Senior IT Business Analyst –with potential Job

Date: Jan 27, 2019

Location: Oss, NB, NL

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Requisition ID: BUS002647

For our IT organization in Oss we are currently hiring a:

Senior IT Business Analyst – with potential
with a focus on manufacturing, supply chain and analytics

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.


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 Senior IT Business Analyst 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. He/ she will bridge business challenges and technology solutions and will collaborate with market divisions and IT colleagues to drive efficiencies and reusability. He/ she will assure full and continuous compliancy with regulatory and company requirements.

The Senior IT Business Analyst will be part of the global MSD ‘One IT’ team based in the Netherlands (primary location in Oss) with a focus on close collaboration with our Manufacturing Division business partners, but not limited to. One will work on assigned initiatives and lead the projects from requirements, business case, planning, initiating development and driving implementation and support. You will also be working as Project and Deployment Manager in facilitating the implementation of existing platform solutions. You will work together with regional IT Hubs and external parties with regards to the delivery. Business on business demand you team up with regional Hubs to safeguard and coordinate the deliverables.

Next to that the Senior IT Business Analyst will be responsible for:

  • Acting as account manager towards clients and representing IT on the shop floor as well as on senior management level;

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

  • Collaborating 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. Documenting and verifying business process flows and business requirements;

  • Verifying solution’s alignment with requirements. Developing detailed functional requirements specifications from high level business concepts;

  • Leading and/ or supporting the application of the MSD System Development LifeCycle (SDLC), GxP and regulatory requirements. This includes development/ review of the required deliverables as well as leading, executing and facilitation of appropriate testing activities;

  • Leading and driving change management processes as needed to realize the value of IT innovations and supply chain or manufacturing;

  • Acting as project manager for IT projects. Managing local project management (via Microsoft Project Server, MSPS) activities, including management or project budget and/or external resources;

  • Keeping abreast of new technologies, methodologies and standards, new regulatory and GxP requirements, and industry best practices.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or equivalent with relevant experience in Computer Science, Computer Science Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent experience is required;

  • At least 5-7 years of related experience in areas of IT project management, business analysis or business process engineering;

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

  • Good understanding and working experience with SAP and/ or MES (Werum) and other solutions in the Manufacturing and/ or Supply Chain Management area is preferred;

  • Demonstrated track record as an information technology leader in pharmaceutical or related industry with a focus on Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management and Analytics or strong drive to learn in this area;

  • Good understanding and working experience with Industry 4.0 philosophy is preferred;

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

  • 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;

  • 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 Ronald Molenaar, Director IT Accountmanagement, by phone: +31 23 515 38 54.

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



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