The Strategic Procurement Print Consultant manages live print projects, vendors and costs associated with the execution of marketing campaigns. These projects are initiated via a variety of channels in both the Retail and PBM business segments. The role is responsible for the creation of schedules, assignment of projects, tracking projects through the execution cycle, job prioritization and providing ongoing communications to business partners, Account Service teams, in some cases Member Communications Optimization (MCO) team members and external vendors. The Print team consultant acts as a conduit between Account Services managers, MCO team members, business partners and CVSC print vendors.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for the creation of schedules, management and tracking of projects through the execution cycle. This position will require job prioritization and providing ongoing communications to business partners, Account Service teams and external vendors.
Build end to end print specifications, engage appropriate vendor for estimating through to assignment of project.
Manages and ensures adherence to all PHI and related compliance requirements when required.
Manage Print Production vendors, obtain pricing, schedules and management of all template changes, QC metrics and compliance. In addition, the position will also develop and distribute reports and provide analysis to Strategic Procurement management team as well as business partners.
REQUIRED SKILLS: Print Production experience required
Strong project management skills
Strong organizational skills and detail orientation
Understanding of print production work flow development and management tools
(Ariba, Oracle, and Aprimo
Ability to quickly master new software & understand new software programming/technology
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time
Customer focused service and action orientated
Data analysis and Reporting utilizing MRM tools and Microsoft Excel
ABILITIES REQUIRED: Ability to respond and perform swiftly and seamlessly in rapidly changing environment
Ability to lead production meetings where individuals have different POV’s and direct compromise
Ability to communicate with all levels of management in corporate environment