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ASIS Business Consultant - Laboratory Informatics

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00671565


- Job description

Role: ASIS Business Analyst/ Consultant -Laboratory Informatics

Location: Nationwide

Travel: Up to 100% mobility

Closing date: 31/03/2019


Join Accenture Consulting and you’ll work alongside fellow industry experts to lead transformational projects, and define cutting edge solutions, solving our client’s most complex issues. And because our clients span the full range of industries - Including 94 of the Fortune 100 - you’ll have the opportunity to pursue your passion, hone your expertise and deepen your knowledge.

Accenture’s Life Sciences business is growing fast and to keep up with the pace we need your help to build our teams! Last year Accenture’s Scientific Informatics services (ASIS) was formed due to a demand for specialised Scientific Informatics expertise. This year we're experiencing greater demand for our services and are subsequently looking to recruit a bright, technically savvy business analyst to join the team


Accenture Scientific Informatics Services (ASIS) works with “best in breed” Laboratory Informatics software products to provide total solutions for our clients. ASIS are experts in architecting, configuring, deploying, validating and supporting laboratory systems. These systems include LIMS, ELN, SDMS, and CDS, among others. This domain where laboratory science intersects with information technology is our passion, and unlike some other companies providing similar services, it is our singular focus!


Our teams work closely with clients, building relationships and communicating effectively with stakeholders of varying seniority levels with this role requiring strong written and verbal communication skills, and an ability to demonstrate strong relationship management skills. As an ASIS Business Analyst/Consultant you will be exposed to the technologies and processes that many leading European companies utilize. We offer a generous compensation package consisting of salary, bonuses and benefits.

Your Role

We are hiring an experienced Business Consultant who will work closely with senior business and IT stakeholders from our clients to understand their business requirements and contribute to the design and implementation of new technologies to revolutionize scientific and laboratory processes. Your role will also be to lead either a project work stream or the overall delivery of the solution working alongside senior client stakeholders. You will be applying skills across a wide array of disciplines including system integration, supply chain, regulatory advisory and operating model transformation.


Want a career where you can make a real difference? Then Scientific Informatics consulting at Accenture could be the career for you.


Key Responsibilities include; 

  • Create high-quality user and functional requirements and use cases for Scientific Informatics software (LIMS, CDS, ELN, LES, Lab Instrumentation) by working closely with other Accenture team members and clients Schedule meetings, document meeting notes and distribute meeting notes to invitees
  • Participate in interviews, site visits and facilitated sessions with business users
  • Create as-is and to-be narratives and manage relative documentation
  • Contribute to the creation and maintenance of a requirements traceability matrix
  • Identify business needs for laboratory informatics solutions
  • Perform research of mild, moderate or high complexity into business processes, SOPs, system documentation and work instructions
  • Work with project teams to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements such as FDA, CAPA, CLIA, GxP, HL7 as well as internal policies and processes
  • Analyze requirements to determine priority and business value
  • Identify opportunities for business process improvement, including changes required to successfully adopt new laboratory informatics solutions
  • Provide estimates for workstream activities, including dependencies, to the Project Manager
  • Identify, manage and resolve risks and issues related to the workstream
  • Contribute to all areas of system implementation including but not limited to vendor interaction, system compatibility, change control, qualification, deployment, and training
  • Provide leadership for all resources within a specific workstream including client, vendor, consultants and associates

Your Experience

You will have experience with most of the following:

  • Expert knowledge in one or more Scientific Informatics software (LIMS, CDS, ELN, LES, etc).
  • Extensive Business Analysis/ Consultant experience in Laboratory Informatics projects.
  • Proven experience of both configuration and functional design in Scientific Informatics is needed.
  • Knowledge of the Pharmaceutical IT Landscape.
  • Exceptional analytic and critical thinking skills, troubleshooting skills, and ability to work within a team.
  • Ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Understanding of instrument integration.
  • Strong relationship/stakeholder management skills.
  • Clear understanding of key methodologies (ITIL, Waterfall and Agile methodologies).
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn new areas.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements where applicable.


Desired Experience:

  • Extensive (2-5 years) experience  in Laboratory Informatics
  • Experience working in large global/multinational corporations on large implementations/deployments.
  • Software development experience.
  • Consulting experience with continuous increase in responsibility and technical competence


About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.


Closing Date for Applications 31/03/2019

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant(s) be found.

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