Business Implementation Manager

What you'll do o Implement structure, process, and governance as it relates to vendor communications, contract management, and on-going vendor relationships o Oversee core vendor management functions and processes o Develop statements of work, service level agreements, performance guarantees and risk-sharing models with vendors o Assess vendor risks and solutions and communicate them with appropriate audiences o Track and prioritize the progress of projects and provide corresponding executive level reporting o Provide guidance and best practice knowledge to reduce contract cost, pricing strategies, ensure oversight of risk, build vendor management discipline and create beneficial vendor relationships o Lead technical and business divisions through the negotiation process for strategic vendors driving needed performance, cost savings and mitigating risk o Work with senior leadership to assess level of risk for strategic vendors and identify suitable competitor replacement if applicable o Provide direction and guidance to team members on vendor research needs o Evaluate and analyze pricing and company business needs from internal sources and create supporting strategic pricing models o Educate personnel, in the creation of pricing, and the creation of guidelines of Vendor Management life cycle What you'll bring o Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field of study or four (4) years' experience o Eight years' experience in the IT sector supporting vendor relationships with external parties including contract negotiations and contract management and must include the following: o Five years' experience leading cross-functional teams o Experience leading contract negotiations $1M or greater o Project management skills and experience o Experience in health care information systems o Demonstrated ability to prepare and implement negation and vendor selection strategies, o Experience leading vendor performance and managing expectations of contracted services and optimize value o Ability to: o Support the implementations of statements of work and address issues o Develop and execute negotiation strategies for technology solutions. o Prepare and implement negation and vendor selection strategies and lead vendor performance analysis o Willingness to work effectively under stressful situations and/or time constraints o Experience working with senior level executives o Understanding of far reaching impacts or results of actions while exercising good judgment and providing sound consultation o Proven advanced negotiation and analytical problem solving skills o Critical thinking and accountability with the ability to support the delivery of solutions and drive improvements o Excellent conceptualization, analytical and logic skills Self-starter that can quickly assess situations and react or direct appropriately o Customer focus, with demonstrated experience and ability to identify and assess issues/root causes and escalate as appropriate What we offer: Premera is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package including: o Medical, vision and dental coverage o Life and disability insurance o Retirement programs (401K employer match and pension plan) o Wellness incentives, onsite services, a discount program and more o Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degrees o Generous Paid Time Off to reenergize o Free parking Job ID 11833
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
8 - 10 years

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