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Sr. Sourcing & Procurement Consultant, International, Minnetonka, MN (telecommute may be considered)

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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Sr. Sourcing & Procurement Consultant, International, Minnetonka, MN (telecommute may be considered)(Job Number:726839)

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 a Senior Sourcing and Procurement Consultant, you will be challenged to assist with the strategic sourcing, procurement, and contracting efforts in support of multiple commodity types including the purchase of services, materials, and supplies within the geographies of Brazil and EMEA, and additionally managing operational tools and processes on behalf of the broader International Services Team within ES&P.    The successful candidate for this role will have experience with the sourcing & procurement process, analytical and risk management skills, and exceptional relationship management and consultative skills.


Duties may include research, project scoping, leadership and reporting for high priority department initiatives.  Typically oversees development of broad internal policies and strategies, specific parameters for procurement, vendor selection and negotiation.

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

  • Partnering with Operations, Finance, and Payment Services teams to gather data elements from reporting, provide analysis, and assist commodity teams in driving open items to closure

  • Ad hoc assignments to include filling gaps where needed and addressing International procurement-related issues, assisting with playbook and program/process details consolidation and maintenance, facilitation and reporting

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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