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The Northeast Purchasing Coalition (NPC) is a regional supply network covering Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island. The NPC includes approximately 17 members representing over 120 hospitals. This supply network will represent over $ 3B in combined annual supply purchases. The network will work with Vizient Inc. and act as a single entity in order to drive savings, improved supply utilization and supply chain efficiency. Yale New Haven Health Services Corp. will be providing a portion of the contracting services and the primary provider of clinical value analysis services on behalf of the NPC. The NPC will be governed by supply executives with a strong set of operating guidelines and overseen by a Board of Senior Executives.
SR. COALITION CONTRACTS SPECIALIST NPC, reporting to the Clinical Director, NPC, Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS), working within a team environment will be responsible for the formulation of bidding and contracting strategy, the deployment of this contracting strategy and the presentation of all findings to, Senior Administration, Supply Chain Executives, the NPC Operations Committee, and other committees as needed. This individual is responsible to develop formal request for proposals, support and lead team and individual negotiations with vendors on behalf of the NPC, complex financial and non -financial analysis, and contract development . Compilation and preparation of all information and financial analysis is required to provide a recommendation for any product or service. The SR. COALITION CONTRACTS SPECIALIST NPC is responsible for collaborating with various levels of personnel and committees comprised of individuals from unique healthcare organizations regionally to explore alternatives related to non-labor cost reductions strategies that can be coordinated and deployed regionally. Prepare and give presentations to large groups of people; particularly, the NPC Operations Committee, comprised of member Supply Chain executives.
This individual may also be asked to generate non -labor cost reduction opportunities as a result of their own research combined with data and information provided by vendors, the GPO, spend analytics and other sources . The SR. COALITION CONTRACTS SPECIALIST NPC must be able to function autonomously in most cases, handling complex multiple tasks with minimal supervision. The ability to change priorities dependent upon organizational need is also necessary.
- 1. SR. COALITION CONTRACTS SPECIALIST NPC will perform any or all of the following duties to facilitate the negotiation and contracting of goods and services for YNHHS and the NPC:
- 1.1 Participate in and present to NPC operations committee, clinical subcommittee, advisory group & Vizient resources.
Bachelor's Degree or Nationally Recognized certifications such as C.P.M., CSPM, CMRP strongly preferred.
Seven to ten years' experience in Supply Chain Management, with five years in healthcare preferred. Experience collaborating with various levels of personnel to explore alternatives related to non -labor cost reductions strategies that can be coordinated and deployed regionally. Experience in managing complex projects and meeting tight timelines. Experience in developing contract strategy and contract plans. Experience with formal request for proposal development, team and individual negotiations, complex financial and non -financial analysis, and contract development. Experience compiling data and information into clear and concise presentation material. Experience in giving presentations to a large group of people at a variety of levels within the organizations. Experience in managing customer expectations.
Ability to develop and maintain working relationships in collaboration with all member hospital, YNHHS, Vizient personnel and NPC committees. Ability to function autonomously in most cases, handling complex multiple tasks with minimal supervision. The ability to change priorities dependent upon organizational need . Ability to interpret data and information. Ability to conduct complex analysis in Excel and communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Must be skilled in the Microsoft suite of products. (e.g.: Word, Excel, Power Point). Must have excellent presentation skills.
Required to travel within 8-state northeast region (CT, MA, RI, VT, NH, NJ, NY, and ME).