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Student Placement - Business Analyst

Maths/Science.

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For more than a century, our organisation has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our organisation 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.

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Job Description:

Our Animal Health division is a trusted global leader in veterinary medicine, dedicated to the health and well-being of animals. 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. We offer one of our industry’s most innovative portfolio of products, services and technologies that serve to prevent, treat, and control diseases across all major farm and companion animal species.

Our Animal Health Division at our organisation in the UK employs over 600 people. We produce over 1 billion doses of vaccines per year, which are distributed to more than 50 countries worldwide. The organization is comprised of sales, marketing, market access, digital analytics and commercial professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing animal health medicines to our customers worldwide.

We are looking for a placement student for 12 months to join the Animal Health Commercial Systems & Insights team as a Business Analyst. Data is fundamental in the way we drive insights to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations. Working across various data sets ranging from sales, market data, customer data and using commercial systems, the student will have a wide range of exposure to the various areas of the business where data is consumed. It is an exciting opportunity to work in the ever-evolving pharmaceutical industry and support our day-to-day operations.

The successful candidate will gain valuable opportunities and experience both within the role and working collaboratively across many business groups, providing a superb opportunity to learn about the dynamics across the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry.

For more than a century, our organisation has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our organisation 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.

Duties

  • To support delivery of company and product level reporting
  • Develop new tools and reports to support decision making from data
  • Analysis and insight on key performance indicators to aid marketing decision making
  • Support in maintaining master data- to ensure accurate reporting
  • Drive further usage of our CRM technology (Customer Relationship Management) to gain further insights into our customers
  • Support end-users with training and support on multiple platforms and dashboards

Technical Specifications

  • You will be looking to complete a 12-month placement in your third or penultimate year of study, returning to your course at the end of the placement
  • Studying a degree in Business, Maths or Science based disciplines (or equivalent qualification)
  • Studied Business/Maths and/or Sciences at A-Levels (or equivalent qualification)
  • Demonstrates numerical and analytical skills both in terms of data and people 
  • Preferred Microsoft office skills: Excel and PowerPoint

Qualities we look for

  • Operates with a high level of integrity, transparency and accountability
  • Comprehends and aligns with our organization’s core values
  • Aligns and fosters a culture of diversity and inclusivity
  • Demonstrates initiative, proactivity and academic curiosity
  • Encourages and boosts their colleagues through teamwork
  • Demonstrates clear and effective communication
  • Demonstrates a desire to learn and improve their performance through feedback

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • 12 months
  • Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Chemistry
  • Maths
  • Physics
  • Statistics

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