Novo Nordisk
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Plainsboro, NJ, USA

Business Analyst III

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About the Department
At Novo Nordisk, our Finance and Operations team is the engine that elevates holistic commercialization of our products. The Finance and Operations team works closely with the business across the organization to guide enterprise wide resource allocations, investment choices, drive core operations and develop insights to drive growth and operational excellence across the value chain while innovating for future capabilities. We regulate accounting, uphold workplace safety, manage our supply chain and sampling, support technology, provide commercial operations, insights & analytics, maintain our facilities and assure the integrity and completeness of all business transactions. At Novo Nordisk, you will have the opportunity to build a life-changing career in a global business environment. We encourage our employees to make the most of their talent. And we reward hard work and dedication with the opportunity for continuous learning and personal development. Are you ready to realize your potential?
The Position
Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide business process and technical solutions to meet user needs. Possesses expertise in the business unit(s) they support, as well as an understanding of the IT organizations systems and capabilities. Provides business process and technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.
This position reports to a Senior Product Manager. Works under only general direction. Independently determines and provides business need analysis and process analysis towards providing IT solutions. This position interacts with have frequent interaction internally, cross-organizationally, and with external stakeholders.
Essential Functions
Analyses and Fulfulls Business Needs:


  • Applies requirements elicitation, analytical, and communication skills to analyze information needs and functional requirements to deliver the following artifacts as needed - User/Functional requirements including use cases, business process models, and design requirements
  • Collaborates with business leaders to identify and prioritize projects to ensure the delivery of on time and quality solutions
  • Elicits requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, business process descriptions, scenarios, tasks and workflow analysis.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required to clearly communicate with internal stakeholders at all levels as well as external stakeholders to ensure alignment on project requirements, schedules, feasibility, and resources
  • Leverages in-depth knowledge of business functions, business processes and key objectives to develop solutions aligned with business needs.
  • Proactively communicates with stakeholders to gain an understanding of their concerns, and ensures they are satisfied and that their business needs are met and challenges them on their assumptions on process and solutions to meet the business goals.
  • Utilizes knowledge of the business and industry to make recommendations to future strategies, and participates in the decision-making processes.

Lead UAT Activities:



  • Coordinate UAT (User Acceptance Testing) activities in ADO
  • Develop UAT test plans and test cases in ADO
  • Oversee and guide UAT team members.
  • Communicate UAT progress and issues to stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with business analysts and developers to resolve UAT findings.
  • Ensure UAT meets quality standards and business requirements.
  • Manage UAT timelines and deliverables.
  • Provide UAT sign-off and approval for production implementation.

Builds Relationships and Influences Key Stakeholders:



  • Builds trusting, collaborative relationships and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders, which help accomplish key business objectives
  • Clearly communicates to business leaders and stakeholders with fact-based rationale, understanding of business objectives, and based on company processes and principles to present ideas and guidance.
  • Delivers messages and presentations in a clear, confident manner.
  • Provides counsel to business leaders and stakeholders regarding IT policies, solutions and initiatives.
  • Analyzes and determines whether new technology will add value to current business processes.

Manages IT Projects:



  • Leads in the development and delivery of key project goals, plans, timelines and deliverables using the Novo Nordisk IT project management methodology.
  • Recommends the appropriate allocation of test resources needed to complete projects
  • Utilizes knowledge of system development lifecycle to assist with the completion and handover of projects.

Mananges IT Vendors:



  • Acts as a liaison between the business or function and vendor to provide updates and ensure alignment.
  • vendor performance (i.e., against KPIs and SLAs), and identifies areas that can be improved in the future.
  • Ensures that vendors are adhering to project or service level agreement timelines and cost estimates
  • Monitors vendor activities to ensure compliance with contract expectations

Physical Requirements
0-10% overnight travel required.



  • A Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or other related field required. Relevant experience may be substituted when appropriate
  • A minimum of 5+ years of relevant experience in IT business or systems analysis or other related experience required
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization. Ability to provide solutions to difficult technical issues
  • Advanced degree or additional certifications preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to assist in leading a project in the development and implementation of processes and programs
  • Demonstrates leadership capabilities
  • Demonstrates strong project work and project planning experience and previous experience in a full development life cycle
  • Demonstrates superior written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in applying risk management practices required
  • Expert at Workshop design and facilitation
  • GXP experience preferred
  • Proficient at developing business process design (Process flows, I/O diagrams, etc.)

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.
At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we're life changing.
Novo Nordisk is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations.
If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.


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What are Novo Nordisk Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Team based strategic planning
Employee resource groups
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
President's club
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Fertility benefits
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Bereavement leave benefits
Company-wide vacation
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Promote from within
Personal development training
Apprenticeship programs

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