Providence Contract Administrator, Sourcing in Renton, Washington
Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Contract Administrator, Sourcing to our location in Renton, WA.
We are seeking a Contract Administrator, Sourcing who will develop and maintain sound contract management strategies and processes; ensuring a compliant, effective, and streamlined experience for all business partners. The ideal candidate is chiefly accountable for the collaborative analysis, development, integration, implementation, and optimization of the REH contract management strategy.
The Contract Administrator will be responsible for the daily administration of supplier contracts and notifications. Contract Administrator will manage the contract lifecycle by ensuring contract loads and changes, price audits, repository and contract terms are processed in a timely manner. Contract Administrator will work directly with suppliers to ensure the timely and accurate administration of contracts, and the resolution of issues. Monitor both supplier compliance with contractual obligations and production trends through analytics and root cause analysis. Provide recommendations to management for process improvements based on analytical findings. Develop system and departmental subject matter expertise and participate as a team member on projects. Develop strong relationships and support issue resolution for business partners and customers. Uses critical thinking, data analysis, research, and contract compliance knowledge to provide exceptional customer service.
The incumbent performs all duties in a manner that promotes Providence Mission, Core Values, and philosophy. In all aspects, he/she serves as a role model for the Core Values and Mission of the organization.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Support new contract loads and changes. Supports stakeholders with price audit and discrepancy issues.
Supports Epic team with ensuring accurate contract data is interfaced to Optime.
Supports new acquisition go-live activity for Strategic Sourcing.
Apply and enforce procurement practices in accordance with the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) and accounting practices for establishing appropriate inventory management controls in conjunction with established system technical accounting bulletins (TAB) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Monitors vendor performance objectives. Proven track record in successfully maintaining key accounts, as well as research and analysis capabilities.
Responsible for implementing strategy for contract data clean-up. Communicate effectively with Region and Facility based executive and operations leadership to ensure that on going contract data clean-up is progressing per timeline.
Develop and maintain price management analysis tools and reports.
Support and manage the REH strategic plan for Strategic Sourcing contracts and monitors contract compliance. Responsible for maintaining system-wide contracts database. Able to use database tools to analyze and identify price management opportunities.
Interact with GPO to utilize available analytical tools and data in support of price management initiatives.
Responsible for managing contract expiration and renewals and notifying key stakeholders. Ensure proper loading of contracted pricing and reviews for accuracy over course of contract life.
Responsible for assisting Manager Strategic Sourcing, Price Management in developing price management strategy.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's Degree in business or finance or equivalent education/experience.
3 years region or enterprise level strategic sourcing or experience in a healthcare setting.
5 years relevant supply chain management experience.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Region level experience with strategy development and contract management.
2 years experience in leading and participating in cross functional project(s) implementing LEAN strategies
About the department you will serve.
Supply Chain Management supports the transformation of quality and affordable care by delivering excellence through a system wide, integrated supply chain that provides strategic leadership and services to customers and caregivers. This team is proud to be the service that fills the caring hands that heal patients.
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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Strategy and Planning
Req ID: 276756
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