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Job ID: MAN002F9
Location: Durham, NC
Facility/Division: SHARED SERVICES
Shift: Day Job
DescriptionResponsible for leading the development and implementation of objectives, policies, and processes for the central purchasing function of UNC Health in the acquisition of all goods, services and equipment. Reviews vendor performance and maintains price controls to identify and implement efficient procurement strategies. This position will work collaboratively with any variety of entities, administrative individuals, teams and groups of physicians and clinicians to develop and implement sourcing and procurement strategies that will minimize the organization's total cost of ownership for supplies, services and capital purchases while maintaining a customer focused culture and meeting the needs of diverse constituencies. This individual will be responsible for streamlining and automating the purchasing process within the integrated supply chain organization in partnership with Information Technology Services. Responsible for identifying and implementing industry best practices that will support UNC Health efforts to be considered a best-in-class class supply chain organization both within and outside the health care industry
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Health Administration or related field preferred, Will consider equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Professional Experience Requirements:
Will consider equivalent combinations as follows:
If a Bachelor's degree: Seven (7) years of experience in contract negotiations, working with physician and clinician teams, including three (3) years of experience in a supervisory role.
If an Associate's degree: Eleven (11) years of experience in contract negotiations, working with physician and clinician teams, including three (3) years of experience in a supervisory role.
If a High School diploma or GED: Fifteen (15) years of experience in contract negotiations, working with physician and clinician teams, including three (3) years of experience in a supervisory role.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements:
Must possess a good working knowledge of business law concepts and legal aspects of contract administration and purchasing best practices. Strong interpersonal, communication and consensus-building skills. Experience with MMIS; Infor/Lawson preferred. Experience with EDI exchanges/market places (i.e. GHX, Prodigy, Vizient ecommerce).
The UNC Health System and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.
UNC Health is an equal opportunity employer. As such, UNC Health offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or political affiliation.