Senior Business Analyst Asset Management Harmonization (ro-509)

4070 Basel
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2018-08-07 11:45
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For our Swiss customer located in Basel we are currently looking for (m/f) a Senior Business Analyst Asset Management Harmonization

•    Type of placement:  4 months, external contract with possible long term extension
•    Company:  major Pharma company in Basel area
•    Salary:  level 3, please ask us for the exact rate range 
(monthly all in salary levels in CHF,  level1= 5-10k , level2=10-15k,  level3= >15k)

Our customer initiates a project to harmonize asset management processes and systems in their Pharma Technical Development organization. This translates into an impact across small- and large molecules technical development departments, as well as finance and procurement in HQ and four key sites. Establishing a comprehensive understanding of business processes as well as systems landscape in terms of as-is and to-be is a critical success factor of this endeavor. 

We are looking for a problem-solving and self-directed individual with a can-do attitude and extensive asset management experience to support the program by thoroughly analyzing as-is and to-be processes and landscape. 

The Senior Business Analyst will play a key role in ensuring the project meets business objectives by applying a structured business analysis approach. 

The initial focus will involve detailed capture of as-is processes and landscape. Subsequently, the to-be process and systems landscape will be developed. 

This complex, high visibility role will require a proven background in business analysis in complex environments across multiple organization domains, including finance, procurement, pharma technology, asset management, as well as a wide array of systems. 

This position reports directly to the Head Validation & IT. 

Tasks & Responsibilities 

  • Analyse as-is and to-be business processes 
  • Establish an as-is and to-be systems landscape 
  • The definition of requirements for improving any aspect of the processes and systems 
  • The creation of viable specifications in preparation for the construction of the future asset management solution 
  • Collaborate with representatives from involved departments, including but not limited to finance, procurement, laboratory, formulation, engineering, infrastructure management 
  • Investigation, analysis and documentation in terms of business functions and processes and the information they use 
  • Collaborate across different sites, cultures, and languages 

Must Haves

  • Have a significant experience and track record in business analysis in complex global environments (+8 years) 
  • BA experience in asset management, preferably with broad industry exposure 
  • Have experience in working in complex stakeholder environments and organizational complexity 
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to exercise mature judgement 
  • Capability to think strategically 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to interact across multiple levels of the organization 
  • Demonstrated capabilities in teamwork on large global projects 
  • Excellent understanding of complex landscapes and relationships (business, systems, policies, etc.) 
  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project life cycle 
  • Ability to work across multiple international time zones (late afternoon/early evening work required in the EU) 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Excellent German and English language skills (both mandatory) 

Nice to Haves

  • +++ Project management experience 
  • +++ Experience in asset management, manufacturing and technical development environment 
  • +++ Former Roche experience, ideally having worked in global initiatives across different functions and sites 
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