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Associate Director, Purchasing

Company: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Location: New York
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

MSK will require all new hires, volunteers, and vendors who come onsite to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination based on the vaccines' high level of protection and our shared responsibility in protecting our patients. Read more At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we're not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we're driving excellence and improving outcomes. We're treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day. MSK requires all new hires, volunteers, and vendors who come onsite to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. This is based on the COVID-19 vaccines' high level of protection and our shared responsibility in protecting our patients. Excited to drive transformation and impact across Supply Chain? We are hiring an Associate Director, Purchasing to serve as a key member of our leadership team. As Associate Director, you will be responsible for implementing the strategies, technologies, procedures, and measurements that create best value for, and support all, of the MSK Purchasing functions (including contract compliance, driving standardization, hosted catalog management, and exception management, as examples). Additionally, this position leads the Purchasing Team in execution. You will:

  • Oversees functions of the Purchasing Team, responsible for buying goods and services valued at more than 2B in annual spend. Develops and manages workflow processes and internal reporting structure to improve efficiency and increase productivity.
  • Develop strategies and implement solutions that improve supply chain efficiency, operational performance, and institutional cost savings/value enhancement.
  • Serve as senior leader on the Supply Chain team, playing a key role in our supply chain transformation.
  • Develop and drive the Supply Chain Organizations Procurement vision including acting as a key partner to divisional leaders with a focus on strategy, execution and implementation.
  • Partner with other Procurement functions throughout MSK and Finance to support them and enable the best value outcomes.
  • Lead, facilitate, and/or participate on committees focused on improving cost, control, speed, performance measurement, and reliability of the supply chain and related components.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with all departments on the purchase of goods and services for MSK that will ensure savings and standardization opportunities while delivering the highest quality products for patient care.
  • Develop and monitor operational, financial, and service quality metrics for the Purchasing department.
  • Collaborate with Supply Chain Informatics to facilitate and/or design functional business specifications for applications and implement and sustain system technologies that drive value opportunities across the enterprise.
  • Support technology updates, upgrades, and improvements through collaborative efforts with peer departments.
  • Look for opportunities to optimize processes using a systems, technology and automation lens. Evaluates new technology to support the Purchasing function.
  • Leverage industry benchmarking organizations to ensure MSK stays abreast of Purchasing best practices.
  • Partner with Compliance and Audit teams to mitigate risks and bring value to MSK. You have:
    • 7+ years of dynamic purchasing/procurement experience in supply chain, operations, or business management; healthcare exposure a plus
    • Experience mentoring or leading team members
    • Good analytical skills, financially savvy, and comfort to make informed data driven decisions
    • Lean Six Sigma or PMP (preferred); ability to drive high priority projects forward independently
    • Excellent proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and navigating new technology, systems, and tools
    • Enthusiasm for MSK's mission and eagerness to build a great team culture Competitive compensation packages - Sick Time -Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel- Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting - Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care-403b Retirement Savings Plan Match Tuition Reimbursement -Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance -Commuter Spending Account -Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program - Resource Networks- Life Insurance & Disability - Remote Flexibility We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. It's important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best. Participate in an Initial Phone Interview Step 3 Participate in In-Person or Video interviews Step 4 Step 5 Extension of Job Offer Step 6 Onboarding Step 7 New Employee Orientation New York, NY At MSK, we are committed to providing exceptional patient care that is as convenient as possible. Each of our facilities serves a purpose and is strategically built to support a larger community, including our employees. If a disability prevents you from applying for a job through this website, click here . No other requests will be acknowledged. MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status, or any other factor that cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Your Chance to Make a Difference Is Waiting

Keywords: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York , Associate Director, Purchasing, Executive , New York, New York

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