Data Analyst

Data Analyst

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Burnaby, BC

Information Technology




Location: Burnaby, BC, Canada

Job Type: Permanent

Date: 6/20/2022

Job ID: JZ408190620

Category: Information Technology

If you are a talented and experienced Data Analyst, David Aplin Group has partnered with our client to recruit a Data Analyst who will be responsible for supporting the program through the contracting process, collating data from vendors, performing data analysis based on categories, market share, and ROI, and providing insights and recommendations. 

This is a permanent role available to candidates in the Langley area and is offered as fully remote until further notice.
  • Supports the vendor contract process starting from the annual Request for Proposal (RFP) to set up the auto-substitution process at the wholesalers, the contractual database, compliance reporting, processing of shorts, and maintenance of molecule lists from the annual Request for Proposal (RFP) to finalizing contracts and setting up the new contractual database
  • Ability to manipulate data collected from the RFP process to provide analysis on data collected, such as preparing (Right of First Refusal) ROFRs, impact analysis based on vendor and/or category changes, and other analysis required to support the RFP process
  • Maintains the database, formulary, and pricing files through wholesale catalogs, provincial formulary updates, vendor pricing lists, and national price files
  • Provides ongoing support and maintenance of the program which will include new molecule launches, vendor pricing changes, molecule shortages, alternate vendors, etc.
  • Supports the Accounting department through the monthly and quarterly reconciliation process with the vendors and the regions as it pertains to the program and compliance reporting
  • Collaborates with IT teams in testing and developing business processes, pricing, and data management; and with the National Accounting team to update, support, and maintain the Database, Store Distribution Reports, and the Central Maintenance Database
  • Communicates with wholesalers to identify key molecules that require substitution in the event of shortages and manufacturer backorders in order to maintain the auto-substitution program
  • Prepares quarterly and annual data on program performance and key indicators
  • Collaborates with colleagues to achieve the optimal use of organization resources; maintains good working relationships with teams in other organizational units; liaises with external stakeholders to provide support and communication for the national program, the regions, and the stores
  • Bachelor’s in Commerce or a related field, or a diploma/certification in business, data analytics, etc.
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong technical skills in Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Acrobat
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, including pivot tables, are essential
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to deliver accurate data/information
  • Strong organization skills and ability to multi-task
  • Familiarity with the pharmaceutical industry and pharmacy pricing is considered an asset
Job ID: JZ408190620
If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.
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