Methodist Health System

Location: Dallas, Texas - United States
Posted: 1/19/2018


Full-time 0800/1700 Day

Job Purpose:

Contract Analyst will work in conjunction with Supply Chain Directors, Senior Contract Analyst and Buyers to provide contract analysis and apply drill-down methods to verify and validate contract optimization and opportunities. The primary focus of this role will be to promote utilization of contracts and to capture, and report associated savings impact.


4 year Bachelor's degree preferred (four years of healthcare related analytical experience may be substituted)

Related Work Experience and Other Skills:

Computer skills: Advanced Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel functionality and concepts, interpreting large data sets and integrating, manipulating and reporting out on analyses

Strong analytical and problem solving skills which includes extracting data, analyzing and summarizing the information

Ability to take initiative, work with little supervision and solve problems independently

Ability to building effective working relationships with suppliers and internal customers, including departmental directors and end ?users

Ability to prioritize complex daily activities

Effective organizational and time management skills

Mental/visual concentration required to collect and analyze date; to develop and maintain various databases; and to create reports

Must be detail oriented

Work experience: minimum of three years of analytical experience

Job Roles:

Learn and gain proficiency in Methodist Supply Chain Management tools such as McKesson, BroadJump and Premier tools such as MySpend, Premier Contract Management

Manage assigned program lines and suppliers, including performing analyses comparing incumbent suppliers and products versus proposed products

Must be able to manage multiple projects concurrently and work in a fast-paced environment

Extract data, analyze and summarize information from Supply Chain tools

Provide contract analysis and apply drill-down methods to verify and validate contract optimization and opportunities.

Identify cost/benefit, including comparison of old pricing to new pricing, and cross reference of products when necessary, and present findings to the Supply Chain team

Ability to articulate an appropriate course of action based on analysis

Manage and support special projects, data compilation and analysis as identified by Supply Chain Directors

Conduct market basket analysis to support contract implementation efforts

Present problem analysis and recommended solutions rather than just identifying or describing problems

Review, update and assign contracts from the Supply Chain Management contract expiring log

Maintain contract documentation and ensure that computer system pricing is current

Administer and maintain local contracts in the Premier MySpend tool

Work with Buyers and the Accounts Payable department to resolve match audit issues

Work with internal customer departments and external suppliers to enforce MHS Supply Chain Management policies

Interview sales persons promptly and courteously, ensuring good hospital image and supplier relations by maintaining prudent and ethical standards of behavior

Work to identify qualified minority, woman-owned and veteran suppliers to include in bids whenever possible

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Administration, Hospital

Methodist: Where life shines bright.

For more than 80 years, Methodist Health System has served families and communities in North Texas with compassionate, award-winning, leading-edge health care.

  • Surgeons on our medical staff have made history.

  • Our hospitals have won acclaim.

  • Our researchers have earned national recognition.

  • Our employees have voted Methodist Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Dallas-Fort Worth area - 6 years in a row.

But in all these decades, our mission has never changed - commitment to you, your family, and our community.

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