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Contract Specialist REMOTE

  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona, 85013
  • Salary: 60.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 28 days ago

  • Function: Legal
  • Job Ref: 195281

Excellent opportunity to work with one of the largest nationwide healthcare organizations.

Basics: Seeking a Senior Contract Specialist with negotiation & IT experience.

Location: 100% remote - Arizona/Denver time zone

Type: 6-month contract

Rate: $60+/hourly, DOE

JOB SUMMARY / PURPOSE
The Contract Specialist III is responsible for collaborating with the contracting team and supporting contracting activities for assigned vendors and categories. The incumbent will identify and lead efforts pertaining to cost reduction opportunities, coordinate efforts toward standardization and contract utilization, and collaborate with internal customers and vendors to promote and/or resolve key issues related to contract management.

ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrates the ability to negotiate with vendors and internal customers to facilitate drafting of contracts under direction of a Contract Administrator
  • Leads professional meetings and initiates communication involving internal customers and vendors in order to achieve desired contractual outcomes
  • Develops positive relationships with IT and Finance leaders
  • Manages assigned portfolio of contracts from selection to expiration (including, master agreements, and amendments)
  • Ensures contract compliance with applicable Federal, state, and local laws, regulations, codes, and/or standards


REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• 6 years of experience in a contracting, supply chain, and/or strategic sourcing leadership position
• 2 years of experience in health care
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field

REQUIRED MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND TRAINING
Technical writing and documentation
• Ability to understand how to apply products and solutions for solving business problems
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong communication skills (written and verbal) for information gathering 
• Ability to work in a complex and matrixes team environment
• Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities, schedule and meet deadlines
• Skills in Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Visio