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Procurement Specialist

Nashville, Tennessee
Job Type
5 Aug 2022
Why Wellpath:

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"

About this role:

The Procurement Specialist is a key member of the procurement team responsible for strategic sourcing and tactical purchasing activities; directly supporting functional groups such as Operations, Clinical Administration, and IT. This position will be responsible for utilizing strategic sourcing levers which deliver cost reductions alongside improved service levels, managing vendor partners, and supporting internal stakeholders.

What you bring to the table:


Bachelor s degree in economics, business or finance


Large corporate experience is preferred.
Must be able to manage and complete multiple projects and RFP s driving excellent results .


None Required.
What you will do:
Manage contract negotiations and renewals to include RFI/RFP process to maximize enterprise wide purchasing power.
Maintain strong relationships with vendors and drive for continuous savings.
Responsibility for formulary/catalog management.
Monitor savings and define the budget impact, including tracking planned/ achieved savings, embedding savings into corporate budgets.
Participate in cross-functional teams in the development of sourcing strategies.
Develop project plans and timeline for new projects or programs
Negotiate and implement local, regional, and national agreements to support the savings and service goals of the procurement team.
Drive contract and vendor compliance to the new and existing national agreements.
Uphold internal and external policies (e.g. code of ethics), regulations and laws (federal, state, and local) to ensure that the behavior of organization is honest, ethical and professional
Successful, track record in a procurement role. Healthcare procurement experience preferred.
2+ years experience in procurement in a large-scale environment, multi-site experience preferred.
Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS) from four-year College or university preferred.
Prior supply chain, operations, or procure-to-pay experience.
Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret spend and cost data, research market trends, identify best practices, and manage supporting contract development activities.
Experience running multiple RFP s and/or savings projects simultaneously with the ability to prioritize to meet deadlines with having a strong attention to detail.
Desire and ability to take full ownership of projects and produce high quality work.
Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills.
Ability to work effectively, maintain composure and make decisions in stressful situations
Perform other duties as assigned

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Our investment in you:
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
Time off & leave benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Parental benefits
Perks and discounts
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  • Job Reference: 678534892-2
  • Date Posted: 5 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Wellpath
  • Location: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent