Posted to MedZilla on 9/24/2018

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-IL, Business Analyst Expert- Sales Analytics Americas R0000285-MZ


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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Business Analyst Expert- Sales Analytics Americas in our Cambridge, MA office.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Business Analyst Expert- Sales Analytics Americas working on the Sales Management Systems team, a typical day will include:


  • Leads the analysis of complex business problems and manages business requirements within area of responsibilities.
  • Leads development of scope definition and business priority-setting.
  • Proactively identifies technology solutions to meet business objectives, taking into account the implications of change on the organization and all stakeholders.


  • Provides the business and IS/IT BSS stakeholders with expert guidance on Sales Analytics Solutions query/cube creation/execution, GUI rendering etc. and continuously works to improve system performance.
  • Acts as Subject Matter Expert in Sales Analytics Solutions related topics.
  • Participates actively in creation of insightful reports and enhancement of dashboards landscape.
  • Supports daily, weekly and monthly Sales data loads and processing from various sources.
  • Engages directly and regularly with our vendors to review open topics pertaining to the Sales Analytics Solutions.
  • Performs analysis of complex business problems with the relevant Business stakeholders to capture their unmet requirements.
  • Actively scouts the market and brings innovation to the organization in terms of enhancing our solution landscape in the Sales Analytics area.
  • Assist vendors and consultants with database and ETL transformations for all backend processing.
  • Works with cross functional teams to coordinate unit, integration, data validation and user acceptance testing.
  • Performs ad-hoc queries, operational reporting and data analysis to support daily business functions as needed
  • Analyzes, synthesizes, and interprets data from a variety of data sources, investigating, reconciling and explaining data differences to understand the complete data lifecycle.


  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent5 years or more of relevant experience.
  • Ability to write, speak and lead in the English language.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, business acumen with problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Professional in depth knowledge of business processes in pharmaceutical industry within functional area.
  • Knowledge of business and system solutions and experience with implementing applications.
  • Experience in Business Analysis and Project Management.
  • Experience in Stakeholder relationship management.
  • Experience in communicating complex information in a clear and engaging manner, adjust form and meetings to this and builds collaborative network of relationships in the business area and outside.
  • Experience in presenting on conferences and business meetings.


  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent
  • Business Process Management.


  • Access to transportation to attend meetings.
  • Ability to fly to meetings regionally and globally.


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs

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