Business Data Analyst (JP4384)

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 06-14-2018
Job Title: Business Data Analyst (JP4384)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit:  Translational Sciences Administration
Duration:  1+ years (likely extensions)
3Key Consulting Inc. is looking for role for a Business Data Analyst with 5 – 7 years’ experience in business data analytics (Tableau, etc.) within biotech/pharma financial analytics team for a global, CA-based, bio-pharmaceutical company.
Job Description:
The ideal candidate will have a background in pharmaceuticals or Biotech within finance or business operations with experience in research forecasting, portfolio planning, and expense analytics.
The position will require the individual to build and implement data infrastructure and reporting for portfolio and resource planning; provide technical expertise in business data analytics along with project management services (as mentioned below). The individual will create dashboards and data models to support prioritization of projects and resources. The individual will work in a matrixed environment to gather requirements and design solutions to enable both portfolio planning/prioritization as well as resource utilization and forecasting.
Top Must-Have
  • Data visualization expertise with financial data.
  • Programming expertise with financial and portofolio data (cost and resource).
  • Excellent soft skills (working well in teams, etc)
Basic Qualifications:
  • Technical expertise with data management and analytics (both theory and application)
  • Experience with financial analytics and analytical solutions design
  • Project management experience.
  • Works well in teams and in a matrix environment.
  • Tableau analyst experience is a must.
  • Finance, Portfolio Management experience, Data analytics and visualization, Programming experience.
  • BSc, MBA preferred, 5-7 years in Business Data Analytics and handling Financial Data
Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Gathering requirements and designing solutions for business analytics with a focus on the Translational Sciences Product and Portfolio Management, implementation and resource and expense analytics.
  • Leading the execution of the reporting workstream in support of the Translational Sciences Product and Portfolio Management implementation.
Why This Position Is Open:
Planned Project.
Employee Value Proposition:
Individual will join a high performing team to drive value in productivity, continuous improvement in business analytics within the Translational Sciences organization as well as R&D strategic initiatives. This will be a high exposure role to many functions and stakeholders as this team is responsible for resource, study and budget planning, contract management support, and engaged in operational excellence and Amgen transformation initiatives. The group is divided among three subcategories: Budget Execution, Resource Management and Study Planning and Forecasting.
Red Flags:
  • Low learning agility.
  • Unable to work in a fast paced environment that changes rapidly.
  • Unable to work well in teams (does not exhibit soft skills during interview process.
  • Do not send candidates that do not have expertise in some analytics platforms like Tableau, Cognos, MicroStrategy, etc. or not familiar with financial data terminology
Interview process:
Phone interview followed by in-person
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to
If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website You are also welcome to share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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