Master Data Management Analyst

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Day - 08 Hour (United States of America)

This is a Stanford Health Care job.
Schedule: Remote 3 days a week, onsite in Palo Alto offices (beginning 1/2022)

A Brief Overview
The Master Data Management Analyst supports Supply Chain Logistics & Sourcing through a comprehensive understanding of Master Data Management, Logistics and Sourcing operational and business needs. This position requires a thorough understanding of MDM concepts, industry data standards and supply chain operations. The Master Data Management Analyst collaborates with ITS, Operational Managers and external vendors to ensure consistent data management and accurate information flow to support core enterprise functions, including Supply Chain Automation, inventory management, vendor and recall management, and Non-Labor Spend Savings initiatives. This individual will work under the direction of the Data Manager within Supply Chain - Sourcing.

Stanford Health Care

What you will do
  • Function as the primary point of contact related to the day-to-day execution of MDM related tasks. They will work to answer questions, resolve data issues and provide analysis.
  • Assists in developing and maintaining requirements/specifications for new or enhanced functionality to department operational reports.
  • Collaborates with ITS in managing the resolution of problems and implementation of changes to the department's information systems.
  • Perform master data additions, changes and deletions in accordance with procedures and business rules.
  • Ensure requests for master data maintenance are properly authorized and approved by working with appropriate Data Managers and Data Owners.
  • Educate users on master data processes and business rules.
  • Evaluates business and program application systems' functionality to identify gaps, measuring the solution impact to business operations. The MDMA serves as a liaison between the business managers and ITS to improve productivity and developing and delivering improved data quality and analytics.
  • Maintains system applications for key stakeholders under general direction of the Data Manager and with guidance from Lawson team.
  • Filter and cleanse data, review reports and performance indicators to location and correct data and processes where needed.
  • Runs ad hoc and scheduled reports and collects feedback from customers on creating new reports.
  • Maintains accurate and up to date price file management in accordance with current contracts.
  • Performs proactive and ad hoc price performance benchmarking.
  • Supports vendor and recall management by ensuring data accuracy and adherence to industry and/or regulatory standards.
  • Supports Non-Labor expense reduction initiatives through comprehensive Item Master and PAR data management, and directed reports to Logistics Managers.
  • Under direction of the Purchasing manager, designs and maintains organized system for Pricing Agreements and ensures the accuracy of prices in item file and on POs. Partners with Accounts Payable to ensure accuracy of vendor file.
  • Conducts quality control activities and recommends and/or implements additions/changes to Master Data Management policies and procedures.
  • Monitors key performance indicators to ensure data accuracy and data management policies are working as expected.
  • Develop and design improvements to the processes, procedures, tools, rules and metrics to ensure data integrity of master data domains.
  • Performs other related and incidental duties as needed or assigned.

Education Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Business Administration or other related field from an accredited college or university is required

Experience Qualifications
  • Four (4) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience, preferably in a hospital environment.
    o Positions supporting LPCH require proficiency in the use of PeopleSoft Enterprise Supply Chain
    o Positions supporting SHC require demonstrated proficiency in the use of Infor Lawson Supply Chain Management.
    • Demonstrated ability to cleanse, analyze and connect data from multiple sources.
    • Understanding of Master Data Management principles and practices in an enterprise environment.
    • Demonstrated experience with Infor Lawson Supply Chain Management.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to be sensitive to the needs of customers through the practice of quality service principles
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to persuade internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to develop long-range business plans and strategies
  • Ability to manage complex relationships with critical vendor partners
  • Ability to strategize, plan and implement change
  • Ability to understand, draft and negotiate Contractual Agreements and Pricing Agreements
  • Ability to work effectively both as a team player and leader
  • Knowledge and understanding of financial and statistical activity reports
  • Knowledge of automated materials management functions
  • Knowledge of basic legal principles
  • Knowledge of project management processes and systems

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination


Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.