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Job Category:

Sourcing and Procurement


United States

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Full Time

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Sourcing & Procurement Analyst - Las Vegas, NV

UHG - Las Vegas, Nevada

Posted: 09/5/2018

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)

This group is responsible for effective, organization-wide purchasing of services, materials, and supplies in order to maximize cost efficiencies, price leverage, and quality while also identifying and mitigating risk to the organization. 

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for effective, organization-wide purchasing of services, materials and supplies in order to maximize cost efficiencies, price leverage and quality while also identifying and mitigating risk to the organization

  • Maintain a continuous workflow to process a high quantity of requisitions and meet critical timelines

  • Support procurement strategies and partner with stakeholders to ensure set procedures are accurately executed as required by VRM, Capital Approval Committee and respective Financial departments

  • Source and investigate GPO pricing of supplies

  • Typically oversees development of broad internal policies and strategies, specific parameters for procurement, vendor selection and negotiation

  • Basic, structured, standard approach to work

  • We are looking for the following skill set in candidates:

    • Demonstrates strong interpersonal communication to effectively build and maintain positive relationships with internal and external customers

    • Good organizational and planning skills

    • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Required Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of the following professional experience:

    • Customer service experience

    • Experience in healthcare

    • Basic knowledge of medical healthcare supplies and equipment

    • Experience gathering / analyzing data and produce reporting on request

  • Intermediate knowledge in MS Excel

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1+ years or more experience in sourcing / procurement

  • Working knowledge of vendor management software

  • Experience negotiating for competitive bidding terms and conditions

  • Knowledge and experience with a Aperek/Premier or any supply chain applications

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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: Procurement, vendor management, medical supplies, medical equipment, Aperek, Premier, Excel, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada



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