The Senior Manager: Strategic Sourcing – Medical Scheme – Pretoria
The Senior Manager: Strategic Sourcing will report directly to the Chief Healthcare Officer and forms part of the Healthcare Management Division. The position is based at Head Office in Pretoria.
The Senior Manager: Strategic Sourcing will be required to assist and support the Chief Healthcare Officer (CHO) to develop IP and strategic assets to enhance value-based healthcare purchasing for the Scheme by through the implementation of the following-
Key Performance Areas (KPAs):
ü Identifying goals and implementing strategic sourcing projects for selected high cost categories of health services (prosthesis, appliances and medicines) including the determination of total cost savings.
ü Supporting the Scheme’s strategic objectives and mandates. This includes elements of innovation that are key to the Scheme’s objectives.
ü Establishing alternative reimbursement arrangements for high cost drugs used in the treatment of rare diseases, as well as identified biologics and oncology drugs
ü Establishing preferred supplier and preferred provider (networks) agreements in line with Scheme strategy
ü Proactively engaging stakeholders on healthcare strategic sourcing initiatives
ü Managing and monitoring the performance of contracted service providers in line with SLA Agreements.
ü A post graduate qualification in Business Management or Supply Chain Management or equivalent.
ü Minimum 8 years work experience in the healthcare / healthcare funding/ medical Scheme industry
ü Minimum 5 years as Manager/Supervisor in the healthcare funding/ medical Scheme industry;
ü Must have sound understanding of the healthcare and medical scheme Industry
ü Must have a good understanding of the Medical Schemes Act
ü Must have excellent computer literacy and MS Office skills;
ü Must be able to analyse qualitative and quantitative data
ü Must have excellent communication and writing skills;
ü Must have planning and project management skills
ü Must have the ability to attention to detail and be a self-starter
ü Must have the ability to work well as part of a team
ü Must be in possession of a valid driver’s license and own vehicle and be willing to travel at short notice.
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