Providence Program Manager, Supplier Management in Renton, Washington
Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Program Manager, Supplier Management to our location in Renton, WA.
Providence is looking for a talented program manager to help build, implement, and lead the future of socially responsible sourcing with a focus on supplier diversity, equity & inclusion (SDEI), envrionmentally preferred purchases (EPP) and supplier management. As a Program Manager, you will assist in developing the strategy, communication and performance management of a system-wide initiative. This role will create all necessary tools and resources to collaborate with cross functional teams across the organization to engage and adopt SDEI/EPP initiatives and supplier management. The preferred candidate will support work across the organization to ensure that we develop and manage an industry leading supplier inclusion program to truly impact the diverse communities we serve.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Manage increased engagement amongst sourcing and cross functional business owners through meetings, presentations and the understanding of the diverse supplier landscape within each category.
Work closely with key business partners to identify contract opportunities and areas for improvement for diverse supplier specific solutions and supplier management initiatives.
Drive strategic business goals, plans, programs and projects for SDEI/EPP initiatives and supplier portfolio.
Lead cross functional teams to achieve milestones and organizational objectives.
Identify qualified, prospective SDEI/EPP suppliers to facilitate introductory discussions with sourcing and cross functional contract managers/business owners.
Review and verify diverse supplier onboarding applications against existing controls.
Anticipate internal/external business challenges and drive change through supplier management.
Manage and support socially responsible supplier outreach events at federal, state, community and sponsorship organizations.
Benchmark industry best practices in socially responsible sourcing programs and implement appropriate practices for optimal supplier management performance.
Manage and measure socially responsible sourcing policy, compliance and key performance indicators.
Coordinate PSJH Supplier management business reviews with cross functional stakeholders to review strategic initiatives, performance metrics and policy compliance.
Excellent communication skills with proven ability to navigate a complex organization while leading by influence to gain concensus and compliance.
Be a point of contact to address internal and external request and escalations related to supplier diversity operations and supplier management.
Must maintain a high level of professionalism and present the organization in the best light possible. Perform miscellaneous projects and duties as assigned.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Communications or Financeor equivalent education/experience.
3 years experience working in contract management, supply chain.
Preferred qualification for this position include:
Lean Six Sigma Certified.
2 years experience in leading complex projects including cross functional team management.
About the department you will serve.
Supply Chain Management supports the transformation of quality and affordable care by delivering excellence through a system wide, integrated supply chain that provides strategic leadership and services to customers and caregivers. This team is proud to be the service that fills the caring hands that heal patients.
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Project & Program Management (Non-Clinical)
Req ID: 280047