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Senior Sourcing and Procurement Consultant, HR - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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726505 Senior Sourcing and Procurement Consultant Minnetonka MN

Senior Sourcing and Procurement Consultant, HR - Minnetonka, MN (726505)

Position Description

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)


As the Senior Sourcing and Procurement Consultant, you will be challenged to oversee the strategic sourcing, procurement, and contracting efforts in support of marketing/advertising, human capital, IT, and other indict spend commodities as assigned.   The successful candidate for this role will have strong experience with the full sourcing & procurement process, analytical and risk management skills, and exceptional relationship management and consultative skills.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review, develop, redline, and negotiate third-party vendor contracts, including Master Services Agreements (MSAs), Statements of Work (SOWs), Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) and amendments in cooperation with legal, internal stakeholders and external business partners

  • Negotiate rates, value adds, service level agreements (SLAs) and other legal and business terms

  • Develop impactful SLAs or key performance indicators (KPIs) for a supplier’s services

  • Effectively partner with key internal support functions, legal, finance and risk

  • Support category management, sourcing (RFx,) and contracting efforts in assigned areas

  • Create project plans, as appropriate, to manage and execute on all contracting initiatives

  • Support end-to-end procurement process from sourcing through contracting, and ongoing vendor management

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 5+ years of Sourcing and Procurement experience.

  • Contract management, drafting, development, redlining, and negotiation experience.

  • Ability to identify risk and contract around it appropriately

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with multiple internal stakeholders at all levels

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage multiple projects and tasks, and effectively prioritize work

  • Proficiency with MS Office  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or JD

  • Strong RFP experience

  • Strategic Sourcing and Procurement experience

  • Experience with Ariba and PeopleSoft

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.

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.


Keywords: Sourcing; Procurement; Supply Chain; Contract; Negotiation; Manager; Senior; Minneapolis; Minnetonka; MN; Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number726505
  • Job TitleSenior Sourcing and Procurement Consultant, HR - Minnetonka, MN
  • Job FamilySourcing and Procurement
  • Business SegmentCorporate

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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