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Mgr-Purchasing, Strategic, Sourcing & Contracts Full Time

Company: EvergreenHealth
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

We are the stewards of our culture. How we embrace and live our values and these principles cultivates our culture. We are accountable for exceptional outcomes and for constant improvement.Job Summary:Leads the sourcing, preparation, negotiation, and acceptance of a diverse range of contracts, subcontracts, and licensing agreements for services and supplies in accordance with all laws, regulations and policies that govern the conduct of EvergreenHealth's (EH) contract and strategic sourcing activities. Serves as the sourcing and contracts expert consulting with and advising leadership and other EH stakeholders on major and/or critical contract negotiations to ensure appropriate evaluation of potential liabilities and assessment of risk. With support from the department Director and In-House Counsel, identifies and assesses legal risk for business stakeholders, providing recommendations and risk mitigation alternatives. Ensures efficient coordination and implementation of contract terms and conditions across the organization in addition to providing staff supervision.Primary Duties:1. Provides leadership and promotes team building among staff and facilitates communication between staff, management, vendors, and customers. Enforce and manage compliance across the team.2. Develops and implements organizational-specific processes, governance mechanisms and strategies to deliver efficient sourcing operations.3. Oversees identification of potential bidders using pre-qualification criteria and value analysis processes, supplier information, researching and benchmarking. Applies award criteria to evaluate submitted responses and provides recommendations for contract awards.4. Contributes to the preparation and execution of the main types of contracts and agreements including renewals.5. Oversees/leads negotiations of contracts with suppliers. Manages contractual, financial and legal risk during the negotiation process and post-signature.6. Defines and optimizes the procurement function, services and processes.7. Provides strategic consultation to business and participates in quality reviews and provides feedback sessions.Minimum QualificationsLicense, Certification, Education or Experience:REQUIRED for the position:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3 years contract analysis, purchasing or related business field experience
  • Proficient in developing and understanding value analysis and cost modeling
  • In-depth knowledge of negotiation and contracting processes
  • Understanding of the market dynamics of the healthcare industryDESIRED for the position:
    • In depth experience in Healthcare Materials Management concepts, i.e. contract negotiation, various inventory replenishment and supply distribution alternatives, and financial analysis
    • Designation as CPM, CMRP or other professional certification
    • Clinical backgroundPM21PI150826924

Keywords: EvergreenHealth, Kirkland , Mgr-Purchasing, Strategic, Sourcing & Contracts Full Time, Other , Kirkland, Washington

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