BJC Careers

Manager, IT Sourcing and Supplier Management

Saint Louis, MO
Supply Chain and Materials Mgt

Job Description

Job ID: 1174987
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.

By ""Caring for Systems that Care for People"", BJC HealthCare Information Services (IS) is a key enabler of the mission, strategy and operating excellence that is associated with BJC HealthCare. Information Services is comprised of over 650 individuals working together to provide effective delivery of system development, implentation and support as well as strategic IT planning and analysis to BJC's Hospitals and health Service Organizations.

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Role Purpose

Negotiates, implements and evaluates an assigned section of BJC's portfolio of capital, pharmacy, supply and/or service contracts. Supervises one or more Contract Coordinators or support staff member. Develops requests for proposal (RFPs) and conducts comprehensive analyses of responses including detailed financial analyses. Works pro-actively with customers to help determine the most cost effective products and services to meet their needs. Performs utilization analyses and makes recommendations for product standardization. Reviews purchase history, monitors technology trends and performs market research to determine the potential impact of existing and new equipment, products and services. Supervises one or more Contract Coordinators.


  • Negotiates agreements and contracts on behalf of all BJC organizations.
  • Participates on best practice exchange teams or other work teams established to effect change.
  • Works collaboratively with the buyers, distribution, end users, vendors and other departments as necessary to coordinate contract implementation and product conversions. 
  • Assists in managing and monitoring the contract database. 
  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Related field of study



  • 2-5 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • 5-10 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer