Contract Negotiator, Senior
Job ID: R0037328 | Health Services Administrative | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Advanced buyer position responsible for overseeing competitive cooperative sole source and emergency procurement processes in accordance with Medical Center policy requirements and timelines. Through these processes, provides a primary focus on contract assessment, development, drafting, 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. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
  • Oversees competitive cooperative sole source and emergency procurement processes in accordance with Medical Center policy requirements and timelines.
  • Provides a primary focus on contract assessment, development, drafting, negotiation, and execution in the administering of the Medical Center's prescribed procurement processes.
  • Analyzes 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.
  • Recommends changes in methods and procedures to improve systems of procurement and takes an active role in departmental program improvement initiatives.
  • Develops and implements effective business practices and procedures.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field required.
  • Experience: 3 years or relevant experience required.
  • Licensure: None required.

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



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Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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