Associate, Data Analysis and Gift-in-Kind Process Management/Supply Chain Managment at Americares

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Employer: Americares

Expires: 04/01/2020

TITLE:              Associate, Data Analyst and Gift-in-Kind (GIK) Process ManagementREPORTS TO:  Associate Director, Gift-in-Kind (GIK) Process ManagementLOCATION:      Stamford, CTABOUT AMERICARESAmericares is a health-focused relief and development organization that saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster. Each year, Americares reaches more than 90 countries, including the United States, with life-changing health programs, medicine and medical supplies. Americares is the world’s leading nonprofit provider of donated medicine and medical supplies. For more information, visit americares.org.SUMMARY:    In this role, the Associate will analyze product donation offers from pharmaceutical and other donor companies to determine recommended acceptances, considering specific constraints based on receiving countries and organizations. They will optimize resource allocation across regional partners around the globe, balancing available inventory and partner priorities. Additionally, they will be responsible for producing actionable analysis on various components of Americares’ supply chain and A2M program.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Support the Acceptance Process for Medications, Medical Supplies and other GIK Donations:Manage process of offer assessments to ensure timely and optimized product acceptance decisions. Provide offer acceptance recommendations to the Corporate Relations team based on product characteristics, donor restrictions, course treatments, country parameters (e.g. expiration dating), shipping history, prior product requests from regional partners; partner priorities lists, medical assessment.Effectively transfer assessment data and offer decision into Offer Analysis Tool to increase efficiency of future offer assessments.Execute product offer processes to our regional partners as needed, compile responses, and recommend product acceptances and allocations.Information Management:Maintain well-rounded understanding of the varying regional partners in Americares’ network.  This information should consider identified partner priorities, historic shipments, and previous product donation requests and should be utilized in the product allocation process.Support Corporate Relations and Distribution staff by providing recommendations on inventory management to optimize allocation and shipping options.  Recommendations should balance ease of shipment building with level of detail required to support partner receipt and distribution.Create dynamic and intuitive dashboards that translate A2M program data into actionable business intelligence for inter- and intra- departmental stakeholdersOther:Responsible for management of GIK intern and GIK liaison for intern project as neededPrimary GIK coordinator and liaison for Donor Engagement activities, including kitting events in the Americares Distribution CenterAssistance with various administrative tasks such as scheduling meetings, document editing, etc., as requiredDELIVERABLES:Accurate and timely fact-gathering to support product acceptance and product allocation assessments.Effective information management, including maintenance of products database and coordination across Global Partnerships and Corporate Relations to access and enhance other databases.Thorough execution of all tasks required to maintain integrity and effectiveness of GIK Process Management.Some limited travel (domestic and/or international) to create connectivity and first-hand experience with partner GIK donation handling/management and GIK donors, as well as Emergency Response work as needed by Cadre program. CORE AMERICARES RESPONSIBILITIES: Work in a manner that is consistent with Americares values of respect, collaboration and teamwork, trust, passion and commitment, compassion and excellence. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree with related work/study experience preferredOperations management (e.g., logistics, procurement, fulfillment) and/or business planningSTEM (Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and/or Statistics in particular)Healthcare supply, pharmaceutical, medical relief and/or international aidStrong organization skills; attention to detailProficiency with Excel; other database skills preferred (Access)Proficiency with business intelligence software such as PowerBI or TableauFact-based decision makerAble to effectively organize, synthesize and draw implications from much dataOriented to feedback, learning and improvementDemonstrated ability to manage overlapping tasks, balance priorities and meet deadlinesCollaborative/active listener; open to input and feedbackStrong communicator – ability to present information clearly and effectively, tailored to the intended audienceHigh energy; even-keeled temperamentAn interest in and passion for Americares humanitarian missionAbility to travel, as needed (limited)Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States