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Vizient, Inc.

Senior Portfolio Executive - Food Program





Full Time

On Site


Irving, Texas, United States

When you’re the best, we’re the best. We instill an environment where employees feel engaged, satisfied and able to contribute their unique skills and talents. We provide extensive opportunities for personal and professional development, building both employee competence and organizational capability to fuel exceptional performance now and in the future.


In this role, you will contribute to all aspects of supply chain strategic sourcing processes including market opportunity identification, strategy and portfolio development, negotiations, marketing, and implementation. You will have responsibility for the competitive bid process utilizing effective negotiation skills. You will manage a portfolio of foodservice products and develop contracting strategies to reduce spend, improve operational efficiencies, and maximize member satisfaction.


  • Manage a portfolio of complex food service agreements.

  • Conduct product and market assessments and market research for assigned categories.

  • Develop contracting strategies that will deliver unique value to support individual members, supply networks, academic medical centers as well as customers and clients in non-health care markets

  • Participate in the competitive bid process by negotiating favorable terms and conditions.

  • Implement new programmatic offerings while maintaining practical knowledge of the healthcare industry, market dynamics and new technology.

  • Develop and manage relationships with members, suppliers, and alliances to ensure satisfaction through effective, timely communication and problem resolution.

  • Partner with the food contracting council.


  • Relevant degree preferred. Registered Dietician is a plus.

  • 5 or more years of experience working with contracts and negotiations or business development in a healthcare organization, marketing and/or supplier organization required. Progressive foodservice experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated expertise in competitive bidding, and management of high-profile agreements.

  • Must be financially savvy with working with expense and revenue budgets.

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.

  • Willingness to travel.

Estimated Hiring Range:

$88,900.00 - $132,250.00

This position is also incentive eligible.

Vizient has a comprehensive benefits plan! Please view our benefits here:

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Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The Company is committed to equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender identity, ethnicity, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.