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Job Category:

Sourcing and Procurement



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Senior Sourcing Procurement Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 11/6/2018

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)


As part of Optum360, the Senior Sourcing Procurement Consultant will be responsible for the direct interface with and engagement of multiple new end-to-end revenue cycle management clients to transition/integrate selected vendors into the Optum360 environment. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review products and services provided by each vendor; Suggest appropriate transition/integration approach and work with client to effect the transition
  • Review vendor contracts as necessary to determine any impacts on assignment, termination, or other critical legal and business terms
  • Review contract labor resources and transition approach with new end-to-end revenue cycle management clients
  • Develop and update due diligence list and master vendor checklist for each new client
  • Monitor AP setup for transitioned vendors
  • Launch Vendor Risk Assessment for transitioned vendors
  • Evaluate transitioning vendors to identify opportunities for risk reduction, consolidation, and expense reduction
  • Manage all relationships and transactions with one or more Service categories of similar vendors
  • Identify, track, and report out on vendor cost savings for one or more Service categories of similar vendors
  • Develop project plans, monitor performance, and prepare status reports associated with client vendor transitions for client and Optum360 leadership
  • Identify Migration Business Segment Liaison (BSL - administrative ordering staff) network and communicate ordering processes for new end-to-end revenue cycle management clients
  • Provide leadership to and be accountable for the performance and direction through multiple layers of management and senior level professional staff
  • Partner with business users to assure needs are being satisfied
  • Create, manage, and complete annual review on process flows, playbook, and related job aids

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in applicable area of expertise, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of demonstrated procurement, project management, finance, or operations management experience in the healthcare revenue cycle arena, or other similar senior management roles in a similarly complex environment
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills; Proven ability to influence and negotiate complex and matrix reporting relationships
  • Experience working with the integration of new clients or business acquisitions
  • Proven ability to create and implement project plans
  • Intermediate or greater MS Excel and PowerPoint proficiency
  • Demonstrated passion and commitment to positive and effective customer service and experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS / BA in business related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2+ years of experience working in healthcare finance or revenue cycle arena
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world?s large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)


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.

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



Job keywords: sourcing, procurement, vendor management, contracts, revenue cycle management, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

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