Sr. Contract Specialist

Coral Gables, Florida
Mar 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The University of Miami Supply Chain Services Department supports the University’s academic, research and healthcare mission by supplying and serving the hands that heal, the minds that educate and the innovators that create.Job Description

We are seeking a highly skilled, detail-oriented Senior Contract Specialist with a proven track record in successful negotiations. In this challenging role, you will contribute to the organization’s success by ensuring the University meets its savings targets while maintaining high standards of quality and service and obtaining the best possible terms and conditions. You must be driven, results-oriented, and motivated as you will be encouraged and empowered to find cost reduction opportunities throughout the organization. You must be able to manage multiple projects concurrently and work in a fast-paced environment. In addition, you must be a highly effective communicator with exceptional relationship management skills to effectively execute strategic solutions with senior stakeholders and key suppliers.

Three year’s related experience and a Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of experience and education are required and experience in healthcare supply chain services is preferred.

Certified Public Purchasing Buyer (CPPB), Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), or Certified Materials & Resource Professional (CMRP) are preferred.

Apply online. Position #P00007871

The University of Miami is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. We are committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Come join us!