Medical Informatics Analytics – Business Analyst Job

Date: Apr 18, 2019

Location: Prague, CZ

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Requisition ID: BUS003033

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.

Have you heard about MSD?

MSD is an innovative, global healthcare leader committed to improving health and well-being in 140 countries around the world.
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.

Who are we looking for ?

A highly motivated and skilled Health Information Business Analyst to join our R&D IT organization.
We would like you to drive IT projects and initiatives to advance the health informatics, outcomes research and real-world data (RWD) analytics capabilities, aligned with the Center for Observational and Real-world Evidence as well as other RWD users and stakeholders. This role will allow you to focus on consolidating enterprise-wide real-world evidence (RWE) needs and advance the analytics capabilities, value evidence generation and collaboration across both research and commercial divisions.

We will give you chance to:

• Utilize your domain knowledge of RWE, value-based medicine, health economics and outcomes research to translate business priorities and opportunities into business/technical requirements and user stories, and propose solutions to advance enterprise-wide RWE capabilities
• Drive the development of products and solutions that allow users to extract relevant insights from real-world data assets from a variety of sources, through the use of statistical programming environments, visualization tools and vendor-enabled analytics capabilities
• Represent the business priorities to provide guidance on task prioritization based on value for end users and stakeholders
• Be accountable delivering solutions with high quality standards, timeliness, compliance and excellent user experience
• Provide expert guidance on RWE tools and the RWE landscape related to the business value of alternative technologies and their ability to integrate with internal infrastructure and capabilities
• Engage with users and stakeholders to manage priorities and maintain engagement and incorporating feedback throughout the development lifecycle to ensure that products/solutions are fully aligned with expectations
• Participate in strategic initiatives and communities of practice, both within IT and with business partners in RWE and value-based medicine domains, establishing strong internal and external networks

All activities must be conducted in compliance with company policies, standards and guiding principles, and in compliance with regional and country specific regulations


Expected Qualification of yours :

Education and Skills Required
• Degree or advanced degree in Science, Engineering or Computer Science fields
Minimum Experience Required
• Minimum 2-3 years of relevant business/technical analysis or product/project management experience
• Minimum 1-2 years of relevant experience in the Life Sciences

Skills/Knowledge Required:
• Knowledge of business processes and industry/market trends within the pharmaceutical R&D space, specifically as it relates to value-based medicine, real-world evidence and outcomes research
• Excellent business acumen, with proven ability to understand business processes in detail – both at global and region/country levels – and translate these into detailed business requirements and user stories
• Proven leadership and negotiation skills, along with good analytical and problem-solving skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (English – both oral and written), along with the ability to communicate appropriately and confidently with colleagues from different backgrounds and seniority levels
• Excellent organizational skills, with ability to navigate a complex matrix environment and organize/prioritize work efficiently and effectively
• Self-motivation, proactivity and ability to work independently with minimum direction

Skills/Knowledge/Experience Preferred
• Degree or advanced degree in engineering, medical informatics, data science/analytics, (bio)statistics or related fields
• Knowledge of the RWE analytics scope (key RWD assets, software packages) and methodologies (descriptive statistics, cohort building, health economic modeling, patient- and population-level estimation, interactive visualization tools and treatment pathway analysis, etc.).
• Knowledge of database (SQL), RWD analytic methods and (statistical) programming tools

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

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
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Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
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Company Trade Name: MSD

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