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Sr Business Analyst, CS, US (R1004731) in Cambridge, MA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

The Managed Markets Strategy Group is an entrepreneurial team with large company assets. Our clients use our services and our data to understand how managed care organizations control patient access to branded pharmaceuticals.

We are looking for individuals interested in a collaborative, results-driven environment that offers a rich blend of healthcare, technology and big data projects and services with much to learn and to do.

Role Purpose:
Work cross functionally with business experts and IT team members to effectively plan, track, and implement solutions whether they be syndicated offerings, ad hocs, or internal data methodology related. Elicit, analyze, specify, and validate business needs and problems. Help drive the development of new applications and features by providing creating clear and detailed documentation for business and IT staff use. Facilitate the establishment of specifications, use cases, and other documents driving the development of applications and processes fulfilling business needs.

Responsibilities:
Manage all efforts of installed projects and the client
Ability to manage implementation projects
Responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects and provide a single point of contact for those projects.
Defines project scope and objectives. Initiate, plan, execute, control and close all activity.
Provides direction and mentoring to more junior level project managers.
Participate in setting and enforcing project direction with cross-functional teams.
Plans and manages resource allocations and task assignments within a matrix managed environment.
Manage and control scope, schedule, change requests and budget for projects.
Communicate project status and risks, with associated recommendations, to all stakeholders
Ensure adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables.
Participate in requirements gathering processes
Document business and technical requirements
Manage the creation of technical specifications, identification of data sources, development of use cases, etc.
Create application and development related documentation as requested.
Participate in defining, and at times, executing test plans, reporting results, and updating associated documentation.
Breakdown development tasks, effectively translate to IT team, and prioritize in line with plan.
Communicate effectively to stakeholders on risk and deviations while offering suggestions and solutions.
Learn existing data structures, processes, and environment.
Investigate and resolve issues or problems that arise.
Actively pursue attaining and maintaining expertise with organizational tool sets, industry directions and practices; exploring new or improved options.

Requirements:
Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of experience in Business Analysis and Project Management
Experience in leading the effort to gather requirements and communicating with both IT and business user communities is desired, as well as extensive experience with creating requirements documents and other project development lifecycle documentation practices.
Ability to successfully manage multiple task assignments across several projects.
Solution/Product development and delivery experience
Strong problem solving and analytical skills, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills.
The ability to collaborate with a team is required.
Experience with MS Office software
Understanding of pharmaceutical industry a plus

Desired Experience:
Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, MIS, or related area.
Knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturers and pharmacy benefit management.
Experience working with medical and prescription drug claim data.
Knowledge of development tools and processes
Exposure to data solutions and data modeling efforts
Exposure to front end solutions like Tableau

Total Rewards: We invest in people through a range of initiatives in compensation, benefits, and learning and development, and we strive to create an environment where our employees are challenged, empowered and can flourish.

QuintilesIMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We cultivate a diverse corporate culture across the 100+ countries where we operate, celebrating and rewarding teamwork and inclusiveness. By embracing our differences, we create innovative solutions that are good for IMS, our clients, and the advancement of healthcare everywhere.

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

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™



Job ID: R1004731