Category Director, Business

New York, NY

Department: Healthcare Finance and Operations Job Number: 5573

Title: Category Director, Business

Location: New York, NY

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Healthcare Finance and Operations

Hours: Full-time

Description: Hiring a Category Director, Business for the Office of Supply Chain Services of a major health system. The Category Director, Business will be responsible for the contracting, project management, vendor management, and spend reduction for non-clinical spend. The Category Director, Business will also play a leading role in managing capital acquisitions working with internal/external partners regarding capital procurements at the planning, budgeting, project, contract, and transactional levels.

This position requires strategic vision, as well as strong analytic and problem solving skills. The position also requires strong reporting and presentation skills to communicate initiatives status at all levels of the hospital system, and reports to the Sr. Assistant Vice President of Strategic Sourcing.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead system-wide strategic non-clinical initiatives including:
    • Create an approved supplier base
    • Implementing best-in-class strategic supplier relationships
    • Creating agreements to leverage annual procurement volume
    • Standardize services
    • Ensuring that strategically sourced contracts provide tangible benefits to the Health System

Requirements:

  • Master's Degree
  • 7+ years of progressively responsible experience in Facilities or Non-Clinical administration, public administration, personnel and labor relations, finance or appropriate functional discipline with an emphasis on planning, liaison and inter-organizational relationships, or related administrative or managerial functions

OR

  • Bachelor s Degree
  • 8+ years of progressively responsible experience in health and medical service administration, public administration, finance or appropriate functional discipline with an emphasis on planning, liaison and inter-organizational relationships, or related administrative or managerial functions

 Desired Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge associated with the professional field of sourcing;
  • Knowledge of non-clinical spend areas such as but not limited to MRO, Consulting, Construction, Finance, Office Supply/Furniture and Document Management
  • Experience applying associated theories, methods, principles, and practices
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