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Lead Analyst, Supply Chain Market Insights * Work from home

Company: American Red Cross
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox when accessing Candidate Home.By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?**** As a condition of employment with American Red Cross, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or qualify for an exemption, except in states where it is prohibited by law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment **** Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!Job Description:The Red Cross was recently recognized as the Top 50 organizations for our supplier diversity by the National Minority Supplier Development Council, and our Chief Sustainability Officer was ranked in the top 100 sustainability leaders by Sustainability magazine.Fueling the success of one of the nation's most beloved and recognized brands is a distinctly talented, curious, and accomplished Supply Management Market Insights team. Supply Management Market Insight Lead analysts leverage data to paint a clear picture of supply markets, and where the greatest opportunities lie for our managed spend. Our team translates insights and macro trends to key supply categories. We provide recommendations for where and how category strategies need to adjust based on the evolution of our business and industry.As the Market Insights lead you will contribute towards sizable cost savings for the Red Cross and improve total value with a focus on sustainability, supplier innovation and diversity.This analyst team has always been viewed by Red Cross leadership as the pipeline for developing future leaders. Successful candidates in this role have been promoted to serve in management or positions that implement strategic initiatives with suppliers within Supply Management.Position SummaryThe ideal candidate will have developed communication skills, both oral and written with strong business and technical acumen. In this 100% virtual remote procurement opportunity, you will help scope, design, and execute a variety of supply market insight projects and be a part of collaborative and accomplished community.Key Job Outcomes and Deliverables

  • Analyze business and market trends to recommend new strategies for sourcing.
    • Develop cost models that will be used for executing negotiation strategies.
    • Develop business case presentations that are the basis for influencing change in how third-party investments are made.
    • Develop market, industry, and supply segmentation as a part of designing category strategies
    • Develop market intelligence solutions used as the basis for making business decisions/ improvements.
    • Using spend analytics, play a key role in segmentations and analyses to develop sourcing/ category strategies.
    • Participate in supplier relationship management programs to leverage the relationships with strategic suppliers.
    • Assist in value analysis/ value engineering to identify innovations that can create value for the organization.
    • Participate in supplier reviews and/or audits and assist in the execution of negotiation strategies.
    • May support other procurement duties and ad hoc requests as needed.Requirements
      • BS in Finance, Accounting, Supply Management, Engineering, Economics or a Bachelor's degree with an analytical curriculum.
      • 5 to 8 years of analytical experience supporting a company or non-profit. An MBA or Master's degree may be an acceptable as an alternative to a portion of the experience.
      • Relevant proven technical experience may be an acceptable alternative to the above specified degree. If the candidate has technical experience and a bachelor's degree, these credentials may be an acceptable alternative.
      • Adept communication skills.
      • 2+ years of insights/market research experience is preferred
      • Experience analyzing marketplace data and applying macro trends is preferred
      • Ability to synthesize findings from multiple sources to tell a holistic, influential "what, why, so what" story and start to translate into insightsThe salary range for this position is: $90,000 - $110,000Note that the American Red Cross sets salary ranges aligned to a specific geographic location in which the job or employee resides. The stated salary range in this posting is an average and may not be reflective of your individual circumstances. We will review specific salary information at the time of phone screening based upon your location.The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization that creates a culture of collaboration and team spirit. We offer our employee's a competitive salary, wide range of generous benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 401K retirement plan with match; paid time off, holidays and floating holidays. Also, we encourage professional development and provide growth opportunities. To be considered for this position, please visit to apply.*LI-JG1Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

        Interested in Volunteering?Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.Visit to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here:

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