Strategic Sourcing Mngr 65918 Thousand Oaks, CA
WellPoint - Thousand Oaks, CA

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WellPoint is one of the nations leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 company. At WellPoint, we are dedicated to improving the lives of the people we serve and the health of our communities. WellPoint strives to simplify the connection between health, care, and value for our customers.

Bring your expertise to our innovative, achievement-driven culture, and you will discover lasting rewards and the opportunity to take your career further than you can imagine.

Strategic Sourcing Manager

Thousand Oaks CA

Responsible for the execution and implementation of one or more sub-category sourcing strategies. Primary duties to include, but are not limited to: Designs and executes strategic sourcing processes for assigned sub-categories. Builds and maintains strong working relationships with internal customers and key suppliers for sub-categories. Focuses on increased efficiencies leading to measurable cost savings. Participates in cross-enterprise commodity teams for sub-categories and aggressively tracks and improves non-compliance preferred supplier(s). Participates in fact-based negotiations and executes contracts utilizing approved terms and conditions. Implements sourcing recommendations and develops and manages e-procurement catalog content. Aggressively monitors, tracks and reports supplier compliance and performance benefits.

Job Qualifications

Requires a BA/BS degreeMBA/Masters in Sourcing/Supply Chain, Masters in Marketing preferred or equivalent; 5 years of experience in sourcing/supplier selection with at least 4 years experience with negotiation of pricing and contract terms and conditions; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. CPSM or Six Sigma certifications preferred. Marketing related experience preferred.

WellPoint is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and is a 2012 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company please visit us at www.wellpoint.com/careers. EOE

Once an offer is accepted, all external applicants are subject to a background investigation
and if appropriate, drug testing. Offers of employment shall be contingent upon
passing both the background investigation and drug testing (if required).

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