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Manager, Cross-Business Portfolio Analytics in Cambridge, MA at CRS Group

Date Posted: 2/3/2018

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Manager, Cross-Business Portfolio Analytics
Duration: 4 month contract
Location: Cambridge, MA
Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a Manager, Cross-Business Portfolio Analytics for one of our clients in the Cambridge area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.
Job Description:
  • The Manager, Cross-Business Portfolio Analytics will have a central role in managing the Cross-Business Milestone reporting process for our client’s Portfolio
  • As a business analyst and program manager liaison, this role will assist the Director Decision Support, Decision Analytics and Resource Planning in auditing, consolidating, analyzing and reporting data in a meaningful way to facilitate Sr. Management decisions
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the drug development lifecycle, and experience in data extraction, analysis, and reporting using Analytical and BI tools
  • The position will have a substantial focus on the development and maintenance of analytical and BI applications, and will work directly with program managers and functional stakeholders to design, build and implement reporting solutions
  • Preferred experience in QlikView and Qlik Sense

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • 50% of Time: Tactical Data Oversight & Project Management
  • Generate monthly status updates and variance reports for review by team leadership
  • Define, manage, refine, and execute on evolving reporting and analytical needs to ensure top quality deliverables/services are provided to our business customers
  • Support ad hoc data requirements to fulfill Sr. Management requests
  • Define, document, and implement global processes to ensure compliance and standardization across stakeholders
  • Leverage people, process, and technology to implement best practices and achieve continuous and sustainable improvements in data collection and reporting
  • Write, review, and approve training materials
  • 30% of the time: Business Intelligence
  • Act as business liaison and expert on functionality, data content, and business rules within the BI environment related specifically to data
  • Responsible for defining and implementing QA/QC processes, as well as for UAT of business rules in the BI environment
  • Provide support for regularly scheduled enhancements to existing toolsets including: managing requested changes and priority, gathering requirements and documentation, development status, testing, training, communications and release
  • Monitor and provide guidance on data conflicts, quality issues, and system design decisions where information and reporting are affected
  • Communicate issues affecting BI utilization as well as roll out of new tools and applications as they relate to data and information
  • 20% of Time: Cross Functional Collaboration/ Stakeholder management
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure customer satisfaction is exceeded
  • Work with customers to investigate and resolve inquiries related to business data
  • Act as departmental liaison with Vendors, IT and Legal to process all the necessary SOWs and POs required

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in business, mathematics, sciences, or related analytical field
  • Three plus years of experience analyzing Drug Development information
  • Experience with reporting and analytical packages essential – Preferably, with QlikView and Qlik Sense
  • Strong written and oral communication and management skills
  • Demonstrated business acumen
  • The individual must be self-motivated, a team player, have excellent verbal and written communication skills and possess the ability to manage simultaneous projects, prioritizing based on business criticality/needs, in a demanding environment
  • Expert knowledge of Drug Development
  • Ability to effectively interact with senior leadership
  • Ability to influence without formal authority
  • A strong background in data analysis, project management, and the ability to translate business needs into requirements

Technical Skills:
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience with BI systems, including requirements definition, design, integration and integration test of developed applications
  • Experience with reporting and analytical tools within the Pharmaceutical Industry is essential
  • Knowledge of data privacy laws especially those that uniquely effect the pharmaceutical industry
  • Software knowledge for key systems (Microsoft, Excel & Word, SQL, BI applications)

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.