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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 11/14/2016

The Advisory Board Company Washington, DC

Company
The Advisory Board Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
a0KF000000HVetDMAT-Washington
AJE Ref #
575924483
Location
Washington, DC
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Title:
Senior Analyst, Spend Performance Solutions

Number:
JO-1608-9918

Location:
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC

Job Categories:
Consulting

Referral Category:
Consulting & Management

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SENIOR ANALYST
Spend Performance Solutions
The Advisory Board Company
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This opportunity is based in Washington, D.C. or San Francisco, CA.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
We seek a Consulting Analyst to support delivery of consulting projects within the broader Spend Performance Solutions line of business. The Consulting Analyst s primary contributions will include preparing and presenting client deliverables, analyzing data, developing negotiation strategy, and leading training efforts.

The Consulting Analyst will also contribute to ongoing development of our suite of technology services to improve the analysis of member data. This will likely include working with a development team to translate business needs into technology-enabled solutions.

This is a dynamic position with highly variable day to day activities, great exposure to members and supplier organizations, and the opportunity to join one of the firm s fastest growing and innovative divisions.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor s degree
- 2+ years of professional experience (internship or post-undergrad)
- Proficiency in using Excel to organize, manipulate, and analyze data sets
- Attention to detail
- Willingness to travel (averaging 20% across the year, with seasonal variability) and valid driver s license

IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS:
- General understanding of the health care system preferably with initial knowledge of the healthcare supply chain/materials management along with a desire to expand this knowledge base
- Some exposure to supply chain or sourcing/e-sourcing experience in or outside of healthcare
- Experience working with large data sets across simultaneous projects
- Experience communicating effectively with senior executives
- Ability to independently use analytical tools to develop data-driven solutions to complex problems
- Experience working on a rapidly-growing team

ABOUT ADVISORY BOARD
Advisory Board is a best practices firm that uses a combination of research, technology, and consulting to improve the performance of 4,400+ health care organizations. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., with offices worldwide, Advisory Board forges and finds the best new ideas and proven practices from its network of thousands of leaders, then customizes and hardwires them into every level of member organizations, creating enduring value. For more information, visit www.advisory.com.

We are a workplace that...
Values and celebrates diversity of experience, culture, and opinion
Is committed to creating an inclusive environment to enhance our collective experience
Promotes a supportive community through staff-led affinity groups, events, and education

OUR CULTURE & VALUES:
We think Forbes said it best: Making the world a better place is what The Advisory Board Company is all about. We have a unique culture where employees are told to avoid after work emails, encouraged to take 10 hours per month of paid leave for community service, and are expected to add surplus value in every interaction with a member or colleague.

Over the past thirty years, we have developed a distinctive corporate culture based on our values and principles. We award, promote, and praise based on individual performance, capabilities, and ambition. We provide ways for staff to share their time, talent, and passions in the community. We reward innovation and foster a collaborative environment. We have a performance-driven staff and peers that challenge one another in the workplace. And we want free-thinkers, agile speakers, witty writers, and team players to join the firm at Advisory Board, your ideas are heard and your contributions matter.

BENEFITS:
Consistent with our belief that our employees are our most valuable resource, The Advisory Board Company offers a competitive benefits package.
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance, dependents eligible
- 401(k) retirement plan with company match
- 20+ days paid time off and 10+ paid company holidays
- Daytime leave policy for community service or fitness activities (up to 10 hours a month each)
- Wellness programs including gym discounts and incentives to promote healthy living
- Dynamic growth opportunities with merit-based promotion philosophy
- Benefits kick in day one, see the full details here

The Advisory Board Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.