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Job Category:

Sourcing and Procurement



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Sr. Sourcing & Procurement Consultant, Operations - Minnetonka, MN

UHG - Minnesota, US

Posted: 12/12/2018

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)
Leverage your experience in procurement and technology to configure and design effective solutions for the organization.  In this position, you will have the responsibility of implementing and managing incremental Procure-to-Pay (P2P) solutions that transform procurement technology with a focus on streamlining user experience.  In this role, you will develop and maintain effective, collaborative business partnerships to achieve the business and operational requirements of UnitedHealth Group. You will have the oversight and responsibility to ensure successful technical integrations and enhancements, accurate data is captured across systems and processes, and issues are handled in an appropriate and timely manner.  This role will be an integral component of procurement at UnitedHealth Group; driving innovation and efficiencies through the technology.  
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Oversees Procure to Pay technology including:
    • Managing and aligning business requirements for system implementation
    • Create direct channels of communication with IT groups with minimal managerial interjection
    • Drive tool strategy and alignment
    • Prioritizing and implementing system enhancements
    • Resolving system defects and issues
  • Collaborates with internal stakeholders to maximize technology benefits and standardize processes
  • Drives change and tool adoption through collaboration, relationship building and solutioning
  • Provide project management oversight for configuration and implementation of P2P and Print technology.
  • Work on complex projects simultaneously while delivering results

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Business Administration , Supply Management, or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of sourcing and procurement or related operations experience
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Powerpoint, Visio, Excel)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of Sourcing and Procurement processes
  • Experience managing procure to pay technology and print applications
  • Experience administering, configuring and testing cloud based applications
  • Experience managing highly complex programs

UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

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