engineering or similar
Certified Business Analysis Professional or equivalent certification and work experience
Excellent English skills (written and spoken)
Flexibility to travel for up to 10% of time including outside of home country
Flexibility to work outside of normal working hours
Living and promoting the team culture

If you are proud of contributing and feel you have the commitment to teamwork and innovation

that we are seeking, then Roche is the organisation for you.  In return we offer a competitive

salary plus the excellent benefits you would expect from a blue-chip organisation, including a

genuine interest in your development and progression. 


To be considered for this position, please apply using the link below.


When completing your application, please ensure you attach an up to date CV and details of your

current remuneration package.


Closing date - Friday July 28th 2017

Who we are
Our UK Pharmaceutical head office is situated in Welwyn garden City, Hertfordshire, with beautiful country side surrounding the area. Supported by major motorways & airports as well as being a 30 minute train ride to London, access is easy. With over 1400 people occupying our site in Welwyn, you can expect opportunities in Early Development (pRED), Product Development (PD), Commercial (Rx) and of course our corporate function.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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