Senior Director Supply Chain Operations (Job # 4010)

New York Metro Area

Post Date: 02/22/2017 Job ID: 4010 Department: Admin/Operations

Title: Senior Director Supply Chain Operations

Location: Manhattan, NY 10001

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Administrative/Operations

Hours: Full-time

Description: Hiring a Senior Director Supply Chain Officer who will support the VP Supply Chain Operations in the shared mission and vision for supply chain across a system. The Senior Director Supply Chain Officer is responsible for strategic sourcing, procurement, external logistics and internal distribution functions.

  • Lead efforts to reduce variation of care through product standardization, minimize product waste through utilization management, implement information systems to assist in making appropriate clinical and economic decisions, and maximize resources driven towards a positive bottom line.
  • Responsible for overall supply chain strategy, organization, operating processes, compliance systems and disciplines to deliver contemporary, procurement, and supply chain services.
  • Maintain acceptable procurement and distribution performance
  • Assist the VP prepare a supply chain strategic plan for senior management review, based on financial and institutional guidelines and changing program requirements.
  • Develops strategies to maintain total cost performance through strategic sourcing for purchased supplies and services within institutional guidelines and part of an overall financial strategy.
  • Develops internal and external supply chain logistics through owned and third-party distribution facilities in accordance with user department requirements and medical center strategic vision.
  • Assists the VP in the preparation of the strategic plan for presentation to senior leadership, including administrative, medical or trustee committees, based on financial and institutional guidelines and changing program requirements.
  • Monitors performance of local supply chain departments
  • Accountable for maintaining and reporting budget performance for local supply chain department.

Experience Requirements:
  • At least 10 years of supply chain experience
  • Demonstrated track record of supply chain leadership within healthcare, ideally gained from within a large-scale, academic setting.

Desired Skills:
  • Thorough understanding of industry trends, as well as the application of information technology
  • Knowledge of the organizational complexities of a major-medical school, teaching hospitals and community hospitals is critical.
  • Strong strategic and business understanding of how supply chain processes enable organizations to meet overall business objectives.
  • Proficiency in the management of supply chain programs and services in the health care setting.
  • Knowledge of current supply chain trends, standards, management principles and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of methods and procedures for procurement of supplies and equipment; contract law; inventory control; hospital supply requirements; hospital organization and department functions; sterile goods processing; business communication; negotiation; computer science & applications.
  • Strong analytic skills, exhibit a strong business orientation, and a demonstrated ability to assess, evaluate, and implement organizational initiatives.
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