Senior Business Analyst (R1039012) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

The Team:

ES&P team support PeopleSoft Financials and peripheral systems.  We currently have two ERPs at IQVIA - SAP and PeopleSoft.  Staff are based across the globe in India, UK and the US.  This position is US based. We have recently initiated a major project to implement one global ERP for IQVIA Finance being Oracle Fusion Cloud.  This is an exciting opportunity for the current team and any new resources.

The Role: Senior Business Analyst – IT Enterprise Systems and Processes

The Business Analyst position performs a lead role in supporting multiple business units and project teams in the analysis, documentation, and management of business requirements throughout the life of a project. This position will adhere to established System Life-Cycle (SLC) and Computer System Validation (CSV) procedures, where applicable, in facilitating innovative solutions that meet the specified requirements and add value to the business. The BA will collaborate with the Project Manager to document the project scope, objectives, and added value or benefit expectations, using an integrated set of analysis and modelling techniques. Candidates must have subject matter expertise in Oracle PeopleSoft Financials applications with a strong working knowledge of end-to-end system integration.  Experience of Oracle Financials would be beneficial.

Your Typical Activities Might Include:

  • Perform requirements gathering and analysis to provide high quality and detailed requirements, ensuring the closest involvement with, and agreement from, the user community
  • Create prototypes and simulations to provide an accurate, graphical user interface representation, thereby facilitating successful solution design and development
  • Resolve conflicting end-user requirements
  • Follow IQVIA System Life-Cycle (SLC) and Computer System Validation (CSV) procedures, as appropriate
  • Collaborate with the Lead User, or delegated member of the applicable business group, to create a User Requirements Specification (URS) document
  • Collaborate with the Development group to create a Functional Specification (FS) document
  • Model processes to clarify business requirements, and to enhance or re-engineer business processes, prior to, or in parallel with, solution design and implementation, as necessary
  • Produce and review data/information models and preliminary system architecture, as needed
  • As needed, review the Performance Qualification (PQ) document(s) prior to authorization and execution, to ensure that it incorporates previously-captured requirements, and includes tests or test steps that explicitly address each identified user requirement
  • Collaborate with Global IT Solutions functional groups by adhering to established processes to ensure that business requirements are delivered through successful project implementation of optimal, cost-effective solutions
  • Collaborate with developers to ensure adherence to business requirements and UI design specifications
  • Collaborate with project team to ensure timely delivery and quality of all project deliverables
  • Exhibit confidence and an extensive knowledge of emerging industry practices when solving business problems.
  • Develop training and support programs for global technology and process implementations, as needed
  • Identify initial Business Case requirements & other pre-project activities (e.g., high-level requirements, project scope, objectives)

Qualification:

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree, and have a minimum of 5-7 years of business analysis experience, working towards or holding applicable industry accreditation or certification; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Strong technical and business writing skills
  • Strong knowledge of technical and grammatical editing
  • Strong knowledge of best practices for user interface design
  • Ability to conceptualize and think creatively
  • Ability to understand the business and technical domains
  • Understanding of modelling languages
  • Understanding of graphical design and prototyping tools
  • Expert knowledge of the CSV and SLC processes adopted by IQVIA, and the ability to assist employees in their use
  • Ability to learn process improvement and re-engineering skills
  • Ability to understand the project life-cycle
  • Ability to understand the business and technical domains
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences, and business concepts to technical audiences
  • Ability to develop training and support programs for global technology and process implementations
  • An understanding of current requirements elicitation, analysis, specification, and verification, and the ability to apply them in practice
  • Knowledge of process engineering and process improvements
  • Ability to guide the user in identifying business requirements
  • Experience of Oracle Fusion Cloud or Oracle Financials


AWARDS

  • FORTUNE Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies list for the third year in a row.
  • Recognized by the 2016 Scrip Awards as the Best Full-service Provider Contract Research Organization (CRO).
  • Awarded the 2016 Eagle Award from the Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) for the fourth consecutive year. A site-nominated award recognizing contract research organizations (CRO) and bio-pharmaceutical sponsors dedicated to building positive relationships with research sites through leadership, professionalism and integrity.
  • IQVIA™ named in The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) 2017 Global Outsourcing 100® List which recognizes the world’s best service providers across a range of industries.

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to re-imagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation.



Job ID: R1039012