Senior Business Analyst
Job Description SummaryAre you an established business process specialist who is looking for your next career step? Hone your business improvement skills by guiding strategic business strategies in our Research and Development (R&D) team.
As a Senior Business Analyst, you will be focused on improving and optimizing our business and product lifecycle processes. This includes collaborating with an array of stakeholders to address data, business and processes.
Come be a part of a team dedicated to bringing novel products to the life sciences sector!
Duties and Responsibilities
Contribute to the development of project scope and operating models with applicable business and technology stakeholders; offer recommendations for process improvements and measures of success to help senior-level management make informed decisions about initiatives, growth options, and resource allocation
Develop improvement plans and ensure proper documentation, as well as review requirements and recommendations related to proposed business process solutions
Manage stakeholder relationships and expectations by preparing reports which effectively communicate project deliverables, findings and solutions
Look for trends and gaps in processes and policies and collaborate with partners to effectively communicate and address these needs
Provide leadership, training, coaching, and guidance to junior team members to develop critical thinking capabilities and adoption of various analytical methodologies and tools
Knowledge and Qualifications
Bachelor's degree with at least 6-10 years of relevant experience or master's with 4-8 years of experience or PhD with 2-5 years of experience; certification/diploma in business analytics highly desirable, as is knowledge of Google and Microsoft Office suite and Visio or equivalent software
Experience making tradeoffs between business needs and technology constraints while keeping the end user needs at top of mind and providing requirements for medium to large initiatives where data may not be easily identifiable
Strong project management skills, with proven facilitation and problem-solving experience
Ability to work in cross-functional teams and build strong relationships to strategically partner cross-functionally to advance business solutions
Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills , with the ability to communicate in a clear, concise and organized manner
STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.
This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.
STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.
As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.
NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.
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