ChristianaCare has an exciting opportunity for a driven professional to develop and lead a program that has the potential to evolve into a Director role. We are seeking a Senior Program Manager to lead, support and monitor the Supplier Diversity Program. This role will promote and advocate policy, the procurement process, and operational change that enables a successful program for full inclusion of diverse suppliers through collaboration with stakeholders with purchasing decision making authority.
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When you become an employee at ChristianaCare, you are joining a healthcare organization that was named Forbes 5th Best Health System to Work for in the U.S. for 2021! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy many employee benefits such as
Strategically plans, directs and develops a Supplier Diversity program.
Establishes guidelines for diverse suppliers' certification requirements. Works with and educates diverse suppliers on acquiring certifications.
Identifies new diverse suppliers.
Represents ChristianaCare in local chambers and other supplier groups. Takes on an active role in these organizations and events.
Together with the analytics team, develops dashboards and KPI's to track the success of the program.
Builds an effective working relationship between all departments that have purchasing decision making authority.
In collaboration with the Sourcing team, implements new policies in the RFP process for inclusion of diverse suppliers.
Works with and educates diverse suppliers on RFP process and how to do business with ChristianaCare.
Continually works with our diverse suppliers when they are not awarded contracts on how to be more competitive for future opportunities.
Develops reporting requirements for 2nd tier suppliers with all vendors.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree in Business or Supply Chain Management required with a Master's degree preferred.
Proven experience with resource talent assessment and development.
5-7 years' experience in hospital operations
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.