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Sourcing and Procurement Specialist - San Antonio, TX

UnitedHealth Group

San Antonio, TX
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750371 Sourcing and Procurement Specialist San Antonio TX

Sourcing and Procurement Specialist - San Antonio, TX (750371)

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)

Position Summary

Jobs in this family are responsible for effective, organization-wide purchasing of IT materials and supplies in order to maximize cost efficiencies, price leverage, and quality, while also identifying and mitigating risk to the organization.  Provides order fulfillment services within the Service Level Objectives set by the organization.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes and investigates
  • Provides explanations and interpretations within area of expertise
  • Uses pertinent data and facts to identify and solve a range of problems within area of expertise
  • Investigates non-standard requests and problems, with some assistance from others
  • Prioritizes and organizes own work to meet deadlines
  • Provides explanations and information to others on topics within area of expertise
  • Reviews and fulfills hardware, software, and licensing requests per SOP/SLA
  • Advise requestors on pricing, alternate products/substitutes, procurement policies, and fulfillment expectations
  • Originates purchase orders
  • Resolves order discrepancies
  • Corresponds with suppliers and internal departments regarding services
  • Participates in Service Improvement and Process Design
  • Provides monthly finance chargeback reporting to finance and business units
  • Communicates item changes such as model, description, pricing, etc. and ensures changes are submitted to ServiceNow for all Catalog Items
  • Other duties as required by the needs of the business
Required Qualifications: 
  • 1 or more years of ServiceNow experience
  • Proficiency with MS Word & Excel
  • Familiarity with Project Management
  • 1 or more years of experience with Computers and IT Technology / Terminology

Soft Skills:

  • Time Management and Prioritization skills
  • Strong communication skillset
  • Experienced Problem Solver
  • Analytical
  • Task Oriented
  • Strong Team Player
  • Strong Customer Service Focus
  • Works well under stress
  • Attention to Detail
  • Adaptability to change

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place 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.   


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Job Details

  • Contest Number750371
  • Job TitleSourcing and Procurement Specialist - San Antonio, TX
  • Job FamilySourcing and Procurement
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • San Antonio, TX
    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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