Sourcing Consultant

Compensation

: $101,490.00 - $197,100.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Government



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Looking for a chance to do meaningful work that touches millions? Come join the hardest working, nonprofit health plan in California and help us shape the future of health care. Blue Shield of California is focused on transforming health care by making it more accessible, affordable and customer-centric. Being a mission-driven organization means we do much more than serve our 3.5 million members: we were the first health plan in the nation to limit our annual net income to 2 percent of revenue and return the difference to our customers and the community, and since 2005 we have contributed more than million to the Blue Shield of California Foundation to improve community health and end domestic violence. We also believe that a healthier California begins with our employees, so we provide them with resources to develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle through our award-winning wellness program, Wellvolution. We're hiring smart thinkers and doers who want to work for a leader and innovator in the challenging, ever-changing healthcare space. Come and help us make health care better for everyone. The Sourcing Specialist is responsible for the management and execution of the enterprise sourcing process including supporting the business in making effective sourcing decisions. This person executes and delivers material value through strategic, operational and transactional sourcing initiatives working in partnership with the Blue Shield Business Unit(s): Law, Information Technology, Human Resources, Government Affairs and Corporate Communications.


RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

* Ability to prioritize responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.

* Partnering with internal stakeholders with a customer centric outlook

* Act as a trusted advisor and provide leadership through sourcing strategy advice and consultation to best achieve the business strategy and objectives

* Champion the five-step strategic sourcing process

* Engaging business unit stakeholders on a regular cadence

* Write, redline and negotiate contracts

* Provide guidance to Business partners and seek alignment to influence spend and cost savings through vendor right sizing and driving economies of scale

* Analyze the supply market to identify best sources for acquisition of goods and services

* Manage vendor selection and qualification through a competitive bid process for goods and/or services

* Promote small, disadvantaged, and minority-owned businesses through a supplier diversity program

* Facilitate vendor risk management, due diligence and on boarding activities

* Lead, structure and guide business partners on complex contracts

* Research cost drivers and conduct industry analysis for the development of negotiation strategy

* Contribute to the analysis of complex situations, identify risks and contribute to the development of risk mitigation ideas

* Ensure vendor management principles and best practices are incorporated into contracts

* Utilizing contract templates and create contract documents that fully encompass the business requirements and provide protections

* Preparing for regulatory filing, contract approval process and award purchase orders

* Assist the Business in maintaining compliance with all Blue Shield policies regarding contracting and purchasing

* Assist the Business to resolve vendor management issues such as vendor disputes and/or vendor termination

* Present status and issue identification/resolution effectively to management



The Sourcing Specialist is responsible for the management and execution of the enterprise sourcing process including supporting the business in making effective sourcing decisions. This person executes and delivers material value through strategic, operational and transactional sourcing initiatives working in partnership with the Blue Shield Business Unit(s): Law, Information Technology, Human Resources, Government Affairs and Corporate Communications.
The Sourcing Specialist is responsible for the management and execution of the enterprise sourcing process including supporting the business in making effective sourcing decisions. This person executes and delivers material value through strategic, operational and transactional sourcing initiatives working in partnership with the Blue Shield Business Unit(s): Law, Information Technology, Human Resources, Government Affairs and Corporate Communications.


RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

* Ability to prioritize responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.

* Partnering with internal stakeholders with a customer centric outlook

* Act as a trusted advisor and provide leadership through sourcing strategy advice and consultation to best achieve the business strategy and objectives

* Champion the five-step strategic sourcing process

* Engaging business unit stakeholders on a regular cadence

* Write, redline and negotiate contracts

* Provide guidance to Business partners and seek alignment to influence spend and cost savings through vendor right sizing and driving economies of scale

* Analyze the supply market to identify best sources for acquisition of goods and services

* Manage vendor selection and qualification through a competitive bid process for goods and/or services

* Promote small, disadvantaged, and minority-owned businesses through a supplier diversity program

* Facilitate vendor risk management, due diligence and on boarding activities

* Lead, structure and guide business partners on complex contracts

* Research cost drivers and conduct industry analysis for the development of negotiation strategy

* Contribute to the analysis of complex situations, identify risks and contribute to the development of risk mitigation ideas

* Ensure vendor management principles and best practices are incorporated into contracts

* Utilizing contract templates and create contract documents that fully encompass the business requirements and provide protections

* Preparing for regulatory filing, contract approval process and award purchase orders

* Assist the Business in maintaining compliance with all Blue Shield policies regarding contracting and purchasing

* Assist the Business to resolve vendor management issues such as vendor disputes and/or vendor termination

* Present status and issue identification/resolution effectively to management



The Sourcing Specialist is responsible for the management and execution of the enterprise sourcing process including supporting the business in making effective sourcing decisions. This person executes and delivers material value through strategic, operational and transactional sourcing initiatives working in partnership with the Blue Shield Business Unit(s): Law, Information Technology, Human Resources, Government Affairs and Corporate Communications.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

* Ability to prioritize responsibilities in a dynamic work environment.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest records and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, State and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability status and any other classification protected by Federal, State and local laws.
Associated topics: aids free, ambulatory, care unit, clinical psychologist, clinician, gs 610, hospitalist, nurse, oncology, physician * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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