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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Manager, Strategic Sourcing in Atlanta, Georgia

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  • Develops commodity business plans in response to business needs and creates commodity teams to span across the Emory community to drive spend leverage.

  • Develops and implements a procurement strategy for managed commodities including competitive landscape, technology direction, supplier analysis, development and selection, pricing strategy and cost reduction opportunities.

  • Ensures timely negotiation of all agreements.

  • Serves as the lead in all escalation/problem resolution as it relates to suppliers, pricing, continuous improvement and contract/agreement interpretation.

  • Conducts Quarterly Business Reviews with key suppliers.

  • Serves as the lead for a cross-functional strategic team that includes representation from internal customers, finance and suppliers.

  • Completes the annual supplier evaluation process and executes formal supplier development plans.

  • Initiates contact with internal/external interface partners to recognize developments and exert influence accordingly.

  • Develops reports of very complex information and figures to make results transparent and controls purchasing activities on a results-oriented basis.

  • Guides the development, communication and deployment of complex procurement strategies.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

  • Flexible work arrangement available; 2 days in the office and 3 days from home/remote/virtual each week


  • A bachelor's degree in business administration or a related field and five years of purchasing, contracting, business management, or related experience, OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Advanced knowledge of the overall purchasing process, Strategic Sourcing and E-commerce.

  • Advanced understanding of administering a portfolio of contracts for products and services and conducting related supplier management activities.

  • Strong analytical and quantitative modeling skills including ability to structure, collect, analyze and communicate internal/external data or information in an organized manner.


  • Experience with procurement in an IT, healthcare, laboratory, medical, research, or scientific environment and/or with procurement of professional services and/or contracting

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 81596

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Executive Vice President

Department PTP-Procurement Operations

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Facility Support & Building Maintenance

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor