Job Summary This role will meet with vendor representatives to identify product and contract opportunities. Conduct the reviews, analysis, coordination, communication, and administration of the hospital's Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) agreements and local contracts. Represent the Contracts and Sourcing area with departments in matters of group purchasing or local contracts as requested.
This Contract and Sourcing Analyst will be responsible to:
Receive, review and analyzes Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) agreements. Collaborate with clinical staff to evaluate and coordinate action plans as required.
Communicate contract status and action plan to end users, vendors, GPOs. Purchasing and MMIS. Coordinate cost containment opportunities by utilizing Group Purchasing Organization or local contracts; encourage product standardization and recommends inventory containment opportunities, such as consignment, product deletions, additions and changes.
Coordinate evaluation and review of products with end users and vendors. Meet with vendors to describe conversion process and assures follow‑through to prevent delays in established Hospital practices and schedules.
Participate in Hospital Products Council and sub‑committees, providing reports and administrative support to the chairperson(s). Construct cost/benefit analyses for contracted or requested products, comparing against current practice to prevent non‑compliance with committed contracts, which would result in significant cost to the hospital and the need to re‑bid all inventory items.
Work with appropriate VPs to obtain contract signatures as required.
Maintain all related documentation and analysis for contracts.
Maintain contracts database for products, pricing and other pertinent contractual information.
Establish and maintains professional working relationships with vendors and hospital customers. Maintain knowledge of current professional trends and practices through such relationships.
To qualify, you must have:
A Bachelor's degree in Business or closely related field and at least 3 years of closely related experience is required. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may substitute.
Knowledge of Materials Management and other operational and inventory systems
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.