Business Analyst Lab Consultant

Business Services - Boston, United States

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About Arcondis

Arcondis is a global consulting company with an exclusive focus on the healthcare and life science industries. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, the company has a global footprint with offices in North America, APAC and across Europe. We have been managing challenges and solving problems for our clients in compliance, business processes, information technology, and digital transformation since 2001. Our focus lies in creating value through cross-functional, sophisticated delivery methodologies and intelligent implementation. Our clients love to work with us because of our unique skillsets, our pragmatic approach, and our will to win.

We are a medium-sized international consulting firm dedicated to Life Sciences, with a unique and inspiring culture. Our distinctive culture is the driving force behind our success; it is deeply rooted in our purpose and behaviors.

We are owned by a charitable Foundation; our key differentiator is that we contribute to social causes every year. This ethos is not just a part of our identity; it's our way of life. Our motto, "We make healthcare better," reflects the unwavering commitment we have to improving the lives of people through the work we do.

Our culture fosters collaboration, innovation, and a sense of community that sets us apart from the rest. We are living our values every day. Our leadership is expected to lead by example, demonstrating a dedication to our mission and values.

We embrace diversity and inclusivity, and we believe in giving back to the community. Together, we are not just consultants; we are agents of change, and our culture is the driving force behind our shared purpose.

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Tasks and responsibilities

In this role, you will represent Arcondis on-site at one of our esteemed client locations, in the biotechnology industry. The ideal Business Analyst Lab Consultant will act as the vital link between the client's scientists, and the informatics unit. As an Arcondis Business Analyst, your primary role is to gather intricate requirements, transform scientific prerequisites into actionable system configurations, and ensure the effective dissemination of results. You will represent Arcondis at the client's location, embodying our dedication to complete client satisfaction.

  • Requirements Gathering: Collaborate closely with scientists and the informatics division to understand and document intricate scientific and process needs.

  • Translation & Configuration: Turn those requirements into tangible bench work, systems setups, and data integration methods.

  • System & Tool Mastery: Work seamlessly within the LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) framework, data lakes, and custom tools, maximizing platforms like D360 & Spotfire.

  • Team Collaboration: Partner with other international sites and cross-functional groups, ensuring consistent and transparent communication.

  • Deep Understanding: Gain insights from exploratory & cell biology, synthetic chemistry, and plasma design & assembly to pinpoint process improvements.

  • Specification Development: Recognize and address process gaps, converting them into User Requirement Specifications (URS) and functional guidelines for the informatics division.

  • Result Distribution: Prioritize and ensure the timely and efficient sharing of results across teams.


Your profile

  • Educational Background: M.Sc. degree in Natural Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or a related discipline.

  • Industry Experience: Solid foundation in Process Analysis, GxP Manufacturing, Qualification and validation, Audit, and Quality Control and assurance. While a quality/CSV background is beneficial, a profound understanding of lab operations is crucial.

  • Process Expertise: Demonstrated skill in Business Process Analysis, Optimization, and Documentation.

  • Technical Acumen: Experience with LIMS, especially in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as familiarity with agile project management, Six Sigma, and cross-discipline project coordination.

  • Certifications: Desirable certifications include Six Sigma Black Belt, Professional Scrum Master, IT/OT Infrastructure Compliance.

  • Regulatory Knowledge: Proficiency in standards such as GMP, GAMP, ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO 14971.

  • Soft Skills: Strong analytical & strategic thought processes, exemplary communication, and a talent for team leadership.

  • Lab Operations: Prior exposure to paperless laboratory operations, Electronic Lab Notebooks (ELN), and qualification processes.


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