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Assc Director, Sourcing and Procurement, Optum Infusion Services - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the execution of strategic initiatives and daily operations related to the supply of inventory into the Optum Infusion network of pharmacies, including the procurement and inventory management of critical product lines, mitigation of supply chain disruptions and product shortages, and overseeing the operational relationships with key suppliers
  • Establish collaborative environment with key suppliers and business partners to optimize supplier performance and innovation; serve as an escalation point for systemic performance issues; oversee the publishing of supplier KPIs to internal stakeholders
  • Lead development of a playbook to proactively identify critical product shortages in the market and associated actions to mitigate impacts to patients and business financials
  • Oversee procurement of high-visibility and financially significant product line through strategic and tactical analytics with a focus on COGS and inventory optimization; develop and deliver presentations and reports for senior leaders relative to business objectives and performance
  • Directs the development of pharmacy procurement policies and procedures and ensures compliance through tracking and reporting; collaborates with clinical services team on drug and supply formulary strategy
  • Institutes strategy for the organization and communication of procurement-related policies, job aids, announcements, guidance changes, supplier updates, etc.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key business functions; must be skilled at influencing and change management at all levels of the organization
  • Drive the realization of savings, supply efficiency, quality, and process improvements
  • Assess team scope, structure, talent/skill gaps, and level of effort to develop staffing plans
  • Analyze deliverables beyond the immediate data to provide assumptions and possible next steps
  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations
  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail
  • Manage and oversee the development and mentorship of direct reports You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain or Business Administration
    • 7+ years progressive experience in purchasing and inventory management
    • 5+ years pharmaceutical and/or disposable med/surg supply procurement
    • 3+ years management experience
    • Ability to apply knowledge across complex business areas and manage in a cross-functional environment Preferred Qualifications:
      • MBA
      • Demonstrated experience with financial analysis and modeling Location:
        • Telecommuter To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment Careers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you'll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you're empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $97,300 to $176,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy. Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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