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Sourcing & Procurement Associate Director - Software and Cloud Computing - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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Sourcing & Procurement Associate Director - Software and Cloud Computing - Minnetonka, MN(Job Number:725952)

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)


The Sourcing & Procurement Associate Director - Software and Cloud Computing Category role will develop, execute, and manage technology procurement category management strategies for IT Software while understanding the impact on software licensing. Implement strategic category plans with a focus on proactive collaboration with stakeholders to continuously improve the category strategy. Support the commodity team with execution of supplier performance management, supplier rationalization, and sourcing processes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Draft category plans and develop strategies taking into consideration the rapidly changing IT Software space

  • Communicate category requirements to stakeholders and facilitate feedback for strategic category management adoption

  • Ensure appropriate supplier performance management in alignment with business strategy.

  • Identify, recommend, and execute strategic supplier rationalization initiatives across one or more business segments, including, but not limited to: developing and implementing change management strategies to support current supply chain; overall IT Software supplier rationalization based on business strategy; and drive implementation of strategic category management best practices

  • Understand and analyze IT Software commodities and drive alignment of enterprise supply chain strategies with targeted technology vendors and applicable stakeholders in accordance with overall business and financial goals

  • Define and influence relationships with applicable stakeholders, including executive level individuals, across the enterprise to drive support of the sourcing and procurement value proposition

  • Identify, define, and implement supplier consolidation strategies, opportunities to leverage supplier spend, and cost savings opportunities

  • Support enterprise sourcing and procurement supplier selection and competitive bidding strategy


Job Sourcing and Procurement
Primary Location US-MN-Minnetonka
Other Location 
Organization Enterprise Srcing & Procuremnt
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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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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