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CATEGORY MANAGER

TARRYTOWN, NY, US


Montefiore Medical Center is seeking to fill five (5) Category Manager positions in Purchasing.  The categories are: Med/Surg; Capital and Ancillary; IT;  Real Estate Development and Facilities; HR, Learning, Benefits, Marketing/Communications.   Please see below regarding the position you are currently viewing:
 
Category Manager - HR, Learning, Benefits, Marketing/Communications.
 
This position is responsible for the end-to-end process from source-to-contract for a given category, for appraising and improving sourcing activities by analyzing internal spend and external opportunities, and for developing strong strategic
relationships with suppliers.
 
Responsibilities include:
• Manage the supplier portfolio and ensure transparency of spending; Generate and implement efficient sourcing and category management; Analyze and calculate costs of procurement and suggest methods to decrease expenditure, including using benchmarking; Negotiate with suppliers and secure favorable contract terms; Conduct external market research on supplier trends and anticipate; shifts in the negotiating power of suppliers; Develop strategic relationships with suppliers; Oversee 1-2 Contract Administrators.
Performance standards:   Category strategy/ies developed and approved for major categories; Savings achieved against savings targets for relevant category
 
Education/Knowledge required :
 
Minimum 8 years of experience in a Procurement and/or Strategic Sourcing role.     Bachelor's degree required, MBA or other Post-graduate degree preferred. Certifications (PMP, Black Belt, PMP, CPSM and CSCP) highly desirable
 
Understanding of market dynamics and business judgment; Familiarity with supply chain / procurement processes, ideally in a hospital or healthcare setting; Significant experience with complex negotiations; Familiarity with sourcing / procurement
software and systems.  Problem solving  (This position will be involved in complex negotiations with multiple suppliers and in working with operational departments to identify savings opportunities while still ensuring that member entities receive goods and services that they require). Frequent contacts: Suppliers, Operational departments, Contract Administrators for the purpose of Negotiating contracts, identifying savings opportunities, and developing relationships in order to work together to identify savings / value opportunities

 

Department: Purchasing Bargaining Unit: Non Union Campus: TARRYTOWN  Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 555 South Broadway, Tarrytown
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 97178 

 

Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

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Mission:
To heal, to teach, to discover and to advance the health of the communities we serve.

Vision:
To be a premier academic medical center that transforms health and enriches lives.

Values
Define our philosophy of care, they shape our actions and motivate and inspire us to pursue excellence and achieve the goals we have set forth for the future. Our values include:

  • Humanity
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Diversity
  • Equity

 

 

 


Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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