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Humana Sourcing Procurement Professional 2 in Springfield, Missouri



Reporting to the Associate Director of Procurement at Humana, the Sourcing Procurement Professional 2 will generate and implement efficient sourcing and category management strategies. The Sourcing Procurement Professional 2 will be expected to lead the end-to-end sourcing process for assigned projects, builds relationships with suppliers and business stakeholders, and drive incremental value for the business. Cross-functional and cross-business coordination both within Humana and with Humana's supplier base is required.

  • Engage in End to End tactical RFP Execution, Management, and Analytics

  • Gather and interpret relevant data to assess costs, productivity, demand patterns, etc.

  • Contribute to post-contract sourcing delivery success (savings, compliance, buying channel optimization) related to assigned sourcing projects

  • Combine solution results with graphics to create presentations and reports for reporting both inside and outside of Humana Enterprise Procurement

  • Provide Actionable Savings, Spend, and Compliance Insight

  • Ensure that legal terms in contracts are in line with category and procurement objectives

Required Qualifications:

  • Understanding of procurement sourcing processes, supplier negotiations and contract execution

  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency of Microsoft Excel including modeling and development of macros

  • Proficient in Microsoft products (i.e. Word and Power point)

  • Solid public speaking and negotiation skills required

  • Strong financial and business acumen required

  • Proven ability to speak with and work across all levels of the business

  • Ability to assimilate, analyze, draw conclusions, and make recommendations from multi-faceted and often ambiguous data

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to motivate project team members and stakeholders to meet established deadlines

  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work with minimal oversight

  • Detail oriented and critical thinker

  • Ability to be flexible and willing to learn new skill sets quickly as the need arises

  • Effectiveness in working collaboratively with cross-functional teams

  • Must have accessibility to high speed DSL or cable modem for a home office (satellite internet service is NOT allowed for this role); and a minimum internet connection speed of 10M x 1M

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Excellent analytical skills; ability to research and make efficient use of resources to achieve effective business results

  • Experience in developing project plans and presenting business cases to Senior Leaders

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks or projects simultaneously in a timely and professional manner; ability to transfer lessons learned into new processes; flexibility in job focus

  • Experience with customer relationship management tools, such as Salesforce, and Contract Lifecycle Management tools, such as Icertis.

Additional Information:

Downtown Louisville, KY, Waterfront Plaza, or WAH.

Scheduled Weekly Hours