Responsibilities Play a vital role in supporting a world-class health system. Drive initiatives that improve system operations. Make a difference in the community and your career. You can at UCLA Health.
As a Strategic Sourcing Coordinator for Patient Care, you will work with health system departments and suppliers to implement multi-year strategic initiatives that leverage system-wide volume, optimize the number of vendors and provide pre-arranged supply channels and contracting. Your focus will be on cost reduction and improved supply chain management. You will review purchasing agreements to initiate supply cost reduction and strategic sourcing initiatives. This position is also responsible for leading strategic sourcing committees and training/leading others in developing and implementing strategic sourcing initiatives.
We're seeking a proven leader with a graduate degree in a related field and: Minimum of five years experience in strategic sourcing and supply chain management practices, preferably with a large academic medical center Demonstrated experience in the procurement of goods and services Ability to perform complex analysis to develop strategic sourcing and cost saving initiatives Proficiency in Microsoft suite of software applications Understanding of enterprise integrated financial systems, including procurement systems Knowledge of relevant industry trends and issues Ability to analyze information, situations, problems, policies and procedures, and to formulate logical and objective conclusions Ability to establish and monitor appropriate performance metrics Strong skills in directing cross-organizational workgroups and building consensus
UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become Los Angeles' trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you're looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, you can at UCLA Health.
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