Allina Health

Data Analyst - Supply Chain Management

Minneapolis MN
Jan 27, 2013
Jan 29, 2013
Employment Status
Full Time


Allina Health is a not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and other health care services with more than 23,500 employees, 5,000 physicians and 2,500 volunteers dedicated to meeting the lifelong health care needs of patients and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Allina is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Commons is the Minneapolis-based headquarters of Allina Health, a not-for-profit health care organization serving patients and communities. Approximately 1,600 corporate and administrative service employees work at offices within Midtown Exchange, site of the historic Sears retail complex at Chicago Avenue and E. Lake Street. This community landmark, adjacent to the campus of Allina's Abbott Northwestern Hospital, is the second largest building in Minnesota and includes offices, an internationally themed public market and residential units.


The Portfolio Analyst supports the team in identifying savings opportunities by reviewing benchmarking, monitoring trends, assisting in conversions, tracking savings, determining annual spend within a category, product category "book of business" and assisting Sr. Buyers in evaluating and renewing contracts. The list below includes a brief summary of the tasks required for this position:

  • Create and maintain savings tracking reports using various data sources
  • Create and maintain team metric reports such as NPR, Specials, Expiring Contracts, and non-contract spend
  • Analyze & interpret spend data to identify cost reduction opportunities through the use of advanced analytical tools
  • Building customized reports in Ace Web
  • Process RASMAS recall notices notifying appropriate users
  • Process rebate checks
  • Run monthly reports to be sent out to end users to identify cost savings opportunities
  • Support four (4) Senior Buyer and (3) Buyer positions in their requests for data analysis
  • Develop relationships with key/strategic suppliers and cross functional teams within Allina
  • Complete benchmarking analysis



  • Bachelor's Degree Required
  • 2 to 4 years related experience


  • Advanced analytical and Excel skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • Full-time: 40 hours per week
  • Day shift
  • No weekends
  • Exempt
  • Non-Contract

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information                           School Digger

Explore Minnesota                                    MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine              St. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living Magazine                   Star Tribune

Closing Statement

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EEO / AA