Bring your managerial experience to UW Health as the Manager of Sourcing and Contracting.
We are seeking a Manager:
Join our REMARKABLE team, where you will enjoy an ever-changing day.
Responsible for implementation of the UW Health strategic Sourcing and Contracting vision to include key elements of leveraging system wide spend, delivering cost savings, providing exceptional customer service, ethical procurement practices and accountability (team, personal and fiscal).
Develop strong working relationships with key departmental leaders and meets regularly to identify major contracting initiatives and communicate cost savings opportunities.
Analyze multiple internal data points and metrics (supplier usage, department spend, order frequency, etc.) to determine future strategies.
Minimum – Bachelor’s Degree in business or a related field from an accredited college or university or equivalent relevant experience.
Preferred – Master’s Degree Business Administration (MBA).
Minimum – Eight (8) years of progressive experience in strategic sourcing including in-depth knowledge in the management of procurement services, contract analysis, contract negotiation and financial analysis; preferably in a healthcare setting. Five (5) years of experience with sophisticated materials management information systems software (preferably PeopleSoft). Five (5) years direct supervisory experience of a team of at least five employees.
Preferred – Previous experience in a Healthcare system.
Licenses and Certifications:
Preferred – CMRP (Certified Materials and Resource Professional, or CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management).
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Supervisory experience and strong leadership ability.
Understand, explain, and implement policies and procedures related to procurement sourcing and contracting activities.
Possess advanced understanding of managerial finance.
Travel to support Category Leaders and stakeholders including team meetings, supplier visits, training, and other meetings, as required.
Understanding of healthcare business issues, metrics, and customer value associated with quality, cost, and evidenced based outcomes.
Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.
Monday – Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm. Other hours could be required to meet operational needs.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
UW Health is the integrated health system of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. UW Health consists of 6 hospitals and 80 outpatient sites, including University Hospital, UW Health at The American Center, American Family Children's Hospital and UW Carbone Cancer Center. UW Health partners with the UW School of Medicine and Public Health to fulfill our shared patient care, research, education and community service missions.