Minimum Qualifications/Experience: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in related field; 5 years related experience, CPSM, CPPO, or CTCD (or approved equivalent) certification within 18 months of appointment in the title. Job Description: To provide advanced professional advisory, technical, and administrative skills necessary to acquire supplies, equipment, and services required by the institution in compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Primarily responsible for performing various tasks related to the Procurement Cycle from procurement planning through order fulfillment for complex procurements including institutional master supply/service agreements and licensing and leasing agreements. Assist in the operational planning and administration of an assigned service area(s). Job Functions: * Assists Customers in procurement planning and project coordination by providing budgetary/cost analysis, sourcing, technical & commercial recommendations, defining project scope and requirements, scheduling, and risk/benefit analysis information for high-level and/or complex projects. * Actively engages in supplier sourcing and development activities including outreach to Historically Underutilized Businesses. * Coordinates and leads the bid/proposal evaluation process and prepares award recommendation and prepares bid/proposal documents. * Coordinates and leads purchase and contract negotiations developing appropriate strategies and tactics to minimize institutional risks and achieve the best value. * Prepares purchase order/contract documents in accordance with approved templates/formats and ensures inclusion of all appropriate terms, conditions, and requirements. * Provides information to Customer to ensure Customers' understanding of purchase order/contract requirements and obligations including Customer's responsibility, if applicable, for contract management and managing supplier performance. * Responsible for providing clarification of purchase order/ contract terms and requirements and/or identification of discrepancies and negotiation and resolution of disputes. * Issues purchase order releases and/or contract amendments consistent with the requirements of the agreement * Monitors supplier and/or customer performance, as applicable, regarding compliance with contract requirements and Purchasing policies and procedures. * Provides recommendations and/or prepares appropriate documents for contract renewals, extensions, modifications, and termination in coordination with Customer and Purchasing Management. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * Demonstrates good negotiation skills and understanding of negotiation strategies and tactics * Demonstrate the ability to read, interpret and apply legal theories and concepts to develop and negotiate purchase order/contract terms and conditions to minimize institutional risk. * Good technical writing skills and ability to write specifications. * Good organizational and project management skills * Demonstrates the ability to proactively assist customers with their immediate and long-term needs. * Working knowledge of the Uniform Commercial Code and special terms and conditions of the State of Texas. * Basic accounting skills. * Ability to analyze data. * Working knowledge of current purchasing online system (e.g., Oracle/Peoplesoft). * Demonstrates good customer service skills. * Good verbal and written communications skills including the ability to plan, organize, and lead meetings or conduct presentations. * Detail oriented. * Good overall knowledge of the acquisition process, policies, and procedures. * Good mathematics skills * Good problem resolution skills. * Ability to work in a team-based environment contributing ideas, participating in team decisions, and achieving team outcomes. Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience in government and Clinical/Hospital supplies and services procurement. Compensation: Actual salary commensurate with experience. Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Equal Employment Opportunity UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. #UTMB #UTMBHEALTH
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in related field; 5 years related experience, CPSM, CPPO, or CTCD (or approved equivalent) certification within 18 months of appointment in the title. Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience in government and Clinical/Hospital supplies and services procurement.
Name: Karen Gross
Closing Date: January 31, 2022