Euro London Appointment's client , a leading innovator in Information Systems for managing data information in scientific research laboratories , is currently looking for an experienced Business Analysts as part of their continuing expansion in The Netherlands ( Rotterdam).
This is a superb opportunity to join a market leader in their field in 2021, interfacing with diverse clients in the hospital and medical sector clients to understand user processes and gather functional requirements need to configure and customise their new Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) specifically designed for Medical/Hospital laboratories.
The position can be remotely based in The Netherlands or within the EMEA region with regular travel within The Netherlands to meet with clients when COVID19 conditions allow for a return to physical meetings, that are currently conducted via Microsoft Teams.
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.
*At least one significant experience in a client-facing consulting environment for junior level candidates, significant long-term experience in the LIMS/ Laboratory technologies sector for senior level candidates.
*Relevant experience in one of the following sectors is highly regarded : Hospital Informatics, Medical Diagnostics, Cancer research , Clinical Information Management Systems, 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 Dutch and English. Other languages ( German, Spanish, Italian) are advantageous as you may occasionally be involved on other EMEA projects.
*Able to travel nationally and internationally 30-50% of the time.
*Holds a drivers' license with access to a vehicle.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a renowned LIMS software editor that has forged a reputation for high quality LIMS in the Enterprise research laboratories sector over the last 20 years and is now rapidly expanding and introducing cutting-edge clinical and hospital information systems across EMEA and beyond.
As a Business Analyst you will receive full systems training and mentoring when you join, with the opportunity to work with clinical and hospital organisations and trusts across The Netherlands and beyond. Our client offers superb long-term career progression prospects, opportunities for continual learning alongside the expected competitive salary and benefits.