Vizient, Inc. Client Manager in Buffalo, New York
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In this role, you will work independently and with limited supervision to provide service for a Vizient member by driving penetration of contracts and implementation of supply chain solutions. You will identify savings opportunities in the supply chain setting, increasing the client's utilization of supply chain contracts and programs, and will make recommendations of products and solutions. This role could work onsite a minimum of 4 days a week at the member's facility.
Partner with member account team on development of a member plan (penetration of contracts) and implementation of new solutions
Facilitate implementation of contracts to ensure maximum value gained from the member account plan by tracking savings, reporting, and providing resolution.
Ensure Vizient competitiveness and position as a trusted advisor by informing member of industry trends and associated Vizient capabilities.
Partner with product advisors to ensure member utilization of tools to maximize value and use output to support member plan.
Identify and implement opportunities including signing of LOCs/LOPs, identification of sign off savings, and documenting in savings plan.
Facilitate sales targeting for suppliers.
Ensure-member is maximizing the use of Vizient analytics tools through education.
Relevant degree preferred.
2 or more years relevant experience required.
Experience working with hospital supply chain departments desired.
Experience working with a Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) preferred.
Possess strong client facing skills, and facilitation experience.
Strong organizational skills, ability to manage projects, and strong conflict resolution skills.
Advanced Excel (V-lookup, pivot tables, formulas) and PowerPoint skills.
Equal Opportunity Employer Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The Company is committed to equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender identity, ethnicity, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.