Director of Commodities at Baylor Scott & White Health (Dallas, TX)

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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JOB SUMMARY: By working with key stakeholders across multiple functions within the Health System, this team member will work to develop relationships across the system in order to drive efficiencies and identify areas where sourcing could provide a strong benefit to the company. The ability to manage multiple commodities through analytics and leadership, will be beneficial as this person launches new initiatives and ensures success of existing contracts.

WHAT IS EXPECTED (Essential Functions):

- Communicate with cross-functional teams to identify potential sourcing projects and build stakeholder collaboration- Develops and implements effective sourcing strategies.- Prioritizes projects for assigned commodities, leads strategy development, manages RFI and RFP processes, leads negotiations and ensures contract completion.- Comfortable working in high pressure situations with tight deadlines- Experienced in communication with executive level employees- Lead a team consisting of a Sourcing Manager and Sourcing Specialist.- In categories where service is insourced and outsourced, works with insourced owners to ensure appropriate make vs. buy selection.- Sets policies and procedures for managing the purchasing process for assigned commodities. Develops implementation plan for new process and supports Implementation Managers in ensuring execution. Also monitors contract compliance and works with Implementation Manager on resolution or escalation.- Provides ongoing communication to Supply Chain leadership and stakeholders on activities and status. - Identifies budgetary impact of new sourcing policy/contract. - Develops vendor management strategy and performance scorecard. Monitors and manages performance with support of Strategic Sourcing Director.- Performs other position appropriate duties as required in a competent, professional and courteous manner.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:

- Strong interpersonal skills (the ability to develop and grow relationships and the ability to influence by means of strong communication).- Experienced in managing Indirect Spend Categories such as HR, Hospitality Services, Consulting, and Facilities.- Master's Degree a plus- Strong analytical skills (will need to construct and execute multiple complex analyses -- TCO, EVC, NPV). Must possess ability to think strategically and translate implications of analyses into sourcing strategies.- Strong knowledge of assigned commodities and materials management principles and practices. Clinical background a plus.- Experienced in developing and motivating cohort to improve effectiveness of team.- Must be comfortable with conflict and willing to challenge conventional thinking, even from senior level management.- Intermediate to advance excel skills. Must master pivot tables and VLOOKUP in Microsoft Excel.

QUALIFICATIONS

- EDUCATION - Bachelor'

- EXPERIENCE - A minimum of 5 years experience required
More Information on Baylor Scott & White Health
Baylor Scott & White Health operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Dallas, TX. Baylor Scott & White Health was founded in 1903. It has 18443 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 4 open jobs at Baylor Scott & White Health, click here.
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