Procurement Contract Specialist

Job Requisition #: JR63202

End Date: 6/6/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Do you have experience in supply chain, vendor management or financial analysis and are looking for an exciting growth opportunity?

ChristianaCare's Strategic Sourcing department is looking for a Procurement Contract Specialist to join their team to manage an assigned portfolio of procurement contracts for the organization. This position provides excellent opportunity for career growth and is perfect for someone with strong analytical skill and a working knowledge base in sourcing, contracting and general purchasing practices.  Strong organizational, interpersonal and communications skills are paramount to the success of this role.

In this roe, the Specialist will analyze data to identify cost reduction and IDN aggregation opportunities within their assigned commodity portfolio, coordinate bid/RFQ projects, and makes purchase awards for their assigned portfolio.  This role will also develop financial analyses that quantify the cost impact of Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) contract offerings and locally negotiated opportunities. Some responsibilities include:

  • Manage an assigned portfolio of procurement contracts (GPO and locally negotiated) to assure that all contracts are reviewed and appropriate action taken prior to contract expiration date.
  • Develops financial analysis that identify cost savings opportunities (both GPO and locally negotiated) and guide decision making for assigned portfolio of contracts.
  • Coordinates with Value Analysis representatives and departmental personnel across facilities and prepares cost analyses needed to make effective product decisions and conversions.
  • Develop and publish RFP's for contract opportunities.
  • Conduct RFP evaluation analysis for supplier submissions for RFP award scenarios.
  • Maintains data within Supply Chain software solutions to maintain pricing and other contracting components in an accurate, current manner.

Desired candidates will hold a High School Diploma/GED (Balchelor's degree preferred and have two (2) years of related administrative/vendor relationship experience.  Experience in healthcare environment preferred and an equivalent combination of education and experience maybe substituted

If this position speaks to you, please apply to join our team!

When you become an employee at ChristianaCare, you are joining a robust healthcare organization that was named Forbes 5th Best Health System to Work for in the U.S. for 2021! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy a multitude of employee benefits that include:

  • Work/Life balance and generous paid time off
  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision and other insurance benefits
  • 403 (b) with an employer match
  • Diverse and Inclusive culture
  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and extraordinary discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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