Randstad Sr. Portfolio Business Analyst-474923 in Charlotte, North Carolina

Sr. Portfolio Business Analyst-474923


Charlotte, NC

Date Posted:

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Job Type:

Temp to Perm

Reference #:



Randstad Technologies

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Supply Chain knowledge & experience in several of the following areas:

  • Sourcing

  • Contracting

  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERPs)

  • Purchasing

  • Value analysis

  • Warehouse management

Business analysis experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Application development

  • BI reporting & data visualization

  • Implementation or customization of software for supply chain management

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Highly organized, with the ability to manage multiple complex projects in parallel.

  • Very proficient with basic data analysis tools such as Microsoft Excel.

  • Agile development or significant Lean process improvement experience.

  • Ability to work with a high degree of autonomy and deal with ambiguity.

  • Ability to adapt quickly to changes in priority and/or approach.

  • Thinks logically. Able to foresee conflicts/contradictions and potential gaps in proposed solutions.

  • Demonstrates ownership of projects / assignments.

  • Excellent listener and elicits true business needs / requirements (i.e., 90% right the first time, not a note taker).

  • Understands the why behind business needs / requirements.

  • Able to effectively facilitate small-medium group meetings/calls/presentations including senior staff.

  • Bachelor s degree and 6+ years of experience in supply chain


  • Experience in an operational supply chain role (e.g. buyer, contract manager, materials manager); OK if early career.

  • High-level familiarity with how data is commonly stored, transformed, and how it flows between systems.

  • Understanding of supply chain data. Examples:

  • The specific attributes making up an item master and their use

  • The important attributes of contract data

  • Experience with advanced analysis, visualization and reporting tools such as Tableau, Qlik, Microstrategy, SAP Business Objects, etc..

  • Experience in healthcare, with a focus on one or more of the following:

  • Supply chain operations & staff

  • Suppliers and distributors

  • ERP implementation/configuration

  • Ability to engage people and use analogies to communicate unfamiliar concepts.

  • Proactive and creative problem solver.

  • Experience leading the investigation through resolution of issues. Strong root cause analysis skills.

  • Experience investigating, evaluating and supporting prioritization of enhancement suggestions from users.

  • Ability to effectively lead small teams through a solution.


  • Agile story-writing

  • Easily understood by both business and technical audiences.

  • Detailed/comprehensive acceptance criteria

  • Ability to negotiate between users, stakeholders, and developers to find the most efficient way to rapidly deliver small but useful pieces of functionality that sum to achieve the larger objectives.

  • 1+ years SQL

  • Prior coding experience.

  • Ability to understand diverse user personas, particularly those that are less comfortable with technology.

  • Ability to develop relationships with Premier s field team and member health system staff.

  • Able to assess and establish relative priority of requirements.

  • Able to coach and mentor less senior business analysts and colleagues.

  • Innovates in own processes and team processes to improve efficiency. Explores creative new approaches to solving business and customer problems.

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