Novation has won awards for our focus on ethics, leadership, diversity, technology and environmental initiatives in our industry, made the great places to work list and works hard to “be green” in our practices and our offices. In 2013, the health care customers Novation serves used our contracts to purchase $49 billion in products and services and we continue to grow. Additionally, we help lower costs for America's hospitals. Since 2009, we have driven approximately $1.4 billion in savings from price improvements for our customers. We offer a culture that likes to promote from within and we have a tremendous benefits package. Join our team to help improve the healthcare costs and quality for providers across the country.
STAFF ANALYST II - Supply Networks
Location: Irving, TX
Responsible for identifying and quantifying cost reduction opportunities for Supply Networks through customized partnership agreements. This position is critical for strengthening VHA relationships with these valuable members through collaboration with VHA & Novation staff, regional offices, and members. Primary tasks will focus on identifying and validating supply cost reduction opportunities by using member line-item purchasing data.
Analyze current product usage & cost against member contracts through data mining, cross-referencing, and applying pricing to PO line item data that is submitted by the memberCreate analytical reports: detail, line items analysis reports, high-level directional reports, market share reports, and project tracking reports/dashboards Interpret reports and make recommendations to internal Network staff Communicate savings and cost reduction initiatives to a variety of audiences, including Novation contracting staff, field account teams, member executives and supplier through spreadsheet documents, presentations, meeting participation and one-on-one conversations.Research products to validate assigned cross-references and/or assign missing cross-referencesProject management and/or active involvement and ownership of data collection, analysis and reportingAssignments may be broad in nature, sometimes requiring originality, ingenuity and initiativePerform additional projects/duties as needed by the departments Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree required, Master or another relevant degree, a plus
2-4 years of experience in an analytical role
Candidate must demonstrate excellent problem solving skills and high level of competence with technology
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel is a must
Strong knowledge of Access, PowerPoint, and Word
Detail and action oriented with high initiative and ability to think independently
Requires teamwork and collaboration with focus on customer service
Ability to plan, organize, and manage time across multiple tasks working individually or as a member of a cross-functional team
Candidate must be experienced in financial analysis and statistical data analysis to develop reporting mechanisms that are beneficial in supporting the goals and objectives of the business unit
Understanding of quantitative/qualitative data assessment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong customer service focus
Strong ability to self-motivate
Flexible, action-oriented team player with the ability to attend to the detail but also have the aptitude to understand and address the bigger picture
Please refer to our website to view our exceptional benefits that start day one!
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