Sourcing Manager - Penn State Health - Strategic Sourcing

Penn State Health Shared Services


Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Days
Hours: Days





This position is responsible to source products or services that provide Penn State Health exceptional quality while maintaining a total cost of ownership (TCO) that is most beneficial to Penn State Health, its stakeholders and its patients. This position coordinates efficiencies through enterprise-wide purchasing volume and negotiating with suppliers. Being responsible for procurement effectiveness on a category of products or services, the Sourcing Manager will coordinate project opportunities and work with teams through project management.





Bachelor's degree required.


Three years of experience in a position requiring strategic sourcing, supply chain procurement analysis, supplier relations management.


Three years of experience in a role requiring effective communication and customer service skills, interfacing with internal experts.


Experience in a position requiring contract negotiation.


Experience in a role requiring attention to detail, sound decision making, sense of urgency / timeliness and negotiation skills working with suppliers and internal stakeholders.


Experience in a role requiring work in a fast-paced and changing environment while handling multiple deadlines and priorities.


Experience working in healthcare supply chain procurement.


Experience in healthcare contract management and sourcing.


Experience in a position requiring supplier negotiations.


Experience in a position requiring an understanding of contract terms and conditions.


Experience in financial and data analysis.


Experience in project management.


25% travel required (mostly within the delivery network).





Demonstrated effective communication skills.


Ability to work independently.





CPSM and/or CMRP certifications preferred.






This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


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