Contract Negotiator
Job ID: R0036829 | Health Services Administrative | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Responsible for supporting competitive, cooperative, sole source, and emergency procurement processes in accordance with Medical Center policy requirements and timelines. Initiates focus on contract assessment, development, negotiation, and execution. Performs a broad range of technical duties in centralized contracting for major complex multi-year acquisitions across capital and operating budgets for the sourcing of supplies, materials, equipment, and services as required by Medical Center business needs.
  • As directed, supports competitive cooperative sole source and emergency procurement processes in accordance with Medical Center policy requirements and timelines.
  • Initiates contract assessment, development, negotiation and execution in the administering of the Medical Center's prescribed procurement processes.
  • Meets regularly with team members to analyze price and non-price factors across vendor offerings in determining the cost savings cost avoidance service gains and other non-price factors that are in the Medical Center's best business interest.
  • Buys a large volume of varied and complex commodities in a centralized purchasing program.
  • Works with vendors to ensure the procurement of high quality merchandise expedient delivery and dependable service at optimum price.
  • Takes an active role in departmental program improvement initiatives.
  • Supports the development and implementation of effective business practices and procedures.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Position Compensation Range: $47,507.20 - $76,003.20 Annual


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: High school diploma, or equivalent.
  • Experience: 3 years customer service and support experience required.
  • Licensure: None.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.


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Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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