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Manager, Procurement


GoHealth Intro: As a leading health insurance marketplace, GoHealth’s mission is to improve access to healthcare in America. For customers, enrolling in a health insurance plan is confusing and difficult, and seemingly small differences between plans can lead to significant out-of-pocket costs or lack of access to critical medicines and even providers. We use our technology, agents, and expertise to cut through the confusion and get customers enrolled in a plan with the right coverage and benefits.

Why Apply: GoHealth has established a culture where our employees feel empowered, engaged and inspired. We are looking for builders who will contribute to the long-term health of the company. We also understand that you may not check every box in our requirements list, most applicants don’t! In fact, frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply today!

About the role: The Manager of Procurement will help manage and refine the existing procurement strategies, policies and procedures for a company in growth mode, while also being hands-on to execute and drive projects to completion. Supports strategic sourcing, procurement and supply management across the enterprise. Ensures realization of synergies across business operations, the development of standards, and cross-functional teamwork to ensure operational excellence in both strategic supply management and tactical order fulfillment.  Supports business units with the development and implementation of sourcing strategies, the evaluation and selection of suppliers.

About the team: Reporting to the VP of Procurement, this role will be part of a small but growing team of thoughtful and creative procurement and finance professionals who are focused on enabling growth, mitigating risk and creating sustainable value for the business.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop and maintain procurement strategy for enterprise spend, linking strategic plans to the company-wide vision and growth plan
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to proactively define business requirements, understand cost drivers and develop strategies to optimize spend and run point on enterprise RFPs
  • Communicate and evangelize procurement value add to all leadership members and stakeholders
  • Demonstrates the ability to negotiate and manage contracts with vendors and maintains vendor relationships while minimizing risk to the business
  • Identify cost savings through strategic sourcing, consolidation opportunities and internal measures
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders to identify strategic procurement opportunities
  • Perform market analysis to determine benchmarks for pricing and competitive bids
  • Drive the implementation of a mature strategic sourcing process and vendor consolidation focus
  • Experience with sourcing and implementing enterprise level software
  • Establish clear and measurable goals and KPIs to ensure sustainable growth and maturity of the procurement function

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in Procurement/Supply Chain, Business, or related field.
  • 3-5 years of related experience, with at least 2 years of supervisory experience
  • A "hands on" individual contributor with an eagerness to contribute and deliver results
  • Highly collaborative by nature; transparent and open-minded
  • Results-oriented, metrics-driven leader with expertise in procurement and vendor collaboration
  • Experience creating and implementing company-wide/centralized processes
  • Well organized, self-starter and self-directed
  • Excellent communication skills and executive presence/poise

Location: Chicago, IL (Hybrid)

Benefits and Perks:

  • Open vacation policy because work life balance is important
  • 401k program with company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Work from Home Stipend