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Business Systems Analyst

Job Title: Business Systems Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Salary: £375 - £376 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH59085_1540214320
Contact Name: Rishi Kukadia
Contact Email: r.kukadia@parity.net
Job Published: October 22, 2018 14:18

Job Description

Business systems analyst / Pharmacovigilance / Contract / 12 Months / £375 Day / Welwyn Garden City

This role is for a leading pharmaceutical company in Hertfordshire.

The focus of this position is on the implementation of business process improvements through the use of systems and technologies, as well as their support and administration

As a key member of the Pharmacovigilance Information and Systems (PVIS) group, the Business Systems Analyst contributes in all aspects to the department's success. The PVIS group has overall responsibilities for business owned safety systems activities, in particular enabling the exchange of individual case safety reports according to international and local reporting requirements, to Drug Safety Affiliates, health authorities and licensing partners. Other responsibilities include evaluating and implementing technology enhancements to support business processes, maintenance of the business configuration of the systems, as well as implementing and maintaining standard reports. The Business Systems Analyst leverages a strong combination of business and technical knowledge to contribute to the development, implementation and integration of Drug Safety's business strategies, processes and solutions.

Business systems analyst / Pharmacovigilance / Contract / 12 Months / £375 Day / Welwyn Garden City


  • Provides change management, master data maintenance and front-line application support for applicable Drug Safety systems on behalf of PDS
  • Performs global safety database activities, global regulatory submission activities, basic safety data searches and reporting
  • Content management using information management tools like DSO and QTT
  • Assesses, evaluates and implements technology enhancements to support global and local business processes
  • Interacts with Drug Safety functional groups, other information management functions in Development, IT organizations, external business partners, vendors and health authorities
  • Represents the PVIS group in department and cross-functional initiatives
  • Creates or reviews requirements, specifications and business process documentation
  • Designs logical and innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Participates in global, cross-functional activities and projects, i.e. within PDS, as well as affiliates and other PD functions
  • Provides support, administration and change management for existing Drug Safety systems
  • Maintenance of the systems' Master Data (i.e. business configuration) such as user account management, regulatory reporting rules, document templates, protocols, drug dictionaries
  • Acts as a process owner for Master Data activities and works closely with the management team to ensure that the process remains effective and works efficiently
  • Ongoing review of PV Information and Systems processes to provide suggestions for continuous improvement


  • Drug Safety knowledge or other relevant experience in the drug development environment within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Knowledge of drug safety regulatory obligations and guidelines
  • Working knowledge of medical terminologies, e.g. MedDRA
  • Experience in user acceptance testing
  • Working knowledge of industry standard safety systems
  • Computer literacy
  • Fluent in English
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • ICSR

Business systems analyst / Pharmacovigilance / Contract / 12 Months / £375 Day / Welwyn Garden City

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