Sourcing Manager, Custom Contracts

Premier, Inc. Denver , CO 80208

Posted 2 months ago

Sourcing Manager, Custom Contracts

The Sourcing Manager, Custom Contracts will support the planning and execution of account management of supply chain services at CommonSpirit Health, while maintaining and renewing products/services, achieving & documenting high level of customer validated savings, and supporting current account's product lines and business solutions. This position is primarily responsible for overall coordination of the Premier custom contracting process at CommonSpirit. Key duties include:

  • Coordinating with Performance Improvement Category Leads, CommonSpirit Category Directors, and Region Managers to identify potential Premier Custom Contracting opportunities.

  • Facilitating approval for Custom Contracts from Premier product teams and internal GPO stakeholders.

  • Facilitating business terms agreement between all partners (Premier, Supplier and CommonSpirit).

  • Facilitating completion of contracts and returning them to Category Leads and Category Directors for implementation.

All efforts and solutions will be supported by Premier data products and services. This position works in collaboration with other field Region Specialists, Premier Performance Partner staff, client services, product management, operations, new business development to ensure customer service and value provided exceeds customer expectations. This position must maintain awareness and knowledge of other business groups to better serve accounts and to drive additional member engagement and will work closely with Premier Integrated Account Team to ensure coordinated account planning and maximize customer value from the Premier relationship.

This position must be located in Denver, CO.

Major Accountabilities

Custom Contracting

  • Coordinate with the Performance Improvement Category Leads, CommonSpirit Category Directors and Regional Directors to identify potential Premier Custom Contracting opportunities.

  • Facilitate approval for Custom Contracts from Premier product teams and internal GPO stakeholders.

  • Facilitate business terms agreement between all parties (Premier internal stakeholders, Supplier stakeholders and CommonSpirit stakeholders) including Legal representation.

  • Facilitate completion of contracts and then transfer back to Category Leads and Category Directors for implementation.

  • Work with CommonSpirit to maximize number of contracts on Premier paper; assist in transitioning contracts onto Premier custom contracts.

  • As time allows, work in other support areas for the client including contract research, tier optimizations and supplier support.

Account Management

  • Develop working knowledge of supply chain services lines of business and products to include: 1) contract portfolio offerings in non-pharmacy, pharmacy, and food, 2) committed and aggregation programs, 3) strategic supplier relationships relevant to customers.

  • Support account planning process and assists with the development of a supply chain improvement plan at CommonSpirit. Ensures plans are updated monthly with identified and implemented savings and shared with account team.

  • Position Premier as a strategic partner versus a supplier and be Viewed as a Trusted Advisor by key member contacts:

  • Work with account team to understand member's strategy, goals and key performance indicators. Specifically, understanding supply chain related goals (savings, performance goals, etc).

  • Participate in strategic account planning in conjunction with RD, Field VP and other customer stakeholders.

  • Work with account team to provide executive friendly savings & financial updates for inclusion in Quarterly Business Reviews and recurring update meetings.

  • Cultivate relationships with the supply chain team, supply chain leadership and other department leaders (Rx, Dietary, etc.) with support of the Region Director & Region Managers.

Project Management

  • Assist with product implementation service delivery (overall project management) as requested by Contract Directors or Leads

  • Work with Advisory or Performance Improvement Team to understand project plan and work plan details including timelines, tasks, resources, etc. in order to facilitate successful implementation with the customer

  • Work with key stakeholders to understand project requirements and expectations

  • Point of contact to communicate any changes in project plans, status, timelines and issues

  • Lead problem resolution to ensure customer expectations are met

Administrative

  • Represents the interests of Client Management internally in a variety of settings within and outside of the business group

  • Participate in cross functional teams across Business unit's regional operations teams as requested

  • Understand organizational structure and all product offerings

Education & Work Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, healthcare management or related discipline required.

  • 6+ years of applicable experience required, to include:

  • Recent practical healthcare or hospital experience.

  • Recent business analytics experience.

  • Contracting experience in a healthcare setting.

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Premier is looking for smart, agile individuals like you to help us transform the healthcare industry. Here you will find critical thinkers who have the freedom to make an impact. Colleagues who share your thirst to learn more and do things better. Teammates committed to improving the health of a nation. See why incredible challenges require incredible people.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to unlawful discrimination because of their age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, pregnancy status, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, covered military or protected veteran status, disability, or any other applicable federal, state or local protected class, trait or status or that of persons with whom an applicant associates. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Premier complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply.

Premier also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to diversity_and_accomodations@premierinc.com or contact Premier Recruiting at 704.816.5200.


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Sourcing Manager, Custom Contracts

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