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Portfolio Manager-Contract Senior

IU Health Plans
Date Posted
05 January, 2021
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Requisition Number
274372
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Portfolio Manager-Contract Senior

Job Description

Overview

Responsible for the overall management of assigned portfolio categories, including development and implementation of category strategy in coordination with key stakeholders. Ensures the best possible cost position through contract strategy development using market tools, supplier negotiations, product standardization, contract implementation, and contract performance review. Coordinates with clinical effectiveness councils by providing data relevant to given initiatives by product category. Identifies and supports opportunities such as standardization, utilization and new emerging technologies related by category to the appropriate key stakeholders. Coordinates new product, capitol, purchase service and technology requests related to contract category. Works under limited guidance on projects and problems of a complex nature using tools and independent judgment to make decisions, build relationships, serves as the product portfolio expert and ensures deliverables are met for assigned categories. Provides guidance to assigned portfolio specialist. Collaborates with group purchasing organization on strategy, benchmarking, and opportunities within their portfolio. Responsible for the appropriate implementation and retrospective analysis of initiatives by category. Owns supplier relationships based on assigned categories, develops strategic plans, monitor vendor performance, and conducts business reviews. Responsible for collaborating with operational leaders for approval. Assists in identifying priorities within the service lines, serve as a resource/mentor to the Contract Portfolio Managers and Specialists, and may take lead role in major department initiatives or projects. Participates in the development and execution of strategic short and long term goals for the department. Performs other duties as assigned to support the overall strategy of supply chain and clinical effectiveness.

 Bachelor's degree required, preferably with a focus on healthcare management, business administration, supply chain management, or other analytical discipline. MBA preferred.5-7 years of healthcare experience in focus area or related field is required.
• Contract negotiation experience required; Project Management experience preferred.
• Strong verbal, written and strategic/analytical skills are required.
• Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint software applications; statistical software applications experience preferred.
• Must be proficient in the use of Supply Chain business systems and tools.
• May be required to travel to various locations as needed.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Portfolio Manager-Contract Senior Role

Overview

Responsible for the overall management of assigned portfolio categories, including development and implementation of category strategy in coordination with key stakeholders. Ensures the best possible cost position through contract strategy development using market tools, supplier negotiations, product standardization, contract implementation, and contract performance review. Coordinates with clinical effectiveness councils by providing data relevant to given initiatives by product category. Identifies and supports opportunities such as standardization, utilization and new emerging technologies related by category to the appropriate key stakeholders. Coordinates new product, capitol, purchase service and technology requests related to contract category. Works under limited guidance on projects and problems of a complex nature using tools and independent judgment to make decisions, build relationships, serves as the product portfolio expert and ensures deliverables are met for assigned categories. Provides guidance to assigned portfolio specialist. Collaborates with group purchasing organization on strategy, benchmarking, and opportunities within their portfolio. Responsible for the appropriate implementation and retrospective analysis of initiatives by category. Owns supplier relationships based on assigned categories, develops strategic plans, monitor vendor performance, and conducts business reviews. Responsible for collaborating with operational leaders for approval. Assists in identifying priorities within the service lines, serve as a resource/mentor to the Contract Portfolio Managers and Specialists, and may take lead role in major department initiatives or projects. Participates in the development and execution of strategic short and long term goals for the department. Performs other duties as assigned to support the overall strategy of supply chain and clinical effectiveness.

  • qualifications__list
     Bachelor's degree required, preferably with a focus on healthcare management, business administration, supply chain management, or other analytical discipline. MBA preferred.5-7 years of healthcare experience in focus area or related field is required.
  •  Contract negotiation experience required; Project Management experience preferred.
  •  Strong verbal, written and strategic/analytical skills are required.
  •  Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint software applications; statistical software applications experience preferred.
  •  Must be proficient in the use of Supply Chain business systems and tools.
  •  May be required to travel to various locations as needed.
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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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