Supply Chain Analyst

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10 Brookline Place West, Brookline, MA 02445


Employment Type:
Full time

Work Location:
Full Remote: 4-5 days remote/wk


The Supply Chain Analyst will provide analytical support to the procurement organization to achieve institute goals and objectives. Reporting directly to the Director Supply Chain Systems, Analytics, Reporting, Communications within DFCI Supply Chain, this role will develop an extensive understanding of DFCI’s procurement systems, data, and processes. The role will also work closely with senior team members to provide actionable insights to the procurement organization and other key stakeholders. They will work with a variety of tools (ex: SQL, Excel, Tableau, etc.) to access data, write queries, develop programming logic, run reports, manipulate data, and analyze datasets to meet the needs of institute. The position requires excellent attention to detail, in-depth understanding of the delivery process and exceptional analytics skills. They use interpersonal and problem-solving skills to gather information from different sources to recommend ways of improving the supply chain, identifying sourcing opportunities, identifying operational improvements, and tracking value delivery.

Qualified candidates must reside in MA, NH, RI.

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.


  • Provides analytical support to the supply chain team to achieve the supply chain goals and objectives of the organization
  • Responsible for providing actionable data to all members of the supply chain
  • Assists in the development of key reporting tools
  • Compiles and analyzes data to identify opportunities for improved supply utilization, standardization, and process improvement; evaluate findings, and report and make recommendations
  • Compiles reports, analyzes data, and make recommendations for addition/deletion of products and/or process changes to reduce operating cost and ensure continuity of supply
  • Completes cost analysis of GPO contracts
  • Develop and populate analytical models to review qualitative and quantitative evaluations and costing scenarios during the bidding process
  • Support the collection and analysis of market intelligence to support the Sourcing and Category Management Activities.
  • Collaborates with hospital and system-level departments and staff to monitor and report on compliance of implemented changes in products, services, and processes
  • Builds and maintains strong partnerships with Supply Chain Teams and vendors
  • Prepares reports and analysis as directed


At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong.  As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff.  Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or related field
  • 1 – 2 years working in an analytical role; procurement experience preferred
  • Function independently in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities
  • Experience with agile project management
  • Experience with SQL, Python, Tableau, and/or R
  • Passionate about non-profit research and clinical work
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience with business intelligence, visualization, and visual storytelling


  • Knowledge and familiarity with business intelligence tools such as Tableau to design and develop reporting analytics and visualizations
  • Knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft Office suite software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio, etc.)
  • Interpersonal and communication skills to effectively work and communicate with others
  • Quickly and comfortably learn new software tools
  • Analytical reasoning and problem-solving skill
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; strong presentation development skills
  • Ability to function with the support of their manager in a fast-paced environment
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be detailed and accurate
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