Senior Specialist – Ops Excellence Business Analyst
At our Company, we are leveraging analytics and technology, as we invent for life on behalf of patients around the world. We are seeking those who have a passion for using data, analytics, and insights to drive decision making, that will allow us to tackle some of the world’s greatest health threats.
Within our commercial Human Health Digital Data & Analytics (HHDDA) organization we are transforming to better power decision-making across our end-to-end commercialization process, from business development to late lifecycle management. As we endeavor, we are seeking a dynamic talent to be serve in the role of HHDDA Operational Excellence Business Analyst.
In this capacity, this role will help HHDDA realize the aspiration for the Operational Excellence capability. This individual will help to ensure a One HHDDA approach, in close collaboration with our Company partners and leaders across the Globe. This role will help establish systems and processes that will drive consistency, ways of working, seamless execution of cross-cutting enablers.
Specifically, the HHDDA Operational Excellence (OE) Business Analyst will:
Work with HHDDA OE to develop and document processes, best practices, and framework to achieve standardization and streamlining across various initiatives and enabling functions for the India center
Conduct gap analysis and provide recommendations
Support project manager to track and manage schedules, timelines, risk, issues, and actions using a digital footprint
Use automation and robust tools to deliver on goals
Develop metric reports and provide valuable insights by developing dashboards using Power BI
Develop detailed documentation, SOPs and strategic presentations, roadmaps as needed
Setup and/or manage Jira and Microsoft Team Apps for Operational Excellence
Collaborate with the partners, leads, stakeholders to brainstorm and execute processes improvements
Conduct training for report/dashboard roll out, collect product backlog
Handle data refresh of the existing OE dashboards
Bachelor’s degree with working knowledge in IT and data and analytics business & portfolio operations
Up to 8 years of experience in working on Agile projects, with proven ability to apply business analysis methods and techniques
Ability to multi-task and provide quick solutions
Worked across Global teams and multiple stakeholders
Power BI certified or similar tool
SAFe, Scrum and Six Sigma certification, or experience
Executive communication skills, and ability to synthesize program status, risks, and interdependencies
Proficient with Microsoft Suite, Teams, Channels, and SharePoint; Jira, Confluence
Demonstrated ability to solution, anticipate and be proactive
Data and analytics business acumen
Healthcare / Biopharma
Our Human Health Division maintains a “patient first, profits later” ideology. The organization is comprised of sales, marketing, market access, digital analytics and commercial professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing our medicines to our customers worldwide.
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.
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