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Program Manager, GPO Contracts

Company: Presidio
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Description SEIZE THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE A PART OF SOMETHING GREAT! Presidio is on the leading edge of a technology-driven movement to transform the way business is done, for our customers and our customers' customers. Joining Presidio means immersing yourself in a culture of self-starters, collaborators and innovators who make real, lasting change in the marketplace via cutting-edge technology and business solutions. At Presidio, we know that it's our people that make the connections happen. WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN US? You will set your career on track for outstanding achievement with a company that knows no limits. Presidio is a leading a global digital services and solutions provider focused on Digital Infrastructure, Business Analytics, Cloud, Security & Emerging solutions. THE ROLE: Program Manager (GPO Contracts) Travel Requirements: This role requires less than 10% of travel. Job Summary: Presidio is seeking a Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) Contracts, Program Manager to join our National State, Local, and Education (SLED) Contracts and Compliance Team. Our team focuses on contract compliance and business enablement. We are looking for a team member who possesses public sector and healthcare program management and contracting experience with the ability to provide strategic and tactical oversight of Presidio's healthcare contract portfolio and to act as a contracts liaison among healthcare sales account team members, healthcare sales operations, engineers, healthcare procurement offices, and information technology (IT) buyers. It is our role to help all teams act with transparency and accountability in mind. Job Responsibilities: Strategy and Oversight:

  • Build and implement an effective GPO contract capture plan, business development strategy, and contract management strategy that focuses on driving business in the Healthcare Sector.
  • Provide central, strategic and tactical oversight of all GPO proposals, contracts, reporting and payments.
  • Act as the Central Organization Leader responsible for coordination, tracking, reporting and executive briefs in the Healthcare space.
    • Lead as National Contract and Program Manager as part of a National Specialty Contracts and Program Management Team. This is a working-level manager position that may or may not include the responsibility to lead a small functional team in the future.
    • Provide leadership, subject matter expertise, and oversight to Sales Account Teams, Sales Operations, and Sales Leadership.
    • Provide daily contract and program management support using a variety of contract management and tracking systems and tools including Microsoft Teams, OneDrive, and Cisco Webex.
    • Conduct comprehensive reviews of healthcare contracts and solicitations (RFP, RFQ, RFB) and terms and conditions to identify, mitigate, and eliminate unusual risks, non-standard terms, liabilities, and remedies in accordance with Presidio Legal and corporate policies.
    • Develop, recommend, and execute contract, partner and subcontracting strategies.
    • Identify, negotiate, execute, and administer complex and/or non-standard healthcare contracts, including administration of partner and subcontractor flow downs, change orders, inspection, acceptance, payment, warranty, contract reporting, fee payment (if applicable), statutory requirements, contract close-out and records retention.
    • Leverage cross-functional relationships with internal stakeholders including Legal, Human Resources, IT Security, Marketing, Supplier Diversity, Security, Project Management, Proposal Team, Capture Team, Finance Team, Business Development Teams, Partner & Alliance, Strategic Sourcing, and Business Unit Leadership to meet business goals.
    • Advise on any relevant and applicable Healthcare Industry as well as Federal, State and Local contract and bidding regulations, policies, and procedures.
    • Maintain contract record in accordance with all required regulations and support all Government and healthcare mandated contractual reporting requirements.
    • Train Sales Account Teams and internal stakeholders on use of healthcare contracts.
    • Manage, mitigate, and/or escalate disputes through dispute resolution processes.
    • Support the resolution of payment-related problems.
    • Complete company Representations & Certifications for solicitations (RFP, RFQ, RFB).
    • Perform internal audits to promote consistency and compliance across the contract portfolio.
      • Enable growth and utilization on GPO, cooperative agreements, partner agreements, subcontracts, and contracts.
      • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining relevant original hardware manufacturer (OEM) brands on GPO and cooperative contracts, where applicable.
      • Responsible for identifying and initiating requests for equitable price adjustment on GPO and cooperative contracts, where applicable.
      • Responsible for identifying contractual gaps in products or services delivery.
      • Responsible for contract data and its accuracy and assist in report preparation, as needed.
      • Participate in continuous process improvements by identifying, developing. and implementing new contracts policies and processes.
      • Present contracts compliance and enablement information virtually and in-person to a variety of audiences.
      • Meet directly with, collaborate with, and lead discussions with sales management and leadership as it relates to strategic contracting opportunities and the most effective and efficient ways to utilize existing contracts.
      • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
        Required Skills:
        • Demonstrated experience working with GPO contracts, healthcare contracts, cooperative or master service agreements.
        • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive and Sharepoint.
        • Excellent spoken, written communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills.
        • Familiarity with managing all aspects of the contract lifecycle.
        • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with teams in a demanding executive-level work environment.
        • Undergraduate degree, preferably in Business, Economics, Finance, Political Science, Public Administration, Healthcare, or related field.
        • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
          Additional Desired Skills:
          • NCMA Certification.
          • Experience with risk management and insurance requirements.
          • Relevant or IT related experience with healthcare customers.
          • Understanding of key legal concepts including indemnity, liability, privacy, security, and technology licensing.
            Education and Experience:
            • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and/or military experience.
            • 5+ years of demonstrated GPO, healthcare, and Government (State, Local or Federal) contracts administration experience.
            • Working knowledge and demonstrated ability to interpret Federal, State and Local Regulation.
              ***** ABOUT PRESIDIO Presidio is committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the highest levels and has strengthened its drive to build and drive systemic DEI change process across all levels of the organization. Cultivating a culture of inclusion where the expression of all our differences are valued, celebrated, and add to our collective achievements. Presidio is a global digital services and solutions provider accelerating business transformation through secured technology modernization. Highly skilled teams of engineers and solutions architects with deep expertise across cloud, security, networking and modern data center infrastructure help customers acquire, deploy and operate technology that delivers impactful business outcomes. Presidio is a trusted strategic advisor with a flexible full life cycle model of professional, managed, and support and staffing services to help execute, secure, operationalize and maintain technology solutions. We serve as an extension of our clients' IT teams, providing deep expertise and letting them focus on their core business. Presidio operates in 40+ US offices and offices in Ireland, London, Singapore, and India. For more information visit: ***** Presidio is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer / VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances. To read more about discrimination protections under Federal Law, please visit: If you have any difficulty using our online system and need an accommodation in the job application process due to a disability, please send an email to for assistance. Presidio is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor requesting priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. State Employment Services, please provide priority referrals to RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE: Agencies/3 Parties may not solicit to any employee of Presidio. Any candidate information received from any Agency/3 Party will be considered a gift and property of Presidio, unless the Agency/3 Party is an Authorized Vendor of Presidio with an up-to-date Presidio Contract in hand signed by Presidio Talent Acquisition. No payment will be made to any Agency/3 Party who is not an Authorized Vendor, nor has specific approval in writing from Presidio Talent Acquisition to engage in recruitment efforts for Presidio. #LI-TS1 ms Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

              The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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