Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-AZ-SCOTTSDALE
    Requisition ID
    01 - Days
    Category Management
    Support Services
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Physical Work Location and New Employee Orientation Location : Address
    8125 N HAYDEN RD
    Work Hours
  • Overview

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.

    HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.


    Bachelor's Degree in business or related field Required

    5 years contracting experience in Supply Chain, Purchasing Required


    Job Summary
    The Category Administrator develops and implements a comprehensive category management strategy across their entire portfolio and will design and streamline the contract review and approval process for supplies, equipment, and services at the necessary quality for the most cost effective solutions. This position includes project management, requirements gathering, contract term and data analysis, contract template development, supplier negotiations, implementation, contract compliance, contract execution, and supplier performance management. Partners with Finance, Legal, and other necessary departments to facilitate change and deliver results. Contributes to the development and maintenance of a contract bid calendar. Understands the Group Purchasing Organization agreements and opportunities to maximize financial return to HonorHealth.
    • Effectively manages, facilitates and negotiates with all involved parties, i.e., leadership, Legal and Compliance offices; manufacturers, distributors, vendors, etc., to ensure mutual understanding of contract requirements, quality services/supplies/equipment at the least ‘Total Cost’. Manage projects through execution and implementation within the network.
    • Continuously reviews contracts for Network-wide standardization and consolidation opportunities ensuring that every opportunity to leverage the systems economies of scale are utilized to reduce associated procurement and processing expenses. Works closely with current Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) to insure maximization of GPO contracts and opportunities.
    • Provide the necessary information and support to internal business partners in Supply Chain and HonorHealth such as: Value Analysis Team involvement, System-wide committees and business partners.
      Group Purchasing Organization activities, System-wide opportunities for cost avoidance, All contracting activities for supplies, equipment and services. Reports which provide analytical data for monitoring of all contract activity.
    • Provides the Supply Chain Leadership with periodic updates on contracting activities i.e., pending contract reviews, negotiations, awards and future contracting areas and strategies. Supervises and mentors contract analysts/coordinators.
    • Writes and implements appropriate policies and procedures related to contracting authority, contract development, negotiation, signatory authority, implementation, tracking and performance monitoring. Communicates and educates management and executive staff in the appropriate methods of contract review and renewal. Particularly as it involves confidential data and strategies for vendor discussions

    It is the policy of HonorHealth to provide equal opportunity in employment. Selection and employment of applicants will be made on the basis of their qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

    Please review the Equal Employment Opportunity poster.

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