CCH DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC SOURCING AND CONTRACT MANAGEMENT Job Number: 00124199
Job Posting : Mar 16, 2020, 6:05:12 PM Closing Date : Mar 31, 2020, 4:59:00 AM Full-time A.M. P.M.
Posting Salary : COMPETITIVE SALARY
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
Location: Stroger Hospital
Department: Supply Chain Management
The Director of Strategic Sourcing and Contract Management is responsible for leading the development and implementation of Strategic Sourcing and Contract Management for Cook County Health (CCH). Develops and translates vision and direction initiatives which provides cost effective service across multiple facilities and clinics and develops system level contract initiatives and forecast opportunities to drive organizational savings.
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCHHS Personnel Rules.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university isrequired . (Must provide official transcript at time of interview).
Five (5) or more years of experience in procurement or strategic sourcing in a healthcare or governmental institution is required .
Three (3) years of experience in contract management is required.
Two (2) years of supervisory and/or management experience is required.
Prior experience in tactical buying is required .
Prior experience working directly with vendors, key stakeholders, and suppliers is required.
Master's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred.
Prior experience managing in a union environment is preferred.
Certified Materials & Resource Professional (CMRP) credential from the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) or comparable credentialing agency is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Proficient knowledge of strategies and tactics in the contracting and forecasting process.
Proficient knowledge in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, developments in e-commerce and information affecting the organization.
Considerable knowledge of modern Supply Chain Management principles and practices.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications.
Thorough knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems such as Lawson, PeopleSoft, McKesson/HBOC, or similar ERP systems.
Knowledge and complete understanding of both local and GPO contracts.
Strong interpersonal and conflict management skills.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated project management skills.
Ability to anticipate, recognize and solve problems through the application of sound management principles and practices.
Ability to assess and improve process flows.
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality involving sensitive information, including financial data, union and labor agreements, personnel decisions and hire/fire activity.
Ability to communicate effectively with appropriate CCHHS staff in providing the necessary information to meet the strategic needs of the CCHHS.
Ability to develop and maintain good interdepartmental and intradepartmental relationships while offering management assistance and keeping lines of communication open.
Ability to develop and maintain solid working relationships with vendors.
Ability to maintain flexibility to perform required tasks.
Ability to effect change through understanding all department polices, processes and functions, and implementation and monitoring of process improvement.
Ability to demonstrate sensitivity and respect for caring for patients and in dealing with clients of diverse backgrounds.
Ability to make decisions regarding contract and organizational commitments (independent judgment).
Ability to make decisions regarding implementation of contract initiatives and impact to organizational change.
Ability to make decisions regarding the financial impact of contract commitments to the overall CCH organization.
Ability to maintain a high level of sensitive and confidential financial data, contractual commitment data, County agreements, union and labor agreements, personnel decisions and hire/fire activity.
Ability to negotiate contract pricing in excess of $156 million or greater.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 247302
About Cook County Health
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER