We are hiring for a Contract Manager for Purchased Services. This role will ensure BILH negotiates optimal system-wide contracts from both a cost and quality perspective. This role will identify and prioritize the purchased service contracts to be renegotiated at a system level, driving the process and focusing on vendor consolidation, appropriate short-term contracts, and other initiatives that will generate substantial savings for the health system.
Evaluates internal and benchmarking data to identify purchased service contract opportunities.
Develops and implements BILH contracts to ensure cost effective and quality driven supplies and services.
Manages vendor relationships, develops contract / relationship performance goals and criteria and serves a subject matter expert resource.
Works collaboratively with all key stakeholders, including supply chain, clinical departments, and finance on cost savings initiatives specifically relating to contracting operations.
Leads and/or staffs multi-disciplinary teams to select/standardize contracting choices that maximize supply chain savings while meeting clinical and operational needs. Conducts and/or staffs group meetings to facilitate contract review, trials, and implementation.
Evaluates success of contract once implemented, reconciles problems between BIHL and vendors, and makes relevant recommendations to best meet the supply chain needs of the system.
Analyzes data and provide cost savings reports to leadership on a routine basis.
Shares information and educates managers and physicians throughout the system to advance others' ability to improve supply chain performance.
Builds, maintains and manages strong partnerships with our strategic vendors.
Has the responsibility to lead and support managers and directors in developing and improving operations to create optimal performance levels. Direct Reports: None Indirect Reports: None
Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, supply chain management or a closely related field required. Master's degree or JD degree or other healthcare related field preferred.
5-8 years related work experience required and 0-1 years supervisory/management experience required
Advanced skills with Microsoft applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access and other web-based applications. May produce complex documents, perform analysis and maintain databases.
Certified Materials and Resource Professional (CMRP) certification.
7 years purchasing, contracting or materials management experience, preferably in a healthcare setting; Expertise in healthcare physician preference items and knowledge of clinical commodity items used in acute patient areas is preferred. Experience in healthcare value analysis is preferred.
Internal Number: 31949BR
About Beth Israel Lahey Health
Beth Israel Lahey Health (BILH) is a new health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, and more. We are made up of more than 4,000 physicians — including 850 primary care physicians, 9,000 nurses and nearly 35,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education. Together, we share a commitment to delivering the very best care in every community we serve. Because when a community gets healthier, people do too.