Business Analyst : 18-04705

Foster City, CA 94404

Posted: 12/06/2018 Job Category: Business System / Financial / Business Analyst Job Number: 11473005
Akraya is looking for a Business Analyst   for one of our clients. If the job description below is a fit, please apply directly to Utkarsh Audut at 408-239-4597. If this position is not quite what you’ re looking for, visit akraya.Com and submit a copy of your resume. Our recruiters will get to work finding you a job that is a better match at one of our many clients.
Primary Skills: Experience in project management, Familiarity with Lean, Six Sigma
Duration: 18 Months
Contract Type: W2 only

Description: The Systems and Process (S&P) group is a dedicated, centralized team that provides strategic consultation, technical consultation, and internal customer service. The team promotes excellence in standards, processes, analytics, and business intelligence for the benefit of the company and patients everywhere. The team supports highly visible projects in support of Development Operations team. 

Essential Functions: 
  • Track and manage multiple projects and their activities including statuses, timelines, budgets, action items, and other relevant documents with greater autonomy 
  • Create and manage procedural documentation, process maps, workflow analyses, and content for training materials 
  • Facilitate meetings and drive results by preparing meeting agendas/minutes, meeting slide decks, and action items 
  • Manage and develop relationships with diverse stakeholders to support cross-functional collaboration 
  • Identify risks to project progress and escalate to appropriate managers or teams 
  • Drive creation of content through research and discussions with process owners, cross-functional teams, and subject matter experts 
  • Implement routine process changes to improve organizational performance and operations 
  • Benchmark processes against performance metrics to identify opportunities for improvement 
  • Work independently and with interdisciplinary teams to achieve results 
  • Begins to support development of junior staff and operates with greater autonomy 

Knowledge, Experience & Skills : 
  • Bachelor’ s degree with 4 years of work experience in project management, process analysis or similar environment 
  • Strong project management and process analysis skills 
  • Ability to communicate effectively across organizational levels and various teams 
  • Ability to integrate information from various sources into a written document 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and flexibly adapt to changing priorities 
  • 6+ years of work experience in project management or process analysis 
  • Familiarity with highly regulated industry environments or drug development 
  • Familiarity with Lean, Six Sigma or other process improvement methodologies 
  • Experience working with virtual or remote teams
  • Willingness to travel

    Please apply directly with your update resume or call Utkarsh Audut at 408-239-4597
About Akraya
Akraya, Inc. Is an award-winning staffing firm that works with many of the leading, technology-based companies around the world. We have been ranked as one of the “ Best Staffing Firms to Temp for” by Staffing Industry Analysts on multiple occasions and are a preferred staffing vendor within numerous staffing programs. Please visit akraya.Com to search through all of our current openings or to submit your resume to our recruiting team.

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