Specialist, Contract Connectivity
The Contract Connectivity Specialist will be responsible for mining distributor data to identify members who are buying Premier contract items but not using a Premier contract price. This individual will need to identify potential opportunities through data analysis and work with the Premier team and the member to validate the opportunity. Once confirmed, the Specialist will need to work with distributor, manufacturer and member to get the purchasing connected to our contract, and included in supplier/distributor sales and administrative fee reports.
Identify opportunities to connect Premier members to Premier contract pricing for contracted products currently purchased by members.
Mine distributor-provided data to discover potential opportunities. Requires original thought and the ability to analyze data to determine root causes. Interpret and fully vet an opportunity before pursuing with the distributor/manufacturer.
Export data from large datamarts and data warehouses.
Analyze and interpret the data through queries and filtering using unscripted and non-routine processes.
Understand general distributor business processes to interpret the data and work collaborative with distributors .
Use investigative reasoning to critically audit the data to understand the inter-connectivity between distributors and manufacturers.
Possess the business acumen and professional integrity to articulate the opportunities identified and work with the distributor to correct.
Communicate results directly to field force, members and Premier staff. This involves both formal and informal presentations of data using MS Excel or MS PowerPoint.
Miscellaneous administrative (process documentation, process improvement).
Education & Work Experience:
High School/GED Required.
Bachelors preferred or equivalent experience.
Experience in business, healthcare or related area.
2 or more years of applicable experience, 2-3 years distributor experience preferred.
Experience working with distributor charge-backs / rebate processing.
Experience working with large data-sets; extracting and analyzing data.
Experience interpreting data, identifying root causes and making recommendations.
Extensive working knowledge of healthcare distribution specifically related to charge-backs and rebates.
Intermediate Access, SQL and advanced experience in Excel.
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