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Business analyst

Company: Henry Schein
Location: Melville
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

JOB OVERVIEW: This position is responsible for analyzing business performance to support/develop or test the strategic initiatives of customer management, product/business development, productivity optimization, and sales. They must possess excellent interpersonal skills and work well under tight time constraints. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 20% Information Acquisition - compiles information necessary to review and report on performance of the division, vendors or customers using the Data Warehouse, Operating Systems, External Resources and/or other Resources as required 30% Analysis, Reporting & Recommendations - uses database programs (e.g., Access) spreadsheets, and other statistical and presentation software to analyze acquired information evaluating the performance of customers, developing pricing strategies, establishing performance patterns, determining rebate eligibility and examining base business performance (Sales, GP$, ROI, etc.) - some of these analysis may be periodic in nature (e.g., weekly, monthly, quarterly) and others may be ad hoc - develops reports and presentations to communicate results and recommends business tactics and strategies based on findings. 30% Operational Implementation & Troubleshooting - Creates, maintains and updates Sales Plans/Contracts, Rebate frameworks and Customer Profiles as necessary - troubleshooting issues, bringing discrepancies to upper management's attention and preparing documentation related to specific issues. 15% Departmental Documentation - prepares and maintains updated documentation on department procedures. 5% Participates in special projects and performs other duties as required. SKILL: Exceptional understanding of the job and ability to apply knowledge and skills to complete a wide range of complex tasks. Complete tasks in creative and effective ways. Complete assignments and facilitate the work activities of others; may coordinate work beyond own area. Apply acquired knowledge of procedures and external regulations. May provide back-up process support for the Supervisor. COMPLEXITY: Consistently work on complex and unique assignments requiring independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve issues. Make recommendations for new procedures. Analyze more complex technical or non-technical problems and suggest solutions where precedent may not exist. SUPERVISION: Work under minimal supervision and may act independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments. Often act as a facilitator and team leader and may provide informal feedback. Provide training as needed. WORK EXPERIENCE: Typically 5 or more years of related experience. PREFERRED EDUCATION: Typically High School education, vocational training and/or on-the-job training. Bachelor's degree preferred. GENERAL SKILLS & COMPETENCIES: * Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work * Ability to set clear team goals, delegate tasks and set deadlines * Very good attention to detail and accuracy * Customer service oriented and ability to work with and resolve complex issues * Ability to plan and arrange activities * Excellent interpersonal communication skills * Excellent written and verbal communication skills * Ability to maintain confidential and highly sensitive information * Ability to work in a team environment * Ability to multi-task * Ability to manage conflict * Capacity to work effectively under pressure * Good analysis and problem solving skills * Oversee multiple and/or complex projects * Identify and recommend continuous improvement opportunities * Establish productive working relationships at multiple levels within the organization SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: * Excellent organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills. * Self starter with attention to detail and deadlines. * Mathematical aptitude and the ability to formulate pricing guidelines. * Advanced Excel and IS knowledge needed. PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: Typically, to advance to a new job level, TSMs must demonstrate professional behavior and should consistently be at the high-end of meets expectations or consistently exceed expectations. TRAVEL / PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Travel typically less than 10%. Office environment. No special physical demands required. COMPENSATION: Bonus Plan: Choose an item. If other, please specify: Merit Eligible: Yes Perf. Review Form: STD Henry Schein, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability that can be reasonably accommodated without undue hardship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, citizenship, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. For more information about career opportunities at Henry Schein, please visit our website at:

Keywords: Henry Schein, New Haven , Business analyst, Professions , Melville, Connecticut

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