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  • Remote working
  • to £550 per day (Within IR35)
  • Contract , 6 weeks
  • Full time

Minimum Requirement:  


The Laboratory IT Systems Analyst will:  

• Evaluate laboratory systems workflow, anticipate and capture requirements, uncover areas for improvement, and support the definition of laboratory IT solutions.  


• Participate in requirements workshops with business stakeholders, ensuring a systematic approach for eliciting, capturing, and evaluating user requirements.  


• Analyse and review IT systems support incidents to identify opportunities for improvements and risk in current systems  


• Define and produce appropriate analytical artefacts detailing functional or non-functional requirements, including systems and business workflow process maps  


• Assess and drive process improvement initiatives and support any accompanying business change  


• Build relationships and work closely with the LIMS product owner, instrument and software vendors, laboratory process design team, data science team, laboratory quality and compliance team, and wider systems owners to ensure dependencies are proactively managed with these workstreams and a broad range of requirements are met for these stakeholders.  


• Support the solutioning process where required, with artefacts such as process maps or wireframe designs.  


• Familiarise themselves with the detailed systems workflow and user steps for key laboratory systems including LIMS and results analysis solutions.  


• May be required to support with systems testing activities on occasion, inputting into test plans, test scripting or test execution activities.  


• This role will be a combination of remote and on site (estimated 80-20%) with some periods of on-site working are expected, particularly during requirement capture workshops. Role Description Essential:  


• Working with laboratory IT systems in either laboratory operations, support or implementation context.  


• Working with systems users and proving excellent communication skills through establishing positive relationships.  


• Maintaining robust analysis processes in a complex stakeholder environment, using a range of systems analysis artefacts, such as systems workflow process maps and deviation/defects logs.  


• Experience of working with multiple software vendors in an integrated environment.  




• Experience in performing or supporting root cause analysis investigations into IT incidents in a laboratory or healthcare setting  


• Experience is supporting testing activities in a software implementation project in a laboratory setting  


• Systems analysis, supporting projects in a full SDLC in a complex, integrated, and regulated healthcare environment.  


• Experience of capturing and refining user requirements collaborative working with users.  


• Experience of successful requirement capture and systems workflow analysis in clinical diagnostics, where software is validated to GxP / Pharmacovigilance / ISO13485 standards with a process-driven approach to clinical risk management and requirement traceability.  


• Experience of working within clinical diagnostics, pharmaceutical, or specifically in genomics laboratories.  


• Graduate in life sciences or IT / engineering desirable.  




• Strong technical skills: able to identify, articulate and appropriately document technical risk, blockers and impediments within a complex IT environment.  


• Curious and inquisitive with strong inclination to learning new process areas and new IT systems, quickly becoming credible in conversation about process and requirements in new areas when talking to business users.  


• Strong relationship management: excellent communication and influencing skills – verbal and written – with the ability to liaise at all levels in cross-functional spaces.  


• Balance of both technical awareness and business acumen.  


• Ability to perform comprehensive requirements evaluation in an ambiguous environment, clarifying strategies, needs and wants to illustrate clear deliverables and outcomes.  


• A self-starter with the ability to drive change and overcome obstacles and resistance.  


• Constructive and collaborative but with the ability to step in and take decisions in a timely manner to move the team forward.  


• Excellent people management skills, able to engage and lead, with a passion for stretching and improving both teams and processes.  


• Confident and convincing presentation skills.  


• Self-motivated and able to work remotely within a team.

  • Contact: Varunav Modi
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 08.06.2022
  • Deadline: 08.07.2022
  • Quote ref: 100589/58124

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