Under the strategic direction of the AVP of Supply Chain Operations, the Advisor, Supply Chain, provides expertise and direction for enterprise contract and strategic sourcing strategies and operations. The Advisor, Supply Chain will be responsible for ensuring that standard policies, procedures and methodologies are established, communicated across the enterprise and maintained. This individual should be able to work independently on both standard and complex Agreements with the ability to identify escalation points to Executive management, Legal, and related functional areas such as Rising Ride, Risk Management, Finance, Accounting and Department leaders.
Key Position Qualifications
Minimum 3-5 years of contract, procurement and or sourcing experience. Healthcare experience is preferred.
Renegotiating unfavorable terms and negotiating a wide range of contracts for purchased services, supplies, medical equipment, etc. required.
BA/BS (Business, Finance, Accounting, Healthcare, Supply Chain Management) in related field.
Contracting and Sourcing experience required.
Experience with contract negotiations with proven ability to interpret contract terms and conditions.
Experience with contract mgmt. systems – SAP/Ariba or similar.
Ability to navigate ERP procurement modules such as Lawson/Infor or similar.
Proficient in MS Excel and other Microsoft applications.
Healthcare contracting experience a plus.
Excellent communication skills and a high degree of comfort presenting to an executive level audience.