The Senior Director Sourcing reports to the Chief of Supply Chain of the Johns Hopkins Health System (JHHS). Responsible for leading, managing, transforming and developing the (department-based) sourcing function and all sourcing relationships at JHHS. This includes executing the sourcing strategy, optimizing existing GPO relationships, locally negotiating contracts and designing and executing against innovative sourcing agreements to achieve savings and to build and maintain a competitive contract portfolio. The role will be responsible for creating competitive advances by optimizing spend in products, materials and services as well as developing strategies, processes and leading practice in collaboration with the JHHS Supply Chain Value Analysis function. Areas of responsibility also include capital expenditures, physician preference items, purchase services and drugs and legal and ethical sourcing. In addition, the Senior Director for Sourcing at JHHS is responsible for optimizing the client base through sourcing, control and management of key suppliers while building sustainable, strategic partnerships to maximize contract value. The position will be responsible for embedding effective financial management practices and audit controls. In addition, the position will be responsible for building, managing and developing a high performing team in the sourcing function as well as establishing a culture of efficiency and effectiveness. The process of leading the client wide GPO contract portfolio and managing the sourcing team should at all times be aligned with the vision for the future of Supply Chain, namely, sourcing the best quality products at the best price, treating customers with service orientation and focusing on supply chain excellence internally. This role requires a proven, transformative and dynamic leader with a strong track record of leading and transforming GPO arrangements across a health system.
Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in business, supply chain or a health care-related field preferred.
At least 10 years of experience in progressively more sophisticated strategic sourcing, procurement and/or contracting leadership roles required. Experience in a health care setting is preferred but not required.
Work experience should include:
Ability to provide leadership, strategic direction, oversight and management for a large and complex Supply Chain sourcing function, working at system level
Dynamic, adaptable and quick learner with strong communication, negotiation and listening skills
Ability to take a departmental Supply Chain strategy and translate this into a GPO and local contract strategy
Demonstrated ability in building high performing teams and in coaching and developing staff
Strong influencing, collaboration and stakeholder and vendor management skills
Experience in adopting leading practices and designing and implementing innovative sourcing solutions
Strong market analysis skills and experience in product review and standardization
Deep analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
Ability to work in and lead cross-functional teams
Exceptional relationship building, interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated capability in financial management and setting up audit controls for GPO sourcing
Ability to achieve strategic goals within budget
Internal Number: 188488
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