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Senior Procurement Professional



Louisville, KY, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 20, 2024

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The Senior Procurement Professional generates and implements efficient sourcing and category management strategies. Manages the company's supply portfolio ensuring transparency of spending. The Senior Procurement Professional work assignments involve moderately complex to complex issues where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

As a Senior Procurement Professional, you will play a pivotal role in driving efficiency through the development and execution of strategic sourcing and category management strategies. Your primary responsibility will be to oversee the IT professional services category, ensuring transparency in spending and compliance with federal and state regulatory guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Strategic Sourcing: Develop and implement efficient sourcing strategies for the IT professional services category, ensuring optimal vendor selection and cost-effectiveness.

2. Compliance Management: Adhere to federal and state regulatory guidelines, meticulously reconciling purchases with vendor invoices, validating pricing accuracy, and ensuring contract compliance.

3. Category Oversight: Monitor the IT professional services category through proactive vendor negotiations and identification of promotional opportunities, contributing to overall cost savings.

4. Influence IT Professional Services Strategy: Begin to shape the IT organization's strategy by providing valuable insights and recommendations based on your in-depth understanding of the IT professional services landscape.

5. Decision-Making: Take the lead in making decisions on moderately complex issues related to technical approaches for project components. Work independently, demonstrating a high level of autonomy.

6. Objective Setting: Exercise considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches for assignments, contributing to the overall success of IT procurement initiatives.

Additional Job Requirements:

Passion for Continuous Improvement:
- Demonstrate a genuine passion for contributing to an organization dedicated to continuously improving consumer experiences.

Focus on IT Professional Services Category Management:
- Specifically, contribute your expertise in IT category management, focusing on crafting and enhancing Statements of Work for IT services.

If you have the requisite qualifications and are enthusiastic about making a substantial impact in a dynamic procurement role, we invite you to join our team, which is dedicated to excellence and innovation.

Use your skills to make an impact

Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • 5 or more years of proven technical procurement experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences.
  • Knowledge/understanding of laws and regulations governed by the Department of Insurance and CMS

Scheduled Weekly Hours


About us

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is committed to putting health first – for our teammates, our customers and our company. Through our Humana insurance services and CenterWell healthcare services, we make it easier for the millions of people we serve to achieve their best health – delivering the care and service they need, when they need it. These efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, Medicaid, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Humana not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of Humana to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.