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Senior Business Analyst - Alta Petens

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Stirling
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

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Job Description
Takeda is advancing an exciting product pipeline and wants to ensure that we have the infrastructure and talent in place to support it. Our overall goal is to get our therapeutics to patients quickly by having the right operational model and integrated clinical data pipeline to support delivery.

As a Senior Business Analyst , you will identify, align, and document business requirements and process improvements and you will contribute to Takeda's mission by helping to define business priorities for changes and system implementations.
In a typical day you will:
Lead business requirements documentation and alignment for complex system implementations.

Proactively identify technology solutions and influence business objectives, considering the implications of change for the organization and all stakeholders.

Solve problems, advise about operational needs, and give expertise on business processes opportunities.

Lead business requirements documentation and business process mapping

Advise stakeholders to prioritize requirements and to ensure the total solution delivered to the customer meets/exceeds expectations.

Execute and integrate small to large-scale changes and requirements in the delivery of projects.

Provide input into project budgets and reporting within own area.

Use sophisticated analytical approaches and independent judgment to proactively identify and assist in prioritizing opportunities to streamline business processes.

Analyze and communicate business requirements and provide business IT consulting support

Follow company and departmental policies, procedures and ensure documentation according to the Takeda Quality Management Systems (QMS), Software Development Life Cycle and Project Life Cycle standards.

Work independently with stakeholders to prioritize requirements and is a primary resource on complex issues within a clear framework of accountability.

Establish relationships with colleagues across Takeda and analyze issues and guide the development of solutions within ongoing processes.

Build and maintain relationships with key business stakeholders.

Highly cross-functional role with broad scope of responsibilities

High visibility and critical impact on the future of the business

Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise:
Deliver expertise in analytical approaches, tools, and methodologies

Provide a comprehensive understanding of the pharmaceutical industry

Inspire, motivate, and drive results

Clearly and persuasively communicate ideas and data, verbally and in writing

Decision-making and Autonomy:
Provide input to highly complex decisions that impact overall product roadmap

Seek diverse input from multiple constituents and stakeholders to drive innovative solutions

Incorporate feedback and ensure decisions are implemented swiftly to yield flawless execution

Negotiate and resolve conflicts in a constructive manner

Build strong relationships and collaborate effectively with other interfacing Takeda functions

Recommend, innovate, influence, and implement organizational change and continuous innovation

Identify opportunities and anticipate changes in the business landscape through an understanding and ongoing assessment of the environment affecting the business.

Serve as a role model for respect and inclusion, creating a culture that fosters innovation

Work in a global ecosystem (internal and external) with a high degree of complexity

Discern and understand broader, enterprise level perspective


Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a science discipline or related field

5-6 years of pharmaceutical industry or related experience

5-6 years of experience in IT design, implementation, and/or analytics platform (data warehouse, ETL/transformations, data hub) support in the pharmaceutical industry

Strong experience in Master Data Management processes and tools

Experience with Data warehouse and Reporting solutions

Excellent written/verbal communication skills and presentation and project management skills

Strong data compliance experience with pharmaceutical business knowledge and technical aptitude to define and advance commercial solutions

Ability to coordinate needs assessments across the commercial organization, and an ability to deliver a comprehensive solution to those needs

Demonstrated ability to work well within a matrixed environment, and an ability to build solid relationships / make connections across the organization

Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills and solid business acumen with the ability to manage and provision large datasets to enable business analysis with a high degree of performance and trust

Ability to articulate complex technical problems and solutions to a wide business audience and communicate solution value

Must be able to identify operational weakness and implement corrective action/plan

Experienced in managing projects towards process improvements

Master's or higher degree in Computer Science, Scientific Informatics, or related discipline.

Experience working in R&D and / or Biotech preferred.

Working knowledge of clinical data systems such as EDC, IRT, Statistical Analysis Environments, CTMS and eTMF

Experience working with global teams remotely

Familiarity with change control and SDLC associated with computer system validation processes

Experience with a BI tools such as Tableau, Qlik, Spotfire, Power BI


Absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US office-based and lab-based Takeda employees who work fully on-site or in a hybrid model (as determined by Takeda) must be fully vaccinated to work at a Takeda site or to engage with Takeda colleagues or anyone else on behalf of Takeda. US field-based employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment, absent an approved religious or medical reason. US employees who work at a Takeda manufacturing facility, and those who work at a BioLife center or BioLife lab, may be subject to different guidelines. If you are contacted by a Takeda recruiter about your job application, we encourage you to seek more information on the applicable guidelines for the Business Unit/Function to which you have applied.

This job posting excludes CO applicants.

EEO Statement
Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.

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