T his position is responsible to source products or services that provide Penn State Health exceptional quality while maintaining a total cost of ownership (TCO) that is most beneficial to Penn State Health, its stakeholders and its patients. This position coordinates efficiencies through enterprise-wide purchasing volume and negotiating with suppliers. Being responsible for procurement effectiveness on a category of products or services, the Sourcing Manager will coordinate project opportunities and work with teams through project management.
M INIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree required.
Three years of experience in a position requiring strategic sourcing, supply chain procurement analysis, supplier relations management.
Three years of experience in a role requiring effective communication and customer service skills, interfacing with internal experts.
Experience in a position requiring contract negotiation.
Experience in a role requiring attention to detail, sound decision making, sense of urgency / timeliness and negotiation skills working with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
Experience in a role requiring work in a fast-paced and changing environment while handling multiple deadlines and priorities.
Experience working in healthcare supply chain procurement.
Experience in healthcare contract management and sourcing.
Experience in a position requiring supplier negotiations.
Experience in a position requiring an understanding of contract terms and conditions.
Experience in financial and data analysis.
Experience in project management.
25% travel required (mostly within the delivery network).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Demonstrated effective communication skills.
Ability to work independently.
CPSM and/or CMRP certifications preferred.
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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