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Job Title: Advisor, Strategic Pricing
Company Name: Cardinal Health
Location: Dublin, OH United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 10/04/2017
Expire Date: 11/03/2017
Job Categories: Accounting/Auditing, Computers, Software, Finance/Economics, Financial Services, Information Technology, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Sales, Logistics, Quality Control, Research & Development
Job Description
Advisor, Strategic Pricing
OptiFreight® Logistics is a full\-service freight management provider dedicated to reducing both inbound and outbound direct freight costs\.

This role is a critical member of the Pricing & Deal Management team\. This role impacts pricing and ultimately the profitability of the business segment\. It is a cross\-functional role that provides insight into all operations of the business\. This role also leads the development and reporting of critical business KPIs\.

_What Data Analytics contributes to Cardinal Health_

Data Analytics is responsible for understanding, preparing, processing and analyzing data to make the data valuable and useful for operational and/or decision making purposes\. Data Analytics may need to team with either Business Intelligence, Advanced Analytics and Data Governance positions to create highly useful information\.

+ Uses knowledge of business objectives, strategies, and needs to identify opportunities where data can be leveraged to achieve the desired business benefits\.
+ Has an understanding of current data context, processes and availability, and how current data processes and existing data can be leveraged to achieve the desired benefits\.
+ Prepares and analyzes data\. This can include: locating, profiling, cleansing, extracting, mapping, importing, transforming, validating or modeling\.
+ Applies query, data exploration and transformation, basic statistical methods and visualization techniques to create business insights or improve data quality\.
+ Performs validation and testing to confirm the accuracy of the information created\.
+ Interprets results of analyses, identifies trends and issues, and develops recommendations to support business objectives\.
+ Communicates complex information so that it is easy to understand and influences other to take action based on the useful information provided\.
+ Implements and maintains decision support or master data management solutions\.

_What is expected of you and others at this level_

+ Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
+ May contribute to the development of policies and procedures
+ Works on complex projects of large scope
+ Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems\. Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
+ Completes work independently receives general guidance on new projects
+ Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives
+ May act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues


+ Contribute to the development and maintenance of the overall pricing strategy for all aspects of the OptiFreight business
+ Develop and maintain complex models and dashboards and report results to leadership
+ Determine and explain impacts to profitability due to new strategic initiatives or contract changes
+ Audit and correct customer invoicing and Pricing
+ Support sales and sales leadership with

- Developing strategic pricing plans and understand their impact to the marketplace
- Customer Price Quotes
- Large Pricing Analytics for potential customer savings
- Responding to Large RFP’s
- Financial Modeling of Large Customers or GPO
+ Operational support with

- Buy rate analytics
- Financial Modeling of potential buy rate offerings
+ Provide insight and requirements during EIT projects where new reporting or changes to pricing software is required
+ Mentor cross\-functional business analysis staff and hold a key role within the OptiFreight Community of Practice


+ Bachelors Degree in related field, or equivalent work experience
+ 4\+ years experience in related field preferred
+ Hands on analytical tool skills preferred
+ Experience developing creative and innovative analytical insights with high business value preferred
+ Strong communication skills preferred
+ Possess strong technical skills in the following areas:

- Microsoft Excel – Expert\-Intermediate level
- Data Querying \(SQL, BOXI, etc…\) – Expert\-Intermediate level
- Report Development/Modeling – Expert\-Intermediate level
- Microsoft Powerpoint – Intermediate level
- Dashboarding software – Intermediate level

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer\. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status\.
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