Vendor Management Specialist

| Chicago
We Are:
A healthcare innovation company
Our Strategy:
Reinventing in the point of care
Our Purpose: 
Facilitating a better personal Outcome
Whether it’s supporting the diagnosis of a family member or as patients ourselves, we all have
connections to healthcare. That’s why all of us at Outcome Health are committed to transforming the point of care experience, both for our loved ones and for ourselves.
We are looking for people to bring their diverse talent, perspectives and career experiences to help us create the future in point of care.
Join our expanding team and be part of creating #ABetterOutcome.
Summary
We are currently seeking a Vendor Management Specialist. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting our Engineering and Operations teams in all aspects of vendor management. In doing this you will be working directly with the individual team leaders to achieve their profit and performance goals. You will also partner with finance, accounting and legal to ensure vendor/contract compliance. You want to make relationships that last.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Vendor Identification and Engagement
- Targeted outreach to possible new partners based on business needs
- Qualification (Approved Vendor List) and relationship development
- Accurately describe contract requirements
- On-boarding and general contract collection/compliance, including reference checking
- Service/Engagement onboarding and introduction to teams
- Partner optimization to ensure quality and efficiency
Vendor Contracting and Execution
Serve as a departmental subject matter expert in interpreting vendor contract requirements, business, and compliance and regulatory requirements
- Regular review of contract status
- Facilitate review with cross-functional teams of key contract points on returned contracts (cross outs, changes,…)
- Ensure contracted prices match invoices
- Be the first point of contact for invoice approval and payment authorization
- Service Partner Compliance
- Maintain repository of vendor documentation
- Implement monthly/quarterly reporting
- Arrange QBRs for key vendor partners
- Participate in the development and maintenance of departmental policies and procedures
Education, Experience, & Skills Required:
3-5 years experience in Supply Chain or a relevant field with focus on vendor engagement/management
1+ years experience with Project Management tools to plan and execute projects
Basic project management skills with ability to handle multiple projects within time constraints
Resolve problems, while keeping in mind the best interest of the company, client and employees
Keen ability to structure win-win relationships
Communicate with multiple remote resources and team members
Make decisions, including unpopular ones, in the best interest of the company
Communicate clearly, comfortably and effectively with team members and management
Prioritize and plan work to maximize efficiency
Proficient in Demand Planning and Work with numbers accurately
Computer skills in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and PowerPoint
Strong knowledge in developing dashboard/ metrics reporting
Outcome Health provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. 
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages

Location

330 N. Wabash, Chicago, IL 60611

What are Outcome Health Perks + Benefits

Outcome Health Benefits Overview

Our comprehensive benefits program exists to support every part of our lives, so we can bring our whole selves to work.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
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