• Strategic Sourcing Analyst (Supply Chain Logistics)

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(10/17/2018 5:40 PM)
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  • Job Description

    Bring Your Passion to the Forefront:

    Strategic Sourcing Analyst


    Join one of the nation’s most comprehensive academic medical centers, University of Chicago Medicine.  The Supply Chain Department seeks a Strategic Sourcing Analyst to maintain and update supply chain contract files, data and systems, ensuring maximization of GPO, aggregation group and local contracts for high contract penetration.


    Job Summary


    In this role, the Strategic Sourcing Analyst manages, maintains and updates supply chain contract files, data and systems, ensuring maximization of GPO, aggregation group and local contracts for high contract penetration. Identifies targets of opportunity through analysis of data to ensure price accuracy, supplier performance and implements initiatives to achieve savings for the UChicago Medicine Health System.


    Essential Functions and Responsibilities

    • Contract Management: Manage the Strategic Sourcing departments supply, service and capital contracts from implementation spend tracking to renewal management. This includes supplier setup processing and ivalua contract flow management
    • Database management: Support item master, GHX and GPO systems to support on contract percentage, item information, and pricing accuracy
    • Analytics: Prepare contract savings analysis; spend analysis using Tableau, Value Analysis reporting on initiatives
    • Strategic Sourcing Projects: As assigned-lead sourcing projects through to implementation


     You'll thrive in this position if you:

    • Deliver Results – you identify issues, problems and opportunities; recognize the need for improvement. You work with others to develop a sense of common purpose; understand different perspectives on issues; gathers and examines information available. You generate alternatives - Create relevant options, including financial and resource implications, for addressing problems and opportunities. You select appropriate action - Formulate clear decision criteria; evaluates options by considering implications and consequences; chooses an effective option. You commit to implementation and work with a sense of urgency and a bias for action to implement the decision.
    • Embrace Change – you treat change and new situations as opportunities for learning or growth; identifies the benefits and risks of change. You quickly modify behavior to deal effectively with changes; remains effective during times of ambiguity and uncertainty. You honor the need in others to ask questions; helps others overcome resistance.
    • Act with Courage & Conviction – you look at interactions, activities and processes to maximize the patient, customer and employee experience; speaks up for point of view with confidence even when the topic is controversial; shares point of view in a manner that builds support. You alert the right person when expectations or standards are not met or when UCMC’s values are at risk. You ensure proper resolution is achieved and an explanation is received; escalates appropriately if needed. 
    • Communicate with Impact – you focus on the message of others, provide undivided attention, and defer judgment. You convey messages logically, simply, and with confidence. You check for understanding by asking questions, seeking clarity and responding accordingly  


    • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Finance, Healthcare or equivalent practical experience
    • Relevant purchasing, sourcing and contract administration experience
    • Demonstrate accomplishment in identifying and solving purchasing and contract problems
    • Must have excellent proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially MS Excel a must
    • Strong organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize according to deadlines and the flexibility to manage multiple objectives
    • Must be able to work independently and in an organized manner and work with other staff to accomplish goals
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills required

    Why Join Us

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion


    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront,

    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs 

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics


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