Byram Healthcare Director, Vendor Management in White Plains, NY at Byram Healthcare

Date Posted: 7/11/2019

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

 

Establishes and manages contingent labor relationships with vendors.  Drives vendor strategy, cost management, continuous improvement, innovation, performance, and contractor life cycle management for strategic vendors.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

1.       Develops vendor management strategies to improve performance and compliance metrics, and drive customer experience and revenue growth.

2.       Monitors and manages vendor performance on a regular basis, ensuring vendors are held accountable for their performance and adhering to company compliance standards.

3.       Manages a team of vendor management professionals.  Coaches direct reports to improve and effectively increase production, and overseeing transactional programs for team.

4.       Oversees all vendor management tasks, ensuring Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and Service Level Agreements (SLA) objectives are met.

5.       Oversees vendor onboarding, aligning onboarding processes to reflect business values.

6.       Evaluates vendor relationships and recommends terminations as necessary.

7.       Responsible for understanding and enforcing purchase contracts policies and procedures (indemnification, amendments, etc.).

8.       Builds strategic vendor relationships, working effectively and closely with internal leadership and assigned vendors to identify where vendors can be utilized effectively for business solutions.

SUPPLEMENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  

1.       Performs additional duties as directed.



EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:  

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Five (5) or more years' experience in vendor management and/or healthcare industry

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Excellent communication, presentation, influencing, and reasoning skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong leadership and people management skills
  • Experience designing and implementing solutions, including processes and managing change
  • Experience working with many and varied third party vendors
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to make and act on decisions with limited information
  • Demonstrated negotiation, persuasion and conflict management skills
  • Ability to identify opportunities that lead to operational improvements and/or savings
  • Ability to work independently in a team setting involving multiple departments, partners, and business processes
  • Strong understanding of leveraging innovative solutions to increase efficiency and effectiveness


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Ability to travel up to 40%

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