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Remote Business Analyst Resource III (Business Strategy & Applications (BSA)

Northbrook, IL 60062

Posted: 05/21/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Business Analyst Job Number: 605297 Is job remote?: Yes Country: United States

Job Description



Purpose & Scope: The Contractor, Business Strategy & Applications (BSA), provides analytics expertise to multiple stakeholders across the company value chain including drug development,, Medical Affairs, RX+, Patient Centricity, etc.  The person executes statistical data analysis through assessment and understanding of internal datasets used by BOLDx Innovation Team, including but not limited to real-world databases (e.g, EMR, claims, etc.) across the company's entire value chain, geographic footprint, and therapeutic areas. The deliverables of the Contractor BSA require expertise in creation, quality control and maintenance of research projects and programs. The Contractor will be able to develop the methodology to address the business question presented by the internal client, conduct the analysis and relay the results.  In addition, they will create project methodology, data definitions and analyses in a post-hoc manner from existing databases and will be able to collaborate with BoldX colleagues to address these issues under the direction of a BoldX colleague with statistical expertise.  In addition, they must be able to run and develop statistical programs outside of the tools available. 
Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Execute on multiple concomitant projects, including but not limited to, evidence generation using real world data, time series sales forecasting, cost estimation for trials or other related areas. 
  • Meets regularly with internal and external stakeholders to ensure mutual understanding of the project design, required output and timelines. 
  • Responsible for the statistical contribution to internal studies to support Bold X objectives. 
  • Develop and maintain R, Python, SAS/SQL programs for the creation of tables, figures, and deliverables for each project. Desired ability to program in R Shiny to enhance and maintain current tools available. 
  • Must be able to meet timelines with minimal supervision of progress.  Develops programming expertise in advanced statistical. 
  • Develop data mining and/or data modeling plans to support BoldX projects and programs. 
  • Stays current on data sources and participates in supporting of PDS Strategy Team by facilitating Maintenance of custom database, correspondence with vendors, set-up of PDS vendor meetings. 
  • Provides ideas and support for further enhancements to tools, and resources currently developed or plan to be developed to drive innovation. 
  • Collaborates with Procurement, Data Science, Clinical Trials, MIPI, and the Innovation team to acquire new data and run custom analytics. 
  • Provide expertise in building in-house tools to enable rapid, high-quality execution for key routine analytics. 
Quantitative Dimensions:
  • Deliver multiple projects within stipulated timeline and enhance analytical capability of the customers.
  • Increase analytical efficiency.
  • Identify new applications of existing data.
  • Support key use cases of requests from business partners or associated functions through the analysis of OMOP’ed real world data sources.
  • Interpret, summarize, and explain analysis results to stakeholders.
  • Translate business needs into analytic requirements for project execution and future tool development. 
  • Collaborate with other internal resources to develop and share best practices and leverage cross-functional efficiencies. 
Organizational Context: The Contractor BSA reports to the Director, Lead of RWD Innovations.  They will have multiple cross-collaborative projects and matrix responsibilities across the BoldX division. As well as help to develop, maintain, and assist in PDS Database of RWD vendors and identifying fit-for-purpose data for analytical studies.
 Required Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree Experience in health research analytics (HEOR, commercial analyses, and Outcome based analyses) 
  • Knowledge of coding against common real-world data types (claims and EMR) and common data models. 
  • Excellent R, Python, or SAS skills. Preferred R-Shinny skills. 
  • SQL programming skill with experience on large databases (i.e., millions of records) 
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to details, and the ability to multi-task. 
  • Excellent organizational, planning and project management skills and ability to effectively manage cross-functional projects. 
  • Ability to work independently in a dynamic fast paced environment, with minimal supervision.
    • Preferred Masters/PhD Degree in informatics, epidemiology, or clinical discipline. An economics or applied statistics degree is acceptable if the candidate has demonstrated experience with quantitative methods in life science.
  • 3+ years related experience with 2+ years in healthcare industry, preferably in an epidemiology/ economics/ market access research group working with Real World Data (insurance claims, EMR/ EHR)
  • Ability to translate business questions into data analysis plan. 
  • Must be able to efficiently educate business partners on best use cases for RWD. 
  • Ability to translate business / functional needs into RWDE analytics projects. 
  • At least 1-year relevant programming experience.  Preferable knowledge of at least one other statistical package (e.g., R, Python) 
  • Team player with good communication skills
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