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Surgery Care Affiliates Sourcing Manager in Florissant, Missouri


Expanding our team we are excited to announce our opening for a Sourcing Manager. As a Sourcing Manager you will have end to end visibility across the enterprise. As a Sourcing Manager you will be responsible for but not limited to sourcing activities including analyzing the company’s spending, vendor partnerships, contract negotiation, and RFP proposals.

SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visitwww.scasurgery.com.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with key stakeholders (facilities, physician partners, management) to plan prioritize and implement sourcing programs that contribute to the organizations strategic objectives, drive operational efficiencies, and achieve incremental cost savings.

  • Create and manage a new products pipeline with strategic suppliers to provide a competitive advantage to SCA with regards to 1 st to market or low cost product improvements.

  • Develop and manage sourcing strategies for supplies, including: prepare, issue and manage RFP process; evaluate proposals and financial impact; negotiate contracts for both SCA and GPO agreements; work collaboratively with Legal Department to finalize agreements; develop implementation plan with Field Operations; report cost savings by facility and overall.

  • Acquire, analyze, and report on category specific consumption data, sourcing effectiveness, and compliance to negotiated agreements.

  • Manage strategic relationships and develop new suppliers to ensure best-in-class cost and performance using world-class techniques (supplier score cards, supply chain risk assessment, etc.)

  • Assess and monitor supplier performance by developingmeaningful technical and financial objectives (Scorecard) that are measurable and achievable. Developand implement action plans with follow-up for suppliers failing to meet performance expectations.

  • Manage and develop new procedures to ensure efficient administration of contracts, including appropriate filing and record management and professional purchasing practices and techniques.

  • Monitor existing contracts to ensure costs are competitive with market trends.

  • Understand, communicate, and effectively promote the value proposition of the sourcing strategies for SCA.

  • Addresses operational areas of weakness (i.e. financial control, customer satisfaction, cycle times, etc.) by implementing appropriate short and long-term remedies.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field required , MBA and/or Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M. designation) preferred

  • 3-5 years progressive strategic sourcing and category management experience or related supply chain contract management experience

  • Ability to travel 10% nationwide required

  • Expert in Microsoft applications with working knowledge of industry standard contract management, materials management, and reporting software required

  • Strong understanding of the Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) or healthcare industry strongly preferred

  • Experience in the use of ERP technology to examine and analyze data to identify opportunities, evaluate the results of sourcing strategies, and implement appropriate program changes preferred

  • CMRP, CPSM, CSM, CSCP certifications preferred EEO Statement We value Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Surgical Care Affiliates: SCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability and genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.#SCA #SurgicalCareAffiliates

Job Locations US-AL-Birmingham | US-MO-Florissant | US-UT

# of Openings 1

Category Corporate

System ID 14671

Additional Locations US-MO-Florissant | US-UT

Telecommute No

Employee Type Regular

Employee Status Full-time