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Business Systems Specialist

Business Systems Specialist  

Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: Competitive

Ref No: HRJOB4408

Business Unit: Pharma Services

Location: Craigavon

Open To: Internal and External Candidates


The Company

Almac is an exceptional, award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry.  We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years and now employs in excess of 5,000 highly skilled personnel worldwide.  Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Japan). 

Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Almac, ensures that ‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’ is more than just a strapline – it is our way of life.

Advancing human health requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world ………and this is just the beginning. 

Let’s be exceptional together

The Role

Working as part of the Business Support Operations  team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for providing functional support for Pharma Services business systems. They will support the business globally in helping to resolve technical, user, and design issues as well as completing acceptance tests and ensuring Business readiness. They will do this by investigating and understanding the issue and by working with the business and the IS team to ensure that the issue is resolved to the satisfaction of the business users and in line with business requirements.

As part of a busy team within a rapidly growing organisation, operating within a challenging industry you will benefit from the numerous personal and professional developmental opportunities available throughout the Almac group.

Essential Criteria

  • Third level qualification (or equivalent) in a business, technical, scientific or communications discipline (or equivalent) OR Significant experience of developing and improving computerised systems within a pharmaceutical environment and in developing business systems to meet the needs of the organisation
  • Experience operating computerised business systems
  • Experience of gathering business process requirements
  • Experience of implementing changes to computerised business systems
  • A broad working knowledge in an Operational environment


Desirable Criteria

(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • Previous experience of working in a pharmaceutical and GMP environment



Competitive salary

Family friendly flexible working

Learning and development opportunities and support

Health promotions

Enhanced pension contribution

Long service awards

34 days annual leave allowance

Marriage leave

Free car parking

Moving house leave

Subsidised restaurant

Paid medical appointments

Bereavement Leave

Occupational sick pay

Enhanced maternity pay

On site physiotherapist

Critical illness policy

Perks discount scheme

Death in service benefit

Westfield healthcare benefit

(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)


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Closing Date: 1st Nov 2018 at 17:00 hours

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