Business Analyst for Clinical Development IT Job

Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Prague, CZ

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Requisition ID: BUS003332

MSD is an innovative, global healthcare leader committed to
improving health and well-being in 140 countries around the world. Our product
categories include Oncology, Heart and Respiratory health, Diabetes, Infectious
diseases and Women's health. We continue to focus our research on conditions
that affect millions of people around the world - diseases like Alzheimer's,
Diabetes and Cancer - while further expanding our strengths in areas such as
Vaccines and Biologics. We aspire to be
the best healthcare company in the world and are dedicated to providing leading
innovations and solutions for tomorrow.

We are seeking energetic, forward thinking professionals to
join our Information Technology group in Prague. You will have the opportunity
to work on global teams to identify the biggest opportunities as well as tackle
the biggest challenges at the intersection of healthcare, information and
technology.  We offer project-based
rotations to help with your professional development, incredible opportunities
to learn from others and a flat, collaborative environment.

This position will be part of our Research Division Global
Development (GD) IT Competency in Prague, which supports the areas of Clinical
Research, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance and Real-world Evidence.

Specifically, this role will focus on supporting IT client
services leaders in the engagement with region/country teams and contribute to
the delivery and execution of our Research Division IT projects in Clinical Development.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide business analysis to understand and
    support regional/country needs of the business partners in Clinical Research,
    Regulatory Affairs and Pharmacovigilance
  • Support the Clinical Development IT International
    teams with implementation of global IT solutions to our Research Division
    business partners community in the regions/countries.
  • Collaborate with Clinical Development IT team members and IT
    Platform teams, as well as our Hubs in Branchburg, Singapore and Prague to
    deliver IT solutions
  • Participate in innovative experiments and
    identify potential areas for business process improvement to increase our
    research division business partners productivity
  • Travel will be required (~10%)

All activities must be conducted in compliance with company
policies and standards, as well as regional and country specific regulations.


Education and Skills

  • Degree or advanced degree in Science or Computer
    related field

Minimum Experience

  • 2 years of significant business analysis
    experience with large scale validated scientific computer systems


  • Proven knowledge of business processes within
    the pharmaceutical R&D space – specifically Clinical Research, Regulatory
    Affairs, Clinical Safety
  • Good business acumen, with proven ability to
    understand business processes in detail – both at global and region/country
    levels – and translate these into requirements
  • Proven leadership skills are preferred, along
    with excellent English communication (both oral and written)
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal skills along with the ability
    to communicate appropriately and confidently with other colleagues and navigate
    a complex matrix environment
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability
    to organize and prioritize work
  • Self-motivation and ability to work
    independently with minimum direction, a proactive approach


  • Experience and/or knowledge in at least one of
    these areas: Clinical Research, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance (business
    and/or technology exposure)

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.

Job: Business/Technical Analysis
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable):
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Company Trade Name: MSD

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