| POSITION TITLE: Procurement Director |
LOCATION: Dallas, Texas
THE COMPANY: United Surgical Partners International, Inc.
United Surgical Partners International, Inc. (USPI) is based in Dallas, Texas and is a leading operator of short stay surgical facilities including surgery centers and hospitals. USPI operates over 270 surgical facilities in the United States consisting of over 250 ambulatory surgery centers and 20 surgical hospitals. All of USPI’s facilities include local physician owners, and most of these facilities are also partially owned by various, not-for-profit healthcare systems.
To continue leading the ambulatory surgery market, USPI is focusing on making each facility as efficient as possible, and the Procurement Director position is pivotal in this space.
The Procurement Director role will lead the contracting and negotiations on certain categories of spending at United Surgical Partners International (USPI); that fall outside of the GPO. This role is designed to drive procurement savings for several categories of spending including Purchased Services, Implantable Devices and Supply items for USPI facilities. This role will project manage several Procurement and Materials Management supply chain projects. The annual pipeline of procurement savings targeted from the role is in the $4-6 Million range per year. This role has the responsibility of negotiating the supply chain rate savings, and building the pipeline of initiatives for the regional materials management teams.
This role will lead the effort of translating best practice price negotiations identified at individual facility sites, through the various materials management teams, and translate to national savings through national or regionally negotiated contracts.
This role will report to the Vice President of Procurement. On a daily basis there will be interaction with Suppliers, Directors of Materials Management, Surgical Hospital CFO’s, ASC Admins, and Materials Managers.
The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in procurement negotiations with suppliers, project management, change management and the ability to independently manipulate and analyze large amounts of data. This role will have 7-10+ years of procurement experience. Healthcare experience is a strong requirement.
The role has national responsibility, and will travel to different locations across the US to meet with suppliers, and to communicate and implement change initiatives.