Humana Strategic Consultant - Procurement & Sourcing in Louisville, Kentucky

Role: Strategic Consultant – Procurement & Sourcing Assignment: Enterprise Procurement and Vendor Services Location: Louisville, KY (Waterfront Plaza) or Work At Home

Healthcare isn’t just about health anymore. It’s about caring for family, friends, finances, and personal life goals. It’s about living life fully. At Humana, we want to help people everywhere, including our associates, lead their best lives. We support our associates to be happier, healthier, and more productive in their professional and personal lives. We encourage our people to build relationships that inspire, support, and challenge them. We promote lifelong well-being by giving our associates fresh perspective, new insights, and exciting opportunities to grow their careers. At Humana, we’re seeking innovative people who want to make positive changes in their lives, the lives of our members, and the healthcare industry as a whole.

Assignment Capsule

Be a part of the Business Service World – Delivering quality, value and personalized service

Humana is seeking a Strategic Consultant – Procurement & Sourcing who will use discipline and expertise to influence, lead and educate people and groups in order to optimize Procurement results. You will initiate, plan, and frame-up highly visible projects and establishes requirements while consulting and gaining commitment from key stakeholders:

  • Responsible for alignment of the segment’s business objectives to procurement strategies & services; Support segment’s business strategy to actionable procurement initiatives aligned by segment

  • Create and strengthen partnerships and alliances with Business Leaders across multiple business areas supporting business goals.

  • Drive Client Management model across all lines of business to ensure procurement engagement early and to optimize business results

  • Development and support strategic and tactical Procurement plans to support segment’s business objectives

  • Manages a portfolio of procurement initiatives and new projects supporting business segments

  • Responsible for working with Segment Leaders and business consultants/business analysts who will provide full range of procurement services. Key Competencies

  • Accountability: Meets established expectations and takes responsibility for achieving results; encourages others to do the same.

  • Interpersonal Effectiveness : Understands oneself, effectively manages emotions, listens and communicates with respect, and builds trusting relationships.

  • Leads Change: Guides and energizes others, models adaptability, and inspires strong organizational performance through periods of transformation, ambiguity, and complexity.

  • Acts Strategically : Makes decisions and sets strategy based on the long-term vision, uses an enterprise-wide perspective to translate strategies into actions, inspires others to embrace and advance the strategy, and creates a clear view of the future state

    Role Essentials

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, or related field

  • Proven Process Improvement/Design Effectiveness

  • Strategic thinking and planning capabilities; organized and detail-oriented

  • Demonstrated Expertise in Driving Change

  • Willingness to manage and prioritize diverse projects

  • Excellent Communication Skills – Written and Oral

  • Direct purchasing, sourcing and/or client relationship management experience Role Desirables

  • Certified as a Purchasing Manager, for example Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM), Senior Professional in Supply Management (SPSM), or International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM))

  • Government Purchasing Experience - Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) knowledge and application proficiency

  • Six Sigma Certified

  • Master’s Degree

  • Oracle Purchasing Experience

    Reporting Relationships

    This position reports to a Director of Procurement. This area is under the leadership of the SVP & Chief Accounting Officer and Controller.

    Additional Information

    At Humana, we know your well-being is important to you, and it’s important to us too. That’s why we’re committed to making resources available to you that will enable you to become happier, healthier, and more productive in all areas of your life. If you share our passion for helping people, we likely have the right place for you at Humana.

Title: Strategic Consultant - Procurement & Sourcing

Location: KY-Louisville

Requisition ID: 178983