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Req #: 221899


Posting Date: 05/26/2023

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $4859 - $7288 per month

Shift: First Shift

Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, click here. (

The UWMedicine – Information Technology Services (ITS) Finance team has an outstanding job opportunity for a Purchasing Compliance Specialist position.


  • Full-Time - 100% FTE

  • 5 Days per week


  • Wide impact role supporting areas across all of UW Medicine

  • Work under general direction of the ITS Finance Assistant Director

  • Opportunity to, under general direction, work independently processing activities in areas of purchasing, travel, and expense reimbursement. DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION UW Medicine’s Finance department is a shared services organization that supports all of UW Medicine. UW Medicine is comprised of Harborview Medical Center (HMC), Valley Medical Center (VMC), UW Medical Center (UWMC), UW Medicine Primary Care (UWMPC), UW Physicians (UWP), UW School of Medicine (SOM), Airlift Northwest (ALNW), and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (FHCC). The Information Technology Services (ITS) department is supported by UW Medicine Finance for various functions. ITS is responsible for the ongoing support and maintenance of the infrastructure and applications which support all of these institutions, along with the implementation of new services and applications that are used to support and further the UW Medicine mission. In order to provide necessary services, the ITS department includes many different teams that provide a wide variety of services. These services include diverse activities such as technology development, clinical research management, teaching and curriculum development (for multi-disciplinary staff, faculty, and clinicians.


  • Manage effective utilization of new and existing procurement systems through excellent customer service

  • Review ITS card activity

  • Travel compliance

  • Plan, coordinate and facilitate training of procurement and travel for ITS

  • Design, create and edit instructional materials and supporting documentation

  • Maintain and update web content on ITS Finance intranet REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or a Related field.

  • Minimum two to three years’ experience in Supplier management, sourcing, procurement, and fiscal experience.

  • Experience managing multiple projects concurrently under deadline pressure and changing priorities in a high volume setting including fiscal year close.

  • Experience following established guidelines and policies when making decisions.

  • Demonstrated sound judgment in making decisions when there is no precedent/guideline; considering problems from all perspectives, and thoughtfully and responsibly consider all relevant impacts and implications before making a decision. Experience making effective and timely decisions, with limited data and guidance from others.

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with ability to work effectively with staff and department leaders.

  • Excellent computational and computer experience with programs such as Microsoft Excel and Adobe Acrobat (forms, PDF & scanning).

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with exceptional organizational, planning, time management skills, initiative and attention to detail. ABOUT UW MEDICINE - A HIGHER DEGREE OF HEALTHCARE UW Medicine is Washington’s only health system that includes a top-rated medical school and an internationally recognized research center. UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored. Nearly 29,000 healthcare professionals, researchers, and educators work in the UW Medicine family of organizations that includes: Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Medicine Primary Care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest. Become part of our team. ( Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.