UAB Medicine’s Supply Chain supports many departments and service areas across our organization. Our Strategic Sourcing team performs essential duties and is responsible for the negotiation and sourcing of supplies and equipment for the clinical enterprise.
The strategic sourcing specialist’s primary responsibility is to negotiate supply agreements for UAB Medicine and to assist with the sourcing of products. If you are process-driven, detail-oriented, and have strategic sourcing experience for a hospital or health system.
This position will be mostly remote with equipment and hardware provided.
To manage a defined portfolio of products and services as part of the overall contract portfolio for University Hospital. To negotiate agreements optimizing price, delivery and terms. To maintain relationships with vendors and contractors to ensure good, reliable sources of supply and information. To work with the resource utilization director and teams in an effort to select, implement and communicate contracts that support the needs of University Hospital. To monitor market trends and conditions to ensure that contract portfolio is benchmarked appropriately. To work with clinicians, physicians, and Health System affiliates to standardize and optimize across the system as appropriate.
Bachelor's degree in Business or a related field and five (5) years of related experience required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.
About UAB Medicine
Located in Birmingham, UAB Medicine is one of the top academic medical centers in the United States and Alabama’s largest single-site employer. In addition to providing health care services for more than 1.6 million patients annually, we are committed to educating medical professionals and advancing medical science through research. UAB Medicine is anchored by UAB Hospital, which has been named one of U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, ranked as America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer in 2021 by Forbes magazine, and among the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review, and we received a Top Ten Consumer Choice Award from National Research Corp.
UAB Medicine was recognized as a Magnet-designated organization for the fifth consecutive time by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition Program® and is only the 21st hospital worldwide to receive this designation five consecutive times. UAB Medicine also was designated a Health Care Equality Leader by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for demonstrating leadership in LGBTQ health care and employment. We offer a competitive benefits package, 100% tuition assistance at UAB, and an exciting atmosphere for starting or growing your career.