Business Analyst

Job Description

Subject to applicable law, all prospective hires will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or intend to be vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 1, 2021, or qualify for a medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement. Hired candidates who are not vaccinated by November 1, 2021, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment, in accordance with applicable law.

Our Animal Health Marketing team takes a customer centric perspective using customer feedback and market intelligence data. Using this data, we design, develop and deploy products, platforms, brands and marketing initiatives that ensure we can improve the health and well-being of animals everywhere.

Responsibilities:
  • Work with management to prioritize business and information needs
  • Gathers business/operational/industry data from multiple sources, analyzes and reports those items to drive operational effectiveness and efficiency
  • Collaborate with other business functions with data collection methods and harmonization of resources
  • Track and analyze key performance indicators for marketing and selling programs
  • Collaborate with commercial teams to ensure alignment between business needs and solutions; help to identify and execute on analytical projects that best support those needs
  • Manage weekly, monthly, and annual projects and their reports keeping the business running, as assigned.


Skills:
  • Self-starter and able to handle multiple tasks and priorities in a matrix organization
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to communicate and influence effectively by visualizing and presenting data in a compelling way to present and influence at all organizational levels including peer level cross-functional teams, as well as executive management
  • Ability to drive projects and activities to successful conclusions, on time and within budget
  • Ability to understand business processes, software systems, and flow of information
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines to support executive stakeholders, when needed
  • Ability to work independently and within a team and help solve highly complex or unusual business problems
  • An innovative spirit, can-do attitude, and strong sense of customer service


Technical Skills:
  • Required: Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Desired: Experience with data visualization tools like Spotfire, Business Objects, Animalytix, CEESA


Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in Data Science, Accounting, Mathematics, Economics, Business, Finance or Statistics


Experience:
  • 1 year of work experience (can include internship) with data analysis and reporting to identify trends extract relevant insights and making strategic recommendations, as well as working cross-functionally with sales, marketing and R&D teams to facilitate continuous improvement efforts collaboratively with team and peers or equivalent experience.
  • Prior project management experience a plus.


Our Animal Health Division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to preserving and improving health, well-being, and performance of animals and the people who care for them. We are a global team of professionals working together to make a positive difference in animal care and the world's food supply and have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and our planet.

Through our commitment to The Science of Healthier Animals®, we offer veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services as well as an extensive suite of digitally connected identification, traceability and monitoring products. We invest in dynamic and comprehensive R&D resources and a modern, global supply chain. We are present in more than 50 countries, while our products are available in some 150 markets.

Who we are ...

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for ...

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.

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In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

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Employee Status:
Regular

Relocation:
No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:
No

Travel Requirements:
10%

Flexible Work Arrangements:
Not Specified

Shift:
1st - Day

Valid Driving License:
Yes

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:
1

Requisition ID:R137294