Procurement Specialist

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center New York , NY 10007

Posted 1 week ago

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we're not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we're driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker's Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor's Employees' Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We're treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Are you detail oriented and passionate about meeting demand? Motivated to succeed? Do you love engaging and planning for success?

We are seeking Procurement Specialists to join our expanding Supply Chain team at MSK. The successful candidate will be responsible for running business unit requests for the purchase of goods and services for the organization.

In this role, we expect you to follow through on key responsibilities :

  • Assisting internal customers in procurement of goods and services by identifying suppliers capable of meeting product and service requirements using existing supplier relationships where possible

  • Processing and distributing purchase orders based on dollar limitations

The Procurement Specialist will ensure that items and services purchased from specified suppliers are delivered according to agreed terms and conditions.

You Will Also:

  • Develop Procurement Strategies at the commodity level, supplier level and individual transaction levels.

  • Make recommendations to management regarding the appropriate procurement vehicle that will minimize organizational risk

  • Negotiate contracts when sourcing events are not required

  • Utilize data and reports to analyze opportunities for efficiencies and item pricing

  • Coordinate with internal and external customers to maintain effective working relationships and build partnerships.

  • Work with internal customers to identify their requirements and specifications that may include acquiring knowledge of internal customer operations or tasks in order to research / offer products and/or solutions that can be integrated with purchasing activities.

  • Identify new B2B eCommerce solutions and collaborate with finance systems to develop and implement.

  • Develop methods and procedures for vendor performance management, such as scorecards, site visits, dispute resolution.

  • Develop annual plan to gain additional knowledge in areas of healthcare Industry and procurement functions.

Is your experience a match?

You Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field

  • 2-4 years experience with purchasing, e-procurement tools, vendor management, and business analysis

  • Healthcare industry knowledge and Med/Surg purchasing experience a plus

We look forward to hearing more about your background.



MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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