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Senior Analyst, Data Analytics

Walgreens
Deerfield, IL 60015
Job Summary

Acts as subject matter expert and advisor on topic of assigned analytical tools, enterprise data systems and/or analytical methodologies for the team. Recommends improvements to standard model assumptions and multifaceted business problems within the organization. Assists in leading the utilization of all models and tools used to compare executed contract terms and conditions to parameters included in internal and external data sources. Identifies data source deficiencies among company data and suggests path to resolve.


Job Responsibilities
  • Acts as subject matter expert and advisor on topic of assigned analytical tools, enterprise data systems and/or analytical methodologies for the team
  • Utilizes innovative data visual presentation strategies to ensure data is conveyed in meaningful and interpretive formats for all audience levels.
  • Uses analytical and/or statistical methodologies and supporting tools for evaluating Company processes, business problems, and/or ROI of products and services.
  • Collaborates with the account teams and contracting to identify and isolate variances resulting from over/under payment practices and factoring these into actual-to-expected results.
  • Leads the utilization of all models and tools used to compare executed contract terms and conditions to parameters included in internal and external data sources. Identifies data source deficiencies among company data and suggests path to resolve.
  • Performs specific tasks identified in the compliance monitoring program to include evaluation of definitions, price increase maintenance and network identification.
  • Recommends improvements to standard model assumptions and multifaceted business problems within the organization. Updates processes, using findings from performance monitoring (For example, adding order logic steps to improve on data matching).
  • Works cross functionally with peers in Sales, Finance, Law, Contract Development, and Contract Operations

Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.

As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and at least 1 year of experience in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Math, Business, Actuarial Science, or Computer Science OR High School Diploma / GED and at least 4 years of experience in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Math, Business, Actuarial Science, or Computer Science.
  • Experience collaborating with internal and external resources to develop strategies and project plans that meet department goals within budget and established timelines.
  • Experience establishing and maintaining key relationships with internal (peers, business partners and leadership) and external (business community, clients and vendors) within a matrix organization to ensure quality standards for service.
  • Experience developing ways of accomplishing goals with little or no supervision, depending upon oneself to resolve issues to ensure completed objectives and determining when escalation of issues is necessary.
  • Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates.
  • Experience in diagnosing, isolating, and resolving complex issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.
  • Experience with analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.
  • Advanced level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using AVERAGE function, merging and centering cells, printing centered page and/or creating a pivot table).
  • Advanced level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: changing picture styles, customizing animation and/or setting automatic slide timings).
  • Advanced level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: adding developer tab, creating a macro, formatting table style, inserting comments and/or creating a mail merge).
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

  • BachelorĂ¢€™s Degree in Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science or Information Systems
  • MasterĂ¢€™s Degree / MBA
  • Experience with advanced coding languages (e.g. SAS, SQL, C++, etc.)
  • Experience with system administration (e.g. PROS, Vendavo, Vistaar, Salesforce.com, SharePoint, Wikis, etc.)
  • Experience utilizing business intelligence tools in support of data analytics (e.g. Business Objects, Cognos, Tableau, PROS, etc)
  • Certified as a SalesForce administrator or developer.
  • Experience in coaching, mentoring, and training less senior team members.
  • Experience with Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Benefit Manager, Benefit Consultancy, or Managed Care company.
  • Experience working with pharmacy data at a retail pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Benefit Manager, benefit consultancy, or managed care company.
  • Experience with pharmaceutical industry pricing.
  • Experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives).
  • Experience with systems such as Remedy and GIS preferred.
  • Experience with data extraction, data mining, data acquisition, data profiling, data warehouse management, and statistical concepts
  • At least 2 years working in a data warehouse/business intelligence/decision support systems environment or at least 2 years of IT experience.

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Posted: 2019-10-01 Expires: 2019-10-31

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