Contract Specialist / Project Coordination
at Northbay Healthcare

Date Posted: 5/18/2019

Job Description


Contract Specialist / Project Coordination
Full Time, FTE:  1
Administration Center
Fairfield, CA (GreenValley)

Job Summary:

Responsible for providing oversight to primary supply, purchased services contracts including administration and compliance activities.  Develops network of matrix relationships with customers, suppliers and leadership to ensure successful cooperation, implementation and management of supply contracts. Provides leadership, product support and analytical assistance for product standardization efforts.  Manages contract data in ERP and other databases as required. Works directly with Value Analysis teams on product conversions and implementation.
Works closely with team members to ensure that all project requirements, deadlines, and schedules are on track associated with contractual activities. Responsibilities include submitting project deliverables, preparing status reports, and establishing effective project communication plans as well as the proper execution of plans.


  1. Bachelor’s degree required
  2. Master’s preferred.


  1. CMRP Certification preferred.


  1. 5 years progressive healthcare strategic sourcing and contracts negotiation.
  2. 10 years strategic sourcing and contracts negotiation preferred.
  3. Ability to use Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Project) at a moderate to advanced level.
  4. Ability to analyze, interpret and make recommendations based on data.
  5. The NorthBay Way: a set of value-based behaviors that are to be consistently demonstrated and role modeled by all employees that work at NorthBay Healthcare. The NorthBay Way principles consist of Caring, Communication, Collaboration, and Competence.   
  6. Business acumen: Understands NorthBay’s Supply Chain business model, industry and marketplace; demonstrates the cognitive ability to assess situations, diagnose problems and determine an appropriate course of action to enhance the effectiveness of the organization and in alignment with core values.
  7.  Individual Effectiveness:  Develops and maintains a team-oriented approach.  Follows through on commitments while performing job responsibilities in a manner consistent with the organization’s mission and values.  Uses resources effectively and efficiently while negotiating or implementing strategies which increase revenue and reduce operational expenses.
  8. Customer Service/Satisfaction:  Seeks to provide services that exceed the expectations of customers by; anticipating and responding to customer/associate need.
  9. Teamwork and Collaboration:  Models teamwork via active participation as a team member on a departmental and organizational level, fosters collaboration among physicians and associates, recognizes and rewards the efforts and successes of individuals and teams.  Seeks alliances, works well with others and strives to pursue collective goals.  This competency includes building relationships, addressing conflict, and collaboration with other.
  10. Self-Management:  Understand own strengths, growth opportunities, attributes, and emotions; models courage, authenticity, service, truth telling, and effectiveness; possesses the confidence in self to have confidence in others.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contractor
  • Location: Fairfield, CA
  • Job Type: Management
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/18/2019

About Us

At NorthBay Healthcare, we are committed to upholding the health, wellness, and vitality of the California community members throughout Solano County and beyond. Tracing our roots back to 1960, we are the area’s only locally-based, locally-managed non-profit healthcare organization. Our presence as a leader in innovative healthcare solutions is made possible by a talented team of professionals who enjoy making a difference as well as a living. We call it “The NorthBay Way.” The principles that lead our work include:

  • Caring– be friendly, be helpful; treat others in the way they want to be treated. Be compassionate; demonstrate genuine concern for the well-being of others. Affirm the worth and potential of others, and encourage caring behaviors.
  • Collaborationhonor promises and commitments; work in a spirit of cooperation. Establish and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships. Appreciate and use the knowledge and experience of others; fully support decisions once they are made. Be fair, be equitable, and be aware in all actions affecting others.
  • Communication be consistent; earn and maintain the trust of others. Listen first; strive to understand events as they have meaning to others. Provide frequent, direct, and truthful communications. Ensure a clear and compelling purpose for the work that needs to be done. Show appreciation, recognize results, and celebrate accomplishments.
  • Competence – take personal responsibility for uncompromising levels of service, quality, and safety. Be accountable for problems that cross your path: do whatever it takes to do the right thing. Manage resources with prudence and responsibility; encourage innovation and risk-taking in others. Engage in lifelong learning to grow more skilled, professionally and personally.

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