Assc Director, Sourcing And Procurement, Optum Infusion Services - Remote

Unitedhealth Group Inc. Eden Prairie , MN 55344

Posted 1 week ago

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life's best work.(sm)

You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the execution of strategic initiatives and daily operations related to the supply of inventory into the Optum Infusion network of pharmacies, including the procurement and inventory management of critical product lines, mitigation of supply chain disruptions and product shortages, and overseeing the operational relationships with key suppliers

  • Establish collaborative environment with key suppliers and business partners to optimize supplier performance and innovation; serve as an escalation point for systemic performance issues; oversee the publishing of supplier KPIs to internal stakeholders

  • Lead development of a playbook to proactively identify critical product shortages in the market and associated actions to mitigate impacts to patients and business financials

  • Oversee procurement of high-visibility and financially significant product line through strategic and tactical analytics with a focus on COGS and inventory optimization; develop and deliver presentations and reports for senior leaders relative to business objectives and performance

  • Directs the development of pharmacy procurement policies and procedures and ensures compliance through tracking and reporting; collaborates with clinical services team on drug and supply formulary strategy

  • Institutes strategy for the organization and communication of procurement-related policies, job aids, announcements, guidance changes, supplier updates, etc.

  • Build and maintain relationships with key business functions; must be skilled at influencing and change management at all levels of the organization

  • Drive the realization of savings, supply efficiency, quality, and process improvements

  • Assess team scope, structure, talent/skill gaps, and level of effort to develop staffing plans

  • Analyze deliverables beyond the immediate data to provide assumptions and possible next steps

  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations

  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail

  • Manage and oversee the development and mentorship of direct reports

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain or Business Administration

  • 3+ years pharmaceutical and/or disposable med/surg supply procurement

  • 3+ years progressive experience in purchasing and inventory management

  • Ability to apply knowledge across complex business areas and manage in a cross-functional environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA

  • 3+ years management experience

  • Demonstrated experience with financial analysis and modeling

Careers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you'll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you're empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

  • All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington Residents Only Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington residents is $101,200 to $184,000. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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