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Senior Sourcing & Procurement Consultant

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

UnitedHealth Group is a health care and well-being company that's dedicated to improving the health outcomes of millions around the world. We are comprised of two distinct and complementary businesses, UnitedHealthcare and Optum, working to build a better health system for all. Here, your contributions matter as they will help transform health care for years to come. Make an impact with a diverse team that shares your passion for helping others and start doing your life's best work.(sm) -

Sr. Sourcing & Procurement Consultant Sourcing & Procurement (IT) will execute based on the IT Category Management Plan and streamline the handling of, Hardware, Software, Licensing and Maintenance services across UnitedHealth Group entities, with a focus on commercial agreements.

In addition, the Sr. Sourcing Procurement Consultant, Sourcing & Procurement (IT) will deliver value to customers; communicate effectively; drive sound, disciplined decisions, and drive high-quality execution. - We are looking for a proven professional who is a self-starter with heavy contracting experience to successfully deliver on initiatives that will often have broad and meaningful impact on the business. -

You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. -

-Primary Responsibilities: -

  • Develop and support technology strategies for Hardware, Software Licensing and Maintenance; manage supplier performance management programs; and execute sourcing and contracting processes
  • Execute negotiation strategies taking into consideration how changing hardware technology impacts and is impacted by software licensing terms; draft commercial agreements; benchmark rates, negotiate and execute contract terms and conditions (leveraging UnitedHealth Group's contract terms and internal subject matter experts, with an accountability to terms, risk mitigation/compliance and internal protocols), and overall pricing strategy; and ensure supplier compliance with contract terms and conditions and pricing
  • Execute strategic sourcing initiatives across one or more business segments, including, but not limited to, implementing change management strategies to support current supply chain, overall procurement programs and overall sourcing and contracting strategy; and drive strategic sourcing efficiency through implementation of best practices
  • Understand and analyze commodities and global sourcing and contracting strategies; and ensure alignment of enterprise sourcing and contracting efforts, enterprise supply chain strategies with major technology vendors, and applicable business owner/commodity area strategies in accordance with overall business and financial goals
  • Develop relationships with applicable stakeholders, including executive level individuals, across the enterprise to drive support of the sourcing and procurement value proposition, consistent, high-quality delivery of procurement programs, and sourcing and contracting initiatives
  • Evaluate supplier consolidation strategies, opportunities to leverage supplier spend (including, but not limited to, re-sourcing and re-negotiation of on-going supplier relationships), and cost savings opportunities; participate in vendor selection and competitive bidding strategy (e.g., RFPs, renegotiations, eSourcing) and leverage Ariba platform (Procure-to-Pay, Sourcing and Contracting) to drive process efficiencies and reduce costs; make appropriate recommendations; and execute and maintain the same

    You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. -
    Required Qualifications: -

    • Bachelor's Degree in a related field or equivalent experience
    • 3+ years of progressive experience in executing market-leading sourcing strategies, leading sourcing projects and /or working in cross-functional procurement team
    • Demonstrated ability to succeed in a high demand multi-tasking environment
    • Demonstrated ability to successfully navigate through ambiguities/difficult obstacles using facts, alternatives identification, open-mindedness, and thought-through strategy
    • Proven organizational, project management and communication (written and verbal) skills
    • Demonstrated understanding of Network products and Software, Telephony, Network management & services, Software Licensing and Maintenance
    • Knowledge of the Ariba e-Procurement tool
    • Ability to concisely articulate positions and garner support quickly from various levels of business and procurement leadership
    • Proven analytical skills (effectively supports decisions on factual data and analysis) and problem solving skills
    • Proficient in MS Excel, Word, Outlook, and Power Point

      Preferred Qualifications: - -

      • Experience utilizing Procure-to-Pay and Contracting modules (or similar procurement systems)

        Careers with UnitedHealth Group. Discover rewarding opportunities as we help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone. Join a team of people who are talented, compassionate and driven. We will support you with the global outreach, resources and inclusive culture we're proud to foster as a Fortune 5 company. We encourage you to grow as we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. -

        *All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy -

        California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington residents is $85,000 to $167,300. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

        -At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission. - - - -

        Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. - - - - - -

        UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. - - -

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