Euro London Appointment's client , a leading innovator in Laboratory Information Systems (LIMS) for managing scientific and medical research laboratories , is currently looking for an experienced German speaking Business Analyst as part of their continuing expansion in the UK and EMEA (DACH region)
This is a superb opportunity to join a fast growing market leader in their sector in 2023, interfacing with a diverse range of clients in the scientific and medical sectors, to understand their user business processes and gather functional requirements, needed to configure and customise their new Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS).
You will be involved in documenting systems processes and procedures for client requirements and new functionality needs. This position involves working independently as well as with other members of our client's professional services team. Together or individually you would analyse and resolve technical project issues relating to functional and design requirements.
Key job objectives ( in order of importance)
*Gathering , developing and documenting functional business requirements for customer projects. Transforming users' requirements into functional requirements using both our client's architecture and functionality.
*Liaising with the Configuration Designer and if necessary the Applications Programmers to ensure that the functional requirements and solutions are properly transferred for configuration and development.
*Liaising with the Project Management team to ensure strong communication regarding project timelines, delivery deadline and changes.
*Providing assistance and guidance to the client in adding master data to the configuration prior to or during the implementation.
Responsibilities ( not exhaustive )
*Generating consulting revenue coupled with the requirement to ensure that each system configuration is delivered to a high degree of accuracy and within the required timeframe.
*Develop and implement appropriate methods for capturing and documenting customer business requirements for system development, third party software integrations and external database interfaces.
*Conducting and facilitating customer workshops for information gathering.
*Preparing Functional Requirements Specifications.
*Collaborating with Project Management on project issues and roadblocks , concerns and schedules of deliveries.
*Acting as a day to day contact for the client during the implementation phase.
*Taking responsibility for system reviews and gathering feedback from the client on any required changes.
*Executing the Acceptance Test Plan with the customer and documenting all exceptions
*Working with the PM to ensure that the developed configuration is handed over to the Support Team correctly.
Qualifications and requirements
*A Bachelors degree in a Life Sciences related subject ( Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences for example) or a from an Engineering discipline in a Science related field ( Biomedical Engineering for example)
*A Masters degree in Business Administration is preferred but not essential.
*A significant long-term experience in the LIMS/ LES/ ELN Laboratory technologies sector or in a Life Sciences software focused organisation, gathering functional requirements.
*Relevant LIMS/Life Sciences experience in one of the following sectors is highly regarded : Pharmaceuticals, Medical Diagnostics, Oil and Gas, Food and Beverages, Cancer research , Biobanking or similar.
*Strong technical documentation and organizational skills.
*Strong communications skills for working with customers and internal stakeholders.
*Able to facilitate and lead workshops for client requirements gathering.
*Working with a geographically distributed team across different time zones and countries is a plus.
*Fluent German and English ( written and spoken)
*Able to travel nationally and internationally ( principally to the DACH region ) 20-30% of the time.
*Holds a driver's licence.
In return our client can offer an outstanding opportunity that can be permanently home-based , offering excellent work-life balance whilst forging a career working with one of the most renowned innovators in their field.
You will gain exposure to a variety of client sectors whilst applying strong functional and technical skills to a client-facing position offering continually new challenges in a growing industry with excellent career progression prospects for the long-term. Our client is a truly global actor in their sector and combines their international presence with a welcoming and friendly working culture at a local level.
If this sounds like the kind of challenge and company you'd like to develop your career further with in 2023 then please apply today for further details !