Senior Business Analyst – Late Science Data

  • AstraZeneca
  • Melbourn, Royston SG8 6HB, UK
  • 24/08/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

Senior Business Analyst - Late Science Data

Are you someone who has expertise in business analysis, a flair for helping people understand sophisticated problems, and a passion for getting to the right solution? Would you like to use this expertise to accelerate the use of data, digital and analytics in healthcare, in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life-changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the place for you!

At AstraZeneca, we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being results-oriented, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We’re passionate about the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we believe we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new insights to life.

The Team

Digital Health, the point at which healthcare, technology, data and analytics converge is an area of outstanding promise with the potential to improve the health of everyone. The Digital Health R&D area of AstraZeneca has the goal of improving patient experience and outcomes and shortening the time it takes to bring life-changing medicines to patients. We will achieve this via three strategic priorities: transforming how we work, redefining digital health and reimagining healthcare (See link for more info).

You will be joining R&D IT - an outstanding organisation at the forefront of the technology revolution in healthcare. It provides the technology, engineering, data and analytics expertise which delivers the Data Platform underpinning AstraZeneca’s Digital Health strategy. The ambition for this Platform is huge. We are looking for data, technology and change specialists to join R&D IT that will ensure this ambition is met.

The Role

You will lead business analysis for the Digital Health R&D and Late Science Data Platform. You will take a leading role in progressive strategic projects to build next-generation R&D solutions, as well as delivering high impact business cases for emerging needs. You will collaborate directly with the business partners who are making those life-changing medicines, and the data and technology teams crafting and delivering ground-breaking data-driven solutions.

This role will deliver tangible value by shaping business critical data projects, so they meet a well-defined business need, by contributing to the wider business analysis community and practice development, and as an influential member of the Data Platform leadership team.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Established knowledge of or some experience of the R&D domain, either within a Pharma or Healthcare environment
  • Proven experience of successfully deploying business analysis tools/techniques to enable business change
  • Validated experience of working with complex coordinated systems, using creative and strategic thinking to deliver outstanding results
  • Strong engagement, communication and partner management skills, including excellent presentation and influencing skills
  • Experience of working in a regulated environment (GxP)

Why AstraZeneca and why IT?

At AstraZeneca, patients are at the heart of everything we do. A global company that pushes the boundaries of science, we all share a big purpose: to discover and develop life-changing medicines that save lives. In IT we make a direct impact on that purpose –enabling the entire business to perform at its peak. Combining ground breaking science with leading digital technology platforms and our own data sets. Ours is a place to innovate, take ownership and run with it –with countless opportunities to learn and grow your career. It’s a dynamic and results-oriented environment to work in and that’s why we like it. You’re trusted to explore and to find new solutions. But most of all we respect the collective –diverse minds that move at pace and collaborate openly. Here IT has the power to innovate, redefine an industry and change lives.

Want to join us? We’d be pleased to hear from you…