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Supply Chain Contract Manager/MMIS - Purchasing, Full Time, Days

Company: Catholic Medical Center
Location: Manchester
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

The Contract/Analytical Manager will identify savings opportunities and analytic processes for Supply Chain. This position is responsible for promoting and coordinating quantitative analysis and methodologies for contracting product and services. Responsible for directing cost reductions efforts of Procurement focusing on cost reduction, utilization, quality, waste and overall costs. This position is responsible for leading negotiations with department directors, vendors for supplies, equipment and service contracts.

Reviews and assesses applicable financial, clinical and operational data. Will work with all levels of management including Decision Support, Finance and physicians to gather information and present areas of savings and/or consolidation.

Under the direct supervision of the Director, Supply Chain and within established departmental policies and procedures, the incumbent performs the following functions.

1. Leads negotiation teams for procurement of equipment, routine supplies, physician preference items and purchased services contracts.

2. Responsible for analytic and reporting for Supply Chain reviewing vendor spend and categories for saving opportunities using analytic tools such as ECRI, Broadjump, GPO's and other data analytic programs.

3. Liason between facility and GPO and GPO contracts.

4. Responsible for Supply Chain MMIS reporting and functionality working in collaboration with the systems' analyst in the IT department.

5. On a routine basis prepares and presents to director visual presentations and proposals for savings opportunities before sharing with management, clinicians and physicians.

6. Works with vendors, clinical Engineering and department directors to develop the organization's equipment standards. The position collaborates on projects with designers, architects and hospital staff as required.

7. Works with purchasing staff for executing product pricing analysis. Monitors competitive prices using analytic tools such as ECRI, Broad jump, GPO's and others.

8. Participates in the Capital Budget preparation process during the budget review sessions.

9. Member and Co-Chairs the Value Analysis Advisory Committee.

10. Resolves invoicing discrepancies and delivery issues in a timely manner with vendors as needed

11. Must demonstrate a high level of customer service with all levels of management internally and externally.

12. Will monitor and review vendor performance on an ongoing basis. Will routinely conduct business reviews with vendors to ensure that they are meeting the requirements of the negotiated contract.

13. Works with vendors and departments to coordinate in-services for purchased equipment.

14. Will lead negotiations with department directors, buyers and vendors.

15. Understands and can process purchase orders through the organizations MMIS system for supplies, equipment and services as needed.

16. Carries out special projects and performs similar or related duties as assigned or directed.

17. Reviews all supply and service related contracts and collaborates with our legal counsel for necessary negotiated changes with vendors.

18. Collaborates with Purchasing and Stockroom staff as it relates to IT ERP support functions to make suggestions, test and implement systems features to increase system efficiencies.

19. Oversees all activities as it relates to item uploads and BPA's to the Procurement system in Oracle

Qualifications
Education:
--- Bachelor's degree required.

Experience:
--- Five to Seven years in a high volume, extremely detailed oriented office environment. Healthcare Capital Equipment

Procurement preferred
--- Supply Chain GPO and local contracting knowledge
--- Presentation skills to high level management
--- Knowledge of healthcare MMIS systems, Oracle preferred
--- Microsoft office
--- Strong negotiating skills

Licensure/Certification:
--- Certified Purchasing Resource Management (CPRM) certification desired

Keywords: Catholic Medical Center, Manchester , Supply Chain Contract Manager/MMIS - Purchasing, Full Time, Days, Professions , Manchester, New Hampshire

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