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As a TEMPORARY Contract Administrator at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will assist administering departmental purchase/service contracts, prepares proposals and pre-contract data collection. Analyzes estimates of material, equipment and/or production costs. Reviews contractual documents to ensure adherence to company policy, department specifications, requirements, and conformance to master agreements. May negotiate and/or administrate licensing agreements including renewal, new business, invoicing, credit holds, receivable issues, consolidations and clinical trials budgets and contracts. Verifies all aspects of the order, including pricing, to ensure conformance with company policy while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction and responsiveness. Liaison with applicable technical, finance or legal teams on matters requiring review.
This is a TEMPORARY position. Could last between 12 - 18 months. Full time with benefits.
What will I be doing in this role?
Develops and manages purchasing contracts, including initiation, renewal and expiration of contracts within area of responsiblity.
Evaluates and prioritizes existing contracts for opportunities to improve contract benefits and/or reduce costs within area of responsibility. Analyzes contracts to determine most advantageous participation. Investigates opportunity for lowering procurement costs.
Investigates and recommends new products, services, equipment and product standardization to enhance contract benefits within area of responsibility. Conducts value analysis; recommends cost reductions and products that are better in value than those currently used.
Facilitates negotiations within scope vendors price, terms, and conditions. Manages vendor relationships and monitors vendor performance.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.