In this role, you will contribute to all aspects of supply chain strategic sourcing processes including market opportunity identification, strategy and portfolio development, negotiations, marketing, and implementation. Working directly with a senior portfolio executive, you will participate and learn about the competitive bid process while utilizing and developing effective negotiation skills. You will manage a portfolio of technology acute/non-acute agreements and develop contracting strategies to reduce spend and improve operational efficiencies, and maximize member satisfaction.
Manage a portfolio for acute/non-acute agreements.
Conduct product and market assessments and market research for assigned categories.
Develop contracting strategies that will deliver unique value to support individual members, supply networks, academic medical centers as well as customers and clients in non-health care markets
Participate in the competitive bid process by negotiating favorable terms and conditions.
Implement new programmatic offerings while maintaining practical knowledge of the healthcare industry, market dynamics and new technology.
Develop and manage relationships with members, suppliers, and alliances to ensure satisfaction through effective, timely communication and problem resolution.
Relevant degree preferred.
2 or more years of experience working with contracts and negotiations required.
Experience in a health care environment preferred.
Demonstrated expertise in competitive bidding, and management of high profile agreements.
Must be financially savvy with working with expense and revenue budgets.
Excellent verbal, written presentation skills.
Willingness to travel.
Internal Number: 13981R
About Vizient, Inc.
Working at Vizient means making a difference in today’s dynamic health care industry, every day. As the nation’s largest member-driven health care performance improvement company, Vizient connects providers with the knowledge, solutions and expertise that accelerate their performance. Our diverse membership includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care providers.
Additionally, across our enterprise of companies, we have the scale and depth to deliver exponential impact across the continuum of care:
Provista – Proven supply chain partner specializing in extended, diagnostic and preventive care facilities, including surgery centers, home health and senior living
Apexus – The exclusive contractor for the 340B Drug Pricing Program, managed by the Health Resources and Services Administration
aptitude – The industry’s first online direct contracting market, supporting self-contracting activity between hospitals and suppliers.
Sg2 – Providing a unique blend of analytics, intelligence, consulting and education to enable health system leaders to integrate strategic growth and perform...ance across the continuum of care.
Vizient represents a new direction in health care: innovative data-driven solutions, expertise and collaborative opportunities that lead to improved patient outcomes and lower costs.