Open Date: December 15, 2020
Closing Date: Open until filled
Status: Regular Employee; Non-Exempt 1.0 FTE Dependent on grant funding ( some evenings and weekends, 40 hours/week. Currently working remotely due to COVID-19)
Starting Salary Range: $50,000 – $75,000 plus benefits
Reports To: TBD
Position Summary: The Procurement Manager is responsible for developing and managing the procurement processes for SWACH’s care coordination clients during a public health emergency or natural disaster. (The current emergency is the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Procurement Manager is responsible for assessing what the immediate needs are per the crisis; what communities are most impacted; and what resources and services are needed to meet the basic needs of individuals/families in those communities. The Procurement Manager coordinates the procurement process within the guidelines of the funding. This position works closely with the HealthConnect operations team and the COVID Care Program Coordinator to implement ordering and tracking processes of products and services per individual client or household
Duties and Responsibilities
• Develop and maintain relationships with vendor organizations to facilitate purchasing and delivery of products and services to clients.
• Acquire and coordinate warehouse storage.
• Develop and manage vendor contracts to provide products and services.
• Set up and maintain ordering, purchasing, payment, reconciliation, and reporting processes for all client procurement services.
• Maintain accountability for funding requirements and restrictions.
• Research identify and secure funding sources for client products and services, in partnership with other SWACH managers and directors.
• Coordinate delivery of products and services for individual client or household.
• Facilitate payment of individual household bills.
• Assure products and services meet the cultural needs of the clients served.
• Expand SWACH’s ability to meet ongoing product and service needs for clients across all care models.
• Implement continuous quality improvement for procurement processes.
• Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications – Key Competencies and Traits
• Adaptability – Adapts to changing work priorities and organizational needs
• Teamwork – Interacts with people effectively. Takes in and gives feedback respectfully.
• Cultural Sensitivity – Understands different people/groups communicate, learn, and respond and practices active listening.
• Builds Collaborative Relationships – Develops, maintains, and strengthens partnerships with others inside or outside of the organization who can provide information, assistance, and support.
• Analytical Thinking – Uses a logical, systematic, and sequential approach to solving problems.
Qualifications – Education and Experience
Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position is qualifying. This would typically include:
•Undergraduate degree from accredited college/university, preferably in a business-related field plus 2 years work experience OR five years’ work experience in procurement-related position(s)
•Expert-level proficiency with MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
•Experience in developing, managing, and tracking purchasing processes
•Experience in developing vendor contracts
•Experience with accounting systems and processes
•Experience working in social service or clinical setting.
•Experience assisting community members in navigating community and clinical resources
•Experience working virtually
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
Work is primarily performed virtually until safe to return to a professional office setting. If unable to work virtually, office space is available.
Regular travel among the three-county service area is required, including occasional evening and weekend meetings. Position requires hand manipulative skills working with electronic equipment and systems. May occasionally lift and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds. Must be able to hear verbal conversations over the phone and in-person with background noise. Vision acuity to perform read and complete documents.
To apply send the below information to: firstname.lastname@example.org
1. A resume covering relevant experience and education. Please include the following for each employer: name of employer, location, dates of employment, your title and a summary of your responsibilities.
2. A cover letter that states your interest in the position and expands on your experience operationalizing equity in an institutional setting. Please describe how your skill set aligns with the qualifications listed above.
3. A completed application, which is available here.
SWACH employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including:
- Holidays: Full Time employees receive nine paid holidays plus one floating holiday per calendar year; Part-time employees receive a pro-rated amount based on the number of hours per week the employee is usually scheduled.
- Paid Time Off: Annual accrual of PTO up to 18 days – calculation based on number hours worked.
- Retirement: SWACH will make a fully vested safe harbor non-elective contribution to an established 401(k) Savings Plan on behalf of each employee equal to 3% of the employee’s pay, per pay period
- Health Insurance: Employer paid Medical, Dental & Vision for employees (family member coverage available
- Employer paid Long-term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance*
- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)*
*Benefit coverage begins on the first of the month after one full month
Southwest Washington Accountable Community of Health (SWACH) is a local nonprofit working to improve health in Southwest Washington. We bring together community members and other experts to address our region’s biggest health challenges. Through innovative partnerships and local resources, we’re working to create lasting changes and a healthier future – for everyone.
SWACH is one of nine organizations leading the state’s Healthier Washington Initiative in their regions. These Accountable Communities of Health (ACHs) are building a healthier Washington that meets their communities’ unique needs.
SWACH is the state-designated ACH for the counties of Clark, Klickitat and Skamania. We partner to support members of the Cowlitz Tribe and Yakama Nation.
SWACH is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and seeks applicants who will contribute to the diversity of the organization. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, application for workers’ compensation benefits, use of statutory protected leave, veteran or military status, pregnancy, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. SWACH is committed to creating a work environment that values equity, wellness, respect, teamwork, and community.
Learn more about SWACH at:
Our website – www.southwestach.org
Facebook – www.facebook.com/swach.org