Under the direction of the Director of Provider Network Management, the Provider Contracting Manager develops and manages the provider network through contract negotiations, relationship development, and servicing. The primary focus of this role is to build lasting relationships, negotiate contract terms, manage existing contracts, and maintain relationships with Providers in support of AltaMed Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), Independent Practice Associations (IPA), HIV Services, and Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) efforts. Identifies and recommends provider contracting strategies to reduce costs, limit financial risk, ensure adequate provider network. He/She will typically work with providers which may include, but are not limited to, Hospital partners, Ancillary partners, professional providers, practice groups, small medical groups, AltaMed FQHC sites, and providers with greater familiarity with managed care concepts. Will act as a liaison between the Contracting Department and other departments within AltaMed and shall participate in intradepartmental projects impacting multiple departments. This position will supervise Managed Care department staff as delegated by the Director of Provider Network Management.