New Hires based in the US & Puerto Rico will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for Covid-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption or accommodation to this vaccination requirement, subject to applicable law.
Attention NJ Applicants: In April 2020, our Company announced plans to consolidate our New Jersey campuses into a single New Jersey headquarters location in Rahway, NJ by 2023. Therefore, the NJ work location for this role will be temporarily based and the exact timing of the departmental move to Rahway, NJ will be communicated at a future date.
Our IT team operates as a business partner proposing ideas and innovative solutions that enable new organizational capabilities. We collaborate internationally to deliver the services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation.
As our Global Vaccines Business/Technical Analyst at our Company, you will be part of inventing tomorrow. Our Innovative centers are where great people come together and deliver solutions that save and improve lives. We are seeking motivated talent interested in solving problems to improve tomorrow.
The primary responsibility of the Global Vaccines Product /Business Analyst is to drive requirements gathering and definition and translating them into Insights-focused solutions. With this exciting opportunity you will be part of a team supporting business outcomes for Vaccine Commercial organization where critical business decisions are made based on the provided insights. Additional responsibilities would include:
Develop deep understanding of Global Vaccines data used to support business outcomes – including in-house and external data to ensure proper and timely required data ingestion.
Lead the development of new features functional/user requirements, solution mockup, prototypes by collaborating with Scrum Master and product manager to develop deployment plans to drive productization.
Communicate and document business requirements and work closely with the development team to ensure an accurate understanding and implementation.
Develop an understanding of our business needs and collaborate with IT product manager to ensure roadmaps align to support near term and long-term insights focused capabilities.
Facilitate discussions/workshops with business partners to understand current and future state business processes/requirements.
Facilitate UAT sessions to support business stakeholders with test scripts execution.
Maintain data catalog and use case library for Global Vaccines.
Act as a liaison between various IT teams and business partners to drive results and communicate opportunities/issues.
Develop and own Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) document artifacts. Mentor/train contractor team members on SDLC policies and practice.
Assist with refining Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) by collaborating with business stakeholders and IT product manager.
Support the implementation of refinements to drive continuous delivery improvements.
Support and help define change management activities for Global Vaccines product line.
You will work and learn more about:
Enabling data insights capability to support business strategy.
Working with global teams and leveraging the hub network.
Education Minimum Requirement:
B.S. or M.S. in IT, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.
7+ years of prior working experience in business analysis in the pharmaceutical Vaccines or related area.
Prior working experience demonstrating expertise in requirements gathering and translating to technical solutions.
Prior working experience with working in a matrix environment and eliciting requirements for complex systems.
Prior working experience with driving the development of POCs (Proof of Concept).
High Proficiency in Information Management and Reporting Requirement Elicitation.
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Deep understanding of data management best practices.
Strong leadership, verbal and written communication skills with ability to articulate results and issues to internal and client teams.
Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for …
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.
NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS
In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.
If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.
New hires in office-based roles in the US & Puerto Rico will be required, subject to applicable law, to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption to this vaccination requirement that can be accommodated without an undue burden to the operation. However, subject to applicable law, employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as employees in health services, customer facing commercial, or research based roles, will be required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.
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