Responsible to manage analytics across the assigned service lines including category management. Workscollaboratively with Value Added Teams (VATs) and Strategic Sourcing Managers to ensure maximum value in theacquisition of new technology, utilization management, supply standardization and maximizing GPO services andopportunities. The Analyst provides project management for all supply chain related Lumere projects. Under theguidance of the Strategic Sourcing Manager, the Strategic Sourcing Analyst is responsible for completing analyticsfor assigned categories. This includes accurately pulling all current state spend within the category, physician andprocedural specific spend (when appropriate), identifying correct sub-category, and benchmark pricing. Theanalyst prepares comprehensive Category Analytics summaries that aid the Strategic Sourcing Team indetermining the best approach to achieve financial savings and support the needs of the organization. Worksclosely with Supply Chain Analysts to ensure compliance with contract pricing and maximizes the use ofinformatics, benchmarking, and GPO membership resources.