Senior Contract Negotiator
Job ID: R0023100 | 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.

Position Compensation Range: $51,417.60 - $82,264.00 Annual


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field required.
Experience: 3 years or relevant experience required.


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.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22908

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