OptumRx is a pharmacy care services company that creates smarter health care connections to help more than 67 million Americans realize improved care, lower costs and a better overall experience. Challenge yourself, your peers and join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)Primary Responsibilities: Lead 35 BriovaRx regional pharmacies, Cullinary, and Corporate pharmacy locationsDirect the locations in standard and consistent processes and drive best practices across the sites Measure and ensure key metrics are met such as out of stocks, procurement practices, inventory turns, product substitution, carrier conformance and packaging requirementsPartners with operations on daily procurement and inventory replenishment activities for pharmaceutical purchases to ensure service level goals are met or exceeded, while maximizing inventory turnsOverall responsibility for ensuring that the pharmacies have an adequate forecast to meet the needs of members in a timely and cost effective manner. The position requires a high degree of Supply Chain and Inventory management acumen, and conscientious and ethical leadership skills to ensure the proper responsible expenditure of company fundsResponsible for eliminating and preventing surplus inventory to ensure cash flow and inventory turn goals are metResponsible for leveraging system to ensure proper alignment of the procurement cycle by NDCResponsible to optimize new product launch and vendor switches working with IR to ensure they are performed in a timely manner taking into consideration service level and surplus inventory.Interact at all levels of management; both inside the company and outside with supplier organizationsWork closely with Operations, IR, Accounting, Logistics, Suppliers, Supply Chain Leadership and all Infusion touch alliancesPlan and develop strategy and tactics to reach objectivesResponsible for supporting initiatives to plan, organize, and administer subordinate staff development. Provide guidance to employees relative to their daily decision making, interactions with suppliers, and personnel from other departments within the companyPromote teamwork style relationships between Regional Supply Chain and other areas of OptumAssist team in developing and updating strategies to support business objectivesResponsible for providing key metrics for leadershipParticipate in or lead projects as neededProvide input relative to system changes or testingGood understanding of forecasting models and purchasing capabilities in businessIdentifies opportunities for process improvements within Optum Supply ChainExcellent data mining and database building skillsSelf-starter, independently initiating and driving projects toward completion
Required Qualifications: Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience 5+ years' of Procurement, Inventory management, Logistics and Warehouse Distribution experience Proficiency with MS Office applications Management and or supervisory experience of direct reportsAbility to travel 25% of the time Preferred Requirements: Pharmacy procurement experience Demonstrated communication, presentation, leadership and influencing skills Proven ability to maintain effective working relationships within a matrixed team environment Careers with BriovaRx Infusion Services. If you choose a career with BriovaRx Infusion Services, you'll join a team that is dedicated not only to delivering the latest in home infusion therapy, but also providing that care in a patient-first approach that offers better outcomes. As part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we strive to help our patients feel comfortable in their regimen so they can receive the treatment they need while maintaining the lifestyle they prefer. At BriovaRx Infusion Services, you'll join a team that inspires you to do better every day, resulting in your life's best work.(sm) Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Job Keywords: Manager sourcing and procurement, procurement manager, supply chain manager, Lenexa, KS, Kansa
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Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.