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Procurement Specialist

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Supply Chain
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19000L60 Requisition #

Careers that Change Lives


More than 80,000 employees worldwide are proud to serve as the driving force behind Medtronic’s growth, innovation and passion for lifesaving work. A leading provider of medical devices, Medtronic ensures that doctors and nurses have the products and solutions they need to create better patient outcomes every day.


With unmatched collaboration across disciplines - from arterial and venous to neurovascular - our inspired solutions are helping more physicians deliver optimal patient care, worldwide. From acute ischemic stroke treatment to prevention of haemorrhagic stroke, Medtronic is advancing intelligent, minimally invasive solutions that span embolization devices to revascularization devices – providing solutions at the forefront of neurovascular care.

As a division within Medtronic , Integrated Health Solutions (IHS) builds on Medtronic‘s unique combination of capital resources, process optimization expertise and therapy knowledge. Working together, we partner with hospitals and healthcare systems to develop tailored services and solutions designed to improve clinical, operational and financial outcomes.


The objective of these partnerships is to help enable hospitals and healthcare systems to:


Improve patient outcomes


Enhance operational performance


Contain and manage cost


A Day in the Life


Working in the Procurement and Supplier Management Team (PSM) within IHS you will be supporting the sourcing of medical products and services into the IHS Managed Cath Labs.  Your role will see you managing the vendor base and dealing with operational issues that arise in the market.  Your accounts will be located across the UK and Norway and working with the regional lead these will require strategic stakeholder management focused on both internal and client customers.  You will manage and maintain all pricing for PSM, undertaking analysis and interpretation of data to ensure the most advantageous sourcing strategies are in place for IHS.  Based on this you will be involved in negotiating with suppliers and managing procurement processes.


In return, we will provide you with great training and development opportunities in a growing business where innovative solutions are delivered by industry experts.

 

As a Procurement Specialist within IHS your main responsibilities will involve:

 First point of escalation for operational issue resolution with Vendors

Guardian of pricing databases including resolving pricing discrepancies with Vendor

 Custodian of Contract Management Database

Preparation of KPI and Data Dashboards for periodic review with Vendors

Preparation and management of RFPs, including analysis and summarising results ready for making informed decisions

Negotiations with Vendors

Tracking savings delivery against savings forecasts

Onboarding new Vendors and supporting the onboarding process in terms of PSM with new customers

Managing the relationship with backoffice

Drive utilisation and support development of new IT suites

Carry out repair activities (Quality and regulatory requirements)


What we will be looking for in you:


Ideally, you are a results-driven and ambitious professional with excellent communication skills.  You are determined to reach the highest standards whilst remaining dedicated to meeting business requirements and customer expectations. The ability to build & maintain strong relationships with both internal stakeholders, key vendors and clients.  You are comfortable working in a pan European and International environment with the confidence interact at all levels.  You will also be a self-starter with the ability to independently work whilst seeking advice and input when needed

 

Must Haves

 

Highly data analytical

Supplier facing

Contract Management experience

Excellent negotiating skills

Previous experience working in highly confidential environments

Excellent relationship building skills

 

Nice to Haves

Bachelor Degree

CIPS or working towards it

Industry Knowledge

Experience with Quality and Regulatory requirements

FOM / HCTED NHS Knowledge 

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About Medtronic


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.
We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.
We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team.
Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives.Help us shape the future.


Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we're now among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 89,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in over 155 countries. With our European Operations Center for Distribution and Shared Services in Heerlen, the Bakken Research Center in Maastricht our manufacturing facility in Kerkrade, and the Dutch sales office in Eindhoven, Medtronic Netherlands has more than 1,750 employees.

Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Medtronic - both in the lives of others and your career. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together.


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