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University of Rochester Sr Info Analyst, Procurement - 234414 in Rochester, New York

Sr Info Analyst, Procurement Job ID 234414

Location Central Administration Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 054 Purchasing


GENERAL PURPOSE:The Senior Information Analyst partners cross-functionally with teams throughout the enterprise system to develop and assess business hypotheses using a blended approach of statistical, predictive, and optimization modeling methodologies. You will leverage your technical and analytical skills working with leaders to influence business strategies, improve processes, and support identification of significant cost savings opportunities. The primary responsibilities of the position include imbedding advanced analytical solutions into decision support to enable diagnostic evaluation, predictive planning, and prescriptive decision making in everyday problem solving across the end-to-end procure to payment functions including: integrating data from disparate sources, developing analytic plans for projects, conducting analyses, applying appropriate analytical techniques to aid in the translation of data into information, interpreting results, drawing conclusions, generating visualizations to convey powerful and compelling stories, and presenting findings / recommendations. In addition, you will mentor lower level analysts in technical and analytical techniques and process improvement methodologies.JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs extensive analysis and modeling for the department, analyzing and interpreting highly complex data, statistics and spend information. Applies advanced statistical, economic, and financial analysis tools in support of business and policy analysis for clients in a variety of fields. Provides advanced analytics-based recommendations that will affect business strategies. Creates business models and cost models that predict possible outcomes based on adjusting variables. Develops quantitative cost benefit or risk models, mines project-related databases to assess trends and/or patterns and their ramifications from a policy or program perspective. Acts as an internal consultant by integrating with departmental customers to identify opportunities, scope and define business problems, performing data analysis, and generating self-service solutions to address needs.

  • Leads & oversees end to end development of all statistical, predictive, and optimization deliverables required for submissions to regulatory authorities for assigned projects/studies. Designs and builds advanced visualization tools to simplify outputs. Leads and participates in process improvement and system deployment activities. Assumes responsibility for special projects/teams involving procurement planning, establishing time tables, activity plans and strategic recommendations; utilizes various communication methodologies tailored to interact with senior level administrators, diverse procurement teams, as well as the University, Hospital, Medical Center, Medical Faculty Group management and staff.

  • Assumes responsibility for identifying, recommending, implementing, and modifying procurement systems, resources and management systems, supplier catalog items, products and/or services consistent with requirements of the University of Rochester stakeholders across the enterprise. Makes recommendations concerning use of procurement resources and management of systems. Partners with senior leadership and/or clinicians/researchers to design and perform complex analyses and report creation, including identifying and interpreting trends, variations and implications for improvement initiatives. Partners with senior leadership for review, data interpretation, plan development and implementation for successful attainment of procurement objectives.

  • Designs, creates and merges disparate data files and/or warehouse data sets; determines best methods for efficient capture and merging of information from various data resources and access to tools to generate reports. Writes or assist in writing procedures that control reporting needs and processes; provides education/training to team members on generation and/or interpretation of data, statistical analysis and application to decision making to improve organization efficiency and outcomes.

  • Coaches junior analysts and programmers in the selection and use of technologies and models to use to support analysis. Coaches junior staff in the application of process improvement methodologies. Coordinates activities of assigned team members. Serves as backup to the Information Director.

  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree in related discipline required; Bachelor's degree in Data Science or Data Analytics or MBA preferred. 10+ years of applicable experience required or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working in a Purchasing and Supply Chain related function preferred .Experience with large implementations of new technologies, such as Enterprise Resource Planning Systems preferred. Strong analytical aptitude with a proven ability to identify opportunities through solo experimentation and cross-functional collaboration required. Expert knowledge of modelling and analytical techniques to determine trends and significant data relationships required. Extensive hands-on experience querying databases, integrating disparate data, and using data visualization tools required. Leadership, communication, and project management skills required. Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) or similar, Project Management Professional (PMP), or Six Sigma Green Belt or similar preferred.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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