Vendor Management Analyst

US-CA-Alameda
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1731
# of Openings Remaining
1
Experience (Years)
2

Overview

Under the direction of the Manager – Vendor Management, the Vendor Management Analyst supports the Vendor Management and Compliance staff in the effective acquisition and divesting of vendors, and monitoring and optimizing vendor value.

Responsibilities

Principal responsibilities include:

· Managing relationships with specific vendors

· Monitoring and analyzing vendor performance in order to assure compliance with service level agreements and continuous improvement of the service

· Assisting in organizing and executing vendor audits (quarterly, annually – as appropriate)

· Assisting with the Request For Proposal (RFP) and Request For Information (RFI) processes for new service providers

· Maintaining the library of departmental processes, forms and templates

· Completing other special projects and duties as assigned

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

· Communicating effectively and efficiently internally and externally

· Writing, reporting, researching, administration, and analysis

· Developing and occasionally delivering presentations for individuals and groups.

· Leading and participating in internal and external committees and meetings.

· Complying with the organization’s Code of Conduct, all regulatory and contractual requirements, organizational policies, procedures, and internal controls.

· Project management.

· Meet deadlines and adjust to changes in policies, procedures, and priorities

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

· Constant and close visual work at desk or computer

· Constant sitting and working at desk

· Constant data entry using keyboard and/or mouse

· Frequent use of telephone headset

· Frequent verbal and written communication with staff and other business associates by telephone, correspondence, or in person

· Frequent lifting of folders and various other objects weighing between 0 and 30 lbs

· Frequent walking and standing

· Occasional driving of automobiles.

Qualifications

EDUCATION OR TRAINING EQUIVALENT TO:

 

· Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) required

· Familiarity with managed care and publicly funded health programs (Medicare, Medi-Cal) preferred

 

MINIMUM YEARS OF ADDITIONAL RELATED EXPERIENCE:

 

· Two years related work experience

 

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS (SKILLS, ABILITIES, LICENSE):

 

· Strong analytical and mathematic abilities, and business acumen.

· Strong project management skills and ability to meet deadlines.

· Demonstrated flexibility, and ability to adjust to changes in policies, procedures and priorities.

· Familiarity with audit and compliance processes.

· Ability to work in a team environment, resolve problems independently, inform management of all issues and work with a sense of urgency while maintaining close attention to detail.

· Experience with performance measurement and assessment.

· Possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

· Experience in use of computer system software such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, and PowerPoint.

· Ability to work independently is critical.

· Diplomatic and customer service focused, able to manage key stakeholders in positive, poised and effective manner.

· Ability and willingness to take initiative to address problems and make continuous process improvements.

· Ability to interface with senior management and translate complex issues into project plans with deliverables and measurable outcomes.

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