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Highmark Health Vendor Management Analyst in Denver, Colorado

Company :

Highmark Inc.

Job Description :


This job is responsible to manage business functions / processes such as coordinating client invoicing, pricing health promotion products and services, acting as a subject manner expert in responding to complex client RFPs, identifying opportunities and implementing solutions to improve efficiency or reduce cost, and other projects that may be assigned. The incumbent will also oversee budget management and other departments supported. Additionally, ensure budget data is accurately entered into Highmark’s budget system by applicable target dates, monitor monthly actual versus budget reports to identify reason for variances and to determine if corrective action is needed, servicing as a subject matter expert for cost center owners in regards to helping them understand implication of decisions to budget results. The incumbent will also coordinate and help resolve issues with Accounts Payable and purchase orders.


  • Manage contracts applicable to vendors including negotiations, contract development and renewal, and financial reimbursement.Act as the intermediary between Highmark and vendors.Document vendor compliance with key contract terms / requirements.

  • Review vendor invoices to ensure accuracy, compliance with contractual terms and that desired services were performed.

  • Manage business aspects applicable to the sale of health promotion products and services to Highmark clients.This includes establishing pricing, ensuring products and services sold to clients meet expectations and invoicing clients in a timely manner.Also includes serving as a consultant applicable to client RFP responses and evaluating appropriateness of new products / services that may be offered to clients.

  • Manage the budget function for department and any other relevant Health Affairs departments supported by the organization.Includes managing Purchase Orders and compliance with Accounts Payable guidelines, entering data into the Highmark budget system consistent with senior management direction, monitoring monthly actual versus budget reports, and serving as a consultant applicable to budget issues with senior management.

  • Manage projects within the constraint of scope, quality, time and cost to deliver specified requirements and meet customer satisfaction.

  • Promotes a culture of performance excellence by enhancing job skills through quality process improvement and tools training / certification, participating in process and operational improvement initiatives, and building and maintaining effective relationships throughout organization to advance Performance Excellence

  • Communicates effectively with customers and colleagues. Successfully articulates issues, problems and solutions.

  • Other duties as assigned or requested.



  • High School/GED


  • None


  • Bachelor's Degree



  • Experience in business environment dealing with budgets, invoicing, and contract management and / or process flows

  • Experience in managing projects and working as both a team member and a sole contributor


  • Experience in a business environment dealing with budgets, accounting / finance, contract management, process flows and / or strategic planning

  • Experience in managing complex projects and working as a team lead with minimal direct supervision

  • Familiar with Highmark products, processes, and regulatory requirements



  • None


  • None


  • Ability to think and act independently – assume ownership of projects with minimal supervision

  • Excellent communication skills – both listening as well as verbal and written communications

  • Understanding of Finance, Accounting, Procurement, and / or Systems

  • Ability to quickly grasp and understand new concepts and ideas

  • Logical thought process – ability to identify all the steps needed to achieve desired objectives

  • Interact with multiple levels from non-exempt to executive management

  • Consultative skills such as envisioning a desired outcome and developing solutions to achieve that outcome

Language (Other than English):


Travel Requirement:

0% - 25%


Position Type


Teaches / trains others regularly


Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site


Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)


Physical work site required


Lifting: up to 10 pounds


Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds


Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds


Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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Base pay is determined by a variety of factors including a candidate’s qualifications, experience, and expected contributions, as well as internal peer equity, market, and business considerations. The displayed salary range does not reflect any geographic differential Highmark may apply for certain locations based upon comparative markets.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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Req ID: J239858