A Magnet designated acute care hospital located in central Connecticut is currently searching for an experienced Contract Specialist Supply Chain Purchasing to join their award-winning healthcare team.
For more than one hundred years, this leading healthcare organization has provided world-class acute care services to the surrounding communities. Known as a national leader in healthcare, this facility boasts 150+ inpatient beds including a state-of-the-art emergency department that treats nearly 50,000 patients each year. The main campus includes a highly decorated ICU, single room model maternity units, wound care and hyperbaric center, a leading skilled nursing facility, and an established surgical center.
Reporting to the System Director of Supply Chain, the Contract Specialist will have the exciting opportunity to help lead and build out the supply chain contracts team for the acute care hospital system. The Contract Specialist will work directly with the System Director and Purchasing Manager to ensure system-wide contract compliance, maximize contract management, runs forecasts of expiring contracts, engages with contract owners and external vendors, prioritizes workflows based on opportunity and system exposure, leads pricing negotiations for complex and high value contracts, and represents the contract lifecycle to supply chain teams and stakeholders.
- Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, business administration, or related field preferred
- Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) or Certified Material and Resource Professional (CMRP) highly preferred
- Prior experience in contract management and supplier negotiations
This facility is located in central Connecticut, a region that attracts many young professionals and families. The area is known highly ranked school systems, affordable cost of living, and access to many restaurants and shops.
This respectable healthcare facility is prepared to offer a competitive compensation package including industry leading benefits and continued growth potential.