Business Analyst - Life Sciences
Essential experience required: Our client is looking for an individual who can confidently demonstrate Business Analyst expertise gained within the Life Sciences sector, most likely a pharmaceutical and/or biotech laboratory operations/research environment. The successful Business Analyst will demonstrate keen problem-solving skills, experience working across the SDLC (solution delivery lifecycle) and be familiar with laboratory processes. Experience of driving requirements gathering, solutioning to drive efficiencies in end-to-end laboratory operations and the design/implementation of solutions is keenly sought, as is working in a customer-facing environment, identifying and documenting user stories, with knowledge of Computer Systems Validation (CSV) and the Solution Delivery Lifecycle (SDLC). Finally, a degree-educated background in a relevant discipline, along with strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated familiarity with the software development process ( requirements gathering, analysis/design, development tools, release/version control, testing and deployment) would be highly preferred. Job role responsibilities: The Business Analyst will work closely with key stakeholders in a tight-knit, customer-facing team across the full software development lifecycle capturing and analysing data with an ultimate aim of improving operational efficiency. Typically, the Business Analyst will elicit and document requirements, highlights key challenges, look to validate business requirements and effectively translate these requirements into system and non-functional requirements. The individual will facilitate review sessions with business and IT stakeholders, as-is and to-be statuses and assist in developing new business processes as needed. It is important that the individual adopts a can-do and flexible approach to their work, assisting with ad-hoc duties as needed, and adhering to the solution delivery lifecycle (SDLC) processes at all times. This role is to be based out of Cambridge with a degree of flexibility around travel as required.