JOB DESCRIPTION

manager, contracting

Reports To: Director, Supply Chain Operations

Status: Exempt

Location: Plano, TX

COMPANY OVERVIEW

TPC is growing!  We are looking for people to join our team.

As a partnership of 11 community-based, independent health systems, TPC represents $1 billion in purchasing volume and has saved Members over $180 million since 2010.  Our team works as an extension of our Member hospitals to help them achieve exponentially more together, within supply chain, purchased services and revenue cycle, than they could individually.

We are a small company with a big impact.  We have been able to achieve superior results with a lean, highly-qualified staff, where every member of our team plays a significant role in the value we are able to provide to our Member hospitals.

We want people who:

  • Drive Results – those who can execute and create impactful value for our Members
  • Lead Well – those who take responsibility and offer leadership at any level within the organization
  • Pursue Innovation – those who think beyond the status quo and generate new ideas, opportunities and processes
  • Have Fun – those who find intrinsic joy in their work and their development

JOB PURPOSE

The Manager of Contracting is responsible for the development, coordination, negotiation, and management of a broad spectrum of Clinical and Non-Clinical Supply, Physician Preference Item (PPI), Pharmacy, and Purchased Services contracts. To be an effective part of the team; must be a self-sufficient person who can interpret Member needs, think strategically, be able to effectively manage the contracting process from beginning to end, translate objectives, execute outcomes and present contract deliverables.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Develops and maintains standard guidelines, templates, and methodologies for contract management, analyses and reporting throughout TPC membership.

2. Manages Clinical and Non-Clinical Supply, Physician Preference Item (PPI), Pharmacy, and Purchased Services contracting for TPC.

3. In collaboration with TPC Data Analysis, maintains monitors and reports key performance indicators as it pertains to all assigned contract categories.

4. Routinely works with vendor representatives in the areas of contract management, negotiation, performance, and reporting to ensure initiative outcomes meet or exceed the expectations of TPC members and TPC leadership.

5. Ensures all TPC contracts are in compliance with all applicable TPC and Member contract guidelines and do not conflict with regulatory and legal requirements of local, state, and federal laws.

6. Coordinates with Data Analysis the analysis of new supply items introduced into members’ systems.

7. Prepares cost estimates for current and proposed opportunities by primary service line.

8. Collaborates in the facilitation of administrative task forces and specialty clinical committees providing guidance in cost containment, reimbursement, contract compliance, and standardization efforts.

9. Participates in the evaluation of vendor proposals for purchases, products, supplies, and technology and capital equipment services to assure adherence to specifications.

10. Participates in the preparation of long- and short-range plans for selection, evaluation, education, communication and resource planning for all products and services.

11. Assist with special projects as needed.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, COMPETENCIES & QUALIFICATIONS

1. Bachelor’s degree required.

2. Two years of supply chain experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

3. Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.

4. Proactive and takes action to achieve goals beyond what is required.

5. Marshals resources to orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal.

6. Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment.

7. Solves problems with effective solutions.

8. Skilled in the use of personal computers and related software applications, including but not limited to intermediate knowledge of the following Microsoft products: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

TRAVEL

None required.

For more information or to apply, contact Giau Rohde at grohde@tpc1.com