Manager, HTM Supply Chain

Location US-OH-BEACHWOOD
System ID
796353
Category
Purchasing & Distribution
Relocation Type
No
Employment Status
Full-Time
Posted Range
$59300 to $89760

Unit Description

Sodexo is currently seeking a Supply Manager for Healthcare Services. This role is responsible for the strategic sourcing process and management of Healthcare service contracts in various aspects, in the categories that support our Healthcare Technology Management operation at University Hospitals in Cleveland Ohio, which consists of a 14 acute care hospital health system and multiple ambulatory physician locations. The ideal candidate should possess an understanding of Healthcare environment, strong negotiation skills along with the ability to understand financial statements, understand client contractual vendor requirements, key performance indicators and associated potential financial penalties, data based information systems, the ability to manage an RFP process, and communicate within all levels of the organization. The ideal candidate will have experience in Healthcare Technology through direct supply chain management, operational involvement or demonstrated experience in the vendor service/ manufacturing environment

 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Continuous evaluation and improvement of procurement practices with expertise in sourcing for managed categories, budgeting and forecasting of supply chain revenue, analysis of spend to identify opportunities within non-contracted areas and ensuring a strategic sourcing process is fully implemented across all categories.
  • Lead Request for Information (RFI) and Request for Pricing (RFP) events, including preparation of bids, evaluation of bid proposals, and pricing negotiations. 
  • Collaborate with leaders across all levels of organizations to identify opportunities for collaborative development of products and/or services that yield cost savings and revenue generation.
  • Negotiate Supplier Agreements that deliver value to market segments, including best price, service, quality and conditions, while also aligning to the organizational goals.  
  • Manage supplier relationships through Business Reviews to ensure compliance with supply agreement terms and conditions and to strategize on new opportunities that deliver value to the organization.

 

Requirements:

  • Experience with Healthcare Technology Management-based supply chain procurement contracts is important for this role.
  • Experience with Healthcare Service Level Agreements; components of a Statement of Work; Work and Purchase Order Processes.
  • Requires strong negotiation skills as demonstrated by past historical success.
  • Requires significant, broad knowledge and technical expertise in the managed categories in order to achieve results. 
  • Complete and thorough understanding of commodity, labor and market indices that drive the cost basis in the category managed by the position.
  • Basic understanding of contract terms, including but not limited to Insurance and Indemnification, termination clauses, audit provisions, and federal laws applicable to the contract.
  • Significant knowledge of RFI and RFP processes, and detailed scope of work generation to ensure an accurate bid response from qualified bidding parties.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and nurture strong strategic supplier relationships that benefit the purchaser and the supplier.                                              
  • Develop procurement programs that support Sodexo’s and clients initiatives including Supplier Diversity and Sustainability Goals.
  • Supports operational team with cost reduction strategies; unit openings and closings; implementation of supply chain programs, contracts and resolution of program challenges.
  • Intermediate skill level with Excel Spreadsheets, Word and PowerPoint. Smartsheet a plus.
  • Capable of working with general counsel to request and review new business subcontractor services agreement templates to align with each region associated with client facilities
  • Proficiency in database management and organizing supporting documentation associated with negotiated agreement edits
  • University degree or equivalent work experience that provides knowledge and exposure to fundamental supply chain theories, principles and concepts.

Desired Skills, But Not Required:

  • Demonstrated experience and familiarity of the following Applications and/or areas:
  • System Database
  • Purchase Order and Contract Platforms
  • E-Procurement/Sourcing tools
  • Lean Six Sigma

 

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.

 

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day. 

 

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What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Position Summary

Responsible for the execution of category strategies while maintaining compliance to company policy and standards and mitigating all risk. Engages the different stakeholders within the country to collaboratively develop categories through implementation of vendor contracts.   Contributes to the developing the category strategies. Under guidance from the category director, play a key role in the negotiation and management of national contracts for specific product lines.  Identifies opportunities for reducing the total cost of product to the segments.  Seeks direction from Category Directors, Segments, on purchasing strategies to be employed .  Manages contracts with multiple manufacturers as delegated.  Under general supervision, manages the entire process to solicit and analyze competitive proposals or bids, including Request for Proposal (RFP) process, financial analysis, solicitation of input from the segments, engagement of the program activation team for the award and communication throughout the organization. 

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 3 years   

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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