Manager, Vendor and Contract Management

Centene   •  

Clayton, MO

Industry: Healthcare IT


5 - 7 years

Posted 396 days ago


 Position Purpose: Oversee and manage daily activities related to delegated vendors monitoring and oversight. Ensure compliance with government and contractual guidelines, the mission, philosophy and objectives of the business unit

  • Act as a resource to delegated vendors regarding contract and regulatory requirements
  • Work closely with the compliance department for dissemination of new or revised requirements applicable to the delegated vendors
  • Implement reporting for delegated activities by vendor. Monitor for vendors adherence to performance metrics and contractual requirements
  • Recommend and implement corrective actions plans to satisfy regulatory requirements
  • Develop and ensure completion of corrective action plans by vendor
  • Act as primary liaison between the business unit and delegated vendor to identify and ensure business and regulatory requirements are being met
  • Ensure timely receipt of accurate and complete reporting for all regulatory and contractually requiredreports for the delegated vendors
  • Oversee the integration of vendor performance
  • Ensure vendor performance improvement plans and corrective action plans are initiated and completed as expected
  • Manage the evaluation, review, negotiations and ongoing drafting of product specific contracts and amendments between clients, vendors and othercontracts



Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, health administration, related field or equivalent experience. 5+ years of vendor management, contract drafting and legal research experience. Health care government programs or related experience. Knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid regulations preferred.