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Merck & Co, Inc

Labeling Management, IT Business Analyst Fellowship (Remote Option Available) – Hiring Our Heroes




Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Requirements

This posting is intended for the Hiring Our Heroes, Corporate Fellowship Program. Only those US active military members registered with Hiring Our Heroes should apply.


The Global Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Safety (GRACS) Intelligent Integration & Labeling Management team is responsible for the integration of labeling information from various systems of record supporting business processes to optimize job tasks and provides greater visibility across the end-to-end regulatory landscape. This initiative has global reach.

This Labeling Management project includes: No Component Left Behind (NCLB) and Business Workflow Enablement for Labeling (BWEL), These are software applications that support the business in managing their ‘labeling’ deliverables to the health authorities (i.e. FDA) with quality, compliance, risk reduction and visibility as a primary focus. This program resides within the Merck Research Laboratories (MRL) division.

Your Fellowship Project

Our team is enthusiastic and highly collaborative. We are seeking an energetic team player, with an attention to detail. This position is for someone who has an interest in IT system development and is looking to expand analytical, critical thinking, formal documentation and organizational skills.

Responsibilities will include the following activities (depends on the projects progression at the time of onboarding):

  • Authoring formal system functional specification requirements
  • Authoring, dry running and reviewing user acceptance test scripts in Application Lifecycle Management tool
  • Authors traceability document
  • Monitors gap analysis between requirements and test scripts

This opportunity may challenge and grow your skills and talents through progressive on the job training and development of interpersonal and leadership skills.

The intent of the fellowship is to:

  • Support activities for a new software release, NCLB 1.0, est. release date May 2023
  • Restructure BWEL requirement documentation, retire current documentation and create new documentation and trace matrices

Benefits of Fellowship

  • Opportunity to network and partner with associates across departments and functions
  • Learn formal software development lifecycle process and compliance drivers that support our software systems, these skills translate across the pharmaceutical industry
  • Learn to author proper requirements
  • Opportunity to hone project management/organizational skills
  • Sharpen critical thinking and analytical skills

Experience/Skills We are Looking for:

  • Strong communication abilities, written, verbal, and interpersonal
  • Speak up, be heard: share ideas, ask questions, raise concerns
  • Effective collaboration and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated and ability to work with minimal supervision, prioritize activities and manage multiple tasks within deadlines
  • Work experience in a results-driven environment
  • Strategic and critical thinking abilities
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Interest in learning IT solutions (i.e. Application Lifecycle Management)

Primary Work Site/Schedule

  • Hybrid Office Environment (onsite/remote) at the following Merck Location: Upper Gwynedd, PA
  • 100% Remote is okay


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.

Requisition ID:P-100630