Business Analyst, Archer Job

Date: Jan 18, 2019

Location: Prague, CZ

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Requisition ID: COM000800

Business Analyst – Archer

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.

Position Description

The Business Analyst (BA) for the GRC (Governance, Risk & Compliance) Platform is accountable for providing support to the Business area by enabling various information technologies to meet business requirements and strategic goals. 

The BA must have strong business acumen and understand the GRC Platform strategically, within day-to-day operations, and its relationship to MSD and Customers. 

The BA must be able to anticipate and influence the needs of the Business and is responsible for the development of business use cases to support technology investments, which at times, will involve active demand management and facilitation of trade off decisions. 

The BA must understand the current portfolio of technology, including suitability and life-cycle status of solutions. 

The BA is responsible for gathering business requirement specifications and engaging with the solutions delivery to meet these requirements.

The BA will also ensure appropriate validation per MSD’s System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and other corporate policies.  They must be able to address or re-direct ad-hoc support requests, facilitate prioritization discussions with the business, and ensure the approval and monitoring of Service Level Agreements and other support parameters.

 Key priorities where the BA will focus include:
• Participation across GRC IT Strategic programs - a multi-year effort to combine and/or migrate legacy business processes and applications into the new generation GRC Platform
• Enabling system to system integrations
• Understanding of various technology rationalization, enhancement, and/or retirement initiatives


Education Minimum Requirement:

A Bachelor's Degree is required.

Required Experience and Skills:

• Experience in the areas of business requirements analysis and gathering, and business process engineering in a client facing role.
• Must be able to effectively function in a cross-functional international team in a matrix organization
• Facilitation / workshop management skills
• Authoring and/or reviewing SDLC documentation (i.e. Requirements, Design, Testing, etc.)
• Excellent written, communication, and presentation skills

Preferred Experience and Skills:
• Knowledge and experience in one or more of the following GRC technologies: RSA Archer, Hiperos, MetricStream, Enablon or others. 
• Experience with SDLC or equivalent system lifecycle approaches preferred Change Management experience
• Ability to understand and align IT architecture with business solutions
• Support inspections and system compliance reviews.

We offer:
• Competitive remuneration
• Position in a leading global healthcare company
• Challenging career
• Professional growth based on performance
• Innovative and flexible working environment
• Wide range of benefits

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Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
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Company Trade Name: MSD

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