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Penn State Health Contract Specialist II - Strategic Sourcing/Contracting in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Penn State Health Corporation

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Day

Hours: Day


Responsible to collaborate and support business area in selecting suppliers, negotiating effective terms and conditions and then supporting the lifecycle of the contract. Primary duties will include negotiating contract terms and conditions for agreements, addendums, amendments and statements of work in collaboration with the business, legal, IT and other key stakeholders. Acts as a mentor to other team members, providing leadership, training and clear work direction.


Bachelor's degree and 3 years' contracting experience OR 7 years' contracting experience required


Ability to effectively prioritize work load

Negotiations skills

Project management skills

Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal

Proficiency in MS Office Word and Excel, e-mail and scheduling applications

Problem solving skills


Multi-facility healthcare system background preferred

CRMP (Association for Hospital Materials Management) and/or CPSM (Institute of Supply Management) Certification preferred

Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning software INFOR or Lawson preferred

Experience in a lead capacity preferred

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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Position Contract Specialist II - Strategic Sourcing/ContractingLocation US:PA:HersheyReq ID 1953