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Manager, Sourcing - Remote

Company: Blood Systems Group
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

minutes of inactivity. Job Description - Manager, Sourcing - Remote (221270) Job Description Manager, Sourcing - Remote - 221270 Organization : BSI Business Group Primary Location : United States of America-Arizona-Scottsdale Work Locations : 0101 AZ Scottsdale CO Vitalant 6210 East Oak St. Scottsdale 85257 Employee Status : Full-time, Regular Shift : Day Job Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time Job Posting Close Date : May 28, 2022 Job Function : Supply Chain Description As an essential operation to the nation's healthcare infrastructure and a science-based organization, Vitalant believes that being vaccinated helps provide protection and care for our employees, our donors, their families, and the broader community. With this in mind, Vitalant requires employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Individuals applying for this position should be prepared to comply with the COVID-19 vaccination mandates of Vitalant and accordingly, will need to be vaccinated as of first date of employment unless an approved exemption exists prior to start. This position can be located remotely anywhere in the United States Looking for an enthusiastic leader to motivate and align a fully remote team! PRIMARY PURPOSE: -
Under limited direction, this position leads others, defines and manages cost containment initiatives, implements improvements to processes and, sources and negotiates vendor contracts for supplies, services, and technical equipment in support of Vitalant, affiliates, and related entities. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations. Brings compliance issues to the attention of management.Assures quality customer service to all customers.Recruits, hires, supervises, trains, develops, and evaluates performance of assigned personnel. Identifies and effectively resolves personnel issues.Identifies, leads, develops, and implements strategic sourcing programs through a structured strategic sourcing methodology.Assesses internal product requirements and external supply market capabilities to develop sourcing strategies that align with business needs. Leads other sourcing team members to ensure coordination of strategies and resources to create the best value for VTL.Identifies the most cost effective means of securing products/services, preparing RFP/RFI documents, facilitating cross-functional meetings, involving suppliers, and negotiating contracts to create the best value for VTL. Builds Total Cost of Ownership models, communication documents, RFP scoring tools, project plans, and other templates that improve and standardize processes across VTL.Manages and resolves complex Supply Chain problems and provides solutions based on best practices and world-class supply chain principles. Develops and implements expense reduction programs through analysis of business challenges and opportunities. Works with senior leadership to define the scope and timing for critical initiatives. Creates improve analytical and reporting capabilities to assess category and supplier spend data. Manages the process of periodically delivering detailed insights to spend and supplier capabilities. Defines the timing and content of the analytics to provide maximum value to the organization. Manages supplier contract compliance, creates the remediation plans around non-compliance and, drives organization behaviors to achieve best value for VTL.Supervises daily work and performs annual performance evaluations of Sourcing Managers. Conducts periodic coaching and engagement discussions to foster high performance across the team.Supports financial and accounting activities such as annual budgeting, expense tracking, evaluation of business opportunities and development of annual operational excellence initiatives to drive value.Leads Operational Excellence (OE) initiatives and supervises the execution of OE initiatives by others.Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as assigned. Qualifications REQUIREMENTS:Knowledge/Education
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Master's degree preferred.Licenses/Certifications
CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager) or CPSM (Certified Professional in Supply Management) preferred.
Experience in healthcare Supply Chain Management environment preferred.Experience
Five years of Strategic Sourcing experience required. To include:
--- Two years supervisory experience.
Experience in healthcare Supply Chain management environment preferred.Skills/Abilities
Must possess the skills and abilities to successfully perform all assigned duties and responsibilities. -
Must be able to maintain confidentiality. -
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Must have analytical, statistical, personal organization, and problem solving skills.
Able to organize, prioritize, and execute a variable workload and multiple priorities.
Ability to think strategically and independently.
Must have proficient computer skills.
Ability to work in a team environment and participate as an active member of management.
Ability to establish priorities and follow through on projects, paying close attention to detail with minimal supervision.Vitalant is an equal opportunity employer.EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/VeteransOur organization is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to or call 1-844-220-2612 to let us know the nature of your request. A representative will respond to accommodation requests within two business days. Please note that this email/phone number is for medical/disability accommodations only and any other inquiries will not receive a Please see the below information about applicant rights and our commitment to compliance:All candidates who receive a conditional written offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test in accordance with the Company's established guidelines.

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