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The Sourcing Manager is responsible for understanding the dynamics of MSK’s spend and business operations, the supply market, and industry changes. He or She will manage a team assigned to a commodity that identifies project opportunities that offer cost savings/efficiencies, and utilizes the knowledge captured, to determine the sourcing events the organization should pursue while promoting the appropriate sourcing strategy to the organization.
Identify sourcing opportunities/projects by analyzing spend data, market changes, best practices, changes to vendor capabilities and technological advancement/ improvements that offer savings
Negotiate and develops contract terms and conditions that offer the best value, minimizes risk to MSKCC and are consistent with service level expectations of the internal client and the statement of work defined for the competitive bid process
Lead or assist with the planning, coordination, and completion of assigned tasks for assigned projects; serves as a liaison between management and vendors
Direct and supervises activities of staff in assigned area
Assign staff members to lead or assist with sourcing projects based on skills and experience for the commodity group assigned
Validate vendor capabilities, financial stability and standing in the market; conducts vendor reviews and reports on vendor performance; and assists with resolving vendor issues/disputes
Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information
Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational
Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles
Able to operate effectively, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not obvious
Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situations
Master’s Degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance
4-7 years experience in a professional sourcing role; 3+ years in a sourcing capacity
2-4 years management and healthcare experience preferred
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, a...nd superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.