16310-Sr Bus Analyst (R1031371) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 6/29/2018

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At IQVIA, we tap the very best people, and then give them meaningful work to do. We don’t simply think about careers, we think about contributions. Those who choose to work with us are joining a recognized global leader — a company uniquely positioned to help clients make the most of market opportunities and respond to challenges that affect global healthcare. We’re committed to blending industry expertise and advanced technology to deliver the most accurate perspectives and in-depth analytics on healthcare dynamics. To join IQVIA means you’ll be part of a worldwide organization where one person can make a difference, and where collaboration and innovation rule. Our people are creative and client-focused. They are among the best and brightest in the industry. And they bring a broad range of expertise to the table. Our people are analysts, statisticians, software engineers, consultants, sales leaders, marketing and product managers, and more. The key to our success is our people, whose experience, talent, commitment and diversity set the standard for the health information industry. 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.

  • Perform requirements gathering and analysis in order to provide high quality and detailed requirements, ensuring the closest involvement with, and agreement from, the user community
  • Produce and review data/information models and preliminary system architecture, as needed
  • Create prototypes and simulations to provide an accurate, graphical user interface representation, thereby facilitating successful solution design and development
  • Evaluate and communicate departmental strategy to IT and business staff
  • Resolve conflicting end-user requirements
  • Follow Quintiles 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
  • Maintain knowledge of the IT industry; analyze the abilities of tools and technologies, compare with the need of the business, then recommend potential solutions to managers within the business
  • 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
  • Develop training and support programs for global technology and process implementations, as needed
  • Other job duties as requested identify initial Business Case requirements & other pre-project activities (e.g., high-level requirements, project scope, objectives)
  • Coach/mentor staff and provide technical leadership, as needed

Skills & proficiencies:

  • Strong project management, ability to successfully manage multiple tasks at any given point, strong relationship building skills
  • Data Analysis; knowledge and experience with SQL
  • Experience product tracking tools such as JIRA and TopTeam
  • Experience with SDLC
  • Team work
  • Prosses Critical Thinking competencies
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Experience Visio and Microsoft Project experience a plus


  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business or a technical field
  • Excellent Excel and presentation skills
  • 5+ Years of experience as a Business Analyst
  • Experience working in a CRO or pharmaceutical companies is preferred but NOT required
  • Ability to confidently communicate to and advise senior management
  • Experience working with technical / product development teams

Job ID: R1031371