Contract Administrator 4 - Procurement and Contracting- F/T Day Shift - 36332-1A

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Updated: Sep 17, 2022
Location: Anaheim
Job Type:
Department: Procurement and Contracting

Position Number: 40324257
Reports to: Contracting Manager
Working Title: Contract Administrator 4
Cost Center: Procurement and Contracting (428421)
Bargaining Unit: No Bargaining Unit
FLSA: Exempt
Date Created: 2/12/2020
Job Code: 000345
Hours: 40
Shift: Day Shift
FTE: 1
Position Summary: 
Reporting to the Senior Director of General Services, performs professional purchasing work for procurement of equipment (including capital equipment), supplies, and services of highly complex technical and specialized items which are designed and manufactured exclusively to meet the University's specific needs and specifications. Incumbent will independently handle difficult negotiations with vendors and requires extensive knowledge of sources of supply, interpretations of specifications, and possible substitutions. Promotes the most effective use of funds in the acquisition of assigned commodities in accordance with policies and procedures. Work is reviewed in terms of meeting specific turnaround times, goals, and objectives. May supervise the work of other purchasing staff.
Salary Range:
Annual Rate  Minimum  $80,600.00                 Midpoint         $121,700.00               Maximum             $162,800.00
Required Qualifications:
Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job
Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties
Project Management skills
Four (4) years of previous experience, preferably in a hospital or a large, complex healthcare system, or equivalent University purchasing experience.  In lieu of direct hospital experience, may consider experience with a medical, surgical, laboratory, pharmacy distributor, wholesaler, and/or manufacturer in supply chain, procurement, contracting, sales, and/or account management role(s).  Experience in supply chain management with strong background in finance/decision support analytics.  Must be able to articulate documented savings and supporting details.
Experience in complex RFP preparation.  Must have demonstrated knowledge of procurement practices and procedures, and demonstrated knowledge of vendor sourcing and negotiation techniques.  Familiarity with strategic sourcing concepts and practices.
Advanced-level Excel skills.
Extensive experience negotiating and analyzing data required.
Demonstrated ability to initiate and facilitate problem-solving processes when issue or concerns are identified.
Ability to be successful in a self-directed, fast-paced environment with changing deadlines and priorities.
Ability to understand and conduct financial analysis and quantitative/qualitative assessment of data.
Ability to skillfully represent UCI Medical Center in contract negotiations and deal effectively with a wide variety of medical center personnel, vendors and customers.
Advanced skills in successfully utilizing contract negotiation tactics to achieve financial results beneficial to UCI Medical Center.
Thorough knowledge in vendor relations, negotiations, contract management, and financial terms.
Travel between procurement office and medical center locations, other travel up to 10%
Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree, either in business or health care related field preferred.
A recognized materials management certification such as AHRMM or American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) is preferred.
Knowledge of modern Material Management Information Systems (MMIS) preferred.
Conditions of Employment:
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to Work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation
Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page:
Closing Statement:
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI’s Employee Experience Center (EEC) at [email protected] or at (949) 824-0500, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


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