Cardinal Health
Senior Advisor, Data Analytics
At a glance
Location: US-OH-Dublin Map
Posted: 11/28/2019
Closing: 12/27/2019
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Cardinal Health
Job description

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.


  • Support the enablement and empowerment of analytics and operations professionals across the Global Sourcing organization
  • Collaborate on the analytics framework for Global Sourcing Business Analytics team
  • Maintaining and/or create analytics programs that support Medical Segment sourcing talent
  • Build, optimize, and/or automate analytics solutions in support of the Med National Brand Sourcing and GMSC/ CAH Brands Sourcing organizations
  • Partner with Global Sourcing teams on both large-scale and targeted sourcing initiatives to maximize sales and margin
  • Access and aggregate large, raw data sets from multiple internal/external sources and transform into meaningful analyses, actionable insights, and practical information for decision-making
  • Leverage a spectrum of analytics capabilities to deploy best solutions for use cases identified
  • Represent Global Sourcing in enterprise and segment data initiatives/strategies


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in related field
  • Subject-matter expertise in self-service analytics tools (e.g., Alteryx), data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau), and Microsoft Office applications
  • Track record of executing large-scale automation initiatives, especially within Alteryx server
  • Ability to communicate effectively and interact with personnel at all levels of technical ability and expertise
  • Proven ability to solve complex problems in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience developing presentations and presenting to senior management desired

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to manage a wide variety of projects
  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
  • Recommends new practices, processes, metrics, or models
  • Works on or may lead complex projects of large scope
  • Projects may have significant and long-term impact
  • Provides solutions which may set precedent
  • Independently determines method for completion of new projects
  • Receives guidance on overall project objectives
  • Acts 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.

Senior Advisor, Data Analytics