The Manager of Purchased Services develops and executes the purchased services strategic sourcing program. This role requires someone who can balance providing departmental support, while consistently searching for creative process improvements. If you like working as part of a team and dealing with operations, this job has it all.
Are you a great problem solver? Are you a good leader? Are you detail-oriented? Can you communicate effectively with others? If so, we’d like to learn more about you.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Identify opportunities to aggregate system-wide purchased services volume to bid and reduce costs by gathering and analyzing financial and operational data.
Address a wide variety of Purchased Services for which to negotiate system-wide agreements including waste disposal, medical gases, document storage, information services/software, courier services, office cleaning, landscaping, security services, valet parking, marketing materials/services, facilities management, pest control, etc.
Negotiate contract with vendors selected to perform services for the health system.
Develop annual savings plan in conjunction with Director’s goals.
Set annual savings targets to be achieved by the program and monitored by the Director.
Develop and maintain a Purchased Services dashboard that measures each facility’s performance via various metrics and predefined benchmarks.
Develop internal relationships at both the system and hospital levels.
Manage Franciscan Alliance and/or GPO Purchased Services Sourcing Events, determine the key stakeholders that should be involved and coordinates efforts.
Act as Liaison with the GPO for the purchased services contract portfolio.
Manage vendor relationships for Purchased Services in concert with key stakeholders.
Act as a resource and support to the end user departments to ensure the vendor performs in accordance with the contract terms.
Proactively Searches for Creative Process Improvements for Sourcing Services to expand the portfolio of standardized contracts and the financial and operational impact of the purchased services contract portfolio for the health system.
Promote and ensures adherence to the values of the Health System in all purchased service vendor relationships and methods used to perform the services.
Attend purchasing and materials management meetings as directed the Director and stays engaged in other system/hospital meetings as necessary to ensure the work is well connected with the current and future needs of the overall health system.
Prepare presentations, reports, and communications as needed to ensure alignment of the work teams and help foster support for the Purchased Services efforts.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
Develop and maintain knowledge of internal and external data sources that can be used to analyze the current state of services spend and performance.
Maintain professional/technical knowledge.
Experience in sourcing and contracting services and/or supplies in a large hospital or multi-hospital/health care system environment.
High knowledge of Excel, MS-Word, PowerPoint software.
Experience with the development of service contracts and management of vendor relationships.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
3-5 Years Experience
About Franciscan Alliance, Inc.
A trusted leader in providing faith-based, integrated health care, Franciscan Alliance brings together the latest technology, innovative procedures and the brightest, most compassionate people to serve our patients in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. Throughout our 13 hospitals and many medical practices, we offer a number of nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence.
For more than 135 years, Franciscan Alliance has stayed true to our founding mission to care for everyone who comes through our doors. We treat our patients with the best possible care by following the guiding ethical values embodied by our founding congregation, the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration. Always mindful of our Christian stewardship to the Roman Catholic Church, we minister with joy, care and compassion according to the ideals of St. Francis of Assisi and our founder, Mother Maria Theresia Bonzel.