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Mgr Contract and Program Services - Pre-commitment Program

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Vizient, Inc.

Irving, TX

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Vizient, Inc.




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When you're the best, we're the best. We instill an environment where employees feel engaged, satisfied and able to contribute their unique skills and talents. We provide extensive opportunities for personal and professional development, building both employee competence and organizational capability to fuel exceptional performance now and in the future.

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This position will report to the Director, Strategic Programs. This position will be responsible for managing Vizient's Pre-commitment program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


Oversee all aspects of the Pre-commitment program which include product category selection, planning, member and field engagement, product evaluation, event facilitation, contract negotiations, implementation and compliance tracking.

Collaborate with Vizient's clinical team and business units, such as Medical, Surgical, and Purchased Services, to identify new categories suitable for the Pre-commitment sourcing strategy.

Serve as subject matter expert on Pre-commitment sourcing process and work closely with business unit Portfolio Executives to ensure successful procurements.

Work with marketing department to promote Pre-commitment categories and ensure robust member participation.

Accountable for achievement of savings targets which factor into corporate goals.

Maintain Pre-commitment one year and three year roadmap.

Establish credibility with Vizient supply chain councils in order to drive buy in for potential Pre-commitment initiatives. Make presentations on category strategies to the councils.

Evaluate expiring agreements and maintain strategic plan with the business units.

Lead contract terms negotiations of Pre-commitment addendums.

Primary price negotiator during Pre-commitment live event.

Work with suppliers to resolve any issues with existing agreements such as member compliance or product shortages.


Bachelor's Degree in business or a health care related field

Clinical and/or business experience in the health care preferred but not required

Strong project management skills and experience

Strong strategic sourcing skills and experience including negotiation of contract terms and pricing

5 years of progressive experience in the health care products industry or progressive managerial experience in strategic sourcing

Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office software products (Word, Power Point, and Excel)

Excellent presentation skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Flexible, action-oriented team player

Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The Company is committed to equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender identity, ethnicity, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.

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Vizient, Inc.
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Vizient™ combines the strengths of VHA, UHC and Novation, three trusted leaders focused on solving health care's most pressing challenges. Our new portfolio is designed to accelerate innovation in the areas that matter most to our members.

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