• Director Strategic Sourcing

    Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh
    Requisition ID
    Posted Date
    2 weeks ago(12/2/2019 11:22 AM)
  • Overview



    Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver worldclass outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.


    The primary purpose of this role is to provide leadership for procurement staff members and some key strategic commodities and/or services. Responsible for optimizing overall supply chain activity.


    • Ensures organizational compliance with policies and procedures
    • Implements sourcing/procurement strategies to support corporate objectives and the organization's need for a diverse and globally competitive supply base
    • Supports buyers in development and execution of comprehensive Buyer Business Plans that outline strategies and specific actions to deliver the objectives
    • Implements and ensures compliance with all relevant Procurement Policies and Procedures
    • Works closely with team members to scope and complete projects in a timely manner
    • Manages special internal purchasing projects
    • Aligns purchasing process and customer/client Statement of Work to maximize customer value
    • Provides purchasing input to suppliers and customers in order to effectively manage contracts
    • Manages and maintains supplier relationships, support pre and post-tender negotiations
    • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with cross functional team members
    • Manages supplier cost, quality, and delivery performance
    • Manages spend on a global level, as necessary
    • Provides monthly or quarterly functional reporting, as required
    • Provides customers with counsel and assistance with procurement policies and processes
    • Identifies and recruits internal/external talents to ensure effective mix of competencies
    • Inducts new joiners in order to quickly maximize performance
    • Sets and communicates team/individual objectives and KPIs to inspire individuals to achieve high performance
    • Allocates work load to fully utilize every employee’s talent
    • Implements development plans and coaches individuals to reach their maximum talent
    • Provides regular constructive feedback on performance/development and addresses poor/mediocre performance on a timely manner
    • Recognizes high performers to maintain motivation and retain key talent
    • Regularly communicates on company news and team progress against business plan
    • Creates team spirit


    Academic and professional qualifications:

    • Bachelor Degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain or equivalent
    • Masters / MBA preferred


    • 10+ years of progressive procurement/supply chain experience
    • Strong knowledge of procurement principles, theories and processes
    • Experience leading cross functional business teams
    • Strong negotiating skills with demonstrated experience leading complex supplier negotiations
    • Significant contracting experience
    • Significant experience with Purchasing Systems and Windows applications
    • Excellent research skills, analytical skills and critical thinking ability
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent employee coaching and developing skills

    Travel requirements:

    • Less than 25% travel

    Working arrangements:

    • Working arrangements are normal for an office environment
    • Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work


    At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including holidays, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and retirement savings.


    Allscripts policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.


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