Allscripts

Senior Buyer

US-NC-Raleigh
Requisition ID
2017-13332
Posted Date
3 weeks ago
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

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Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.

 

The primary purpose of this role is to manage the strategic sourcing and tactical procurement of goods and services in an assigned commodity area for the company’s internal use, resale, or both.

Responsibilities

  • Implement sourcing/procurement strategies within area of assigned responsibility to support corporate objectives and the organization's need for a diverse and globally competitive supply base
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive Buyer Business Plan that outlines strategies and specific actions to deliver the plan
  • Implement and ensure compliance with all relevant Procurement Policies and Procedures
  • Work closely with Leadership Team to scope and complete projects in a timely manner
  • Manage special internal purchasing projects
  • Align purchasing process and customer/client “Statement of Work” to maximize customer value
  • Provide purchasing input to suppliers and customers in order to effectively manage contracts
  • Manage and maintain supplier relationships, support pre and post-tender negotiations
  • Maintain relationships with cross functional team members
  • Manage supplier cost, quality, and delivery performance
  • Manage spend on a global level, as necessary
  • Provide monthly or quarterly reporting for area of responsibility, as required
  • Establish effective internal and external relationships to support short and long term sourcing needs
  • Maintain appropriate Purchasing files
  • Provide customers with counsel and assistance with procurement policies and processes

Qualifications

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain or equivalent
  • MBA preferred, but not required
  • CPM or other certification preferred, but not required

Experience:

  • 5+ years of progressive procurement experience in medium to large organization(s)
  • Indirect buying experience (Marketing, Finance, IT, Professional Services) is highly preferred
  • Strong knowledge of procurement principles, theories and processes
  • Cross-functional business team environment experience preferred
  • Significant experience with Purchasing Systems (Oracle strongly preferred) and Windows applications
  • Strong negotiating skills with demonstrated experience leading complex supplier negotiations
  • Contracting experience
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Excellent research and analytical skills

 

Travel Requirements:

  •  May be required on occassion

Working Arrangements:

  • Work is performed in a standard office environment with minimal exposure to health and safety hazards

 

At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including holidays, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and retirement savings.

 

Allscripts' policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.

 

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