OSF Healthcare Careers

Sourcing Specialist - FRA000321

Hours per week: 40.00
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm
Location: 5901 W War Memorial DR, Peoria, IL, United States

5901 W War Memorial DR, Peoria, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

 

The Sourcing Specialist is responsible for directing, coordinating, and implementing Sourcing and Contracting initiatives in assigned “Sourcing Categories” for OSF Healthcare System owned and affiliated facilities. Through the direction of Supply Chain Leadership, the Sourcing Specialist conducts market research, assists stakeholders to develop product and service requirements, creates category profiles, selects Sourcing strategies, develops RFI/RFP documents, determines the total cost of ownership, analyzes possible solutions, and negotiates contracts including content and terms. The Sourcing Specialist maintains internal contract repositories and oversees the revenue received through contract administrative fees and direct rebates from suppliers.

 

 

 

In addition to the standard duties, this role includes a specialty function of:

Contract Control Category

Centralized oversight, load, and control of all OSF contracts through a master contract repository system, responsible for proactive notification of contract expiration to stakeholders. Monitors contract compliance, penetration, and utilization in order to maximize contractual benefits for assigned spend.

 

 

 

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Bachelor’s degree in management, marketing, hospital administration, or related field and 5 years of progressive work experience in supply chain or “Contract Control

specific field; OR

High school diploma/GED and 10 years of equivalent “Contract Control” specific work experience

 

 

Proficient with Supply Chain software systems including but not limited to purchasing, receiving, inventory control and accounting.

 

Working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and ERP as well as ability to adapt and learn other tools as necessary.

 

Working Knowledge of contract law and principles and associated analytical processes.

 

Proven leadership skills in organization, training, and problem solving.

 

Strong analytical skills are required to address operational and system problems, to gather and interpret financial and clinical data, and to prepare clear, concise management reports that alert department management to opportunities and propose appropriate action plans.

 

Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills are required to share complex information with physicians, leadership, and other OSF employees.

 

Independent judgment is required to prioritize tasks and projects and work without a significant amount of day to day supervision.

 

Flexibility and the willingness to adapt to evolving job roles within the constantly changing work environment of the health system.

 

 

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

3 years of experience negotiating for the acquisition of supplies, purchased services, and equipment

 

Contract Control Category:  5 years of experience with contract repository systems (TractManager, MediTract, Contract Assistant, etc.) 

 


Working knowledge of Healthcare Group Purchasing Organizations 

 

Working knowledge of benchmarking and analytic tools (MDBuyline, ECRI, Premier SCA)

 

 

 

 

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

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