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SSM Health Sourcing Analyst in Saint Louis, Missouri

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PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviews and negotiates various legal documents and coordinates contract implementation tasks

  • Develops and maintains pipeline of expiring contracts. Monitors compliance with contracts within the portfolio, reports unfavorable variances, and works with end users to resolve issues.

  • Communicates with procurement managers, supply chain, accounting, suppliers, and stakeholders to assist in the identification and resolution of issues associated with the procurement cycle (e.g., quotes, billing, contracts and other documentation discrepancies) to ensure contractual compliance.

  • Subject matter expert for local catalog content relevant for area of responsibility and ensure familiarity with relevant category instructions detailing buying procedure, preferred suppliers, etc. for area of responsibility. Collaborates with Sourcing Managers and Content Maintainers who will provide these guidelines.

  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of all product and service needs and industry developments related to assigned areas and considers repair costs, parts, training, software, support, and other related costs of goods/services when developing strategies.

  • Coordinates technology and gathers documentation (e.g., drawings, specifications, statements of work) from various data sources as required

  • Builds effective working relationships with supply chain colleagues, suppliers and stakeholders. Effectively communicates and incorporates the appropriate feedback and perspectives to improve outcomes, resolve issues and enhance processes.

  • Develops and executes sourcing strategies to include analyzing data, supplier capabilities and business needs. Assembles and presents concise business cases, vendor negotiations and oversees the implementation of contract awards.

  • Identifies and develops cost reduction ideas and initiatives, including consideration of alternative strategies for implementation. Evaluates internal and external benchmarking data to identify value beyond acquisition costs.

  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience or education

EXPERIENCE

  • Three years' experience

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

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