Surgical Care Affiliates

Sourcing Manager

Job Locations US-AL-Birmingham
# of Openings
1
Category
Corporate
System ID
21130
Telecommute
No
Employee Type
Regular
Employee Status
Full-time
Group Name
Enterprise Services

Overview

Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA’s 11,000 teammates operate more than 260 surgical facilities that serve over 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

 

Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits…

  • Positive work culture
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance – eligible on Day 1 of employment
  • Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
  • Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits
  • Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Excellent 401(k) Plan

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with key stakeholders (facilities, physician partners, management) to plan prioritize and implement sourcing programs that contribute to the organizations strategic objectives, drive operational efficiencies, and achieve incremental cost savings.
  • Create and manage a new products pipeline with strategic suppliers to provide a competitive advantage to SCA with regards to 1st to market or low cost product improvements.
  • Develop and manage sourcing strategies for supplies, including: prepare, issue and manage RFP process; evaluate proposals and financial impact;  negotiate contracts for both SCA and GPO agreements; work collaboratively with Legal Department to finalize agreements; develop implementation plan with Field Operations; report cost savings by facility and overall.
  • Acquire, analyze, and report on category specific consumption data, sourcing effectiveness, and compliance to negotiated agreements.
  • Manage strategic relationships and develop new suppliers to ensure best-in-class cost and performance using world-class techniques (supplier score cards, supply chain risk assessment, etc.)
  • Assess and monitor supplier performance by developing meaningful technical and financial objectives (Scorecard) that are measurable and achievable. Develop and implement action plans with follow-up for suppliers failing to meet performance expectations.
  • Manage and develop new procedures to ensure efficient administration of contracts, including appropriate filing and record management and professional purchasing practices and techniques.
  • Monitor existing contracts to ensure costs are competitive with market trends.
  • Understand, communicate, and effectively promote the value proposition of the sourcing strategies for SCA.
  • Addresses operational areas of weakness (i.e. financial control, customer satisfaction, cycle times, etc.) by implementing appropriate short and long-term remedies.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field, MBA and/or Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.)
  • designation preferred.
  • 10+ years progressive strategic sourcing and category management experience.
  • Strong understanding of the Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) or healthcare industry preferred.
  • Experience in the use of ERP technology to examine and analyze data to identify opportunities, evaluate the results of sourcing strategies, and implement appropriate program changes. PeopleSoft experience preferred
  • Expert in Microsoft applications with working knowledge of industry standard contract management, materials management, and reporting software.

 

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