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Manager-Corporate Contracting

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:


Position Summary

This is a senior operational and staff management position accountable for the quality, efficiency, performance and management of the MaineHealth Supply Chain Corporate Contracting team. The Manager of Corporate Contracting facilitates strategic sourcing, leads or co-leads negotiations, and oversees corporate contracting services and solutions for MaineHealth. In conjunction with the Senior Director of Sourcing & Procurement and Director of Value Analysis, the Manager of Corporate Contracting develops sourcing strategies that support expense control through strategic vendor partnerships, aggregation of spend and effective benchmarking and negotiations. Additionally, he/she ensures that purchases are made in accordance with appropriate policies and procedures in support of Safe Patient and Family Centered Care. The position scope is MaineHealth wide and includes acute and non-acute settings. The success of the corporate contracting team requires leadership over significant/complex functions dependent upon strong business alignment within the contracting team and across Supply Chain.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Education: Knowledge of contemporary business practices acquired through graduation from a four-year college/university or equivalent relevant business experience.
License/Certifications: Professional Certification desirable (CMRP, CPM). Microsoft Office skills and knowledge of Lawson preferred.
Experience: Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in purchasing/contracting and proven staff management expertise required.
Ability to work independently, drive productivity and resolve issues. Strong organizational skills and change management ability.
Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with customers, vendors and co-workers through excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to build trust and collaborate.

Additional Information

MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

Additional Information MaineHealth is a health system whose members and affiliates include hospitals, physician practices, long-term care facilities, home care agencies, and support services. Learn more about this system at www.mainehealth.org

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , Manager-Corporate Contracting, Executive , Portland, Maine

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