Product Owner/ Business Analyst

  • Salary: 130 - 160'000 gross per year
  • REF Number: 00056261
  • Consultant: Adrien Guimard
  • Contact: 0041 (0) 800 106 106
  • Date Published: 01.11.2023
  • Closed Date: 27.11.2023
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  • Location: Zurich,
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QLS are recruiting for a Product Owner/ Business Analyst to join a Global Biopharmaceutical company based in Zurich on a 12 months contract.

Key duties include:

  • Act as a connection between the business and IT, having a view of both the high-level vision of product transformation and the low-level details of development.
  • Continuously liaise with users and the Decision Excellence & Execution team and the Enterprise Programs team to shape and refine Epic development in line with evolving needs.
  • Act as a bridge between multiple stakeholders in the business and IT, offering insights into high-level product transformation and detailed development.
  • Input to the prioritization of backlog to ensure efficient development across a multi-quarter roadmap and contribute to long-term planning efforts.
  • Play a crucial role in establishing new cross-product work methodologies
  • Strengthen relationships with IT, fostering alignment and identifying opportunities for better collaboration and shared goals.
  • Attend product story and sprint demos to verify alignment with requirements.
  • Engage in feature development, including requirements gathering and stress testing and UAT.
  • Provide support for ad hoc and post-release issues, contributing to problem-solving
  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders, particularly the Pricing & Tender Innovation Center of Excellence (P&TICoE), to ensure requirements are realized.
  • Assist in navigating the development process,overseeing IT activities from a business perspective to maintain alignment with business objectives.
  • Collaborate on additional projects and provide input as needed to contribute effectively to various initiatives across the organization.

Your qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in a similar role, ideally with a track record of successfully bridging the gap between business and IT in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong understanding of product development, from high-level vision to detailed implementation.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead workshops, training sessions, or collaborative sessions to facilitate discussions, gather insights, and drive consensus among cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in requirements gathering and clarification, with the ability to translate business needs into technical language.
  • Excellent project management skills and experience with Agile methodologies.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills to address complex business challenges.
  • Attentive to detail, with a record of meticulously reviewing and analyzing complex data
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to engage with both business and IT stakeholders.
  • Leadership abilities and the capability to guide the development process
  • Proficiency in analytics and data analysis software, such as Power BI, Qlik or similar tools
  • Collaboration skill and the ability to work cross functionally, within a matrix organization
  • Fluency in English


For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Adrien on 0041 (0) 800 106 106 or email Please could you send any correspondence in English. Please quote jobreference 56261 in all correspondence.

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