||Thank you for your interest in Johns Hopkins Health System Supply Chain. Supply Chain is embarking on an exciting journey to become a leader in the industry. We have re-set our vision in order to provide even better care for our patients and are looking to hire the best people to enable this. We want to challenge you to think boldly, strategically and to not be constrained by the way things have always been done. Please join us on our journey to building the supply chain of the future.
The Analyst 3 reports into the Manager of Analytics of the Supply Chain Analytics team at Johns Hopkins Health System (JHHS). This position is part of a pool of analysts that are flexibly deployed to support strategic supply chain initiatives. The analysts are cross-trained and can contribute to these strategic initiatives through a range of activities, including, but not limited to, data analytics, financial analysis, capital analysis, contract review and analysis, and project management and implementation. The strategic supply chain initiatives could be situated at the corporate-level, the hospital-level, the warehouse-level or at Ambulatory Surgery Centers and they could pertain to sourcing, value analysis, procurement or inventory management.
The pool of analysts consists of three levels (Analyst 1, Analyst 2 and Analyst 3). The Analyst 3 is the most experienced analyst across the three levels. Individuals within the Analyst 3 position will be tasked with complex collection, cleansing, visualization and interpretation of supply chain data to inform business intelligence, drive strategic supply chain decisions and ensure effective use of technology. They could also be responsible for creating and maintaining dashboards for supply chain leadership, contributing to analytics capability development (e.g. cross-training in the analyst pool) and any other tasks as assigned.
Inventory related activities could temporarily be part of the Analyst III position. The activities could include, but are not limited to, monitoring inventory activities, leading product implementations, improving inventory processes in SAP, managing inventory policies and leading creating and stabilization of new Inventory Plants in SAP.
A relevant bachelor’s degree is required (e.g. computer science, informatics, management of information systems, data science, business, supply chain). A Master’s degree or equivalent experience is preferred. Equivalent work experience may be substituted.
Strong understanding of analytical approaches for answering business questions in supply chain. Knowledge of data modelling and visualization as well as other analytical concepts which enable clinical and non-clinical supply chain improvement initiatives. Understanding of data architecture, governance and warehousing. Knowledge of supply chain, relational databases, SQL and reporting software. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of ERP Supply Chain applications (e.g. SAP), Warehouse Management Software and EPIC to enable data analysis preferred but not required. Knowledge of the above in a health care setting is preferred.
• Dynamic, adaptable and quick learner
• Strong ability to leverage deep analytical skills to inform clinical and non-clinical improvement initiatives, utilization analysis, spend analysis and benchmarking (e.g. defining data analysis requirements, data collection, data mining, data modelling, interpretation of complex data, data visualization and reporting)
• Verbal and written communication and presentation skills up to and including executive level (e.g., explaining complex concepts in simple terms)
• Relationship building and interpersonal skills, when interacting with department heads, employees, clients, consultants and other staff
• Ability to work in cross-functional teams (e.g., value analysis teams, physicians and clinical staff and administration support staff)
• Ability to flex between being detail oriented and creating high level/initiative program recommendations
• Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, changing environment and meet deadlines
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Attention to detail to produce accurate reports and analysis
• Project management skills including project planning, risk identification, issue mitigation and identification of (cross-workstream) dependencies
• Tableau experience or other data visualization experience is preferred but not required
• Required Licensure Certification, etc.
Minimum of 3 years related experience. Business intelligence, data analytics and project management experience in a supply chain health care setting is preferred but not required.
Machines, Tools, Equipment:
Microsoft office (especially Excel and Microsoft Word), benchmarking tools, and ERP applications
Promotes and achieves savings opportunities to assure budget reductions whilst maintaining or increasing quality
Authority/Decision Making Level:
Makes decisions based on experience and data collection. Supports the overall goals and objectives of the supply chain department. Prioritizes and organizes work for staff to meet changing priorities.
Indirect responsibility for cross-training other analysts in the analyst pool
Ability to interpret complex data and provide actionable recommendations in line with the JHHS supply chain vision.
Utilize data and reports obtained from various systems to develop or supplement reporting in support of departmental activities, such as analysis, decision making and management/stakeholder presentations
Works in a normal office environment where there are few physical discomforts due to temperature, noise, dust, etc.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.