Information Analyst

Location
Boston
Salary
Competitive salary, bonus eligible, excellent benefits
Posted
Oct 05, 2018
Ref
InformationSpecialist1182
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The Information Analyst will support one of our global biopharmaceutical Scientific Intelligence and Information teams’ therapeutic projects with an emphasis on delivering information analysis and insight for their research organization.  The candidate should have a good working knowledge of supporting an innovative research and discovery environment and have a strong information science / data science background. With a data driven focus, the candidate will be an expert in information analysis and visualization of information, aligning closely with the business to ensure information is turned into actionable outcomes that can drive the organization forward.

The candidate will partner with internal clients to understand their information needs, identify appropriate resources, conduct subject matter investigation, evaluate results and provide the most relevant scientific literature and business information that will enable the team to translate information into insights. This is a remote position in the greater Boston area. 

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct scientific literature, patent and business information searches
  • Gather, analyze and interpret data from multiple information sources
  • Organize, prepare and deliver targeted results from multiple information sources in visualized formats
  • Interface with internal clients to determine research requirements and represent scientific expertise at the inter-departmental level
  • Evaluate and recommend new information sources that might enhance the team’s strategy
  • Support strategic development of the departmental strategy and broader organizational initiatives

COMPETENCIES:

  • Confident in the value they bring and impact they have on the broader organization
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to deliver complex messaging to extensive and diverse audiences
  • Gains trust and support of others and is viewed internally as a scientific expert
  • Considers all relevant factors and uses appropriate decision-making criteria and principles
  • Is an influencer and champion of innovation
  • Works cooperatively with others across the organization to align and achieve shared objectives

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS degree required; MS a plus
  • 3 - 5 years experience working in a scientific discipline preparing and presenting information analysis
  • A deep understanding of information science/data science principles
  • Experience working within therapeutic project teams, supporting expert search activities and information monitoring
  • Experience with commercial tools, and research techniques to support information monitoring, research, delivery and visualization
  • Proven and relevant experience delivering support/solutions
  • Strong expertise in business and information analysis and ability to create complex queries
  • A knowledge of machine learning approaches desirable
  • Self-driven to maintain competitive expertise in the information analyst field
  • Able to motivate others in a matrix environment and work well within a team-oriented, highly flexible and dynamic group
  • Ability to travel periodically to the client site in the greater Boston area and CCC headquarters