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Contracts Specialist in Andover, MA at SNI Financial

Date Posted: 1/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Andover, MA
  • Job Type:
    Health Care
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/29/2018
  • Job ID:
    338909

Job Description


One of our valued clients is seeking a Contracts Specialist. The ideal candidate will be responsible for implementing (NGPO) contracts.
Responsibilities:

  • Identify, implement, and monitor member purchasing volume and negotiate improved pricing under the terms of NGPO contracts
  • Analyze marketshare, conversion, benchmarks and cross reference data for use in contract negotiations
  • Evaluate multi-source NGPO contracts based upon quality, representation, and cost
  • Identify regional contracts that enhance the NGPO portfolio opportunities, negotiate and execute final contract pricing, and implement contract uptake to increase cost savings to the entire membership
  • Locate new vendors for potential contracts
  • Strive to maximize savings through a competitive bid process
  • Monitor existing contract volume and payment of administrative fees
  • Conduct business partner reviews to monitor contract uptake progress
  • Manage process to improve penetration and performance of business partners in member facilities
  • Resolve service or pricing issues related to contracts on behalf of membership
  • Create membership list, updated with new and deleted members and send out to contracted suppliers on a monthly basis


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or comparable experience (over five years)
  • Thorough knowledge of NGPO and regional contracting processes
  • Thorough understanding of supply chain and product issues in departments such as Materials Management, Pharmacy, Food Service, OR, Imaging, Cardiology, Facilities Management, and Laboratory
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Word,