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PeopleSoft Business Analyst Lead

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
QuintilesIMS
Organization Name: 
QuintilesIMS
Position Location: 
United States
Company Profile: 

QuintilesIMS delivers integrated information and technology solutions to drive healthcare forward
Around the world healthcare stakeholders are working to improve real-world patient outcomes through treatment innovations, care provision and access to healthcare. For the information, technology and service solutions they need to drive new insights and approaches, they count on QuintilesIMS. With a global team of 50,000, we harness insights, commercial and scientific depth, and executional expertise to empower clients to achieve some of their most important goals: Improving clinical, scientific and commercial results. Realizing the full potential of innovations. And, ultimately, driving healthcare forward.

Job Description:

Job Description

PeopleSoft Business Analyst Lead-1714295
At Quintiles we help healthcare and biopharma companies improve their probability of success. We do this by connecting our scientific, therapeutic and analytics expertise with superior delivery. From advisory through operations, Quintiles and its affiliate companies is the world’s largest provider of product development and integrated healthcare services.

As one of FORTUNE’s ‘Most Admired Companies’ in 2016, we offer great opportunities for a career in world-leading clinical research. Our global projects, innovative tools and industry leading customers combined with outstanding support from our leadership team and clear career mapping allows you to make a difference in patient health.

Description

PURPOSE

The Business Analyst Lead 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 the project. The BA Lead will mentor and coach other Business Analysts as they ensure that requirements are fully understood by the technical team before solutions are designed and implemented. 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 Lead 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 modeling techniques.

RESPONSIBILITIES
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
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 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
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
Manage BA resources in accordance with project schedules • 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)
Manage the specified business/systems requirements, working closely with the designated Project Manager to facilitate progress of the project

Qualifications: 

Qualifications

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

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

JOB DESCRIPTION

understanding of modeling languages
understanding of graphical design and prototyping tools
expert knowledge of the CSV and SLC processes adopted by Quintiles, 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

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Candidates should possess a 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

EEO Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Did You Know?

* Quintiles helped develop or commercialize 98 of the Top 100 best-selling products of 2015
* Quintiles has 36,000 employees conducting business in more than 100 countries
* Quintiles was named to FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies® 2016 list
* Quintiles was named as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute

Primary Location: United States
Organization: USA07 - Business Support Services

Additional Job or Internship Information
Position Type: 
Full time job
Function: 
Business Development
Paid: 
Yes