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Sourcing Lead II -IT
Strategic Sourcing which is the practice of supplier selection based on theintersection of cost, quality and outcomes (CQO). CQO extends fromconception of need through to disposition and emphasizes on selection not on afirst-cost basis, but on costs of the whole experience of the product/serviceand the impact to departments and patients within the organization.
It calls forestablishment of close client relationships to ensure needs, test policiesdriving demand, and establish open specifications and the understanding of theintersection of cost, quality and outcomes and the importance of such in theoperational framework of healthcare. This is done through a Valueanalysis process. The sourcing leader will prepare all analysis and pertinentinformation for the Chair of the respective Value Analysis Team and will assistthe chair in facilitating the meetings. While savings are the most commonlyunderstood measure of its work, Strategic Sourcing adds significant value toclarity of specifications of need, integrity of the supplier selection process,open evaluations of purchasing alternatives viewed through the CQO evaluationmethodology, contract documentation, ease of supplier implementations, supplierperformance measurement and reporting, and confidence the organization benefitsfrom decisions made on a CQO basis.
Demonstrates knowledge of the organization's Service and Financial Standards and incorporates them into the performance of duties.
Relationship Management Effectively communicate with all stakeholders; Building relationships with clinical and nonclinical customers throughout the hospital management structure in order to ensure Sourcing involvement in appropriate aspects of needs throughout hospital operations.
Assess Needs and Initiate Sourcing Projects
Defines sourcing strategies that optimize value in light of client needs, market conditions, and healthcare industry statistics.
Assess most beneficial means to access markets and drive the supplier behavior accordingly.
Supplier Selection- Establishes business cases supporting sourcing recommendations based on input from various sources.
Must be able to interact with all areas of the project team and direct them to project completion. Applies project management skills that achieve project timing, and service and savings objectives.
Authors policies that drive demand and introduce and enforce appropriate behaviors in relation to suppliers.
Works with Implementations Manager, Finance and departments to quantify the budget impacts of implementing new contracts (i.e., savings). With IT, establish automated processes to enable efficient supplier interfaces in a controlled, integrated and cost-effective manner. With internal clients, periodically review supplier effectiveness; remain abreast of evolving internal client needs and keep clients aware of evolving market capabilities.
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Master's Business Administration or Master's in Science or Healthcare related field or Other Advanced Degree such as JD, RN, NP
Certified Materials Resource Professional (CMRP) or other recognized certification. Equivalents accepted upon review
MS Office Suite (Advanced)
Must demonstrate leadership of sourcing initiatives of a highly complex nature to accomplish implementations on both a departmental and cross-enterprise basis.
Must be able to understand the following: healthcare operations, FDA premarket approval and 510K clearance process, healthcare statistics, population health, the intersection of cost, quality and outcomes and the importance of such in the operational framework of healthcare.
Previous experience interacting with stakeholders in assigned category (e.g., for clinical areas, previous experience interacting with physicians)
Previous experience with products relevant to assigned category
Previous experience interacting with Sr. Leadership
Previous experience negotiating with vendors
Previous experience managing large processes/projects
Previous experience leading a cross-functional project team or a project that involves stakeholders from multiple areas
Previous experience planning for and facilitating team/committee meetings
Previous experience working independently and as part of a team
Previous experience working with tight deadlines
Knowledge of subject area/category
Knowledge of the healthcare industry
Detailed knowledge of contracting terms/conditions and the contracting process
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