St. Louis, MO
Owns the output of a single work area within Procure-to-Pay and leads a team of Procure-to-Pay job family roles. Manages procurement and purchasing efforts to implement short term and strategic goals to improve on-time delivery, cost reduction and quality of all assigned products, supplies, materials and services. Sets priorities, manages budgets and cost projections, and helps determine operational procedures. Monitors productivity and achievement against goals and targets, reviews and approves procurement recommendations and actions. Utilizes in-depth professional knowledge but is guided by functional practices and defined management precedents. Focuses on implementing and executing strategies primarily within own department/discipline/team.
Manage and develop staff to leverage purchasing expertise and service internal customers across the company to ensure an uninterrupted source of supply at optimal costs.
Develop a superior working relationship with assigned suppliers along with key individuals and groups within Express Scripts.
Develop and execute improvement priorities and cost savings initiatives
Represent department on assigned teams and promote procurement expertise and services to internal customers.
Develop and manage departmental and team work plans that tie directly to corporate work plans and objectives. Develop and track metrics to measure results.
Manage special projects as assigned in support of overall drug sourcing initiatives.
Bachelor’s Degree or 6-10 years’ work experience (recommended)
Five+ years relevant PBM experience (preferred)
Prior management/leadership experience of increasing responsibility (preferred)
PC skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office
Good organizational ability
Strong attention to detail
Ability to work in fast-paced environment
Strong communication skills both written and verbal
Ability to resolve issues in a timely and efficient manner
ABOUT EXPRESS SCRIPTS
Advance your career with the company that makes it easier for people to choose better health!
Express Scripts is a leading healthcare company serving tens of millions of consumers. We are looking for individuals who are passionate, creative and committed to creating systems and service solutions that promote better health outcomes. Join the company that Fortune magazine ranked as one of the “Most Admired Companies” in the pharmacy category. Then, use your intelligence, creativity, integrity and hard work to help us enhance our products and services.
Express Scripts is an equal opportunity employer
Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives. What difference will you make?
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