Associate Director, Purchasing
Company: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Location: New York
Posted on: January 16, 2022
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
- 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
- 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
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as convenient as possible. Each of our facilities serves a purpose
and is strategically built to support a larger community, including
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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,
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