Data Surveillance Analyst
Parexel International Corporation
Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
Parexel is in the business of improving the world’s health. We do this by providing a suite of biopharmaceutical services that help clients across the globe transform scientific discoveries into new treatments. From clinical trials to regulatory, consulting, and market access, our therapeutic, technical, and functional ability is underpinned by a deep conviction in what we do.
We believe in our values; Patients First, Quality, Respect, Empowerment & Accountability.
Due to a growing portfolio, we are currently looking for a Data Surveillance Analyst in South Africa with flexible working hours.
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At Parexel, Data Surveillance Analyst provides analytical and technical expertise to Sustainability & Process Management staff within one or more projects or across projects, as assigned. This includes data source configuration, development, design, release, training, standardization. Oversee and focus on in-depth analysis of Key Performance Metrics and Indicators across the Sustainability model.
Demonstrate agile practices, dynamic team collaboration, informative metrics, lean development and continuous improvement.
Understanding of Lean Six Sigma, Process Excellence, or similar methodologies
Ability to learn and understand the business to support the development of solutions that are low maintenance and provide high value
Computer literacy and expertise with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Business Objects Reports, SharePoint, HTML, TIBCO Spotfire, PowerBI (or equivalent)
Knowledge or experience with Business Intelligence Dashboards, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, database structures, programming languages (i.e., SQL, Python)
Understanding standards for data models, data warehouse and reporting performance-tuning techniques.
Good presentation skills – ability to present effectively to technical and non-technical colleagues at all levels including senior and executive level.
Positive attitude and ability to adjust to changing priorities, time zones, work assignments, unforeseen events, and new learning
Culturally aware and ability to think and work with virtual/global teams and travel as needed
Excellent listening skills and ability to build cross-functional relationships and influence without authority across all levels and functions, to gain trust and client-focused approach to work
Highly motivated, deliver work on time with high level of quality, ability to work with minimal supervision
Exhibits a sense of urgency about solving problems and completing work
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written communication and decision-making skills, business understanding, and strong organizational skills.
Strong coaching skills. Ability to step outside role confines and help teach and enable / empower other team members
Must be proficient in Agile methodology
Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail
Willingness to work in a matrix environment and to value the importance of teamwork.
Knowledge and Experience:
Good understanding of technology & analytical skills as it relates to clinical trial activities, data warehouses and applicable GCP regulations pertaining to computer systems
Business Intelligence and/or Statistical Data Analysis experience preferred.
Educated to degree level (technology, business administration & economics, biological science, pharmacy, or other health related discipline preferred) or equivalent qualification, or 2+ years clinical research experience.
Lean Six Sigma experience, Green Belt or advanced preferred.
A little about us:Parexel is proud to be a leading Clinical Research Organization with colleagues across the globe. As a member of our team, you’ll get to know your coworkers on a personal level. Have a question? A clinical research leader, project team member, technology “super user” or collaborator are a phone call away.
Our clinical research teams meet regularly to have discussions in an open environment, allowing our team members to share their expertise and promote learning within the team. Management supports and encourages career growth through consistent performance discussions and evaluations. Whether your interest is to progress into a more senior level role, into line management, Quality, Project Leadership or a variety of other positions, Parexel prides itself on career opportunities for our employees
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