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Senior Business Analyst

Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Job ID R-198815 Date posted 15/05/2024

Job Title: Senior Business Analyst

Career Level - D1

Introduction to Role:

Are you ready to make a significant impact in the IT sector of the pharmaceutical industry? AstraZeneca is seeking a dynamic and expert Senior Business Analyst to join our R&D Regulatory and Quality Value Stream. This role is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team that is inspiring change and innovation in our industry. We are looking for an individual who can bring their expertise in business analysis and design to deliver small scale business change activities, and chip in to large scale or global business change.


As a Senior Business Analyst, you will be responsible for identifying business needs, planning business analysis, conducting collaborator analysis, defining requirements analysis and design, handling arguments and benefits, and evaluating solutions. You will work collaboratively with various teams including Business Partners, Business Analysts, Product Owners/Managers, IT Platform Lead/DevOps Leads, and more.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Prior experience of performing a similar role in the R&D regulatory or quality space.

  • Experience and functional understanding of quality management systems.

  • Experience of using business analysis tools/techniques to design and deliver business change.

  • Exposure to Agile Methodology and JIRA.

  • Strong engagement, communication and facilitation skills, including presentation and influencing skills.

  • Experience of working in a regulated environment.

  • Experience of working with third party suppliers/vendors.

  • Discernment, negotiation and influencing capabilities.

  • Presentation, Networking, Communication & Facilitation.

  • Customer Focus and Collaborator Management.

  • Business Process and Requirements Management.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Degree in relevant field or formal certification in business analysis practice.

  • Experience of working in a global organisation.

  • Pharmaceutical business awareness/business domain knowledge.

  • Experience in Registrations, tracking, document management and publishing.

  • User Centric Design (User Experience, User Interface Design and Business Process Design).

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we fuel bold thinking with the power to encourage life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn't mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our outstanding and daring world.

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca, we are committed to redefining an industry and changing lives. Our work has a direct impact on patients by transforming our ability to develop life-changing medicines. We empower the business to perform at its peak and lead a new way of working, combining ground breaking science with leading digital technology platforms and data. We dare to lead, applying our problem-solving attitude to identify and tackle opportunities across the whole enterprise. Our spirit of experimentation is lived every day through our events like hackathons. We enable AstraZeneca to perform at its peak by delivering elite technology and data solutions.

Are you ready to be part of a team that has the backing to innovate, disrupt an industry and change lives? Apply now!

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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