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Sr. IT Sourcing & Procurement Consultant - 925987

Minnetonka, MN 55345
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    925987

We'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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Sr. IT Sourcing & Procurement Consultant Sourcing & Procurementwill execute based on the ITCategory Management Plan and streamline the handling of, Hardware, Software, Licensing and Maintenance services across UnitedHealth Group entities.

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In addition, the Sr. IT Sourcing Procurement Consultant, Sourcing & Procurementwill deliver value to customers; communicate effectively; drive sound, disciplined decisions, and drive high-quality execution. We are looking for proven professionals that are self-starters and successfully deliver on initiatives that will often have broad and meaningful impact on the business.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Develop and support technology strategies for Hardware, Software Licensing and Maintenance; manage supplier performance management programs; and execute sourcing and contracting processes.
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  • Review, develop, edit/mark-up, and negotiate third-party vendor contracts, including Master Services Agreements (MSAs), Statements of Work (SOWs), Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) and amendments in cooperation with legal, internal stakeholders and external business partners
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  • Negotiate rates, service level agreements (SLAs), key performance indicators (KPIs) and other legal and business terms
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  • Develop strong and collaborative working partnerships with key internal stakeholders including both business partners and support functions (legal, finance and risk)
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  • Support business objectives: revenue growth, risk mitigation, supplier innovation and expense management
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  • Develop supplier partnerships to minimize cost and maximize performance objectives
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  • Contribute to the development of annual cost reduction plans and responsible for meeting or exceeding the agreed upon goals
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  • Conduct market research and spend analysis as needed
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  • Support supplier performance initiative by participating in QBRs
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  • Cultivate diverse supplier sourcing opportunities
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Youll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
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  • 3+ years of progressive experience in executing market-leading sourcing strategies, leading sourcing projects and/or working in cross-functional procurement team
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  • Experience in 2 or more of the following: contracting, negotiation, or sourcing
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  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
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  • Demonstrated negotiating, influencing, interpersonal and communication skills in order to effectively consult with senior-level business partners
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  • Demonstrated organizational and project management skills
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  • Located within a commutable distance of Minnetonka, MN
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  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting, however, may be required to work from home temporarily due to space limitations.
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  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Experience managing a technology commodity and working with common suppliers (software, cloud, hardware, telecommunications, etc)
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  • Developed understanding of Network products and Software, Telephony, Network management & services, Software Licensing and Maintenance
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  • Experience with Ariba and/or PeopleSoft; previous experience utilizing Procure-to-Pay
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  • Contract management, drafting, development, edit/mark-ups, and negotiation experience
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Careers at UnitedHealth Group.We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 7 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the opportunity to doyour life's best work.(sm)

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords: Sourcing, Procurement, Supply Chain, Technology, IT, Category Manager, Category Managment, Contracting, Contract, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, MN

Posted: 2021-06-02 Expires: 2021-07-02

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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