Business Analyst

Nottingham, United Kingdom
15 Feb 2021
17 Mar 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Job Description

This position is for Calyx, formerly Parexel Informatics. With 250 new drug approvals in its history, Calyx has supported over 25,000 trials involving more than fourteen million patients. Through its transition, the company will continue its focus on providing innovative technology solutions and services to speed the discovery of new treatments.

Calyx about us:

"Through innovative eClinical solutions and services, Calyx turns the uncertain into the reliable, helping bring new medical treatments to market faster. With deep expertise in clinical development and more than 25 years of supporting trial sponsors and clinical research organizations (CROs), Calyx harnesses that intelligence and activates its potential to solve complex problems, deliver fast insights, and get new drugs to market every day."

Job Purpose:

Working with Product Management, Portfolio, Business Owners and Scrum teams to create and define user stories and supporting artefacts for product features and enhancements. Assisting with identifying and documenting features to improve business efficiency, productivity and drive revenue. In addition, you will support the Product Management function in prioritizing business epics, agile release train epics and features. Including associated user stories for inclusion in a particular release and sprint.

Key Accountabilities:

Business Analysis.
Investigating operational needs, problems, and opportunities.
Contributing to the recommendation of improvements in automated and
non-automated components of new or changed processes.
Assisting in defining acceptance tests for recommendations.
Business Process Improvement.
Analysis of business processes identifying alternative solutions including
feasibility and new approaches.
Contributes with evaluating the factors be addressed in the change programme.
Helps establish requirements for the implementation of changes in the business process.
Relationship management, including stakeholder engagement and communication plans.
Managing resolutions, corrective actions and lessons learned.
Uses feedback from customers and stakeholders to help measure effectiveness of stakeholder management.
Uses established techniques to identify current problems and
elicit, specify and document business functional, data and non-functional
requirements for simple subject areas with clearly defined boundaries.
Assists in more complex requirements activities and with the processes for establishing agreed baselines for change.


Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning.
Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail.
Shows initiative, self-confidence and able to cope with changing and evolving priorities.
Must have the ability to work methodically in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment.

Knowledge and Experience:

Understanding of Agile methodologies (preferably Scrum), UML, Object Orientated, Data Modelling, Process Modelling and/or other development methodologies
Awareness of structured approach to test planning and test execution.


Degree in Life Sciences, Engineering, or Computer Science field, or equivalent.


This role will be based at our modern state of the art office in Nottingham city centre which has excellent transport links as well as a great working environment and the feel of an innovative technology company.


In return we will be able to offer you a structured career pathway and development within the role including awareness and understanding of the industry. Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary, bonus and benefits package including 25 days holiday per year, pension scheme, life assurance, long term disability insurance, a health cash plan and other leading-edge benefits that you would expect with Calyx.

Why Work at Parexel

There are pivotal moments in every career: Sharing new treatments. Improving processes. Delivering life-saving advances. The people who succeed are the ones who make the journey go further and faster every time. What if you had a partner to support you as you reach the next level in your professional path? A partner who believes a collaborative environment is key to achieving your goals? A partner who is dedicated to your health and wellness so you can help make a difference in the lives of millions worldwide?

That's Parexel. We're a diverse team of professionals focused on one goal: getting treatments into the hands of those who need them most. Working together, the results we bring to our clients and the opportunities we bring to our team get better with every step.

How can we help you on your journey? Find your path, and learn more on LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Glassdoor.

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