Local Sourcing and Business Development Lead (Clinical and Non-Clinical)
Requisition #: 189063
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Non-Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: July 9, 2019
Thank you for your interest in Johns Hopkins Health System Supply Chain. Supply Chain is embarking on an exciting journey to become a leader in the industry. We have re-set our vision in order to provide even better care for our patients and are looking to hire the best people to enable this. We want to challenge you to think boldly, strategically and to not be constrained by the way things have always been done. Please join us on our journey to building the supply chain of the future.
Reports into the Senior Director of the Supply Chain Sourcing team at Johns Hopkins Health System (JHHS). This position has two key responsibilities: First, for creating and executing against a contracting strategy for assigned (clinical and non-clinical) department(s). This includes management of day to day contracting activities such as drafting and negotiating contracts, monitoring contract performance, developing, evaluating managing vendor relationships and options, building relationships with stakeholders across JHHS to reach consensus and implementing contracts with end users. Second, using sourcing and business development skills and experience, focusing on (1) identifying and executing upon sourcing opportunities that bring value to JHHS with vendors located and operational within the jurisdiction of Baltimore City, Maryland, for the purpose of increasing JHHS spend with such vendors; (2) identifying and negotiating with vendors outside Baltimore City to locate to and operate in Baltimore City, where the purchase by JHHS of the vendor’s products or services would bring value to JHHS; and (3) working with such vendors to hire residents in Baltimore City located in targeted zip codes. With regard to the second responsibility, the Local Sourcing and Business Development Lead will act as the JHHS liaison to HopkinsLocal and BaltimoreLocal. They should also provide support and technical assistant to retain and expand existing JHHS Baltimore City vendor businesses, and manage, track and maintain communication for a portfolio of sector stakeholders, particularly existing and emerging sector businesses. As appropriate, and with the guidance and oversight of the Senior Director for Sourcing, the Local Sourcing and Business Development Lead will represent JHHS Supply Chain at the Baltimore Development Corporation, Baltimore City Government and, within sector organizations, local, regional and national events.
This position works with the legal department according to defined processes and procedures. The position manages both GPO and local contracts. In addition, the Local Sourcing and Business Devleopment Lead is responsible for conducting benchmarking activities, reviewing industry best practices and collaborating with Value Analysis teams (and other stakeholders, e.g. hospitals) to achieve cost savings, increase quality, and build and maintain a competitive departmental contracting portfolio. The process of managing contracts in the assigned clinical department(s) (and seeking to increase JHHS spend for Baltimore City based vendors) should at all times be aligned with the vision for the future of Supply Chain, namely, sourcing the best quality products at the best price, treating customers with service orientation and focusing on supply chain excellence internally.
Responsibility includes but is not limited to membership and leadership roles in various value analysis processes and committees. Communicates and recommends to various affiliate representatives regarding alternative products and processes to achieve cost effective contracting models and to promote the location of new businesses into Baltimore City and increasing spend with those vendors located within the jurisdiction of Baltimore City. Facilitates, individually or as part of a committee, disagreements between stakeholders regarding proposed sourcing strategies or product/service selections
Utilize data and reports obtained from various systems to develop or supplement reporting in support of sourcing activities, such as analysis, decision making and management/stakeholder presentations
Works in a normal office environment where there are few physical discomforts due to temperature, noise, dust, etc.
Experience above and beyond the work experience requirement will be considered in lieu of degree on a 2 years of experience for 1 year of education basis
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
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