IT Business Analyst – MSD Manufacturing Division Job

Date: Feb 3, 2018

Location: Boxmeer, NB, NL

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IT Business Analyst – MSD Manufacturing Division

About MSD
MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

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MSD’s Information Technology division partners with colleagues across the business to help serve our patients and customers around the world. Ours is a high-energy team of dynamic, innovative individuals dedicated to advancing MSD’s contribution to global medical innovation by leveraging information and technology to efficiently advance the business by driving revenue and productivity.

The Position
The IT Business Analyst MSD Manufacturing Division (MMD) is the leading role in the realization of value through right-sized IT solutions. IT improvements and innovations based on a combination of global and local driven solutions. The IT Business Analyst MMD will bridge business challenges and technology solutions. The IT Business Analyst MMD will collaborate with market divisions and IT colleagues to drive efficiencies and reusability. The IT Business Analyst MMD will assure full and continuous compliancy with regulatory and company requirements. The IT Business Analyst MMD will be part of the global MSD ‘One IT’ team based in the Netherlands with key focus towards the MMD business in the Netherlands.

Other responsibilities

  • Continuously collaborate across IT - ensure strategic alignment with all projects and programs, as well as corresponding business goals;

  • Supports the formulation, definition and documentation of business cases with associated drivers (return on investment). Tracks key performance indicators and other appropriate measures/metrics to assure projected value realization, and manages/escalates corresponding issues;

  • Collaborates with IT partners in the initial development and assessment of solution alternatives ensuring alignment with global IT standards/architecture and adherence to ‘Lean’/Six sigma principles. Documents and verifies business process flows and business requirements. Verifies solution’s alignment with requirements. Develops detailed functional requirements specifications from high level business concepts;.

  • Leads and/or supports the application of the MSD System Development LifeCycle (SDLC) and regulatory requirements, including development/review of the required deliverables as well as leading, executing and facilitation of appropriate testing activities;

  • Manages local project management (via Microsoft Project Server, MSPS) activities, including management or project budget and/or external resources;

  • Keeps abreast of new technologies, methodologies, industry practices and standards.


  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree or equivalent with relevant experience in Computer Science, Computer Science Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent experience;

  • At least 3 years of related experience in areas of business analysis or business process engineering work;

  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency with formal methodologies for business requirements analysis and business process engineering;

  • Experienced in the areas of Supply Chain Management, Business Intelligence (BI), Analytics, Quality Control and Compliance;

  • Excellent relationship builder with exceptional interpersonal flexibility and ability to work independently on tasks that are not well defined;

  • Demonstrated leadership qualities to drive in country/ market projects. Demonstrated experience in guiding project team members;

  • Project management experience on medium to large sized projects, with demonstrated knowledge of project management process and methodologies (e.g. PMI );

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in Dutch and English.

A good place to work
Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life.

For more information about the role, please contact Anjo Steen, Associate Director Account Management, MMD IT Animal Health, by phone 0485 58 4800.

If you are interested in this position, you are invited to apply online by uploading your application letter and resume in English.



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