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Data Analyst
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote
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Applied on November 27, 2022
Job Id #60162 Posted October 25, 2022

Must Have

  • Analytics
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Communication Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Problem Solving
  • Strong with excel (reporting, macros) and powerBI


  • The Strategic Sourcing Specialist/Analyst is a key individual contributor role in the Indirect Supply Management (ISM) organization who provides analytical support and sourcing expertise to the global travel, corporate card & meetings categories.
  • The individual would be responsible for leading and managing analytical / reporting for the categories and both short-term and long-term strategic sourcing projects directly supporting the global travel, corporate card, & meetings categories in alignment with ISM objectives.\


  • Provide financial analysis, project management and sourcing expertise to cross-functional, cross-divisional category teams.
  • Conduct reporting and analytics such as stratification, market analysis, supplier development and supplier consolidation for supported categories using standardized tools and efficient methodology.
  • Work with (internal) stakeholders and develop market research for the various strategies.
  • Communicate effectively with regional procurement and supply chain organizations, finance, and legal to complete work assignments and build partnerships in support of strategies for the assigned commodity area.
  • Drive standardization globally to simplify work.
  • Obtain global market condition intel regarding categories and suppliers, to assist in the development of category strategies.
  • Benchmark with other companies to determine best overall practices for specific commodity areas.
  • Manage savings inputs into enterprise reporting tool for the supported categories.
  • Create and maintain Power BI dashboards by validating and clearing audit findings on bad data.
  • Manage enhancements of Power BI analytical dashboards,
  • Utilize strategic sourcing and category management methodologies to achieve ISM goals
  • SLA and contract support.
  • Assist with sourcing activity such as RFPs and development of category strategies.
  • Complete the tasks necessary to drive high impact sourcing initiatives while working in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Report key metrics and analyze results to develop solutions and drive process improvements.
  • Identify problems, recommend solutions, and take actions to resolve.


  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proven demonstrated results in reporting and analysis
  • Adept at excel (pivot tables, formulas, analysis)
  • Strong oral / written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Creativity (website design, training videos)
  • Customer service and ability to problem solve
  • Previous experience with Power BI, Tableau or other power analytical tools


  • Bachelor’s Degree


  • 4 years minimum experience


  • Previous travel/meetings/card experience
  • Previous sourcing experience
  • Ability to work across all functions and levels of an organization
  • Supplier relationship management experience

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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