Senior Strategic Business Analyst in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

"You’re a strategic thinker, but you really thrive in the area of execution. You love using data to learn more about what drives business, but you also know that building relationships and trust will provide you with more insight than numbers ever will.  You’re a trusted partner, someone who is both confident and accommodating in your approach to tackling complex challenges.  You know that although you’re considered an expert in your role, building a team is key to your success. This position helps shape, drive and execute our business strategy, including:

  • Providing instant pricing guidance to sales representatives, regional managers, and marketing

  • Designing, documenting and executing processes and programs that align our actions and help sales representatives perform at their best

  • Providing a set of experiences that make sure all internal and external customers are enabled to operate in a productive, customer-centric, and collaborative way

  • Providing pricing and data project initiation and leadership

  • Ensuring stakeholders always have accurate and complete information delivered in a highly impactful manner

  • Conducting Special Ad hoc Studies and Analyses

  • Onboarding new hires and taking charge of their success

  • Identifying target accounts and outlier prices for risk exposure reduction

  • Building sustainable relationships of trust through open and interactive communication

  • Providing accurate, valid and complete information by using the right methods/tools

  • Go the extra mile to engage customers

Tasks You’ll Be Juggling

  • Collaborating with leaders of various functions to oversee and execute on our strategy for growing our business

  • Driving consistent communication & cohesion amongst, within and across various functions and across all areas of influence and responsibility

  • Providing day-to-day consultation and guidance for contracting and pricing related matters

  • Collaborate with our Marketing Team to set list prices and maintain key price points

  • Strategizing with Sales Representatives and Leadership on effective negotiation and contracting methods.

  • Reviewing incoming work and collaborating with the team on appropriate responses. 

  • Conduct Special Ad Hoc Studies and Analyses to evaluate business opportunities and assess risk

  • Design strategies that form and endure competitive advantage by matching the strengths and weaknesses with the opportunities and threats of the organization

  • Developing and maintaining organizational best practices for department and intra-department workflow


Education/Special Training Required:

  • Bachelors in Business, Finance or Healthcare Administration

Qualifications/work experience:

  • 3-7 years experience

  • Excellent mathematical and analytical skills

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • Solid business acumen

  • Excellent Excel skills including use of pivot tables

  • Familiarity with SAP, PowerBI, and Model N

  • Conflict Management

  • Skilled Negotiations

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Time management

  • Written communication

  • Presentation skills

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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