Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin as a Contract Administrator in Procurement Services.
As a Contract Administrator, you’ll be a key player in the purchasing initiatives between UW Health and UnityPoint Health - Meriter.
Review existing University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinical Authority (UWHCA) contracts and move Meriter spend to appropriate UWHCA contracts.
Manage, track and update distribution and system entry into MMIS system of all new and existing agreements, contracts, amendments and addenda. (About 50% of responsibilities).
Assist with supplier sourcing.
Analyze spend and recommend to Category Manager cost savings by product standardization or consolidation among suppliers.
Provide excellent customer service and providing consultation to internal customers in Sourcing/Contracting practices and PeopleSoft ERP system policies and processes.
Minimum - Associates degree in business management or related field.
Preferred - Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Legal Assistant/ Paralegal or related field.
Minimum - Two years contact administration experience with progressive responsibility. Working knowledge of contracts and procure-to-pay process.
Preferred – Two years’ experience in contract management, purchasing, commodities, supply chain or other relevant field. Familiarity with PeopleSoft or other ERP systems. Health care supply chain knowledge.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Working knowledge of contracts and procure-to-pay process.
Detail oriented with a demonstrated talent and enthusiasm for investigating and solving problems. Ability to identify and remedy errors.
Skillful in using Microsoft Excel, including VLOOKUP functionality, PowerPoint and Word to combine data from multiple sources and present data in appropriate formats.
Strong verbal and written communication skills using Microsoft Word and Outlook.
Strong, demonstrated skills in analytics, communications and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, meet deadlines and adhere to strict guidelines.
Interpersonal skills to work effectively with varying seniority levels, including staff, managers and external partners.
Ability to multi-task and problem solve in a fast-paced environment.
Familiarity with PeopleSoft or other ERP systems.
Health care supply chain knowledge preferred.
Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.
Full-time, 40 hours per week. Monday - Friday, Day shift. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.
Position will be located at Meriter Business Office:
2650 Novation Parkway
Madison, WI 53713
UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Internal Number: 180022bz
About UW Health
UW Health is the integrated health system of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. UW Health consists of 6 hospitals and 80 outpatient sites, including University Hospital, UW Health at The American Center, American Family Children's Hospital and UW Carbone Cancer Center. UW Health partners with the UW School of Medicine and Public Health to fulfill our shared patient care, research, education and community service missions.