Sourcing & Procurement Consultant - Clinical - Minnetonka, MN
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We'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
As the Sourcing and Procurement Consultant, you will be challenged to oversee the tactical sourcing, procurement, and contracting efforts in support of clinical operations and other indict spend commodities as assigned. The successful candidate for this role will have strong experience with sourcing & procurement process, analytical and problem-solving skills, and exceptional relationship management and consultative skills. They should demonstrate the ability to perform straight forward financial analysis as well as the ability to lead and manage multiple projects and tasks.
Analyze supplier data and perform opportunity assessments to seek out and recommend sourcing / purchasing synergy opportunities
Identifying, developing and leading projects related to cost reduction and delivering cost savings and service improvements
Negotiate rates, value adds, service level agreements (SLAs) and other business terms
Review, redline, and negotiate third-party vendor contracts, including Product Purchase Agreements (PPAs), Statements of Work (SOWs), Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) and amendments in cooperation with legal, internal stakeholders and external business partners
Effectively partner with key internal support functions, legal, finance and risk
Support category management, including end-to-end procurement process from sourcing through contracting, and ongoing vendor management in assigned areas
Developing, executing and maintaining consistent processes, working toward standardization within the supply chain across multiple business segments
Bachelorâ€™s Degree or equivalent experience
3 years of Sourcing and Procurement experience and/or contracting and/or supplier / vendor management experience
Proficiency with MS Office with intermediate skills in Excel that include pivot tables, VLOOKUP and ability to analyze large subsets of data
Data analytics skills
Contract management, drafting, development, redlining, and negotiation experience
Project Management experience
Experience in evaluation, management and selection of clinical operations suppliers / products (e.g. devices and supplies, medical equipment, pharmaceuticals and group purchasing organizations etc.)
Experience with e-sourcing, e-contracting and e-procurement tools, preferably Ariba and PeopleSoft
Knowledge of HIPAA and related requirements
Experience in health care industry
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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
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Job Keywords: Sourcing, Procurement, Supply Chain, Contracts, Vendor, Clinical, Healthcare, Minnetonka, Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota