This position is responsible for ensuring the
successful implementation of National Group Purchasing Organization (NGPO) contracts with a view toward maximizing cost savings
through contract utilization. The Contract Administrator is also responsible for identifying regional contract opportunities,
that compliment the NGPO portfolio, and negotiating with suppliers to bring meaningful cost savings to the membership via
contract uptake. Successful performance in this position requires the ability to deal effectively with vendors, members, and
The Contract Administrator will work collaboratively with Account Management, Analytics, Finance, and other
Contracting team employees to support members with their contracting initiatives.
Essential duties include:
Identify, implement, and monitor opportunities to aggregate
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
supported data for contract decisions
contracts with vendors, build strategic relationships to bring value to the Yankee membership
Work with Yankee membership to identify the best contract
choices; evaluate multi-source NGPO contracts based upon quality, representation, and cost
Identify regional contracts that compliment the NGPO portfolio
opportunities, negotiate and execute final contract pricing, and implement contract uptake to increase cost savings to the
new vendors for potential contracts for all Yankee Alliance membership (includes but not limited to screening vendors that
are soliciting contracts)
opportunities 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
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
Analyze off contract spend and work with the Director of
Contracting to identify opportunities for new Yankee Alliance contracts
Bachelor’s degree, or comparable experience, and minimum five
years hospital purchasing experience preferred
Experience working for a medical supplier or in the medical insurance industry desirable
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or an industry-related field
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
and presentation skills, ability to communicate with members and vendors
Good customer service skills
and analytical skills
Strong negotiation skills a must
Ability to work in a team environment
to work under pressure with short deadlines
Strong working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Word,
Manager of Supply and Logistics
Mercy Medical Center
Full Time, 40 Hours, Day Shift
Medical Center, a part of Trinity Health-New England, is currently seeking a Manager of Supply and Logistics. S(he) will provide
direction, management and implementation of all matters related to inventory/supply chain
management, quality practices and systems, and distribution of supplies ensuring that the key drivers of cost, functionality
and timeliness are met. The role is responsible for all matters on all campuses associated with logistics, storage/warehousing,
receiving, supply distribution, inventory management, transportation, quality and support. The role will act as a liaison
to the purchasing/contracting group in the acquisition
of product and the resolution of any issues. Direct supervision of staff including interviewing, hiring, training, motivating
and evaluating staff.
Bachelor’s degree in
logistics/inventory/supply chain management or related field preferred.
Minimum of 5-7 years in healthcare material management or related experience.
Minimum of 5 years management experience
management and component supply awareness are important.
working knowledge of database systems, PowerPoint, and MS Office suite.
Excellent analytical skills with the ability to collect and correlate
information and data.
team, leadership, project management, and interpersonal skills.
effective communication to provide excellent customer service.
participates in performance improvement activities as it relates to job duties.
Demonstrates effective and culturally appropriate communications.
For more information and to apply, please click here.
Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens
of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained
to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that
we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different
way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development),
commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
is important! An equal opportunity employer.
A member of Trinity Health-New England.
A legacy of the Sisters of Providence