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Supplier Performance Consultant - Minnetonka, MN, Telecommute considered

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)The Supplier Performance Consultant will drive the execution for our centralized Supplier Performance Management program for UnitedHealth Group. This role will need to work with suppliers and cross-functional teams to collect, analyze and summarize supplier performance data across our most critical supply base. This role will not only be accountable for driving Supplier Performance reporting, but also drive compliance to UnitedHealth Group policies, contracts, and best practices.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Execute the supplier performance management framework; including partnering with suppliers to provide monthly reporting of contractual SLAs, calculate credits and summarize findings to key business partners
  • Serve as the primary supplier performance tool administrator; including escalations process, credit identification and collection, access rights and data management
  • Support the implementation of the new supplier performance management technology/tool; including the development of enhancement requirements based on supplier and business partner feedback
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure proper business level engagement of non-compliant and/or underperforming suppliers
  • Maintain reporting and dashboards that present relevant data tailored to the audience for supplier performance
  • Ensure adherence to internal policies, standards, and procedures with suppliers to improve performance, with concentration on managing top tier suppliers
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with Category Managers, line of business stakeholders and suppliersYou'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience
    • 1+ years of experience in operations, procurement, sourcing, or vendor management
    • Experience working in a cross-functional team environment
    • Experience influencing others to adopt practices and process
    • Intermediate to advanced skill level in MS Excel (pivot tables, v-lookups), Word and PowerPoint
    • If located near Minnetonka, MN, you will be asked to perform this role in an office setting. Preferred Qualifications:
      • ServiceNow experience
      • Experience with contracts and contract tools (e.g. SAP/Ariba)
      • eGRC / Archer experience
      • Experience utilizing data visualizations (Tableau, etc.) to present meaningful data
      • Demonstrated ability to work independently; energetic and self-motivated
      • Demonstrated advanced communication and interpersonal skills
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter PolicyUnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary/hourly range for Colorado residents is $53,300 to $95,100. The salary/hourly range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $58,800 to $104,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.Careers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the 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: Vendor Management Analyst, Internal Audit Analyst, Procurement Representative, Vendor Management, Supplier, Audit, Quality, Contract, Analyst, Specialist, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota

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