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Supply Chain Contracts Manager - Materials Management

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Vancouver
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Supply Chain Contracts Manager - Materials Management for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 185811



The priority for this position is to initiate, review and execute purchasing contracts for the purpose of managing the expense of supplies, equipment and services. Responsible for managing the process of identifying and executing strategic system-wide opportunities.  Collaborates with key internal and external stakeholders.




  1. Develop, implement, and manage contracts for products, equipment and services for the use by PeaceHealth and affiliate member customers consistent with policies. Encouraging and reporting member contract compliance.
  2. Interact with PeaceHealth legal to insure potential contract risks are addressed.
  3. Participates in the recruitment and on-going support of PeaceHealth affiliate program.
  4. Responsible for ensuring contract compliance with applicable local, regional or national regulatory entities.
  5. Partner with colleagues at all levels to support change and performance initiatives.
  6. Promote, establish, and maintain open and effective communication with caregivers and leadership.  Develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders, as well as internal and external partners.  Work in a collaborative manner with all leadership and caregivers throughout PeaceHealth.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.





  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, healthcare administration, nursing or other related discipline from an accredited college or university is required, equivalent experience or training may be substituted. 
  • A Masters degree in Supply Chain Management, MBA or MSN is highly desired.



  • Three (3) years of progressive growth in healthcare supply chain analytics, contract administration, procurement or other industry supply chain management /contracting.
  • Experience and demonstrated proficiency with the use of Word and Excel is required; MS FrontPage, SharePoint, Access, and PowerPoint are preferred.
  • Experience with Lawson Materials Management information system preferred.
  • Experience with the use of Change Management tools is preferred.
  • Experience working with diverse customer groups.



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  • Knowledge of market conditions which impact contract performance and value.
  • Ability to speak with diplomacy in working with customers and ensure service excellence.
  • Ability to differentiate clinical and non-clinical issues.
  • Ability to negotiate multiple solutions.
  • Strong quantitative analytical skills are required.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills are required.




  • Work requires extreme, active physical exertion less than 65% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or more.        
  • Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments such as syringes or lancets.        
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (up to 65%  of work time).



For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.  In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 


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To learn more please visit: jobs.peacehealth.org.  Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.


Location: Vancouver, Shared Services Center (802)
Job Category:  Business, Administrative & Facilities 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Required Certifications/Licensure: 


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran, qualified individual with a disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

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