Automation Business Analyst
Posted on Feb 13, 2020 by Coopers Group GmbH
For our Pharma Client in the Basel Area, we are looking for a Automation Business Analyst
Location Basel Area
Contract type temporary contract
Start date: 03.03.2020
End date: 31.06.2020
As an Automation Senior Business Analyst (BA) you will be responsible for scoping, planning and supporting the successful implementation of process automation solutions by providing business analysis, best practice research, detailed requirements and user stories definition and user acceptance facilitation. In addition you will be required to work closely with Business Users, Product Owners, Product Managers, IT Business Partners and IT Architects to develop a conceptual architecture for the solutions.
The Automation Senior BA is an active role in the product's life cycle management. The primary focus is to make sure that a solution is chosen to fulfil known and understood business requirements, fitting into the Product roadmap definitions and continuously providing business value over its life cycle.
Tasks & Responsibilities:
Actively engage with IT Product Manager and IT Business Partner in the portfolio management processes
Lead and drive the scoping phase of automation use cases. Collaborate with business and informatics stakeholders to lead the business case development for new initiatives including high level solution options and resource estimates
Translates the IT enabled business strategy developed by the C-Pod into an Informatics context and works with IT Product Managers, IT Business Partners and IT Architects to develop project proposals and roadmaps that support the strategy
Support the business partner and IT Business Partner to obtain project approval from the portfolio committees, eg PD PEC, PDx MEP etc
Drive the identification of the most appropriate solution for our client through formal RFI/RFP/RFQ (Request for Information/Proposal/Quotation) processes. Evaluate feasibility of potential solutions in collaboration with business users and Subject Matter Experts
Prepare mandatory deliverables supporting the PMM initiate and define phases together with the Project Manager.
On the basis of identified business needs is responsible for establishing user requirements and any related documentation as required by PMM
Participate in Squads working on significant enhancements to understand business needs and translate them into requirements
Strives for harmonization of business processes across sites and departments by propagating common standardized data models, applications and technologies that are in line with the cross-functional or functional Informatics strategies and architectures.
Drives cross functional teamwork by collaborating with BA's within Chapter and across Org Units to continuously harmonize and further develop skills and working practices specific to the BA community
Determine the automation potential of each particular process in order to filter out those unfit for automation to narrow down the scope of work
Drive definition of KPIs and compare the expected results to the actual ones to ensure automation is bringing the expected value in terms of acceleration or quality increase.
Adopt Agile delivery methodologies to speed up user feedback cycles and E2E delivery timelines
Creation of automation architecture and solution proposals
Develops RPA and BPA prototypes, mockups and Proofs of Concept
Bachelor/Master of Science in Computer Science, engineering, Biostats or similar
8y+ experience with large projects (1M projects, large number of stakeholders, multi locations/global footprint, complex enterprise solutions)
Proven track record in leading business analysis activities in multiple projects/programs: fully accountable for BA approach and plan, BA deliverables, lead BAs (1-5 within the team), influence Project Mgmt, make decision on behalf of business
Experience in building RPA (Robotics Process Automation) and BPA (Business Process Automation) solutions (ie UiPath, Pega)
Experience in identification and recommending of appropriate automation technology platforms best suited for client requirements
Has excellent communication and influencing skills