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Co-op, Information Governance Analyst, Biogen, Cambridge, MA

Summary:

Biogen is looking for a student co-op (20 hours per week) Information Governance analyst to be located at its Headquarters in Cambridge, MA. The individual will assist Senior Information Governance Manager in executing Information Governance and data life-cycle activities.

Job Description:

Biogen has one of the most exciting pipelines in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry. We have almost 8,000 employees in more than 30 countries with a wide variety of skills and backgrounds. We foster a culture of excellence by emphasising collaboration, innovation, diversity, recognition and work-life balance. Teams across diverse business areas work together to discover, manufacture and market therapies for patients around the world.

Biogen is looking for a student co-op (20 hours per week) Information Governance analyst to be located at its Headquarters in Cambridge, MA. The individual will assist Senior Information Governance Manager in executing Information Governance and data lifecycle activities. This role will provide a hands-on opportunity to see Information Governance practices and principles applied in a corporate setting. The IG Analyst will be an active participant in the implementation and maintenance of Biogen's information governance program.

Representative Responsibilities:

  • Support execution of policies and procedures related to the management, storage and retention of information (physical and electronic): Acts as liaison with business functions with regards to support of records management operational practices (e.g., archiving, etc.).
  • Compare data sets to known records sets to ensure record sets are complete.
  • Collaborate with information custodians in the management of the offsite records inventory to ensure adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Process lab notebooks to ensure they can be managed and tracked.
  • Support the Record Management System and update reference information to enhance visibility to records and enhance compliance.
  • Other related tasks as appropriate.

Qualifications:

At Biogen, we focus not only on results, but also on how we achieve our success. As part of our Culture of Excellence, we stress the value of collaboration as we strive to Care Deeply, Work Fearlessly, and Change Lives. The successful candidate will demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of information governance and electronic records management principles and best practices and digital preservation theory and practice.
  • Ability to analyze information and to evaluate the implications of a course of action or solution.
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Attention to detail and ability to evaluate trends in data or information.
  • Self-motivated and able to take initiative and work independently and in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated strong relationship management skills with internal clients (e.g. management, peers and colleagues); proven ability to develop collaborative approaches.
  • Confident, comfortable communicator with strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Education:

We would expect successful candidate to have both relevant experience and potential for further growth. We anticipate successful candidates will have:

  • A bachelor's degree in a relevant field (business management or computer science preferred) or equivalent work experience.
  • Pursuing M.S. in Library Science or related field preferred.

How to Apply:

The complete job posting and application can be found here.

Applicants should express interest by June 5th.  The start date is July 8th.

Informal inquiries may be directed to Elizabeth Copenhagen at Elizabeth.Copenhagen@Biogen.com.

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