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Strategic Sourcing Specialist II

Tigard, Oregon Apply Now Job ID 1152851 Category Administrative Services Organization Trillium Community Health Plan Schedule Full-time
Description:

Position Purpose:

Develop and execute Request for Information and Request for Proposals (RFI, RFP) to gain understanding of market dynamics and suppliers position within the market
Lead pricing and contract negotiations on both tactical and strategic contracts, assisting with strategy, technique and messaging
Liaise with Legal, Risk and other internal stakeholders to ensure contract language protects Centene's interests
Connect with internal customers to identify business needs and develop scope of project
Support business initiatives by engaging with internal business owners and suppliers, leading contract negotiations
Utilize market research along with RFI and RFP results to develop sourcing strategy, identifying most productive negotiation strategy to drive value
Assist in the preparation of internal negotiation strategy documents
Understand SS&P strategic sourcing process and begin to recommend process improvements, and with manager support, implement changes

Qualifications:

Lead supplier negotiations and contracting with suppliers on behalf on internal customers.

   

Preferred Experience:

Experience drafting vendor agreements and/or contracts. Ensuring vendor contractual language captures all State and Federal regulatory and compliance requirements.

Education/Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field; 3+ years of experience in project management or negotiations

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

 

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