Northshore University Hospital Contract Administrator in Evanston, Illinois

NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is a premier integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a Top 15 Teaching Hospital in the U.S. Headquartered in Evanston, IL, NorthShore is comprised of four hospitals – Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park and Skokie. The system includes a 900 physician multispecialty group practice with 130 locations across Chicagoland. NorthShore has annual revenues of $2.1 billion and employs over 10,500 people.


Position Overview

We are currently seeking a Contract Administrator for our Purchasing and Material Services department located in Evanston, IL. This is a full-time position and is benefits eligible.



In this role, you will:

  • Negotiate purchases and contractual terms and conditions to assure that the best possible value is received and is consistent with accepted standards for quality and services. Reevaluate and renegotiate such contracts periodically in relation to market developments. Utilize team negotiation strategies.

  • Conduct and otherwise oversee cost/benefit analyses of contracts and proposals under review.

  • Continually monitor contracts assigned for compliance and resolve issues in a timely fashion

  • Review available system metrics for contract compliance and standardizations

  • Coordinate with assigned Purchasing Manager/Senior Buyer for data validation

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree, Master preferred

  • 4 years healthcare contracting experience with knowledge and application of UCC

  • Strong verbal and written skills

  • Strong negotiating skills.

  • Experience with group purchasing contracts

  • Good knowledge of principles and practices of contract administration and negotiation as applied to the healthcare sector, general business principles, and principles and practices of hospital administration

  • Ability to prepare complex contracts, requests for proposals, agreements and management reports

  • Establish and maintain complex filing systems

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with public agencies, departmental employees, and the public

Please explore our website ( to better understand how NorthShore continually achieves high quality and professionalism. Also, visit our careers page ( to learn why we’re consistently recognized as a top employer in Chicagoland.

NorthShore University HealthSystem is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please refer to the main career page for more information.

EOE: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets, VEVRRA Federal Contractor.



Job: *Supply Chain

Organization: *Corporate

Title: Contract Administrator

Location: IL-Evanston

Requisition ID: 64113