Senior Business System Analyst-Supply Chain

Washington, District of Columbia-Washington
Aug 19, 2020
Sep 23, 2020
Full Time
The Senior Business Systems Analyst - Supply Chain is responsible for managing Supply Chain's data system applications and data integrity. Responsible for ensuring data system applications are aligned with operational business processes. Operate as business liaison between Supply Chain and IT. Responsible for leading analytics team to perform analytical and quantitative methods to understand, predict and enhance Supply Chain processes and systems. Lead in gathering data, monitoring contract performance/compliance and provide analytical support/direction for Supply Chain projects. Manage and oversee Supply Chain dashboard and metrics.


Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree (Required)
Master's Degree (Preferred)

Minimum Work Experience
4 years - Related and progressive experience, preferably within the Supply Chain or Information Systems field. (Required)

Required Skills/Knowledge
Effective communication and interpersonal skills. Advanced proficiency with MS Excel, Visual Basic for Applications, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio, data analysis, ERP systems. Ability to analyze supply chain purchase data, spend history, revenue and contract compliance/performance. Experience with end-to-end supply chain lifecycle from point of purchase to inventory & distribution processes. Background in financial principles and practices.
Preferred experience with multiple platforms; including web applications (i.e. SharePoint). Preferred experience with PeopleSoft financial and Supply Chain modules.

Functional Accountabilities

Data Systems
1. Support as business liaison between Supply Chain and IT. Responsible for project management support on Supply Chain data system projects (i.e. business changes to ERP system).
2. Ensure alignment with Supply Chain business practices and data system applications, including but not limited to ERP System, Inventory systems, Revenue Cycle system, EMR system, etc.
3. Leverage software applications to develop solutions to enhance Supply Chain department operations. Evaluate system enhancement opportunities in existing data system applications.
4. Create and maintain Supply Chain standard operating templates/procedures for data system applications.
5. Ensure a high degree of data integrity in Supply Chain data system applications.
6. Oversee Supply Chain Item Master database, integrity and functions.
7. Oversee education and training on Supply Chain data system applications.

Supply Chain Business Support and Analytics
1. Perform data and process analysis to identify and understand Supply Chain operational opportunities and recommend improvement solutions.
2. Manage and oversee Supply Chain dashboard/scorecard.
3. Lead analytics team to define, analyze and monitor Supply Chain metrics to enhance supply chain business processes (open purchase orders, GHX discrepancies, fill rates, etc.).
4. Provide data and analytical support to Supply Chain analytics team and stakeholders.

Contract, Spend & Value Analysis Analytics and Performance
1. Senior analyst to gather and interpret relevant supply chain data (purchase, cost, demand and spend patterns, revenue, etc.). Direct and support analytics team on various analyses.
2. Operate within price prediction and benchmarking tools to monitor spend trends and identify standardization and cost reduction opportunities.
3. Interact with Value Analysis and Contract Managers to provide analytical support for Value Analysis and Contract projects and proposals.
4. Ensure high level of compliance with local and GPO contracts by measuring market share, commitment and spending.
5. Responsible for overseeing contract pricing (expiration, increases and decreases).
6. Analyze entire portfolio of local and GPO contracts to further identify standardization opportunities.
7. Monitor and ensure GPO Standardization Program compliance.

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)

Organizational Commitment/Identification

1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met


1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
3. Receptive to others' ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving

1. Contribute to a positive work environment
2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility

1. Use resources efficiently
2. Search for less costly ways of doing things


1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Children's National Health System is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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