Sourcing Specialist-AHN

Job ID: J135000
Company: Provider PPI LLC
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: 4 Allegheny Center
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Dec 7, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:  

Supports the sourcing function to ensure proper procurement of supplies, equipment and services to support the daily operations of the organization. As required, reviews special purchase requests for accuracy, completeness, transmittal to vendor community; confirms orders, communicates status with stakeholders, and supports supply shortage resolution.  Supports contract term resolution, ensures compliance with the negotiated terms, and supports the integrity of the materials management information system.  Negotiate local contracts, facilitate contract renewals, and conduct RFP’s as required to support organizational goals and objectives.  Provides daily client customer service in support of the sourcing and procurement functions.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

1.Conduct RFQ and RFI processes with the direction of a Category or Contract Manager.  Conduct applicable RFPs to create a local or GPO contract with the consent and support of a Category or Contract Manager.

2.Facilitate and lead consignment projects in support of the Sourcing and Procurement processes.  Utilize appropriate consignment templates to complete a vendor consignment program within client’s internal policies and procedures.

3.Negotiate local contracts, contract renewals, and negotiate pricing as required to support organizational goals and objectives.

4.Assist with contract implementations (Load item files, cover sheets, communications with stakeholders for program rollouts, etc.)

5.As required, review, evaluate and process purchase orders efficiently and effectively in accordance with departmental contracts and standards and resolve price discrepancies to support procurement and sourcing efforts. 

6.Document  appropriate line/purchase order notes and provide routine and consistent  communication of order status on a regular basis; substitute product information support, analyze root causes,   and develop/implement recommended long term solutions in support of overall sourcing and procurement functions.

7.Document appropriate line/purchase order notes and provide routine and consistent communication of order status on a regular basis; substitute product information support, analyze root causes,   and develop/implement recommended long term solutions in support of overall sourcing and procurement functions.

8.Other duties as assigned or requested.

III. QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Minimum of five years’ experience in purchasing, materials processes, finance or healthcare organization. High school diploma required.

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  (This section describes additional preferred characteristics)

  • Demonstrated communication and customer service skills are essential along with organization, attention to detail and follow up.
  • Ability to problem solve supply chain management issues.
  • Basic Presentation Skills to introduce Provider and articulate value proposition to all parties.

IV. SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY  (People Management Responsibility)

Does this role supervise/manage other employees? 

No 

V. WORK ENVIRONMENT

Is Travel Required?

No 

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