• Business Operations Analyst - Vendor Contract Management (Chicago-based)

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Requisition ID
    Posted Date
    3 hours ago(1/16/2019 9:56 PM)
    Client Service/Support
  • Overview




    ***Chicago-based Business Ops Analyst - Vendor Contract Mgmt***


    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 operational, day-to-day relationships with multiple Allscripts strategic business partners, specifically those healthcare vendors whose products Allscripts resells. 


    Key focuses of the role include drafting, reviewing, negotiating and amending vendor contracts, as well as performing administrative duties, i.e. managing vendor records, within our vendor contract management system. Operational challenges abound in roles such as this, including solving any issues/concerns related to procurement, order fulfillment, etc. Are you a master problem-solver with client-facing experience?  This could be the perfect role for you!


    • 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
    • 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
    • Manage supplier cost, quality, and delivery performance
    • 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
    • Acts as a liaison between sales, prospects and corporate departments to insure compliance and timely completion of tasks
    • Support sales, sales ops, solutions management and product management with product and solution questions
    • Subject matter expert for sales, sales ops, solutions management and product management
    • Assesses and determines areas of a proposal that may represent a potential liability to the organization and works with legal, commercial operations and other relevant departments to gain agreement on acceptable terms for the business and the client
    • Manages communications and feedback from sales executives related to proposal processing and quality
    • Obtains the necessary approvals for procedural and legal compliance
    • Contributes to the design and execution of process improvement initiatives surrounding deal review, lease qualification and purchase order generation and contract element validation
    • Assess and determines areas of a client contract and proposal that may represent a potential liability to the organization and works with legal, commercial operations, sales, technical accounting and other relevant departments to gain agreement on acceptable terms fro the business and the client



    Academic and Professional Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in business, sales, marketing, or equivalent experience


    • 5+ years of progressive contracting experience in medium to large organizations with strong preference for healthcare IT industry expertise  
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, with advanced skill set in Excel, including reporting
    • Proficient in
    • Experienced with ERP systems
    • Process improvement background (Lean Six Sigma) preferred
    • Cross-functional business team environment experience preferred
    • Strong negotiating skills with demonstrated experience leading complex supplier/partner negotiations
    • Excellent research,analytical and organizational skills 

     Travel Requirements:

    • Minimal - 10-20%

    Working Arrangements:

    • Peak times include end of month, end of quarter, and end of year. During these times PTO may be limited, in order to meet the needs of the business.
    • Work is performed in our Chicago headquarters office, with minimal exposure to health or 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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