Mayo Clinic Category Manager – Supply Chain Management – Remote in United States

December 6, 2023

Job Description


Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit plans (https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/benefits/) – to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You’ll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.

Responsibilities

This position generates value through negotiating pricing discounts and protecting Mayo Clinic from various types of risk. Work will be assigned and monitored by team leaders based upon current business needs. This position may serve on multiple teams. This position may lead lower risk teams or projects as directed. When in a mentoring role they are expected to provide day-to-day oversight for personnel and projects. This role must maintain effective working relationship with a variety of individuals throughout the institution and will have contact with persons outside Mayo. At a minimum, this role must develop ongoing relationships with operations managers and project leaders to understand sourcing needs, opportunities, and priorities. Provides leadership for the day-to-day management of contracting activities and personnel. Independently negotiates medium complexity and medium risk contracts. Utilizes and effectively applies contract law and category knowledge. Participates in the development of short-term tactics and long- range plans to secure Mayo’s business and legal interests resulting in optimal administration and management solutions. Participates in the processes concerning the negotiation, consultation on supplies, distribution agreements, awarding of agreements and supplier performance. After contracts are negotiated and executed, this role will participate and sometime lead lifecycle management activities such as determining the necessity for amendments or extensions of contracts, compliance to contractual obligations, and/or termination, and change control management. Provides management oversight of the related contract administration processes. Performs analysis such as total cost of ownership for purchase alternatives, analysis of special deals, etc. Represents Mayo in contract dispute resolution with vendors. Performs other special projects as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field with a minimum of five (5) years’ of supply chain management experience or experience associated with supply chain activities in other relevant roles such as project management, contracting, business agreement analysis and negotiation, nursing or other related clinical positions, technology or healthcare management; which may include skills or activities such as managing third party service providers, ongoing clinical or operational engagement that interfaces with suppliers, product selection, coordination of conversion of products and services, or managing quotes or bids.Advanced academic degree in business administration, healthcare management, finance, law or a related field preferred. Overall requires strong personal computer skills, communication skills, problem solving, continuous improvement and teaming skills in order to ensure exceptional customer service.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work in a team-oriented environment. Must be adaptable and flexible in an ever-changing work environment. Able to handle/prioritize tasks simultaneously. Works as a team to provide support to all departments.

Ability to manage difficult vendor relationships. Comprehension of customer requirements at Mayo and other business collaborations in order to provide solutions to product/service needs.

Some experience leading projects

Experienced analytical skills and understanding of accounting principles

None required.

Exemption Status

Exempt

Compensation Detail

$90,937.60 – $127,316.80 / year

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Hours/Pay Period

80

Schedule Details

M – F 8 am – 5 pm

Weekend Schedule

n/a

International Assignment

No

Site Description

Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is. (https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/alllocations)

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

Recruiter

Tavy Smalls

Equal opportunity

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.









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