Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


To manage a defined portfolio of products and services as part of the overall contract portfolio for the University of Kentucky HealthCare. To negotiate agreements optimizing price, delivery and terms. To maintain relationships with vendors and contractors to ensure good, reliable sources of supply and information. To work with Value Analysis and teams in an effort to select, implement and communicate contracts that support the needs of University HealthCare. To monitor market trends and conditions to ensure that contract portfolio is bench-marked appropriately. To work with clinicians, physicians, and Health System affiliates to standardize and optimize across the system as appropriate.




Job Title
Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Requisition Number
RE11994

Working Title
Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Department Name
3P001:MM-Buyer-001

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
46

Salary Range
$48,526-80,059/year

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

BA



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Required Related Experience

5 yrs



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None.



Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time.



Shift

Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Communication, both oral and written.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor's Degree and five years of experience in procurement; materials management; negotiating contracts; and/or managing processes with strategic sourcing.



Deadline to Apply
10/24/2017

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.



Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of purchasing and/or materials management experience do you have working in or supporting the healthcare industry?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * How many years of experience do you have with inventory control systems in a hospital/healthcare environment?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * How many years of experience do you have drafting and/or negotiating healthcare contracts?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

PI99771260