Senior Contracts Administrator

Banner HealthArizonaFull TimeRemote

Primary City/State:

Arizona, Arizona



Department Name:

Supply Contract Admin-Corp



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You have a place in the health care industry. If you’re looking to leverage your abilities to make a real difference – and real change in the health care industry – you belong at Banner Health. Apply today.


Our Supply Chain Department was just recognized by Healthcare Purchasing News as the Supply Chain Department of the Year for 2021. People are at the core of what we do. On top of that we have a supply chain team that puts our people first as well. We have people that have been here for 10, 20, 30+ yrs! You can be a part of this strong and positive team culture!

This will be a remote position, Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm


Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. This opportunity includes the option to participate in a variety of health, financial, and security benefits. 





Within Banner Health Corporate, you will have the opportunity to apply your unique experience and expertise in support of a nationally-recognized healthcare leader. We offer stimulating and rewarding careers in a wide array of disciplines. Whether your background is in Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Managed Care Programs or Public Relations, you'll find many options for contributing to our award-winning patient care.



This position is responsible for a $100M contract portfolio of procurement contracts, outsourced services programs, and purchasing programs, maximizing value to the company while minimizing cost from vendors and suppliers; provides high quality procurement services to meet the needs of internal customers. The incumbent is accountable for developing efficiencies and for finding new opportunities to reduce supply cost through effective vendor negotiations, and for promoting sound and ethical contracting and purchasing practices between the company and the vendor community; and for developing and maintaining positive vendor relationships based on mutual respect and trust. This position directs and leads the overall sourcing strategy for high spend product categories with a high degree of physician preference which will require collaboration with physicians and other key clinical decision makers.

1. Monitors, assesses and re-bids or re-negotiates existing contracts and vendor agreements in assigned areas as appropriate every one to three years. Regularly evaluates and revises as appropriate company participation in programs such as medical supply agreements, service agreements, capital equipment agreements and pooled purchase agreements. Monitors vendor and company/facility contract compliance and performance.

2. Identifies and develops new cost savings sources and vendor agreement opportunities through market monitoring, product research, usage, source and cost analysis, and participation in hospital or assigned area procurement association and education. Conducts analysis of products, prices and usage opportunities; prepares spreadsheets and executive summaries of contracts and presents recommendations to the Supply Chain Governance Team.

3. Manages the contracting processes for assigned areas: The development of specifications, performance of due diligence work (such as research and financial analysis) the development and writing of Requests for Proposals (RFPs), and the writing and editing of contract documents. Independently reviews complex terms and conditions, develops alternative language, performs risk analysis/mitigation, and provides recommendations while ensuring compliance with legal requirements, customer requirements. Coordinates legal review of contracts as appropriate.

4. Provides enterprise leadership and consultation to company facilities in the contracting, procurement and utilization of supplies, products and equipment for assigned service lines. Uses a variety of methods to collect collaborative input of end users and purchasers, builds detail of specification, and develops group consensus. Demonstrates ability to influence and deal tactfully and confidentially with internal and external customers at all organizational levels in a dynamic environment.

5. Facilitates implementation of new procurement processes, policies, procedures and agreements. Develops and communicates work plans to all affected parties.

6. Collects, consolidates and provides contract and procurement information to senior management in the form of reports, financial analysis, supply utilization, capital expenditures, etc. as required or appropriate.

7. Monitors usage of products under Contract Management Agreements. Assures accurate vendor payments of rebates and dividends. Serves as key contact for Supplier Relationship Management and coordinates ongoing business reviews with key suppliers.

8. Provides technical and expert counsel to other staff members in matters of assigned procurement area(s).

9. Annual dollar contracting exceeds $100 million dollars. Enterprise authority for contracting. Manages contracts for equipment, supplies and services for all company facilities.


Requires the degree of skills, knowledge and ability normally demonstrated by a Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field.

Requires seven or more years of similar purchasing experience, including capital equipment purchase, Request For Proposal development, bid analysis, contract negotiation and contracting. Requires extensive knowledge of products, procurement and contracting processes in healthcare, and demonstrated skills in the areas of planning, directing, communications, negotiations and statistical analysis. Effective organizational, communication and human relation skills are necessary, as is the ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously and effectively to meet multiple priorities. Requires the ability to travel to any company facility for meetings and product or service assessment.

Must be proficient in word processing and spreadsheet computer software applications.


Experience working with Lawson or similar Materials Management information systems is desirable. Supervisory experience is preferred. Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) certification is preferred. Master's degree in Supply Chain Management preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.



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