Senior Category Analyst in Brentwood, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/1/2020

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Job Description

Senior Category Analyst

The Senior Category Analyst for Pharmacy Services is an integral facilitator of workflow and administrative activities within the pharmacy supply chain sourcing team. Coordinates movement of pharmaceutical contracting projects through the process and facilitates progress. Maintains and analyzes information vital to the proper classification, evaluation, and quality of successful contracts focusing on brand, generic, and specialty medications. Promotes successful contract performance by preventing and resolving problems. Participates team's strategic planning, preparation, and reporting. Provides instruction, support, and feedback to internal and external customers. Promotes quality improvement, process optimization, and data-driven decisions. Responsible for managing programs as assigned.

Essential Job Functions: Maintain and update contract change data. Inform stakeholders of changes and respond to questions/concerns. Provide business analytics and decision support for key sourcing activities and provide ongoing spend / value reporting. Reconciles post-award execution such as price challenges, quality concerns, Accounts Payable issues, rebate payments from vendors, general questions from customers and vendors. Be a relevant thought leader and active contributor to the business by maintaining a strong knowledge of the category, supplier capabilities, market trends, and technological advances in all pharmaceutical aspects. Collaborate on the development and optimization of key sourcing and cost management tools and systems.

Employment Qualifications Required Minimum Education:

4 year/Bachelors' Degree Specialty/Major: Business, Supply Chain, Pharmacy, Engineering

Preferred Education: Graduate Degree (Masters) Specialty/Major: MBA

Minimum Years and Type of Experience: Minimum 5 years' pharmacy experience with pharmaceutical manufacturer, drug wholesaler, or GPO

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Ability to work well with and guide others, direct change, maintain positive attitude and strength in leadership.

Self-starter / works at high level of delegation.

Outstanding supply chain management and analytic skills (ERP systems, sourcing tools, Excel, Access, Powerpoint).

Outstanding communication skills and technical competence.

Excellent Supply chain systems and financial reporting acumen.

Job Requirements

Employment Qualifications Required Minimum Education: 4 year/Bachelors’ Degree Specialty/Major: Business, Supply Chain, Pharmacy, Engineering Preferred Education: Graduate Degree (Masters) Specialty/Major: MBA Minimum Years and Type of Experience: Minimum 5 years' pharmacy experience with pharmaceutical manufacturer, drug wholesaler, or GPO Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Ability to work well with and guide others, direct change, maintain positive attitude and strength in leadership. Self-starter / works at high level of delegation. Outstanding supply chain management and analytic skills (ERP systems, sourcing tools, Excel, Access, Powerpoint). Outstanding communication skills and technical competence. Excellent Supply chain systems and financial reporting acumen