Business Analyst - Pharma

  • Location

    South East England, England

  • Sector:

    Data

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £500 - £550 per day

  • Contact:

    Helena Hughes

  • Contact email:

    helena.hughes@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00028545_1562856607

Business Analyst

Location: Cambridge
Rate: £500 - £550PD (Dependent on Experience)
Length: 6 Months

My client in Cambridge has 3 projects they are looking for Business Analysts to join.
You'll be part of a team of 2-3 Business Analysts on their Core R&D sites which are in Cambridge & Sweden. Acting locally but delivering globally is key. Teamwork and independence are essential!

Typical Skill Set:
Business analysis planning
Stakeholder analysis
Strategic analysis
Business process analysis: Value Chain; User Journeys; data flow
Solution Evaluation
Design thinking

Project 1 = Electronic Lab Notebooks for R&D
Understand the systems and process landscape (Our Clients R&D has ~5 different eLNs, from its legacy components)
Clarify the difficulty of transition
Explore potential solutions including the ability to challenge the whole eLN paradigm
Make recommendations on how to move forward to action in 2020
Experience of eLN rollouts and biotech/pharmaceutical lab science highly desirable

Project 2 = Making and Using Drugs in R&D
Our client's chemists, protein engineers and molecular engineers create a huge innovative array of therapies.
However, our systems and processes are not aligned to the new R&D model. We need to:
Understand the AS-IS early drug landscape and the systems and process surrounding these
Understand the new needs of biologists as consumers of these
Make recommendations on how our legacy CMS and registration systems can be updated or replaced to solve this problem
Highly desirable experience includes: Synthetic chemistry, protein chemistry, expression technologies and biological drugs , sample registration, sample management, sample meta data

Project 3 = Scientific Computing/High Performance computing
Our client's scientists across R&D use a growing scientific compute platform (SCP) and some legacy HPC platforms. We need to understand:
What scientific processes and data are used on our HPCs and identify any gap with current SCP service
How the SCP service needs to be enhanced to support these scientific activities
Clarify what transition and migration looks like.
Highly desirable skills are data intensive Biopharmaceutical R&D science, HPC , data migration , compute service provision