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Principal Procurement

Date:  Feb 9, 2024

Any city, VA, US, 99999

Req ID:  23156

Great companies need great teams to propel their operations. Join the group that solves business challenges and enhances the way we work and grow. Working at Gainwell carries its rewards. You’ll have an incredible opportunity to grow your career in a company that values your contributions and puts a premium on work flexibility, learning, and career development. 




The Principal Procurement is a hands-on role and perfect for an initiative-taker who will thrive in a dynamic and fast-growing environment. This individual possesses broad experience in Category Management, Procurement, and Outsourcing. They will be comfortable and proficient with working in the details but also sees the big picture and is a systematic thinker. Additionally, the ideal candidate consistently delivers with high quality, accuracy, completeness & timeliness and will have strong capabilities in financial analysis and modeling to understand and influence business performance.


Your role in our mission


  • Strategize and drive enterprise sourcing and procurement strategy for a network of product and service providers across Gainwell.
  • Solicits suppliers for materials/products/services through formal Requests for Services (FRS) and/or Requests for Proposals (RFPs) as well as informal channels.
  • Conducts highly complex negotiations with suppliers to obtain products at the best quantity and cost to ensure end-users needs are met.
  • Maintains communication with suppliers at the senior management level during course of complex procurement activities to ensure timely delivery in compliance with the requirements.
  • Expected to deliver substantial cost savings on a consistent basis.
  • Be a trusted, helpful, and engaging business partner to the organization to enable transparency, growth, profitability, and sound business decisions.
  • Uphold a customer service approach to internal customers and stakeholders. Actively engage with senior executive leaders and support them with information, insights, and advice.
  • Identify and execute strategic and actionable projects within Gainwell to achieve Supplier Optimization delivering long-term financial and quality performance. 


What we're looking for


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Master's degree in related field preferred.
  • 10+ years of professional experience in a procurement or supply chain environment.
  • Proven track record of managing enterprise and large sourcing deals.
  • Strong decision-making, critical thinking & problem-solving skills, excellent oral and written communication skills combined with the ability to maintain effective relationships internally and externally with a strong customer service orientation. 
  • Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills.


What you should expect in this role


  • This role is 100% remote with some travel possible, not to exceed 10%.


The pay range for this position is $96,100.00 - $137,300.00 per year, however, the base pay offered may vary depending on geographic region, internal equity, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. Put your passion to work at Gainwell. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career in a company that values work flexibility, learning, and career development. All salaried, full-time candidates are eligible for our generous, flexible vacation policy, a 401(k) employer match, comprehensive health benefits, and educational assistance. We also have a variety of leadership and technical development academies to help build your skills and capabilities.


We believe nothing is impossible when you bring together people who care deeply about making healthcare work better for everyone. Build your career with Gainwell, an industry leader. You’ll be joining a company where collaboration, innovation, and inclusion fuel our growth. Learn more about Gainwell at our company website and visit our Careers site for all available job role openings.


Gainwell Technologies is committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, where all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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