Do you have experience in supply chain, vendor management or financial analysis and are looking for an exciting growth opportunity?
ChristianaCare's Strategic Sourcing department is looking for a Procurement Contract Specialist to join their team to manage an assigned portfolio of procurement contracts for the organization. This position provides excellent opportunity for career growth and is perfect for someone with strong analytical skill and a working knowledge base in sourcing, contracting and general purchasing practices. Strong organizational, interpersonal and communications skills are paramount to the success of this role.
In this roe, the Specialist will analyze data to identify cost reduction and IDN aggregation opportunities within their assigned commodity portfolio, coordinate bid/RFQ projects, and makes purchase awards for their assigned portfolio. This role will also develop financial analyses that quantify the cost impact of Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) contract offerings and locally negotiated opportunities. Some responsibilities include :
Manage an assigned portfolio of procurement contracts (GPO and locally negotiated) to assure that all contracts are reviewed and appropriate action taken prior to contract expiration date.
Develops financial analysis that identify cost savings opportunities (both GPO and locally negotiated) and guide decision making for assigned portfolio of contracts.
Coordinates with Value Analysis representatives and departmental personnel across facilities and prepares cost analyses needed to make effective product decisions and conversions.
Develop and publish RFP's for contract opportunities.
Conduct RFP evaluation analysis for supplier submissions for RFP award scenarios.
Maintains data within Supply Chain software solutions to maintain pricing and other contracting components in an accurate, current manner.
Desired candidates will hold a High School Diploma/GED (Balchelor's degree preferred and have two (2) years of related administrative/vendor relationship experience. Experience in healthcare environment preferred and an equivalent combination of education and experience maybe substituted
If this position speaks to you, please apply to join our team!
When you become an employee at ChristianaCare, you are joining a robust healthcare organization that was named Forbes 5th Best Health System to Work for in the U.S. for 2021! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy a multitude of employee benefits that include:
Work/Life balance and generous paid time off
Full Medical, Dental, Vision and other insurance benefits
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and extraordinary discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.