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Biocom Purchasing Group - Analyst

The Analyst will be responsible for various data related projects and market based research needs for the Contracts department. The Analyst will manage data needs from collection, through interpretation and documentation, to help inform decisions.  This position reports to the Director of Contracts.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage market research efforts for the department. Set policies and practices for gathering research on market conditions and consumer trends.  Design, develop, implement and maintain market research data collection processes and systems.
  • Review, analyze, and evaluate departmental data processes and systems for best standards of practice to meet organizational needs.  Document requirements as well as formulate methods and processes to parallel overall business strategies
  • Collaborate with internal teams and project leaders to identify analytical requirements.
  • Employ a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex data mining to achieve results.  
  • Report evaluation findings to the Director of Contracts to assist in validating best paths forward for optimizing the efficiency of operations and maximizing the relevant value and integrity of the work produced by the department.
  • Secure necessary approvals and ensure that standard operating procedures are followed.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • 7+ years of related work experience.
  • Integrity driven with the ability to use discretion in the handling of confidential material.
  • Experience conducting data analysis and interpreting data.
  • Effective skills and experience in written and oral communications.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  Performs a variety of complicated tasks.  A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Detail oriented, with the ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and maximize productivity by managing time and staying organized while working independently or with a team.
  • Ability to analyze and provide data through advanced reports, spreadsheets, charts and graphs with exceptional accuracy.
  • Experience with Supply Chain Analytics, Financial Analytics, Market Research Analytics, Forecasting or Statistics highly desired.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a high level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products including advanced use of Excel.
  • SQL, Crystal Reports or other analytical software programs experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferable in Business or related field.
Candidates will be tested in Advanced Excel. To apply please email your cover letter, resume, salary requirements to biocomhr@biocom.organd reference “Analyst” in the subject line.No phone calls or recruiters. Biocom Purchasing Group is an EOE.


Biocom Purchasing Group – Data Analyst

The Data Analyst will be responsible for the aggregation, refinement, and analysis of various data sets and will manage and deliver output to a variety of internal customers in collaboration with the Director of Information Systems.Projects will be wide ranging and require someone with a strong background in forecasting, data analytics, problem solving and deep understanding of relational databases and various outputs of data.This position reports to the Director of Information Systems.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Routinely work with external partners in the exchange of information to help fill sales pipelines, critical customer information and use methods to maximize the data’s efficiency.
  • Compile forecasting models for current and potential sales pipelines.
  • Discover various data inconsistencies, incomplete data processes and data integrity issues as well as do root cause analysis and provide logical and effective solutions.
  • Forecast, report and provide guidance to aid management decisions.
  • Maintain and develop standard procedures for data permission, interaction and reporting.
  • Manipulate raw data via excel or other data manipulation tools and manage data loading process to the databases.
  • Produce reporting and dashboard templates that will enable team to track and meet key objectives.
  • Assist supervisor to develop roadmaps, set directives and track progress on set objectives.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned as needed.


Desired Experience and Skills:

  • 2+ years of related job experience required.
  • Proven ability to make logical assumptions, identify trends, incorporate external and internal information, draw conclusions from ambiguous data, and effectively benchmark results against appropriate baselines.
  • Advanced experience analyzing and communicating variances to decision makers is required, as well as, the ability to identify and implement process improvements.
  • Strong written communication skills, along with clear and concise verbal skills.
  • Demonstrated experience obtaining operational buy-in with easy to understand analysis and presentations.
  • Prior experience participating on cross functional teams as well as the ability to build organizational relationships with peers and operating partners is a plus.
  • Must be able to manage multiple assignments, exercise good judgment, and prioritize projects timely and effectively.
  • Commitment to continuous learning, professional development, and desire to stretch capabilities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Excellent MS Excel, MS Access, and MS PowerPoint required.
  • Experience with Data Warehouse, COGNOS, and Visual Basic preferred.
  • Experience working in the Salesforce sales cloud highly preferred.
  • Strong written ability in SQL based query languages.
  • Programming and database development.
  •       Bachelor’s Degree, preferable in Computer Sciences or related major.

Candidates will be tested in Advanced Excel. To apply please email your cover letter, resume, salary requirements to biocomhr@biocom.org and reference “Data Analyst” in the subject line.No phone calls or recruiters. Biocom Purchasing Group is an EOE.