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Sourcing Specialist

Program Monitor | Dallas, TX | Contract

Job Description
Sourcing Specialist
Work Location: Dallas TX

Job Summary/Description
The primary purpose of the Sourcing Specialist position is to lead the strategic sourcing of goods, equipment, or services. Demonstrates technical procurement knowledge of a broad spectrum of commodities and services pertinent to the six health and nine academic institutions of UT System. Interacts with departments and units within the institution in identifying categories of spend optimal for strategic sourcing.

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)
• Leads the sourcing and contracting of products, equipment, and services for UT Southwestern in collaboration with end-users, Group Purchasing Organizations, and Contracts Management in alliance with contract compliance and expense reduction initiatives.
• Prepares, manages, and executes the procurement lifecycle while coordinating efforts with end-users sourcing approaches and provide recommendations based on Contract hierarchy and federal and state regulations.
• Implement a value-based selection process and positions the Purchasing department as a trusted advisor.
• Coordinates contracts review and execution while managing vendor quarterly business reviews as required.
• Reviews contracts to ensure that terms are in accordance with UT Southwestern policies and procedures.
• Monitors contractors’ compliance in accordance with contractual requirements to include insurance and HUB requirements.
• Effective management of scouring timeline to reduce RFX lifecycle and portfolios while ensuring that all contract documents are readily assessable.
• Export, Filter, Categorize and Interpret volumes of data to identify opportunities resulting from data selections and recommend sourcing opportunities.
• Compile information and respond to internal and external audit requests.
• Manage of ongoing vendor relationship and contract management.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in science, healthcare, or business-related field.
• Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in contract administration, purchasing, sourcing, and demonstrated intermediate Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
• Strong knowledge in the review and understanding of legal contracts, terms, and conditions.
• Must have one of the following certifications: Certified Texas Purchasing Manager or Certified Texas Contract Developer within six months of hire by internal scheduling. PMP Certification & Healthcare related experience preferred.

About InGenesis
InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals. The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients. It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.

EEOC Statement
We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.