Job Number: 20017531

Location: Waukegan, IL

Date Posted: 7-22-2017

Job Title: Consultant, Business Intelligence

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What Business Intelligence contributes to Cardinal Health

Business Intelligence is responsible for applying business process knowledge and data analytics to develop, recommend and communicate timely, accurate, relevant, and actionable insights to support business decisions and objectives.

  • Uses knowledge of business and data to discover and/or anticipate problems or opportunities where data can be leveraged to address the need.
  • Asks probing questions to translate business needs in order to build and design reporting solutions (metric management, dashboards, enterprise performance management).
  • Applies data visualization, descriptive and summary statistical techniques for discovery and timely insights (data exploration, ad-hoc queries, and analysis).
  • Interprets results of analyses, identifies trends and issues (forecasting), and develops alternatives to support business objectives.
  • Applies data aggregation, descriptive analysis and data presentation techniques and tools to communicate complex findings and recommendations to influence others to take action.
  • Demonstrates ability to clearly and concisely communicate complex information to a variety of audiences and mediums.

Accountabilities

This position supports the Medical Supply Chain COE with reporting, dashboarding and analytics.

  • Design, develop and implement self-serve reporting tools and dashboards for the distribution and transportation supply chain teams
  • Use analytics tools to manage, maintain and improve existing reporting processes; transform complex data sets; and automate manual steps
  • Respond and support ad-hoc reporting requests and projects
  • Identify, analyze and communicate trends or patterns from large datasets
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams, gather requirements and adapt to shifting priorities while still meeting project expectations and deadlines

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years experience in related field preferred
  • Experience with data query, visualization, dashboard and/or scorecard tools preferred

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge and experience with reporting tools such as Business Objects and Tableau, Analytics programs such as Alteryx and database design using SQL
  • Experience writing ad-hoc queries and reports
  • Supply Chain focus/experience preferred

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

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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Meet Gopikrishna

I started my career as an IT programming analyst and have progressed into management. Cardinal Health provides various training programs to help individuals be successful in their job and grow professionally. This is a great place to work because the people here strive to make a great difference in healthcare every day. Gopikrishna, Manager, Software Engineering