Business Analysis, Senior Manager

Parexel International Corporation

USA - Any Region - Home Based

As a Senior Manager, Business Analysis you will be responsible for working with the clinical operations functions, either directly or through managing a team of Business Analysts, to understand and interpret their reporting and analysis needs and then collaborating with key stakeholders, including developers and IT, to successfully project manage delivery of those requirements. A significant focus of this role will be on the reporting requirements related to the PRISM program, which is a significant investment in overhauling the way we price, resource, and manage scope of projects in an integrated way. This initiative encompasses major changes to process and systems, and we are looking for a dynamic individual to drive the reporting, and analytics work stream.

Key Accountabilities:

Business Partner Facilitate effective requirement gathering, creates the product roadmap, produces, and effectively prioritizes product backlog for the first and subsequent releasesHelp the business streamline review and management processes to benefit from the availability of trusted informationFacilitate the effective support and maintenance of the solution and provide metrics to prove user issues are being addressed in an acceptable timeframeRegularly meet with Clinical business leaders and technology stakeholders to assess priorities and internal Clinical reporting pain points to understand relative priorities and/or identify new data initiatives that may bring substantial value to the Clinical businessClear, concise, and informative communication of the program to Clinical stakeholders, Clinical Senior Management, Internal and External technology providers and the Corporate PMOManage a solution backlog for reporting that is clear and accurately represents business priorities for new features through a thorough understanding of the technology and businessProvide monthly metrics of adoption and compliance amongst the users targeted by a technology implementation project and use these to address and/or escalate any adoption problemsEnsure there are effective support and maintenance plans in place for that clearly explain the support and maintenance processes and that these processes enable efficient support for the end user

Data Expert Work closely with the Data Governance team to ensure the continuous improvement of data quality and data cataloguing through the solution lifecycleWork closely with Data Governance and IT to understand the data roadmap of Data Lake ingestion and modelingHave a working knowledge of critical data tables in the Data Lake to be able to guide the Business Analysts and Developers on the appropriate sources

Leadership Drive the training, adoption, compliance and change management to ensure a successful rollout of reports and dashboardsEvaluate Progress, is accountable for each stage of the dev process and final product, Inspects and evaluates products iteratively and incrementally and ultimately responsible for final product UATEnsure that that there are effective training plans in place when implementing or upgrading a new technology that ensure the business users are trained to the level required to use the new system.

Line Management Ensure proper training and capacity for direct reportsResponsible for providing direction, mentoring and developmental plans to ensure teams meet or exceed business and personal goals in keeping with Parexel’s high performance cultureEnsures the timely completion of Performance and Development tasks with direct reportsSupport and mentor direct reports to ensure the timely completion of departmental tasks and goalsAssists direct reports with active and timely management of workloadsQualificationsRequired Skills & Experience:Previous experience in the CRO industry3-5 years business analysis including SQL and creating dashboardsAbility to read and write SQL codeExcellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skillsAble to effectively engage people from a variety of cultures and geographic locationsConsulting mindset, able to question before jumping to solutions, and identify the right questions to ask to identify the root causeAble to think tactically and strategically for the formation of technology plansAssertive and decisive, being able to push back where appropriate and to navigate the balance of long term appropriate solutions with short term winsService excellence mindset, always willing to try to positively improve the situationAble to translate complexity into clarity for a wide audience to understand and be able to identify metrics to measure the environmentClient focused approach to workA flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learningAbility to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workloadEducation: Bachelors Degree in Business and/or equivalent work experience Language Skills: Excellent communication skills both verbal and written Technical Skills: Microsoft Office, Tableau, Power BI EEO DisclaimerParexel is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, which in the US includes race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


2022-07-20 00:05:27

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