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Scientific Business Analyst

Zifo RnD Solutions

Zifo RnD Solutions

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IT, Sales & Business Development
Basel, Switzerland
Posted on Saturday, January 27, 2024


The Business Analyst will lead individual projects and/or work streams with creative problem solving, technical and analytical skills. They will collaborate with a dedicated team on the projects and are encouraged to make contributions as an active team member. They will have to work with data inputs, primarily to analyse scenarios and propose recommendations. It is expected that they will start the process of building a rapport with our customers and partners at a project level.

Core Responsibilities:

As a Business Analyst, the person would perform the following primary duties:

  • Deep dive and gather requirements through interviews, workshops and document them as technical and non-technical specifications.
  • Process Analysis and Improvement to improve operational efficiency through the definition of business processes, system alignment, and optimization of system usage, and to drive cross-functional efforts to address and resolve system issues
  • Work closely with scientists and Informatics specialists to streamline workflows, enhance data management, and optimize research processes.
  • Act as a liaison between scientific teams and Informatics departments, fostering effective communication and understanding between both parties.
  • Create comprehensive documentation, including functional specifications, user stories, and process flows, to articulate IT requirements to development teams.
  • Develop and deliver training sessions for scientific teams on new IT solutions.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of data governance policies and procedures to ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of scientific data
  • Conduct user acceptance testing (UAT) and facilitate feedback sessions with scientific teams
  • Conduct Weekly review meetings to keep everyone informed about the project.

Must have:

  • Fluency in English and German

Ideally you will have:

  • Experience, including:
  • comprehension of software development and testing.
  • analysis and collection of Business Requirements.
  • Excellent analytical and people skills as well as a proven history in systems design and implementation, have a proven ability to lead the activities of peers, and have demonstrated the ability to gain the trust of customers.
  • Thorough understanding in one or more of the following areas of the bio / pharmaceutical industry:
  • Drug discovery and development processes
  • Clinical trial design and data management
  • Laboratory workflows
  • Chemical & biologics materials management
  • Sample management
  • Robotic systems integration and qualification
  • Technical Skills:
  • Be familiar with at least one of the following operating systems: Unix, Windows, MVS.
  • Familiar with software development process: Waterfall, Agile
  • Change control management and risk management
  • Office tools knowledge required in: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Office productivity tool knowledge in at least one of the following: Visio, MS Project, SharePoint
  • ELN Product Knowledge (Optional)

What is Zifo:

Zifo RnD Solutions is a fast-growing global organization with a presence in US, UK, Germany, France, Japan, China, Singapore, Switzerland, Spain, Ireland, Canada and India. Zifo helps organizations strategize, design, implement and support their systems in the areas of Laboratory Informatics, Scientific Data Management, Clinical Biometrics, Genome Informatics and Compliance Solutions.

If you are attracted by the idea of joining a team where the employee is integral to the success of the company, where trust, empowerment and self-development are more than just words…. then Zifo could be the Company for you. Here at Zifo, these values are the backbone of our culture.

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