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Sourcing Manager - Pharmacy

Job Description


Job ID: 1216564
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

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.

BJC HealthCare is committed to developing a world class supply chain management organization. Effective management of our supply chain is critical to our long-term success. Supplies account for 22.6% of BJC¿s total expenses. By developing integrated processes to manage product selection and utilization, contracting, purchasing, logistics, distribution, and payment we can ensure our patients have the supplies they need while minimizing the overall cost to our organization. By following the purchasing policies, using the products under contract, and preventing waste, you help make sure we spend our supply dollars wisely.


Overview


Role Purpose

Negotiates, implements and evaluates an assigned section of BJC's portfolio of capital, supply, service, marketing, HR, or finance contracts. Develops strategies for the efficient and cost effective sourcing of products and services to meet the organizational requirements. Reviews and analyzes the market, technologies, trends, and purchase history to determine the potential impacts and improvements capable in the market place. Additionally, reviews and analyzes new equipment, products, and services.


Responsibilities

  • Participates on best practice exchange teams or other work teams established to effect change.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for categories, engaging with system stakeholders ensuring internal alignment on the management of categories.
  • Works collaboratively and cross-functionally to identify the most cost effective and patient focused products and services.
  • On behalf of BJC, manages and is responsible for supply/service categories, their contracts, supplier relationships, supplier performance, and their costs. Category totals more than $25M in annual expenditures.
  • Works collaboratively with the buyers, distribution, end users, vendors and other departments as necessary to coordinate contract implementation and product conversions. Adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the department's goals.
  • Works collaboratively cross-functionally to coordinate contract implementation. Responsible for pricing accuracy, payables improvement, supplier contract status Responsible for savings generation.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Related field of study

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 years

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
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    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • CPIM / CPM / APICS

  • 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, 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