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Contracts and Purchasing Coordinator

Orlando, Florida

Westminster Communities of Florida, a nationally recognized not-for-profit church related senior living organization, is seeking a talented and enthusiastic Contracts/Purchasing Coordinator.

This position will be responsible for the management of assigned GPO contracts and vendor deliverables; will support the implementation of GPO programs and will communicate deliverables to vendors; and will support various contract analysis, vendor projects, and other deliverables. The position will be located in our Management Services office in Orlando, Florida.

ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:

Maintain and manage food and supplies inventory to support dining services operations for the community.

While working closely with GPO vendors, supports the implementation of contract deliverables that relate to the GPO program.

Responsible for assigned GPO deliverables and system vendors to ensure appropriate program deployment.

Collects relevant information from GPO vendors to assess program success.

Supports GPO related vendor service contract timeline.

Responsible for managing to the GPO plan(s) for projected deliverables.

Serve as the main operational contact for assigned GPO segments.

Must be comfortable in facing and negotiating GPO vendor interactions and serve as a system representative.

Serve as customer service liaison between GPO vendors and communities

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: 4-Year Degree in a Business related area required; Florida SafeStaff Certification required or ability to obtain certification within 90 days from date of hire.

Experience: Experience with high volume purchasing preferred; plus operations, project management, and customer relations experience preferred.

Requirements: The GPO Coordinator must be innovative, detail oriented, have strong leadership and decision making abilities, excellent communication and time-management skills, as well as the ability to manage several tasks at the same time. This individual must work effectively independently and extremely well in a team environment and motivated to achieve the overall GPO intent and goals. Frequent travel required.