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For the last 80 years, EmblemHealth has been taking care of New York’s heart and soul, its people. Today, health care is more complex than ever. That’s why we’re at the forefront of change. We work alongside our customers to offer access to high-quality, affordable care, help navigate the health care experience, and make good health achievable; because everyone deserves to be taken care of. We deliver on our mission every day by living our values with our colleagues, members, clients and partners. It begins with caring and respecting all those we work with. We believe a culture of diversity and inclusion is vital to serve our unique and diverse customers. We seek for continues improvement and innovation and believe being agile and nimble is our advantage. We bring a strong sense of partnership to every relationship – internally and externally. The EmblemHealth family of companies offers competitive health, welfare, and retirement benefits as well as incentive pay plans and more.

Senior Vendor Specialist

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Manager & Professional
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This position has accountability for oversight and management of a specific vendor contract in Provider Network Management.  This includes managing day to day operations for all activities related to the vendor’s contract and optimizing contract performance. Additionally, this individual supports the implementation of new programs and program enhancements by providing day to day support to the Business Owner of any EPMO and IT projects associated with the vendor contract managed by this position.

Responsibilities:
  • Serves as the subject matter expert and point of communication including coordination with all internal business units for all issues related to the EmblemHealth Lease Network vendors.  
  • Responsible for “end to end” contract management which includes performing all pre-contractual and implementation activities,  development of contract performance standards and associated penalties, root cause analysis, facilitating monthly invoices and payments, and ongoing monitoring / oversight.  This includes actively supporting all related Delegation Oversight Committee processes.
  • Coordinates the optimization of current contracts. Engages vendor and internal business units to review opportunities and assists in business case development, savings opportunity analysis, and creation of EPMO or IT related projects 
  • Coordinates system enhancements and process improvements resulting in savings and associated efficiencies.  This includes assisting in the development of cross functional teams and coordinating with IT and other areas to implement identified enhancements.
  • Conducts various vendor related analyses and ad hoc projects, as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree; preferred in health care or business
  • Master’s Degree a plus, but not required
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years experience in health care, or other relevant experience required
  • Strong understanding of the healthcare industry, managed care and health plan operations required
  • Experience in managing large, complex contracts required
  • Ability to prioritize complex projects required
  • Excellent communication, organizational and project management skills required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft product suite required
  • Knowledge of EmblemHealth claims operating platforms and CPF systems (desirable, but not required)

EEOC Statement

We are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our workforce to create opportunities for our people and our business. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Sponsorship Statement

Depending on factors such as business unit requirements, the nature of the position, cost and applicable laws and regulations, EmblemHealth may provide work visa sponsorship for certain positions.

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