Business Analyst - Enterprise

Location
Rockville, Maryland
Posted
Feb 21, 2019
Closes
Feb 22, 2019
Function
Analyst, Business
Industry
Science
Hours
Full Time

The Emmes Corporation, established in 1977, is a women-owned private Contract Research Organization (CRO). Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, Emmes employs over six hundred staff worldwide with offices located in Frederick, Maryland, Tysons Corner, Virginia, Vancouver, Canada and Bangalore, India. Ranked as a top area workplace of choice by the Washington Post, Emmes fosters an environment of collaboration, professional growth, and exceptional work life balance.

Our studies impact public health initiatives on a global scale occurring in more than sixty countries spanning across six continents. We are dedicated to providing statistical and epidemiological expertise, computer systems deployment, data management, study monitoring, regulatory guidance, and overall operational support to clients engaged in biomedical research. Emmes offers support for the entire process of clinical trials from study design and protocol development through data analysis and manuscript generation.

Primary Purpose

The business analyst will advise management on best outcomes for a business technology issues. It will also support colleagues from across the company to resolve business technology issues and put appropriate solutions in place.

Responsibilities

    Evaluate business processes, gather requirements, uncover areas for improvement, and develop and implementing solutions Recognize and understand business needs as they relate to a potential change or transformation
  • Communicate and liaise between the stakeholders and IT staff to ensure mutual understanding of requirements and functional specifications
  • Lead ongoing reviews of business processes involving technology solutions and development of optimization strategies, including gathering critical information from meetings with various stakeholders and producing useful reports
  • Evaluate needs and determine feasibility based on business technology capabilities
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest advancements with existing Emmes technology solutions Document and effectively communicate your efforts, insights, and recommendations, including conducting meetings and presentations to share ideas and findings Manage projects to optimize usage of existing technology solutions, including development of project plans, identification of tasks, resource assignment, and successful change management Ensure solutions meet business needs and requirements through user acceptance testing and measurement of key performance indicators Research and propose efficient and economical ways to improve business technology processes, efficiencies, and solutions Explain technical terms to non-technical teams Provide end-user support of various enterprise technology solutions Maintain solution library of approved technology solutions
Experience

    A bachelor’s degree in business or related field with a minimum of 1 year of experience as a business analyst Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills Familiarity with Office 365 products Excellent communication and documentation skills, including technical writing Experience creating detailed assessments and giving presentations Experience leading and supporting projects

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The EMMES Corporation is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

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