Business Analyst (Discovery Sciences)

Business Analyst (Discovery Sciences)

Whitehall Resources are currently recruiting for a Business Analyst with experience in Discovery Sciences for a 12 month project based in Cambridgeshire

Job Description:

Discovery sciences is a very large R&D team that provides world class scientific services to the drug development projects. If you have heard of recent breakthroughs in science, theres a fair chance this group either lead it, or is trying to introduce it at the client. Changes to the R&D model are driving new IT needs. We have a large legacy IT estate in this area, running next to transformative science, tech and data programmes. We are looking for people who can help deliver more value faster through focussed analysis and agile IT delivery. You will be part of a larger portfolio team based in US, Sweden , Cambridge UK and Chennai India which will include up to 10 BA’s.

Key Experience:-

– Synthetic and Analytical Chemistry work (transformative and maintenance)
– Large molecule/New Modalities (transformative and maintenance)
– Introducing Screening/Analytical/Reagent technologies and platforms
– Refreshing eLN estate

IT Technologies used in this space include:-

– Genedata
– d360
– spotfire
– elN
– eLNs
– Lab Guru
– Biovia
– ACD labs
– iLab


– Very challenging and ambitious portfolio – understanding of science is highly desirable
– Degree or experience
– Minimum 3 years real BA experience
– IIBA or BCS certification valuable
– Internal Stakeholder engagement skills are essential
– DataDigital intensive project portfolio. Data skills are valued:
– Data flow
– Customer journey/service design
– IT Build/RFP and new tech introduction and Agile work inc JIRAConfluence
– Business analysis planning, including prioritising and decision making
– Stakeholder analysis and change management
– Strategic analysis
– Business process analysis: Value Chain; User Journeys; data flow
– Solution Evaluation
– Design thinking and User research

All of our opportunities require that applicants are eligible to work in the specified country/location, unless otherwise stated in the job description.