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Associate Business Systems Consultant

North Chicago, Illinois Req ID 2208848 Category Information Technology Division AbbVie

Purpose:

Default point of contact for BTS with the global medical inquiry management; brokers contracts between BTS and the business and resolves client and BTS relationship issues.  Manages and provides expert advice on, the selection, design, justification, implementation, and business use of information systems.  Analyzes business processes; elicits, analyzes, and documents business requirements; identifies alternative solutions, assesses feasibility, and makes recommendations typically seeking to exploit and leverage new or existing technology components.  Translates business requirements into functional requirements; performs data and process modeling; manages change; and leads, coordinates / performs testing, verification, and validation of requirements.  Documents and understands business processes as they relate to medical information management.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Elicits and communicates the organization’s business strategy; works directly with the global medical inquiry management to understand specific business processes and needs and opportunities for improvement; identifies IT capabilities and information required to support the business processes and collaborates in the development of appropriate information management strategies, developing them as an integrated part of the business strategy.
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Identifies current and emerging business needs and evaluates alternative technology solutions using standard information systems methodologies and best practices.  Proactively seek out strategic business opportunities with business unit executives for the application of new or existing technology capabilities.
  • Develops technology strategies that meet the requirements of the business globally which includes all Affiliates across the regions including US as it relates to Medical Information Management.
  • Identifies the business benefits of alternative strategies. Ensures compliance between business strategies and technology directions.  Prepares testing plans to confirm that requirements and system design are accurate and complete.
  • Identify process disconnects and translate them into improvement opportunities with cost savings or avoidance, productivity improvements, or revenue generating business benefits.  Develops business relationships and integrates activities with other BTO's to ensure successful implementation and support of project efforts.
  • Manages relationships between clients involved and BTOs to assure effective communication between the groups is occurring. Brokers services within BTS community on behalf of Medical; coordinates system solutions to ensure Medical priorities are delivered at a global level.
  • Aligns and partners with other BTS functional areas to remain current on project status and inform customer management of progress and to drive the Medical priorities; conversely, keeps BTS managers aware of user issues and resolves conflicts.
  • Identifies the impact of any relevant statutory, internal, or external regulations on the organization's use of information.  Collaborates globally and cross functionally with BTS peers to ensure understanding of the regulations and how it impacts systems managed by BTS IR Medical Affairs.
  • Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives of assignment.  Has defined authority and responsibility for a significant area of work, including technical, and quality aspects. Accountable for actions and decisions taken by self.   
  • Accountable for the accuracy of the fit of the proposed solution to the business needs and the information upon which the business justification and prioritization decisions are made. Also accountable for communicating the business need and drivers to development groups to assure the implementation phase can fulfill the business need.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of Pharma is strongly encouraged
  • 1-2 years experience working with Pharma Medical Affairs is preferrable

Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel: No
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time
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