Sourcing Executive

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Location
Columbus, OH
Salary
$85,000 - $95,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Dec 06, 2017
Job ID
2548522
GR Identifier: $Medd, $SMAR, $Trac, $Fina


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This position will be located at one of our member sites in Columbus, Ohio. The Sourcing Executive is a strategic sourcing resource dedicated to a large integrated delivery network and is charged with delivering best in class contracting strategies and expertise that result in supply chain cost reductions. The Sourcing Executive will accomplish this by contributing to all aspects of supply chain strategic sourcing processes including opportunity identification, strategy, contract development, negotiations, documentation, and implementation of the Purchased Services contracting function. The Sourcing Executive will develop a customer-specific contract strategy to reduce spending, improve operational efficiencies, maximize delivered value and ultimately achieve a higher level of member satisfaction by becoming a trusted advisor.      
 
Individuals who are results driven, possess intellectual curiosity, enjoy a cross-functional matrix environment where project scope and activities vary day to day will find this position of interest. This position reports to the Director of Custom Contracting.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Developing a project plan to meet assigned goals
  • Interpreting financial analysis and market dynamics to formulate contract strategy recommendations
  • Working with hospital and contracting teams to develop enhancements to existing national agreements.
  • Negotiating hospital and specific terms and conditions with a goal of achieving best total value.
  • Communicating successes, opportunities, and challenges with leadership and hospital key stakeholders.
  • Conducting ongoing price monitoring and contract maintenance to assure market relevant pricing.  
  • Developing strong relationships with hospital key stakeholders
  • Maintaining strong business relationships with suppliers across all Purchased Services specific product lines.
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree, either in business, Supply Chain, or healthcare related field preferred; MBA, a plus.
  • 7+ year’s progressive experience in Purchased Services or contract management in a healthcare organization.
  • A strong health care contracting background is preferred with a focus on successful contract negotiations in the Purchased Services space.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Ability to excel in a matrix environment.
  • Strong relationship building and strategic partnering skills.
  • Ability to understand and conduct financial analysis and quantitative/qualitative assessment of data.
  • 5% - 10% travel required.