Prabhdeep Singh

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Senior Business Analyst Job

Date: Jul 8, 2019

Location: Plainsboro, NJ, US

Company: Novo Nordisk

About the Department
At Novo Nordisk, our Finance and Operations team works to provide strategic direction to the company, ensuring that everything we do is viable and built to last. Overseeing and safeguarding Novo Nordisk Inc (NNI’s) short and long-term planning, Finance and Operations works closely with teams across the organization to develop strategies and business plans, monitor industry trends and provide operating recommendations. We regulate accounting, uphold workplace safety, manage our supply chain and sampling, support technology, maintain our facilities and assure the integrity and completeness of all business transactions. At Novo Nordisk, you will have the opportunity to build a life-changing career in a global business environment. We encourage our employees to make the most of their talent. And we reward hard work and dedication with the opportunity for continuous learning and personal development. Are you ready to realize your potential?

The Position
This position reports to the Associate Director IT Business Applications. Independently determines and provides business need analysis and process analysis towards providing IT solutions. This position will have frequent interaction internally, cross-organizationally, and with external contacts. May interact with senior personnel.

Essential Functions
  • Applies requirements elicitation, analytical, and communication skills to analyze information needs and functional requirements to deliver the following artifacts as needed - User/Functional requirements including use cases, business process models, and design requirements
  • Elicits requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, business process descriptions, scenarios, tasks and workflow analysis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required to clearly communicate with internal stakeholders at all levels as well as external stakeholders to ensure alignment on project requirements, schedules, feasibility, and resources
  • Fosters and develops an environment of open and honest communication to build strong partnership and a positive perception of IT
  • Has a strong understanding of the business partners’ products, services, finances, and strategies as well as influencing business forces such as customers, suppliers, competitors, regulators, and stockholders
  • Leverages knowledge of the business and industry to influence and impact the decision-making process and the development of future strategies
  • Proactively collaborates with business leaders to identify and prioritize projects to ensure the delivery of on time and quality solutions
  • Utilizes extensive knowledge of the global and local business functions to research and evaluate new and future technologies that promote the strategic direction of the organization
  • Develops and communicates compelling, fact-based rationales, that contain strong, logical arguments that build support for one’s perspectives and initiatives cross-functionally and helps others to do the same
  • Builds and maintains trusting collaborative relationships and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders which help accomplish key business objectives and helps others to do the same
  • Delivers messages and presentations to various cross-functional groups to gain support for strategic initiatives and ideas
  • Provides partnership, insight and direction to cross-functional business leaders and stakeholders regarding IT policies, solutions and initiatives
  • Analyzes and determines whether new technology will add value to current business processes
  • Demonstrates an advanced understanding of all relevant IT areas and their applications
  • Utilizes advanced IT knowledge to diagnose and provide solutions to issues with applications and infrastructure
  • Utilizes advanced IT knowledge to uncover unmet needs of stakeholders within Novo Nordisk and communicates them to the technical staff and ensures all needs are met
  • Leads in the development and delivery of key project goals, plans, timelines and deliverables using the Novo Nordisk IT project management methodology
  • Recommends the appropriate allocation of resources needed to complete projects
  • Utilizes knowledge of system development lifecycle to assist with the completion and handover of projects
  • Acts as a liaison between the business or function and vendor to provide updates and ensure alignment
  • Assesses vendor performance (i.e., against key performance indicators (KPIs) and service level agreements (SLAs)), and identifies areas that can be improved in the future
  • Ensures that vendors are adhering to project or service level agreement timelines and cost estimates
  • Monitors vendor activities to ensure compliance with contract expectations
  • Leverages advanced knowledge of risk management processes and guidelines to ensure compliance and proactively identify risks through the system lifecycle
  • Stays abreast of changes in risk management bets practices and oversees the translation of those changes into processes, projects and systems
  • Uses in-depth knowledge of current and emerging risk management practices, and provides insight into the long-term implications of changes to ensure the sustainability of processes, projects and systems

Physical Requirement
0-10% overnight travel required.

  • A BS Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or other related field required. Relevant experience may be substituted when appropriate.
  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant experience in IT business or systems analysis or other related experience required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of extensive experience in Veeva CRM or within the Pharmaceutical industry is preferred.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization, including leadership team members.
  • Ability to provide solutions to complex business problems.
  • Advanced degree is preferred
  • Additional certifications by Veeva or Salesforce preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to assist in leading a project in the development and implementation of processes and programs.
  • Demonstrated application of risk management practices required.
  • Demonstrates leadership capabilities.
  • Demonstrates strong project work and project planning experience and previous experience in a full development life cycle.
  • Demonstrates superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Expert at Workshop design and facilitation.
  • GXP experience preferred.
  • Proficient at developing business process design (Process flows, I/O diagrams, etc.)
  • Project management experience or cross-functional team lead experience preferred.

Requisition ID: 60127BR
State/Provinces: Plainsboro
Job Category: Finance

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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