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We are looking for a Integration Planning Business Analyst for a contract role for 12 months in St. Louis, MO 63101

The Integration Planning Business Analyst will assist with the IT post merger integration planning activities for Research and Development IT.

Creation of the IT planning artifacts involves:

  1. Creation of work- package generation templates

  2. Analyzing the gathered data

  3. Creation of high-level work packages using the templates and the analyzed data

  4. Contribution to RFPs for additional vendor selection

  5. Assembly of the detailed panning documents from the work packages and other materials

Inputs to this process typically include:

  1. Inventory of computer systems including lab automation systems and facility support systems

  2. Inventory of projects and project data locations by function

  3. Inventory of IT assets

  4. Inventory of computer systems including lab automation systems and facility support systems

  5. Identification of subject matter experts to capture institutional knowledge for systems and data

The work of performing integration planning and generating acquisition planning documents is typically accomplished by an Integrated Planning Team of contractors and Pfizer colleagues.

The business analyst works directly with the Pfizer colleagues who are members of the Planning Team to perform the necessary assessments required to generate a given plan. In order to help lead the assessments and subsequent plan publication the business analyst must demonstrate seasoned analysis skills, extensive document generation skills and have a deep knowledge of the biotech R&D business processes. Some knowledge of library sciences also desirable.

The business analyst must be able to participate in the classification and enumeration of systems and assets in order to provide sufficient information in the plan to enable potential additional vendors to estimate the level of effort and costs associated with bidding on potential work.

The business analyst must be able to work with the existing IT organization of the acquisition to create a meaningful data set that is suitable for planning and vendor selection purposes.

The business analyst must quickly become familiar with Pfizer processes and procedures for the disposition of all asset classes, and other requirements for the execution of the work program; and, be able to demonstrate the ability to create reasonable assumptions when data is not available.

The business analyst is expected to participate in periodic planning and review meetings with the Planning Team. Strong people skills are needed in order for the business analyst to successfully carry out the many and varied interactions required by the job.

It is highly desirable that the business analyst have pervious experience with the execution of M&A programs within the pharma/biotech industry..

The business analyst must have the ability to work productively in a fast paced environment, and be able to produce high quality and reliable results with minimal guidance from Pfizer colleagues.

Contract duration - 12 months

Location - St. Louis, MO 63101

Qualified candidates should email resume in a Word format referencing your name, position title and job # on the subject line. Please take a moment to include the following when applying:

  1. Brief description indicating you are a good match to this particular position

  2. Availability to interview

  3. Availability to start

  4. Salary expectations

  5. City of residence/Commute/Relocation Circumstances

Thank you for your interest.

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