Business Analyst 1 - Scientific

Charles River Laboratories International Inc (CRL)

Horsham, PA, US, 19044

Business Analyst 1 - Scientific Req ID #:  120631 Location: 

Horsham, PA, US, 19044 Ashland, OH, US, 44805 Reno, NV, US, 89511 US Mattawan, MI, US, 49071 For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about. Job Summary Partner with IT as the functional owner for business data management system. In conjunction with users and managers, define requirements, document specifications, implement and support operational information systems. Recommend and develop solutions focusing on automation and information systems. Implement and plan for improvements, enhancements, and new applications to operational systems. Lead operational system training and/or ensure effective knowledge transfer to those responsible for training. Partner with other technical staff to plan, fix and implement updates as required. Identify areas for operational process improvements and innovations. May oversee the completion of projects including planning, assigning, monitoring and reviewing progress and accuracy of work; evaluating results, etc. Identify relevance, interpret business data to determine trend and forecast. Develop processes to review and report on business data for senior management. Assist with preparation of business and operating plans. Perform data mining and statistical analysis of data. Assist with invoicing process. Ensure adherence to pertinent regulatory requirements and to departmental policies, practices and procedures.

  Job Qualifications  

Education:  Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent, preferably in a scientific-related discipline.

Experience:  Five to six years related experience as a business analyst for a CRO, Pharmaceutial company or similar business. 

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

Certification/Licensure: None.

Other:  Must be able to influence resources/staff without direct reporting relationships. Ability to multi-task, excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail required. Must possess analytical thinking and problem-solving skills and be able to prioritize and re-evaluate priorities as situations change. Working knowledge of computer software (MS Word, MS Excel and databases) required.

About Safety Assessment

Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 300 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.


About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.


With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.


At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.


If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to [email protected] This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.


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Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: Scientific, Toxicology, Biotech, Information Systems, Pharmaceutical, Science, Engineering, Technology

2021-11-01 00:00:00

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