Business Analyst (R1096972) in Bath, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/24/2020

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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.

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.

Business Analyst – Orchestrated Analytics

Role Purpose

The key function of Business Analyst (BA) role will be to establish a fundamental understanding of a Client’s business problems, and make sure IQVIA puts forward the best possible solutions to meet the client needs that are aligned with Orchestrated Analytics capabilities. The role will work with a range of clients/internal teams on a project by project basis, but will mainly be deployed to the larger, more complex projects.  The BA will work closely with the Client facing teams and the development/delivery teams.

Key Functions

You will be responsible for:

  • Consulting with client/internal stakeholders about requirements, understanding business needs
  • Act as a liaison among stakeholders to recommend solutions to enable the project to achieve its goals
  • Create a full scope document, this can include data requirements, report design, & wireframe solutions (where appropriate)
  • Responsible for running a Scope Review session and collecting feedback from the teams and amending the scope document where applicable.
  • Responsible for ensuring Client business rules are fully understood and provide recommendations on how they should be handled.
  • Responsible for ensuring the project key deliverables are fully understood both internally & externally. 
  • Provide input into both SOW & pricing processes.
  • Own the Scope document and update as required during planning and implementation
  • Joining key project meetings when requested to resolve scope questions that require additional information or a change of direction
  • Attending the development demo meeting to help check that the deliverable is in line with the requirements as documented in the Scope
  • Responsible for completing initial UAT testing for their projects to check that scope requirements have been meet.
  • Running Client Workshops to configure the homepage and views with the client where front end is functionality is being provided.

Desired Skills

  • Will be educated to a Degree, HND, NVQ4 level in a relevant subject or professional qualification, with a good understanding of how data systems work
  • IIBA certified or equivalent
  • Experience of both Agile and Waterfall development methodologies
  • Experience of Pharmaceutical marketing, sales and/or market research, business intelligence or IT is a pre-requisite
  • Very strong interpersonal skills to be able to make an impact and influence behaviour at all levels
  • Willing and able to work in partnership with the client to solve the client’s problem.
  • Proven ability to gather and review requirements, developing suitable processes, solve problems and review solutions.
  • Ability to work in an environment with changing and possibly conflicting priorities.
  • Able to proactively work with colleagues in other work areas to achieve outcomes.
  • Highly confident to challenge and question to ensure that value for money is achieved from solution developments.
  • Able to communicate both verbal and written forms in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ambitious, enthusiastic, positive and driven to make an impact in the business
  • Willing to travel overseas as required


  • FORTUNE Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies list for the third year in a row.
  • Recognised 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 recognising contract research organizations (CRO) and biopharmaceutical 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 reimagine 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!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

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.

Job ID: R1096972